Whether it is a monumental ceramic panels or small plastics, the work of Henie Agopyan can be determined with the term "Modern Symbolism". The artist creates symbolic worlds, freely mixing characters , stories and states. Henie Agopyan has a large number of participations in national and international exhibitions and competitions , series of participations in Applied Art Exhibition. Creator of the gallery "LIC" in Smolyan. In the period 1988 - 2013 she implemented over 40 monumental ceramic panels and interior design in government buildings, national sites, as well as in private homes. Her works are in public and private collections in Bulgaria, France, Germany, Czech Republic, Poland, Canada, Turkey, Greece. Member of the Union of Bulgarian Artists.

Henie Agopyan works mainly in the following areas:

monumental decorative ceramics, small plastics, interior design

Heni Agopyan



  • Born on 6.05.1965 in Dobrich, Bulgaria
  • 1984 -1989. Art Academy in Sofia, specialty - ceramics
  • 1982-1984. Art School in Sofia
  • 1979-1982. Art School Plovdiv

In the period 1988-2013 she implemented over 40 monumental ceramic panels, interior design in government buildings, national sites, as well as in private homes.

Selected Exhibitions

  • 2006. Expose of ceramics in Istanbul
  • 2006. Representative exhibition in Paris
  • 2005. Creative specialization in Cite des Arts-Paris
  • 2005. Individual exhibition in the Cite des Arts-Paris
  • 1999. International Sculpture Symposium
  • 1999. "The Role of Women in Contemporary Bulgarian Art"
  • 1998. Founded Club "Friends of UNICEF" - Smolyan
  • 1997. National Plein Air Painting "Rodopi"
  • 1997. Participation in EWRO'ART - Geneva
  • 1996. Participation in EWRO'ART – Geneva

In the period 1995 - 1999, she organised numerous solo and group exhibitions of Bulgarian and foreign artists, art auctions for charity.

  • 1995. Founded private gallery "LIC" Smolyan
  • 1994. Representative exhibition in Montreal
  • 1994. Participation in Osaka
  • 1992. Third Prize small sculpture in Toronto
  • 1992. Individual exhibition in "Vitosha" Sofia
  • 1992. Award of Aveiro, Biennial of Ceramics
  • 1988. Representative Exhibition in Thessaloniki