Krikor Avessian was born in 1992 into a family of artists and craftsmen. He lives and works in his birthplace, Beirut, as an artist and an interior designer. He received a degree from Hamazkayin Toros Roslin Academy of Fine Arts in 2013, and a Bachelor of Arts from the Lebanese International University in 2015. He has also participated in two essential Master classes with the renowned Ara Azad, two studios he considers to be life-changing in his creative formation. Krikor produces his artwork in his studio at Gankar, a shared space housing multidisciplinary musicians and artists interested in pushing the boundaries of their work. While producing his work, he dabbles with several techniques such as painting, collage, sculpting and experimenting with different materials. Krikor also enjoys music and fishing.