Dorvard Akopyan was born in 1943 in Erevan (Armenia). His first career was in science engeneering, but through all his life he was very interested in painting. In 1990s being a successful resercher and engeneer he took classes in the St.Petersburg Academy of Arts. In 1998 his first solo exhibition took place at the "Forum" gallery. Since 1998 D.Akopyan has been taken part in a number of Russian and international exhibitions.
From 2000 Dorvard Akopyan is a member of International Federation of Artists. from 2006 - a member of the Union of Russian Artists. His works are in private collections of Russia, Armenia, USA, Germany, Japan, Italy, Argentina, Israel, France.