The winning projects of grant contest announced by “Hasratyan-Minasyan” Foundation are known:

Here are the Jury members:

Karapetyan Vartan- President of Armenia’s Standart modern art Triennale, Venice

Kreuger Anders-Director at Modern Art center Kohta, Helsinki

Stepanyan Sona-private art curator, Moscow

The winning projects of the contest:

Anush Ghukasyan IMPRINTS

Gohar Smoyan and Sargis Hovhannisyan “Apotheosis of War

Grigor Muradya “Moon falling from the sky

There were 26 submitted applications from Gyumri, Yerevan and other regions.

We congratulate the winners of the project, and we extend our thanks to the participants and encourage them to participate in the upcoming contests.



Moon that has fallen from the sky , Grigor Muradyan
The project concept can be found here.



IMPRINTS,  Anush Ghukasyan
The project concept can be found here.



War Apotheosis, Gohar Smoyan/Sargis Hovhannisyan
The project concept can be found here.



Jury conclusion


During the selection process, the jury members gave preference to the projects that maximum disclose the proposed topic and represented bold and experimental solutions the implementation of which will contribute to the professional development of artists, as well as will promote the development of contemporary art in different regions of Armenia


Karapetyan Vartan, Venice

Museum Curator, author of various exhibitions, Commissioner of Armenia Pavilion, winner of Golden Lion at Venice Biennale 2015, President of Armenia’s Standart Modern Art Triennale.


Kreuger Anders, Helsinki

Writer, Art Curator, Director at Kohta art Center
Co-Editor of “Afterall” art journal in London


Stepanyan Sona, Moscow

Individual Art Curator, Co-founder of Triangle Curator’s art studio