About Rosevart Sisserian
Born in Aleppo in 1924, Rosine Vartouhie Sisserian aka Rosevart Sisserian, nourishes from an early age, an unconditional love for painting. She left Syria in 1960 to settle in Lebanon where she attended Gordon Olson›s classes at the American University for a year. She is already the mother of five children when she entered the School of Visual Arts of Alba in 1974, just before the war. She graduated with distinction in 1979 and was invited to teach Alba in 1980. She will share with students in architecture and fine arts, her passion for color and composition for nearly 30 years. Rosevart Sisserian, who was a member of the Union of Lebanese Painters and Draftsmen, exhibited in France, Armenia and the United States. She founded the Painting Academy «Toros Roslin» in Bourj Hammoud and has largely contributed to the development of Hamazkayin «Levon Shant» Art Center. Armenia has always been a source of inspiration, which has fervently celebrated all her life. She died in 2016 in Beirut.