Kohar Kevorkian is an Armenian Ethiopian artist. She attended the Addis Ababa School of Fine Arts from 1995 to 1997 where she received her degree. She is also certified from the Regent Academy of Fine Arts in London in fashion design. Kohar also attended pottery making course in Armenia the years 2008-2009 under the supervision of Mr. Samvel Baghdasaryan Director of National Center of Aesthetics of Department of Fine Arts Dean of Armenian Open University.
She engages in interior design and decorating thought her company “Final Touch.” She also ventures in other art forms such as home furnishings and accent pieces like wooden sculptures, mirrors, candle holders, pottery, leather cushions, leather bags, different lighting designs and tables. Her signature piece of art is the classic African Comb or “Mido.”
Kohar has not looked back since she started painting. She has presented her work in five solo exhibitions held in Addis Ababa since 2003 to 2008, “Through my Eyes”-March 2003, “Through my Heart”-November 2003, “Kohar”-2004, “A Ray of Tribes”-November 2006, “Kohar’s latest”-December 2008. In 2010 she participated in her first group exhibition in Sheraton Addis called “Art of Ethiopia 2010” and recently her second group exhibition called “Art of Ethiopia 2011”.
Her unique art ranges from passionate paintings to 3D wall pieces, channeling what she sees into what she displays. Her art conveys emotion, feeling, energy, feminism, color and the importance of function.