|Nationality Soviet, Armenia,||Known for Fine art|
|Born December 23, 1916Tbilisi, Georgia|
Awards Honorary Artist of the Armenian SSR
Died 17 May 1964, Yerevan, Armenia
Arpenik Nalbandyan (Armenian: Արփենիկ Նալբանդյան, December 23, 1916 – May 17, 1964) was a Soviet-Armenian artist. Honorary Artist of the Armenian SSR (1961).
Was born on 23 December 1916 in Tbilisi. 1935-1941 Studied painting in the Tbilisi State Academy of Arts, Georgia. Since 1943 Arpenik Nalbandyan became a member of the Armenian Artists Union. 1946 Started to teach in Yerevan Institution of Fine Arts and Theater of (establishment date) (now - Academy). In 1948 and 1952 she was elected deputy of City Council. In 1956 she was awarded "Honored worker" medal, 1957 was appointed as a docent, Moscow. In 1961 she was announced The Honorary Artist of the Armenian SSR.
Participated in exhibitions in the Republic and in the Union.
Arpenik Nalbandyan died on 17 May 1964 in Yerevan.
Has composed in the field of easel paintings. The works are prominent for their acute observation and delicate lyricism. Her paintings (around 300) can be found in National Gallery of Armenia (around 45), Georgian National Gallery, Gyumry Gallery, private collections.