Graduated from Moscow polygraphic institute. A student of Andrey Vasnetsov (1924-2009), the famous Russian artist, one of the creators “Severe Style”. Participated in the Exhibition of Moscow artists in Japan under the guidance of Vasnetsov. A member of Moscow department of the Union of Artists of Russia. Awarded by the Russian Academy of artists for participating in the exhibition “The Dialogue of cultures in the area of academic school”. From 1993 till 2003 he worked and had exhibitions in Germany. Participated in Russian and foreign exhibitions for more than 20 years. Personal exhibitions: “Art-Manezh” and “Nuances” in Moscow, “Art-Expo” in New York and others. His works are presented in the Museum of the East (Moscow), the Cultural Centre “Soorlanda” (Germany), in the private collections in Russia, Norway, Armenia, Israel, England, Germany, France, Switzerland, Japan, the USA. The art of Gago Rushanyan is well-known both in Russia and abroad, art critics highly appreciate it.