Rubik Kocharyan is a wonderful artist who lives and works in California, USA. During his fruitful career, he created more than 1000 exclusive oil paintings. Rubik Kocharyan was born in Yerevan in 1940. His family was exiled to Siberia in 1946 because of the Stalinist regime. After his family returned to Yerevan in 1953, Rubik entered the Terlemez Art School, where he studied with several famous Armenian artists. In 1955 he entered the Moscow Art School. Later he had the opportunity to study the ancient masters in the Pushkin Museum. In 1959, Rubik returned to Yerevan to work with leading influential artists and received a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Yerevan State Institute almost ten years later in 1968. In the following years, Rubik participated in many exhibitions in Armenia, as well as in other countries.