Khashim Kurban

The Uyghur and Kazakh artist Khashim Kurban (Ashim Kurbanov) was born in 1961 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. In 1961 he moved to Almaty, Kazakhstan to live and create here.

1976 – graduated from the Almaty Art College named after N.V.Gogol.

1981 – graduated from the Tashkent Theater and Art Institute named after A.N. Ostrovsky, Faculty of monumental painting.

1981-1984 worked at the Almaty Art College named after N.V. Gogol teaching special disciplines.

Currently works at the Symbat Academy of Design and Technology as a lecturer in the Design and Scenography Department.

1984-1987 worked at the Almaty Theater and Art Institute named after T.K. Zhurgenov teaching at the Department of Painting and Monumental Decorative Painting.

since 1982 participated in numerous Republican, Soviet Union and international exhibitions.

since 1998 – a member of the Union of Artists of Kazakhstan.

2005 – laureate of the “Ilham” award Club of Uyghur Patrons.

2008 – awarded the honorary title “Honored Arts Worker of the Republic of Kazakhstan”.

2010 – hit the Kazakhstan Book of Records 2008-2009 KINES as the author who made more than 1000 pumpkin artworks in 25 years of creative activity.

2013 – laureate of the III degree in the nomination of “Illustrations” in the Open Central Asia Book Forum literary competition, Festival of Literature, London, UK.

2015 – his artwork “The Silk Road Constellation” took 2nd place in the national exhibition dedicated to the 55th anniversary of the Kazakh Khanate, Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Lives and works in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Solo and group exhibitions:

2018

“Folket Fran Centralasien” personal exhibition, Stockholm, Sweden.

Group exhibition of the Duniya-Art project. “Painted Pumpkins”, Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Participation in the conference “Painting pumpkins. The main development trends in the system of decorative and applied art of the Uyghurs of Kazakhstan” under the program “The course for the future: Spiritual revival”. “Processing and painting on a decorative pumpkin” report, Almaty, Kazakhstan.

2017

Republican exhibition “In the stream of time.” Awarded the gold A.Kasteyev medal “For The Best Creativity”. Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Participation in the International Scientific-Practical conference on the topic “Actual scientific research in the modern world” with the report “Innovative technologies and methods in painting and decorative and applied art”

2015

Abu Dhabi, participation in the Sheikh Zayed Bek Sultan Al Nahyan International Festival. On the 20th anniversary of the Assembly of the Peoples of Kazakhstan, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

6th Republican exhibition dedicated to the 55th anniversary of the Kazakh Khanate. “Independence Day”. 2nd place in the category of Arts and Crafts, Almaty, Kazakhstan.

2011

Member of the Republican Scientific Forum dedicated to the 20th anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Almaty, Kazakhstan.

“Kaleidoscope of Reasons” exhibitions. OYU Gallery. Almaty, Kazakhstan.

“Tet-a-Tet” exhibition, Art-Almaty Gallery, Almaty, Kazakhstan.

2010

Republican exhibition of artists of Kazakhstan. DHV. Almaty, Kazakhstan.

2009

Member of the international symposium of artists “Baldauren”, Schuchinsk, Kazakhstan.

Republican exhibition “Today, tomorrow …”. State Museum of Art named after A. Kasteyev. Almaty, Kazakhstan.

“Autumn motives”, Dunia Art Gallery. Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Nauruz. Dunia Art Gallery. Almaty, Kazakhstan.

“Parade of Galleries.” State Museum of Art named after A. Kasteyev. Almaty, Kazakhstan.

2008

The Art of Still Life. OYU Art Gallery, Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Republican auction of works of art. Almaty, Kazakhstan.

2006

Joint exhibition with the artist A. Isa. Sheger Gallery, Astana, Kazakhstan.

Palace of Peace and Concord. Exhibition dedicated to the XII Assembly of the Peoples of Kazakhstan. Astana, Kazakhstan.

2005

“Uyghurs” exhibition with a collection of A. Akimbek. Central State Museum. Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Exhibition of Kazakhstan artists (10 years to the Assembly of the Peoples of Kazakhstan), Taldykorgan, Kazakhstan.

Exhibition of Uyghur artists “10 years of the Assembly of the Peoples of Kazakhstan”, Zharkent, Kazakhstan.

2004

Exhibition dedicated to the 100th anniversary of A. Kasteyev. State Museum of Art named after A. Kasteyev. Almaty, Kazakhstan.

2003

Exhibition on 10 years of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan. State Museum of Art named after A. Kasteyev. Almaty, Kazakhstan.

2001

“The Sun” International Art Project. State Museum of Art named after A. Kasteyev. Almaty, Kazakhstan.

1999-2000

Participant of the VII – VIII international Art Festival “Master Class”. Saint-Petersburg, Russia.

Personal exhibition. Arc Gallery, Almaty, Kazakhstan.

1998

World Exhibition “EXPO – 98”, Lisbon, Portugal.

1997

Personal exhibition. Embassy of the Republic of Turkey. Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Personal exhibition. Central State Museum. Almaty, Kazakhstan.

1994-1999

The parade of galleries, Myn-Oy Gallery, Almaty, Kazakhstan.

1995

Personal exhibition. Uyghur Cultural Center. Zharkent, Kazakhstan.

1994

“My-Oy” Gallery. “Biennale of galleries.” Gold medal. Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

1993

Joint exhibition with the artist A. Isa. Gallery “Tengri-Umai”. Almaty, Kazakhstan.

1989

All-Soviet-Union Exhibition. Baku, Azerbaijan.

Publications :

2017

The album “Kazakh Art” from the collection of the Museum of Arts named after A.Kasteyev. Almaty, Kazakhstan.

The album “Art of the people of Kazakhstan”. V.Tikhonov. Almaty, Kazakhstan.

2016

The album “Painting of Kazakhstan”. V.Tikhonov, Almaty, Tau-Kaynar. Almaty, Kazakhstan.

2015

Public information and political magazine “Akhbarat” (News). Almaty, Kazakhstan.

2010

Kazakhstan Book of Records 2008-2009 KINES. Kazakhstan Information Encyclopedic Reference. Almaty, Kazakhstan.

The book “Rites, traditions of the Uyghurs”. Almaty, Kazakhstan.

2009

Catalog of the Republican exhibition “Today, tomorrow …”. Almaty, Kazakhstan.

2006

The album “Rites and Traditions of the Peoples of Kazakhstan”, II volume.

Illustrated magazine “NOMAD KAZAKHSTAN”, Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Republican popular science magazine “Gulstan.”

2005

Album. “Art of Kazakhstan” Commonwealth of names.

Album. Samsakov A. “Famous Uyghurs of the 20th Century.”

Monograph. Karimova R. U. “Traditional Uyghur art crafts.”

2004

Album. “Master Class”. St. Petersburg, Russia.

2002

Album. Decorative art of Kazakhstan. “XX century”.

2001

Catalog. “The Sun” International art project. Gallery of modern art “Myn-Oy.” Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Album. Fine art of Kazakhstan. “XX Century”

2000

Directory “Union of Artists of the Republic of Kazakhstan”. Almaty, Kazakhstan.

1999

“Master Class” Directory. St. Petersburg, Russia.

The magazine “Energy of Kazakhstan”. Almaty, Kazakhstan.

1998

Directory. Kazakh art. The Artists of 70s-90s.

Museum collections:

The works are stored in the State Museum of Art named after Kasteyev, Almaty, Kazakhstan.

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