Peggy Hinaekian

  • Hinaekian lives and works in California, Florida and Switzerland


    Graduate of the Italian Academy of Art “Leonardo da Vinci”, Rome

    History of Art, McGill University, Montreal

    Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris

    Centre for Contemporary Prints, Geneva, Switzerland


    Hinaekian’s work consists of oils and acrylics on canvas and on paper and monotypes on paper. She has also done limited edition, signed and numbered etchings notably for Christie’s Contemporary Art, London, Edition de Francony, Nice and Studio Arco of Rome.

    She had a career as a fashion designer in Boston and Manhattan before pursuing art as a profession. She is truly an international artist as she has exhibited extensively in Switzerland, France, England, Spain, Germany, Italy, Norway, Austria, Japan, Hong Kong, Kuwait, Canada, South Africa and the United States.

    Her work can be found in numerous corporate and private collections such as:


    Athanaeum Art and Music Library, La Jolla, California

    National Art Library, Paris

    Contemporary Print Museum, Geneva

    Canton of Geneva Art Collection, Switzerland

    Dupont De Nemours International headquarters, Switzerland

    United Nations Art collection, Switzerland

    Migros Art Collection, Zurich

    Nestle International, Switzerland

    Barclays Bank, England

    UBS, Switzerland

    Credit Suisse Switzerland

    Popular Bank of Switzerland

    CBI Private Banking, Switzerland

    Deutsch Bank, Germany

    Society of Swiss Bankers, Switzerland

    Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland

    Meyrin Hospital, Switzerland

    Firmenich International, Switzerland and New York

    Cogecot, Switzerland

    Yara International, Norway

    Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Switzerland

    The Queen of Norway

    Her Majesty Empress Farah Diba of Iran


    She has gallery representations in the United States (Florida and California), Switzerland, England Austria and Germany.



    By Nancy Brockoven in Newsletter, 2009.

    Sun Sentinel, Florida

    Gstaad life magazine, Switzerland

    Armenian News magazine, Paris and Los Angeles

    La Jolla Light newspaper, La Jolla, California

    Numerous write-ups in magazines and newspapers in Europe.


    Radio Interviews: Voice of America; Radio 74, Radio Lac


    Cover illustrations of books:

    This Watery World: Humans and the Sea, Ed. Nandita Batra and Vartan Messier,

    Of Mice and Men, Ed. Vartan Messier and Nandita Batra. Cambridge

    Scholars Publishing, Newcastle, U.K., 2008.

    Besinnung und Einsicht, Ed. Strom-Verlag, Zurich, 1981(in German)