Minos Zakarian was born in Yerevan, Armenia in 1955
He studied at Terlemezyan Art college between 1974 and 1978. From 1979 to 1985 he taught at Arts and Theatre Institute in Yerevan. He is a well established artist in his home country and has many sell out exhibitions. His art is very influenced by the 1970’s, as is seen by his semi-abstract backgrounds and bold use of colour.