1956   Born in  Gyumri, Armenia

1969   Studied at the School of Fine Arts, Gyumri, Armenia

1975   Graduated from Panos Terlemezian Fine Art College , Yerevan , Armenia

Since 2009 Sarkis Hamalbashian holds the title of Honorable Artist of Republic of Armenia.



Group Exhibitions



1988 Young Artists of USSR Moscow, Russia
1989 Artists and Work of Art Helsinki, Finland
1990 Contemporary Art from Armenia, New Academy Gallery London, UK
1990 Modern Soviet Painting, Galeria Praça                                   Lisbon, Portugal
1990 Young Soviet Artists Kassel, Germany
1991 Group Exhibition at the Artist’s House Yerevan, Armenia
1992 Contemporary Armenian Artists, Gallery Vision Kassel, Germany
1992 Armenian Post – Modernism Moscow, Russia
1992 Exhibition at the Gallery Express Avant-Garde Moscow, Russia
1993 Four Contemporary Armenia Artists, Gloria Gallery Nicosia, Cyprus
1993 Beyond Idiom – Contemporary Crossover Art in Armenia, American University of Armenia                                            Yerevan, Armenia                     
1994 Personal Icon, Gallery Ex-Voto Yerevan, Armenia
1994 Yerevan Landscape, Gallery Ex-Voto Yerevan, Armenia
1995 Armenia: The Rediscovery of  Land of Ancient Culture at Bochum Museum Bochum, Germany
1995 Stream of Fire, European Cultural Month Nicosia, Cyprus
1995 Contemporary Art from Armenia 80-95, Central House of Artists Moscow, Russia
1995 Artists of Armenia and the Diaspora Cite des Beaux Arts Paris, France
1996 The Arsenal Metz, France
1996 Palais de Justice Poitiers, France
1996 6th Arrondissement Municipal Gallery Paris, France
1997 Works on Paper, Charlie Khatchatrian Gallery Yerevan, Armenia
1997 London Contemporary Art Fair London, UK
1998 International Artexpo New York, USA
1998 Dreams and Visions Chicago, USA
1998 First International Biennial Gyumri, Armenia
1999 With Many Voices Fourth Presbyterian Church               Chicago, USA
1999 On the Eve of the 21st Century, Artists House Yerevan, Armenia
1999 Three Tendencies, Hay-Art Center Yerevan, Armenia
2000 Second International Biennial Gyumri, Armenia
2000 International Exhibition Third Millennium Figures
Of the Future, at the Pontifical Council for Culture
2001 Contemporary Armenian Art, National Gallery of Armenia Yerevan, Armenia
2002  Art of Nations Moscow, Russia
2004 International Artexpo New York, USA
2004 Fourth International Biennial Gyumri, Armenia
2004 Still-life at Arame Art Gallery Yerevan, Armenia
2010 Art Center of Haigazian University                                                     Beirut, Lebanon 
2010 New Masterpieces of Arame Gallery                                               Yerevan, Armenia
2011  UNESCO Palace Beirut, Lebanon 
2011 Contemporary Art Istanbul, Turkey
2012 Grand Opening of a New Art Center of Arame Art Gallery Yerevan, Armenia
2012 "Symphony of Colors" Beirut, Lebanon
2012 "In Search for Paradise", New Figurative Art of Armenia Pesaro, Italy
2012 Armenian Art Exhibition in Connecticut University Connecticut, USA
2012 Los Angeles Fine Art Show USA
2013 10th Anniversary of Arame Art Gallery Yerevan, Armenia
2013 Selected Art Works Beirut Lebanon
2013 AGBU Contemporary Armenian Art Pasadena, USA
2013 "Sensual Revelations" Beirut, Lebanon
2013 Representing Arame Art Gallery in Las Vegas  USA
2014 Contemporary Art Istanbul, Turkey
2014 ''Selected Art Works 2014'' Vienna, Austria
2014 ''Beauty in the Palm'' Beirut, Lebanon



Personal Exhibitions




New Academy Gallery                                                                          

London, UK
1996 Galerie La Hune                     Paris, France
1997 AUX Gallery Yerevan, Armenia
1999 13 Ayios Kassianos            Nicosia, Cyprus
2001 Die Galerie Bodenschatz Basel, Switzerland
2002 Melina Mercury Hall Nicosia, Cyprus
2009 National Gallery of Armenia Yerevan, Armenia