Born in August 1950 in the city of Stepanakert of Nagorno-Karabakh. In 1967. moved to Armenia in Yerevan. In Yerevan, he attended an art studio. In 1970. Graduated from the Moscow People's State University of Arts in absentia. In 1973. entered the Yerevan Art and Theater Institute at the Faculty of Industrial Graphics. After graduation, he went to work at the State Museum of the Revolution of Armenia as an artist-designer.
In 1980. S.A. Sarumyan moved to Moscow. The Moscow art world has enriched his outlook on the world and formed his aesthetic credo. In Moscow, he began working in the field of posters and easel graphics, where he was successful. 1985 to 1988 was the head of the art studio of the Sevastopol district of Moscow.
Since 1991 is a member of the Moscow Union of Artists, a member of the Moscow Print Partnership, the Moscow Poster, a member of the International Art Fund, a member of the Moscow Union of Artists. Works in the direction of graphics, painting and decorative arts.
Sarumyan is the author of numerous printed publications, including books, posters and other publications. He designed a number of objects in Moscow and other cities of Russia.