Vartan Markarian




Born and currently live in the city of Poltava, Ukraine.

Graduated from Poltava national technical University, Department of fine arts as master of fine arts in 2014.

Since 2015 is a member of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine.

Received Scholarship of the President of Ukraine for wood carving 2016,2017 (National Union of masters of Ukrainian folk art).



2019 – Personal exhibition “Danger is looking for a fairy tale“. Gallery of contemporary art  JUMP. Ukraine.Poltava.

2018 – Participant of the project “Without Three steps of Genesis“. Palazzo Velli Expo. Italy. Rome.

2018 – Solo exhibition “Identification of the city“. Gallery “AVS-Art”. Ukraine, Kyiv.

2018 – Participant of Blockchain Art Hackahon 2.0. VR residence.Ukraine.Kyiv.

2017- Solo exhibition, series “Smoke part 2“, Sklo gallery. Kyiv

2017 – Participant of the project “White on White” Gallery of modern art JUMP. Poltava.
Сurator: Anton Usanov

2017 – Participant of «Art autumn contemporary» Center for Contemporary Art – M17. Kyiv

2017 – Participant of “Fixing the Impossible”. Institute of Contemporary Art Problems and
National Museum of Taras Shevchenko. Kyiv. Сurator: Marina Yur

2017 – International Symposium in Trnava. Slovakia.

2017 – Finalist “Art-Battle”, the White World Gallery. Kyiv

2017 – Art platform 11 – Land Art Festival. Poltava.



Solo exhibition pointing series “URBAN”  at Gallery arts, Museum named after Mykola Yaroshenko, Poltava



Solo exhibition of painting series “Smoke” in the gallery of modern art JUMP, Poltava

Vartan Markarian’s paintings are subtle, but their subtleness is best suited only for prepared viewers who perceive the very special aesthetic of modern art – its aesthetic from the opposite. Important is not what’s on the canvas, but how; not the outer beauty, but the importance within.

Excerpt from the article on by Victoria Burlaka

Earlier exhibitions

  • 2015. Art exhibition for the 45th anniversary of the Poltava regional branch of the National Union of artists of Ukraine. Poltava
  • 2014. Plein air gathering “Unexpected Poltava”, Poltava
  • 2014. Art exhibition “Art independence “, Kyiv
  • 2014. Ukrainian exhibition “Christmas”, Kyiv
  • 2014. Ukrainian exhibition “Magic colors of Dnipro”, Dnipro
  • 2014. Ukrainian art exhibition “Day of Artist”, Kyiv
  • 2014. Ukrainian art exhibition “Day of peace”, Kyiv
  • 2014. Ukrainian art exhibition “To the 200th anniversary of the birth of T. G. Shevchenko”, Kyiv
  • 2014. Art exhibition “To the 200th anniversary of T. G. Shevchenko”, Poltava
  • 2013. Ukrainian exhibition “Picturesque Ukraine”, Kyiv
  • 2013. Ukrainian exhibition “Young art young country”, Kyiv
  • 2013. Ukrainian exhibition “Woman portrait in art”, Kyiv
  • 2012. Art exhibition “Christmas”, Poltava