Everyone has heard their names. They are very well known. You can read about them in the newspapers. Their paintings can be found in the best houses of the world. Royalties, Church leaders and other powerful people have commissioned their portraits to these artists.

We are pleased to introduce you talented artists whose works are in the Exquisite Art collection.

This section contains biographies of our artists, media articles about their work, contemporary art information and much more. Paintings of these artists are always available for sale in our online store.

 

Nurillo Khudaymuradov was born on November 20, 1960 in Uzbekistan's village Zarabag, Sherabad district, Surkhandarya region. The first mentors of the artist were his brother Narzullo Khubullayev, Babaniyaz Kurbanov, and the master of Uzbek painting Ruzi Charyev.

In 1981-1985, he studied at the Art School named after P.P. Benkov. His teacher there was Mathitdin Umarov. Having graduated successfully from the school, he studied in St. Petersburg at the Repin Institute of Painting and Sculpture (Faculty of Easel Painting) under Natalya Suzdaleva, Boris Lavrenko, and at the studio of the professor Boris Ugarov.

In February 1994, he took part in the "World Cities Exhibition" that opened in Paris. There, he presented 16 works and, as a result, was awarded a silver medal and the second degree diploma of the French Academy of Fine Arts along with the Frenchman Narl Pavano (no one was awarded with the gold medal). The works "My Yard", "Old Tashkent", "Petersburg sketches", "Rainy Day", "Nevsky Prospekt", "Paris", "Luxembourg Garden", "Hamburg", "River Seine", "Eiffel Tower", presented at the exhibition, had been mastered during the two preceding years.

The young artist was charmed with Paris: the Seine and Montmartre, Notre Dame and the Louvre, the Eiffel Tower, Impressionists' paintings, the D'Orsay Museum ... He also stayed in France in 1996-1998. He lived, created and exhibited in the Cote d'Azur, starting from Marseilles to Nice. His personal exhibitions were held in Marseilles, Toulon, Hyeres, Lyon, Saint-Tropez, Saint Paul de Vence, Nice, and Cannes.

In 1996, Nurillо Khudaymuradov went on a business trip to Germany. After six months of work, he opened a solo exhibition in Hamburg.

In 1997, he became a member of the Union of Artists of Russian Federation and a member of the Union of Artists of Uzbekistan in 2003.

The artist's works are dedicated to the beauty of the world, freedom, purity of the human soul, emotional impulses and feelings. His art style is close to the Impressionism, the artist is immensely inspired by the works of Monet, Pissarro, Sisley, Renoir and Cézanne.

The artist's works are presented at the residence of the President of Uzbekistan, the Eva Meyer Gallery (Paris), the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Tashkent, in private and gallery collections in France, Germany, Russia, England, Italy, Japan, Australia, USA, Brazil, Egypt, Finland, Norway, Switzerland, and South Korea.

Dr Bee Bee Sng is currently a Lecturer in Research Methodology and Academic Writing Skills in the local universities and two bible colleges in Singapore. She has also served as a volunteer assisting teachers in the St Andrew Autism Children Centre for one year in the past. She graduated with a Doctorate in Education specializing in Education Management from the Leicester University, UK. and a Masters of Arts specializing in English Studies from National University of Singapore. Her research interests are educational change, English Language Teaching and Social Media.

1941 – was born in Margilan city, Uzbekistan.

1959-64 – studied at the Republican Art College named after P.P. Benkov (Painting Department), Tashkent.

1964-69 – studied at the Tashkent State Theater and Art Institute nabbed after A.N. Ostrovskiy (Book Illustration), Tashkent.

1969-71 – art editor of "Gafur Gulyam" publishing house.

1974 – member of the Union of Artists of the USSR

1997 – member of the Creative Union of Artists under the Academy of Arts of Uzbekistan.

1972 – lecturer at the Republican Art College named after P.P. Benkov

1982-2001- lecturer at the National Institute of Arts and Design named after K. Bekhzad.

2011 – was awarded the Silver Medal of the Academy of Arts of Uzbekistan.

MAIN EXHIBITIONS

1965 – beginning of the exhibition activity.

1989 – The State Museum of Arts. Tashkent.

1991 – personal exhibition for the 50th anniversary. The Cinema House, Tashkent.

2001 – personal exhibition for the 60th anniversary. Central Exhibition Hall, Tashkent.

2001 – "Family" – CEH, Tashkent.

2004 – "Shazhara", Museum of Applied Arts of Uzbekistan, Tashkent.

2011 – "Palette", CEH, Tashkent.

2015 – "Week of Arts" exhibition, Tashkent

2015 – "Lee Family" exhibition, Tashkent House of Photography, Tashkent.

2016 – "Revival of Graphics" exhibition, CEH, Tashkent.

2017 – "25 years in the peace and harmony" exhibition, CEH, Tashkent

2017 – "The past is a window into the future" personal exhibition, National Gallery of Uzbekistan.

The works are kept at the State Museum of Arts and the Exhibition Directorate of the Academy of Arts of Uzbekistan, as well as in the private collections of Dr. Nazarov, Anatoliy Khegay, Anatoliy Kim, and outside the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Shakhnoz Abdullaeva was born in 1965 in the art capital of Central Asia city of Tashkent, Uzbekistan. In 1989 she graduated from The Theatrical Art Institute of Ostrovsky.

Shakhnoz has been an active participant in international art exhibitions since 1988, and her original paintings can be found in both private and national collections.

Shakhnoz Abdullaeva is a famous Uzbek artist. The main themes of her works are the women of the East – legendary poetesses, queens and goddesses. Her works fascinate by its elegant color combinations and interesting stories.

We can often see images of moving Central Asian Arba in her works. Through her work artist is trying to determine the position of women, building a balance between the thoughts and cultural memory.

Since 1997 the artist’s work changed as she began to use limited palette. Because of this the works became more sophisticated and refined. Backgrounds are also changed and become more complex and differ from the usual associations.

Her beauties turned into angels with sensuous character and emotion. It’s especially manifested in the works of "Nostalgia" and "Pearl" (1997). 

Since 2003 the works of artist changed again – we can see mood of contemplation and self-absorption. Her character strives for far and more sublime world. We can be traced in the work "Paradise. Angel "(2003)," Conversation in the Vineyard "(2006) and others. In the works of Shakhnoz Abdullaeva we can see that repeated position gestures, shapes, plastic and regal amazing perfection dominate in female images. An imaginary world of the artist is a kind of utopian dreams and is a desirable way.

The work of the artist is a dream comes true for many talented young girls who are just embarking on uncharted path with many hopes and new discoveries.

International exhibitions:

1989 – exhibition in Sofia, Bulgaria.

1991 – exhibition in London, Great Britain.

1991 – exhibition in Bonn, Germany.

1993 – exhibition in St. Petersburg, Russia.

2004 – exhibition in Cairo, Egypt.

2004 – exhibition in Moscow, Russia.

2005 – exhibition in Beijing, China.

2008 – exhibition in Zurich, Switzerland.

2013 – exhibition in Doha, Qatar.

Original art by Shakhnoz can be viewed at the State Art Museum of Uzbekistan, Urgench National Art Gallery, Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations, Uzbek Senate, Art Gallery of the National Bank of Uzbekistan, World Bank in Washington, Gallery of "Zaman" in Great Britain, Embassy of Japan; and other collections in Morocco, Lebanon, Finland, Saudi Arabia, Russia, United Kingdom and India.

The painter, poet. People’s Artist of Uzbekistan. Born in Buzuluk (Russia). He has lived in Uzbekistan starting from 1948. In 1953, he finished the Benkov Republican Art School, then, in 1960 the Ostrovsky State Theatre and Art Institute in Tashkent. He is a member of the Artist’s Union of Uzbekistan, participant in art exhibitions and plein airs in the Republiс and abroad. He is the master of genre painting, the author of famous canvases «Ulak», «Horse Race at the Tashkent Hippodrome», «Lyricism» and others. He efficiently works in various genres – portrait, landscape, still life. A talented colorist who is really fond of nature of Uzbekistan, the artist prefers to paint from nature and in the open air (plein-air), though no less he succeeds in his own compositions such as «Corrida» and others. E. Melnikov’s brushwork is close to that of postimpressionists painters with whom he never stopped communicating through all his creative life addressing them his pictorial dedications: «The Self-Portrait in the Mirror», «Dedication to Modigliani», «Vineyards», «May in Su-Kok» and others.

International exhibitions:

1973 – exhibition in Moscow, USSR.

1975 – exhibition in Brussels, Belgium.

1978 – exhibition in Tokyo, Japan.

1978 – exhibition in Helsinki, Finland.

1990 – exhibition in Chicago, USA.

1996 – exhibition in Paris, France.

2000 – exhibition in Hannover, Germany.

The works of talented painter can be found in the Karakalpak State Art Museum named after I.V. Savitskiy, State Museum of Art of Uzbekistan and in private collections and galleries Russia, France, Germany, Holland, Sweden, Malaysia, Kazakhstan, USA, Great Britain, Belgium, Switzerland, Israel, Italy, Turkey, Greece, Japan, Lebanon.

Veronica is a South Korean artist based in Singapore. Currently she is working on 'From the Sea" series with oil pastel. All creatures in this series have various colors of the sea. Since she travels a lot to South-east Asian countries, she gets inpiration from the sea which changes colors depends on time, depth and weather.

Volha Bazyleva born in Belarus. From early childhood favorite pastime of Olga was drawing. When it came time to enter a university, the choice focused on the Institute of business in Minsk (Belarus). Then she moved to Germany and improve the German language. Two years later, he moved to Italy and was very impressed by its nature.

She got married and began teaching art in Italy. But the real passion for painting manifested itself. Olga shows already passed in South Tyrol (North Italy) and the German city of Regensbur (Regensburg). Experts say that for a young artist is characterized by genre diversity. It is safe to work in different techniques. For example: landscapes, still lifes, animalistic work samples in abstract art, works of different techniques (oil, acrylic, straws, pastel, graphics). Very interesting are the portraits of famous personalities. The brightest of them a portrait of the artist herself said Pope Benedict. She managed to get an audience with the Pope's brother - Georg Ratzinger. He really liked the picture. He even named the best picture of those who have the Pope.

In July 2011, Olga gave the work the right hand of Benedict prelate Wachter. He promised that the film will definitely be on display at the Vatican. Another interesting event was the meeting with Princess Gloria von Thurn und Taxis in her castle St. Emmeram at Regensburg in Germany. Princess Gloria - a representative of the old German aristocratic family. And her castle - a real open-air museum. Olga also presented a titled lady portrait. The press in Italy and Germany have already appeared many articles on the works of Olga Byzylevoy, surprisingly, the authors noticed that the work can be read depth of the Belarusian soul. Currently the artist lives in Singapore and is trying to develop further in his artistic career Transfer portraits of famous personalities.

1.Portrait surrender Luis Durnwalder is a politician of Italy, former governor of the autonomous province of South Tyrol from 1989 until 2014, and vice-president of Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, in Northern Italy.

2. Portrait surrender Gloria, Princess of Thurn and Taxis is a German businesswoman, manager, artist and member, by marriage, of the German princely House of Thurn and Taxis.

3. Portrait surrender Pope Benedict XVI served as Pope of the Catholic Church from 2005 to 2013. He was elected pope on 19 April 2005, was inaugurated on 24 April 2005 and resigned from the office on 28 February 2013.

 

Khurshid Ziyakhanov was born in 1958 in Tashkent. In 1987 he finished the Theatrical Institute, where he followed classes at the graphic department. Since then he worked as graphic designer for publishing houses. He also takes part in various exhibitions in his home country as well as abroad.

The originality of the talent of Khurshid Ziyakhanov appeared in the beginning of the nineties, when the artist fully dedicated himself to painting. He developed himself quickly, finding his own individual style in the spectrum of modem painting of Uzbekistan. The paintings of this period are displayed on the exhibition and reflect the formation of the style of the artist, which happenеd by working and creating with a free spirit.

This process find its origins in the avant-garde of the 20th century in combination with the rich tradition of folkloric art. Being attracted to different artistic ideas, Khurshid found a interesting interpretation of surrealism and cubism, for the expression of the East in historical and mythological settings.

His latest canvases are dedicated to musicians, folkloric shapes, warriors and holy men. They are painted with bright colors, harmony of forms and deformation of figures which revives the ancient tradition of the East, which talent develops this modern master.

International exhibitions:

1999 – exhibition in Duisburg, Germany.

1999 – exhibition in Dusseldorf, Germany.

2000 – exhibition in Hayblum, Holland.

2000 – exhibition in Venlo, Holland.

2001 – exhibition in Paris, France.

2001 – exhibition in Moscow, Russia.

2004 – exhibition in Moscow, Russia.

2005 – exhibition in Beijing, China.

2007 – exhibition in Alma-Ata, Kazakhstan.

2007 – exhibition in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.

2012 – exhibition in Beijing, China.

2016 – exhibition in Moscow, Russia.

The works of talented painter can be found in the State Museum of Art of Uzbekistan, and in private collections of France, Germany, USA, England, Russia, Turkey and Morocco.

Dilorom Mamedova was born in 1974 in Tashkent. In 1992 graduated from the Republican boarding school of fine and applied art, then in 1998 the Tashkent Theatre and Art Institute named after A.Ostrovski, the department of easel painting. Since 1998 is a member Creative Association of Artists of Uzbekistan.

International exhibitions:

2009 – exhibition in Beijing, China.

2010 – exhibition in Miami, USA.

2013 – exhibition in Guangzhou, China.

2014 – exhibition in Nanjing, China.

2014 – exhibition in Dubai, UAE.

2015 – exhibition in Dalian, China.

2016 – exhibition in Bangkok, Thailand.

The works of talented painter can be found in the State Museum of Art of Uzbekistan, Moscow museum “Nikor” and in private collections of Germany, USA, Switzerland, England, Japan, Russia, Turkey, India, Australia and Israel.

 

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