azar kya artist sculptor and painter

Biography

Born in Tabriz (Iranian Azerbaïdjan ), Kya Azar lives in France since 1979. Since his childhood, Kya Azar is fascinated by painting and sculpture and this early becomes his passion. He had many masters in painting and one he likes to cite is "Arcabas" in Grenoble (please read hereafter chapter).



He attends decoration training courses in England, 1978 Leeds.

Kya Azar studies in the "Eloge de la Main" Section at the P. Mendès France University of Grenoble, in 1984, 1985 and 1986. His teacher is J.M. Pirot "Arcabas".

He receives the title of Doctor in "Sciences de la Communication de l'Université Stendhal de Grenoble", TV section, in 1992.


EXHIBITIONS


Various exhibitions in many galleries and places from 1960 to 1979.

Vaison la Romaine : "Atelier estival" in 1984

Annonay : Centre Culturel Ardéchois "L'Atelier" in 1986. Exhibition of paintings and sculptures together with the painter Sarmadi.
(please see La Chronique No 125, 18.4.1986; Le Réveil No 2079, 12.4.1986; Le Dauphiné Libéré No 12868, 16.4.1986).

Villefontaine (Isère) : Agence du Dauphiné Libéré in1987.
Exposition d'aquarelles avec Corinne Azar (see le Dauphiné Libéré du 6.12.1987).

Lyon : Amis du Marché de la Création.
Watercolor and sculpture exhibition since 1988 to nowadays (please read Le Progrès du 4.6.1989).

Mollans sur Ouvèze (Drôme) : "Les Peintres dans la Rue". Watercolor exhibition in 1989.
En 1990, "Grand Prix du public et de la municipalité"
En 1992, "Médaille d'Or" Prize.

Valréas (Vaucluse), Galerie Estivale, July-August 1989.
Watercolor exhibition (together with Corinne Azar) and of wood-carving sculptures et de sculptures (please read Vaucluse Matin Nr. 13877, 11.7.1989).

Lyon, "Vitrine des Arts" Gallery, 1989. Sculptures exhibition in 1989.

St Cyr au Mont d'Or (Rhône) : Bureau de Poste, 1990.
Watercolor exhibition (together with Corinne Azar) and of wood-carving sculptures et de sculptures (please read Le Progrès du 13.3.1990).

Mollens sur Ouvèze : Inauguration de la Salle du Bicenternaire, 1990.
Watercolor and sculptures exhibition.

Nyons (Drôme) : 5ème Festival International d'Art. Sculptures exhibition.
1st Prize (sculptures) and "Coffret d'Or" Prize (please read La Cote des Arts, September 1990; La Tribune Nr. 29, 19.7.1990)

Ecully (Rhône), "L'Avant Musée" Gallery, in 1990.
Watercolor exhibition together with Corinne Azar.

Paris, Mairie du IVème, en 1990. Sculptures exhibition.
"Félicitations du Jury" Prize.

Ste Maxime, Galerie des Dauphins, XVème Grand Prix de Peintures à l'Eau, Dessin, Pastel, 1990. Watercolor exhibition together with Corinne Azar (please Nice-Matin du 3 et du 5.11.1990). "Mention spéciale" Prize.

"XVème Salon d'Art Mystique", Cannes, 1990. Scultpures exhibition.

L'Arbresie (Rhône), "Jacques Coeur" Gallery, from 12.3 to 28.4.1992.
Wood-carving sculptures exhibition.

From 8.12.1992 to 12.1.1993, "Rétrospective 92". Sculptures exhibition.

Lyon 5ème, "La Trinité" Gallery, collective exhibition, subject : "Les Paysages" (landscapes).
Watercolor exhibition together with Corinne Azar, June-July 1992 (please read Le Progrès, 6.7.1992, Lyon Edition; Lyon-Matin, 8.7.1992, Lyon Edition).

Lyon 5ème. Collective exhibition, subject : "Le Carnaval", February-March 1993.
Oil painting and wood-carving sculptures exhibition.

Lyon 5ème, "La Trinité" Gallery, Collective exhibition, subject "Les Voyages" (travels), April-Mai 1993. Watercolor exhibition.

Mollans sur Ouvèze : "Les Peintres dans la Rue", Chapelle des Célestins, 17-18.7.1993.
"Invité d'honneur" (Honor guest).

Malaucène (Vaucluse) : "Artistes au Village", watercolor exhibition, 7-8.8.1993.
1st Prize.

Annonay (Ardèche) : 2ème Grand Salon International de Peinture et de Sculpture, Grand Prix d'Automne organized by the l'Académie des Arts Rhône-Alpes, du 11 au 19.9.1993, Château de Gourdan.
Watercolor exhibition (please read La Cote des Arts No 181, oct.-nov. 1993).
Prix spécial A.R.A. / Special A.R.A Prize

Tabriz (Iran) : "Mâni" Gallery, Mai 1996. Watercolor exhibition.

Mairie of Marbly, from November 8 to 23 novembre, 2003, oil nude paintings.
Salon des Amis des Arts de Roanne, from November 22 novembre to December 7 2003, sculptures : "Invité d'honneur" (honor guest).

Paris: Collective exhibition "Art et Gastronomie" ,September, November 2003

Saint-haon-Le-Chatel ( La Loire). First prize winner 2004 and 2005.

Le Coteau (La Loire) : Painters and sculptors festival: First prize winner, 2005

Champoly, Exhibition in occasion of opening of « Atelier Azar » september2009 .
To fix an appointment (preferably during the week, thank you), please call :
0033 4 77 65 08 83 (abroad) and 04 77 65 08 83 (from France)
Champoly is situated at 40 Km South from Roanne, and at approx. 140 Km from Lyon (on the highway, please leave at No 4 way "Noirétable" and Champoly is at about 4 km from that point).