Sirarpi Heghinian Walzerborn 1958
Sirarpi's artwork is in many collections nationally and internationally. She has received awards and exhibited her work, including installations, in galleries throughout Europe and the United States. She lives and works in Lexington, Massachusetts.
Sirarpi serves on the boards of Cambridge Art Association and Non-Profit Net in Massachusetts. She is the principal of Consult and Design, a small-business IT consulting firm and web design. She is the co-founder and director of Art Without Borders, an online community that champions the rights of artists. She also founded the Artists' Cooking Collaborative, which caters events with artistically inspired and locally produced food.
In Europe, Sirarpi worked with artists Andrej Woron, Milan Knizak, and Peter Erskine, and in the USA, with Timothy Harney and Ati Gropius, among others. As a biomedical engineer at Biotroniks in Berlin, Germany, her team designed pacemakers. At Honeywell in Lexington, MA, she worked on mammograms and infrared imaging systems.
Sirarpi studied biomedical systems engineering at Boston University, painting and stage design at the Academy for Fine Arts "Die Etage" in Berlin, Germany.