Sona Sahakian

  PERSONALIA            
     Name:  Sona Sahakian
     Email address:  sonyl_7@hotmail.com
     Website: www.sonasahakian.com 
     Place of birth: 26 Mai 1996, Leidschendam, the Netherlands
   
   
EDUCATION:
    Bachelor Fine Arts, The Royal Academy of the Arts , the Hague , the Netherlands (KABK , Den Haag)

   INTERNSHIP: Trainee at Satelietgroup, the Hague, the Netherlands

 EXHIBITIONS:
 2008    -   Kidsclubexpo, The Hague , group exhibition
    2009    -   Crossing Border festival , The Hague , group exhibition

                 -   Symbolic candles, Atrium , the Hague , group exhibition
    2010    -   Library Bomenbuurt kunstroute , The Hague, Kijkduin , group exhibition
                 -   Weird world exhibition , The Hague , group exhibition                                                                 

    2011     -   Megastores, The Hague, group exhibition
    2012     -   Mastival, The Hague, group exhibition 

                 -   What things are? , Nest, The Hague , group exhibition   
                 -   Willem Hussem festival , Theater Dakota , The Hague , group exhibition                   
    2013     -   Narcissistic Tendencies , Nest, The Hague, group exhibition                                           
                 -   Spijkers met koppen slaan , The Hague, group exhibition

                 -   Nest, The Hague , group exhibition
                 -   Waterlanders , group exhibition photography, Rotterdamse museumnacht
    2014     -   Royal Conservatoire KC / School for Young Talent (SVJT)   , group exhibition for princess Beatrix
                 -   Graduation Show SVJT, KABK, The Hague, group exhibition
                 -   Festival Fruit , Vruchtenbuurt , The Hague , group exhibition                      
     2015    -   Art & Fashion , The Hague, group exhibition  
     2016    -   Exhibition Fire Works , Stroom,  The Hague , group exhibition
     2018    -   Exhibition Deepfloor , The Hague , group exhibition
     2018    -   External Exhibition ‘’Bouncing Off ‘’  , The Hague , Billytown , group exhibition
     2019    -   Pop art show , Spring Art gallery, The Hague,  group exhibition  

     2019    -   Note to self, Billytown , The Hague , group exhibition
     2020   -   Special 2020 Exhibition, Spright Art gallery, the Hague , group exhibition
     2020   -   Graduation Show , Royal Academy of the Arts (KABK) , The Hague , group exhibition
   2020   -  'Best of Black & White' virtual group exhibition
     2020   -   Powerful compositions , virtual group exhibition
     2020   -   Exhibition Berlin ''  Powerful compositions and Best of Black and White, BBA Gallery , Berlin , group exhibition
     2020-2021   -  '' My inner journey '' , Loft Land Of Free Thought , The Hague , group exhibition
     2020-2021 - Corona Collection The Hague, The Hague Historical Museum, group exhibition 
     2021    -  ‘My Exhibition Shot’ , virtual group exhibition
     2021    -  The ‘ Photographer of the Year 2020’ , virtual group exhibition

     2021    -  Nature Photography , virtual group exhibition
     2021    -  Solo - Single Subject, virtual group exhibition

   2021    -  Street Photography , Matca Gallery , Hanoi , Vietnam ,  group exhibition
     2021    -  The 'Dramatic Lighting' , virtual group exhibition
     2021    -  Storytelling , virtual group exhibition
     2021    -  Exhibition '' Photographer of the Year in Agora Gallery , New York, group exhibition
     2021    -  The 'Powerful Composition' - virtual group exhibition
     2021    -  Art of Photography , virtual group exhibition
     2021    -  ‘An Exploration of Colour in Portraiture’ , Galleria Meera , virtual group exhibition
     2021    -  Powerful Lighting , virtual group exhibition
     2021    -  ALL INN, Het Hem , Zaandam , group exhibition
     2021    -  Milkaway , Kunstruimte de Melkfabriek , group exhibition
     2021    -  International Print Mail Art ‘’See things in perspective’’, Stichting Grafein  , group exhibition
     2021    -  Virtual exhibition , ArtfulArt , solo exhibition
     2021    -  Spring /Summer collection , Galleria Meera, virtual group exhibition
     2021    -  The Roaring Twenties , Pulchri Studio , The Hague , group exhibition
   
    COMMISSIONED WORKS , PRESS,  INTERVIEWS, NOMINATIONS, PRIZES AND OTHER PROJECTS
    2010    -   Art sale lid day for SOS Children , the Hague
                -   Deksels mooi..., De Posthoorn, the Hague   
                -   Dekselse kunsttalentjes, Algemeen Dagblad The Hague
    2011   -    Auction light art balls for charities , Kijkduin Boulevard , The Hague                                         
    2012   -   Making a  spreadsheet for the magazine Duff                                        
                -   Auction light art balls for charities                                                                                                           
                -   Making a CD cover for AKO                                                    
    2012    -   Topaze, The Hague, group project

                -   Auction light art balls for charities , Algemeen Dagblad , The Hague 2012
    2013    -   Project talentvol blik, artworks of the material can
                -   Auction light art balls for charities                                                                                                             
                -   Project Icarus, directing a play in theater Rabarber

    2014   -   Making a spreadsheet for the jubilee book DHNC      
    2015   -   ABPPW - Academiebrede Propedeuse Project Week - Making an collaboration artwork that deals with the theme  love

    2016   -   Workshop Fire Works , Stroom Den Haag : exercise to present the process by using the photocopy machine as main tool
    2017    -  Publication workshop by Michal Chojecki, in which we contributed to an artist book edition.
    2020   -  Making a poster for the play Babylon aan de Ijssel ,Gilgamesj nu by Marcel Roijaards , Judith Linssen, Hawar            Taqwir , Floriaan Ganzevoort, Monique Krüs and Hexagon Ensemble
    2020   -  Publication in Spright - Art catalogue
    2020   -  Publication bachelor Fine Arts thesis '' Timeless Traces'' , KABK , The Hague
    2020   -  Publication in Culturalinfo 
    2020   -  Publication in Bk-magazine & website '' Examens 2020 ''
    2020   -  Publication in Kiwi Collective Magazine
    2020   -  Nominated for the 35awards the best photographers in the Netherlands
    2020   -  Article about the Graduation Show KABK  
    2020   -  Publication in Florence Contemporary Art catalogue
    2020   -  Publication in Grimoire Fanzine volume 3 
    2020   -  Publication in Digital Camera World
    2020   -  Publication about the exhibition'' Powerful compositions and Best of Black and White'', BBA Gallery , Berlijn 
    2020   -  Review about '' Art is lifestyle '' by Hay Azian in Diary of the Netherlands
    2020   -  Publication in Onlinekunstmagazine
    2020   -  Article  '' Liefde voor het innerlijk leven - Ontwaken uit coma na zeven jaar'' by Geraldina Metselaar   
  2020   -  Publication in Grimoire Fanzine volume 4
    2021    -  Publication about my photographs in livejournal
    2021    -  Publication about the exhibition '' Art of photography'', Barcelona, Spain
    2021    -  Publication about my artistic practice in Ardi
    2021    -  My photography is in the top 24% art photography of 35Awards
    2021    -  Publication in Fragmented Lines Magazine '' Identity''
    2021    -  Review about my works '' Sona Sahakian, artista visiva
    2021    -  Publication about the exhibition '' Street Photography'' , Hanoi , Vietnam
    2021    -  Publication about the exhibition '' Photographer of the Year'', Agora Gallery , New York
    2021    -  Publication about the exhibition  ''An Exploration of Colour in Portraiture'' , Galleria Meera, London
    2021    -  My photography is in the top 33% Street life in bright colors of 35Awards
    2021    -  My photography is in the top 15% Light painting of 35Awards
    2021    -  Article '' Kunst in coronatijd '' , in the Vruchtenpers
    2021    -  Article '' Alle werken in 2020 afgestudeerde kunststudenten in Het HEM'', about the exhibition ALL INN , Het    Hem Zaandam
    2021    -  Article '' Mega-expositie in Het HEM: "Er mag helaas niemand komen", in Nh nieuws
    2021    -  Publication in ALL INN catalogue
    2021    -  Article '' Overrompelende expo in Het Hem : van mensenratten tot straathonden, helaas alleen via livestream''   ,                     Het Parool                                                                                                  
    2021    -  An article '' 'Girly', confronterend en fel - Lichting 2020  bijt van zich af in Het HEM '' in Metropolis m
    2021    -  Publication in Lost Painters about the exhibition ALL INN , Het HEM, Zaandam
    2021    -  Article '' Massastart ''about the exhibition ALL INN , Het HEM , Zaandam in  De Volkskrant
    2021    -  Publication about my works on Art Web List
    2021    -  My photographs has been in the top 12% & 25% mobile photography  in Shadow 2020
    2021    -  Publication about my artistic pratice on The Net Gallery Magazine
    2021    -  My film '' Everything comes and goes'' is the winner of the MENA Film Festival The Hague
    2021    -  Publication of my work '' Let's go '' in Online Catalogue International Print Mail Art Project
    2021    -  Publication of the exhibition International Print Mail Art Project
    2021    -  Analog catalogue of International Print Mail Art Project '' See things in perspective''
    2021    -  Publication of my photography '' The Flow of Life'' APERO catalogue

    2021    -  My photography has been in the top 100 of 36Awards
    2021    -  Publication about the exhibition ‘’Powerful Composition & Best of Black & White, ’’  Athens, Greece
    2021    - 
Publication about the exhibition ‘’ Our Amazing Planet, ‘’  in Athens , Greece
  

2021    -  Publication in Onlinekunstmagazine
    2021
   Artist Interview on The Bage Hole
    2021    -  Publication of my photographs in CVLTARTES magazine
    2021    - 
Interview feature ‘’A life in Armenia through film: With Sona Sahakian,‘’ Floresta Magazine
    2021    -  Publication of my photographs in Bind Collective 
    2021    -  Publication of my installation in The Purposeful Mayonnaise
    2021    -  Publication of my artworks in Bind Collective
    2021    - 
Analog catalogue of my artwork in The Purposeful Mayonnaise
    2021    -  Publication of my photographs in Postall
    2021.    -  One of the three winners of the Nationale Beeldbank 
    2021     -  Feature about my art '' The transience of space and time'' in Arts to Hearts Project
    2021    -   
My selfmade booklet about alle my publications  

    2021    -   Publication about the exhibition '' The Roaring Twenties'' , Pulchri Magazine
    2021.   -   Publication about my photo serie '' The inverted water world'' , MVIBE Magazine 
    2021    -   Publication about my artwork on beeld.be by Eline Clercq