Varouzhan Nazaretian
Varouzhan Nazaretian was born the son of repatriates on March 5, 1957 in Tashkent, capitol of Uzbekistan. Since 1958, Varouzhan has resided in Yerevan, Armenia. Varouzhan is happily married and has three children. He speaks fluent Armenian and Russian and is proficient in English. His loving father is now retired and resides in the U.S.

In 1974, he graduated from Yerevan high school #132 and continued to pursue his studies at the Yerevan Veterinary Institute. After working for about two years as veterinary specialist, he began to seriously pursue his life long passion for photography and art, following in his father's footsteps.

Varouzhan worked as an editor of the photo advertisement department of the Armenian Government Cinematography, issuing photos advertisements for cinemas, designed posters, placates, drafted and critiqued movies, actors, and directors. While maintaining his photography career, Varouzhan began working as a journalist and press-photographer in press media and simultaneously made two personal photography exhibitions. Some of the works on display at the exhibition have been published in photography catalogs.

His natural talent and love for art are obvious in this collection compiled by This large photo gallery showcases many remote areas of Armenia that are not frequently photographed.

He is a proud member of the Union of Photo Artists of Armenia, The Union of Journalists of Armenia, and the Yerevan Press-Club. He also worked as the Head of Department of International News Observations of official daily newspaper "Republic of Armenia".