Born 1962 in Alma-Ata now – Almaty, Kazakhstan, graduated in 1988 from the Alma-Ata State Theatrical and Artistic Institute in 1988 BMF MFA. Over the course of 30 years of active creative work has authored thousands of works of art, including paintings, sculpture, drawings, etchings, photographs, ceramics and contemporary art. Has participated in more than 200 group exhibitions and held more than 30 solo shows. Has published poetry in periodicals, participated in literary seminars and also acted in films. His works have been shown at such major international forums as ArtExpo New York International, AFA Rosemalen, Art Manege Moscow, Accessible de Arte Brussels, Asia Art Tashkent, Art Market Budapest, Art Expo SPb International, Saint. –Petersburg, Art Shanghai, at Kolner Liste Discovery Art Faire, Cologne, Germany, at the Central Artists’ House in Moscow, at UNESCO, Paris, France and also at Sothebys and Christies. His works can be seen in permanent exhibitions at the Kasteyev State Museum of Fine Arts in Almaty, Kazakhstan, at the Museum of Modern Art in Astana, Kazakhstan, at the Museum of Art in Karaganda, Kazakhstan, at the Nevzorov Art Museum in Semipalatinsk, Kazakhstan, at the Pavlodar Art Museum, Pavlodar, Kazakhstan, at the Regional Museum of Art in Samara, Russia, at the Altai region Art Museum, Barnaul, Russia, at the State Art Museum named by M.Vrubel, Omsk, Russia, at Primorskaya State Art Gallery, Vladivostok, Russia, at the editorial offices of Art Dialogue magazine in Moscow, Russia and at the Kyrgyz State Museum of Fine Art in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
Has worked at different times with the Freed Gallery, Atwood Premier Art Gallery, MO’s gallery J.A. Marunouchi Gallery and the Downey Gallery all in the USA, as well as the Sous-Terre Gallery in The Netherlands, the Eurasia Gallery in Belgium, Carre Dore, Monaco, ArtKemi Gallery, Denmark, Mart Gallery, S-Petersburg, Russia, Abramova Gallery S-Petersburg, Russia , and the Khas Sanat Gallery, Tengri-Umai Gallery, Ular gallery, Ark Gallery, in Kazakhstan.
In 1998-1999 worked at an artist-in-residence at the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology and participated in a ceramics seminar both in Neskowin, Oregon, USA. In 2005 participated in an International Master Class Seminar in Uralsk, Kazakhstan. Winner of the independent Tarlan Award for Fine Arts Kazakhstan in 2003. Golden medal of EURASIAN Prix in Art 2016. Is a member of the Union of Artists of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Lives with his wife and son and works in a studio in a ravine adjacent to the Talgar River near Almaty, Kazakhstan.