Nerses Charkhchian was born on 1952 in Ararat region. In 1972 he graduated from the sculpture department of Yerevan Fine Arts College. He has been working at Yerevan Sculpture Center as monumentalist sculptor. He is the author of statues of Tork Angegh, Vahagn, Mountain Dance and other works. He has many works in foreign countries. He is a resident of Vilnius.
In May, 2005, Nerses Charkhchian, had his personal exhibition at Yerevan State Academy of Fine Arts. 23 works were presented at the exhibition including the Beer Lover, Wreath, Girl Playing Violin and other works. There were also some khachkars (cross-stones) and other items. This is Charkhchian's second exhibition. The first was held in 1982 in Vilnius.