Tsolak Topchyan was born in 1981 in Leninakan (now Gyumri), Armenia. In 2005 he graduated from the Yerevan State Academy of Fine Arts (Gyumri branch).
Topchyan has had solo exhibitions in Vienna, (2004), Minsk, (2018) and, more recently, in Brazil at the Brasília, Museu Nacional da República, (2022). Topchyan was an artist-in-residence in Austria, France, South Korea and Belarus. Currently he lives and works in Berlin.
Topchyan's works are in private and public collections in Armenia, Austria, France, Germany, USA, and South Korea.