I was born on November 16, 1981, in Tbilisi, Georgia.
I moved to Armenia in 1992.
In 2005 Diploma of Excellence in World Press Photo Seminars in Armenia
In 2005 internship in Panos Pictures Agency
In 2006 I was nominated and passed Training for Trainers course organized by World Press Photo in Amsterdam
In 2007 I was chosen one of the best 10 students from all of the courses organized by World Press Photo (in 10 years).
In 2009 Winner of the Open Society Institute Production Grant
In 2010 Winner of the Magnum Foundation’s Emergency Fund.
In 2010 Winner in portrait story category, 1st place “FRF 2009 Award”
In 2010 Scholarship awarded for the New York University/ Magnum Foundation Photography and Human Rights Program
In 2010 Winner of the Magnum Caucasus Award