(1909 - 1977)
Sarkis Sarkisian was active/lived in Michigan / Turkey. Sarkis Sarkisian is known for landscape, figure and still life painting, teaching.
Biography Sarkis Sarkisian
Sarkis Sarkisian was a painter and teacher, who spent most of his career in Detroit, Michigan, and later said: "Detroit has give me everything. I was an immigrant kid, who came here at 13". (Detroit News) He emigrated there with his Armenian family from Smyma, Turkey in 1922. From a young age, he showed art interest and talent.
Sarkisian studied under John Wicker at the Wicker School of Fine Arts, and with John Carroll at the Art School of the Detroit Society of Arts & Crafts* where Sarkisian was hired as an assistant instructor of drawing and design in 1933. He became a full instructor in 1934, and was named Director in 1947. In addition, he taught classes for the Birmingham Soci
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