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
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
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 Artculturelajolla.com 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)