Sylvia Mekhitarian



Sylvia’s life exprience have been extensive; driven by her concerns for our current global environmental and social issues that we face today which have influenced her perspective on life and the way she sees the world.


Her works have been exhibited nationally and internationally and are primarily in printmaking and conceptually based. Her university training in visual arts is practised from the traditional methods to experimental. Throughout her artistic practice she works with a variety of material, and is currently working with stone Lithography.


Born in Egypt of Armenian parents. Her father worked in Egypt, London and Sydney while her schooling was spent in England. Sylvia married and had her own family, and lived in Newport NSW Australia. City life took a turn to country living the family lived in an alternative life style. She lived and taught in Byron shire, Tweed shire and rural areas of NSW, TAS & QLD. She now lives on her son’s property the Blackall Range area of Qld.