Pierre Koukjian is an award winning Lebanese painter born in Beirut in 1962. He left Lebanon in the mid 1970’s when the civil war broke out. He worked in jewelry making in numerous workshops around Europe and was really good at it until he discovered his passion for painting. He painted as a hobby at first and many clients requested to keep some of his paintings, most of his early ones are owned by celebrities. In 2002, Pierre Koukjian launched delaCour atelier, gaining immense amount of artistic freedom.