Artur Hovhannisyan was born on June 22, 1968. Throughout his player career Hovhannisyan defended Shirak goals. After finishing his career in 2011, he started working in his home-town club as a goalkeeping coach. Hovhannisyan achieved gold medals of the Armenian championship once (2012/13), twice won the Cup (2011/12, 2016/2017) and twice won the National Super Cup (2013/2014, 2017/18) with SC Shirak.
In July 2020, Hovhannisyan moved to Yerevan together with Vardan Bichakhchyan, as goalkeeper coach of FC Ararat. Hovhannisyan is a UEFA Coaching B License holder.