MARAT BEKEYEV/ Bio


Works

 


Born in Aktubinsk, Kazakhstan, 1964.
Member of the Union of Artists of Kazakhstan since 1990.
Participates in exhibitions since 1982.
Since 1998 lives and works in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

 

Education



1990
graduated from the Belarussian State Theatre and Fine Arts Institute, Easel Painting Department

1983
graduated from the Aktubinsk Culture College, Arts and Design Department, Aktubinsk, Kazakhstan

 

Solo exhibitions



2007

“White Wind”. Tengri-Umai Gallery, Almaty, Kazakhstan


2005

“Fiber”. Astana Museum of Modern Art, Kazakhstan

FlamanArt Gallery, Eindhoven, Holland


2003

Eurasia Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

“Kanbak”, Tengri-Umai Gallery, Almaty, Kazakhstan


2001

From the “Play”, “Psychosis”, “Distemper” series. Tengri-Umai Gallery, Almaty, Kazakhstan

Ular Gallery, Almaty, Kazakhstan

Shezhere Gallery, Astana, Kazakhstan


2000

Ular Gallery, Almaty, Kazakhstan


1999

“Riders”, Ular Gallery, Almaty, Kazakhstan


1998

Ular Gallery, Almaty, Kazakhstan


1996

Aktubinsk Drama Theatre, Aktubinsk, Kazakhstan


1995

Russian Collection Gallery, Moscow, Russia


1994

Rukh Gallery, Almaty, Kazakhstan

Ular Gallery, Almaty, Kazakhstan


1992

Central Exhibition Hall, Aktubinsk, Kazakhstan

 

Group exhibitions



2005

“East – West. Graphic Print +”. Austrian-Central Asian Project for Intercultural Cooperation and Graphic Print Development, Tengri-Umai Gallery, Almaty, Kazakhstan


2004

“Almaty Art Descent – The Return Home”, Central Exhibition Hall, Aktubinsk, Kazakhstan

“East – West. Graphic Print +”. Austrian-Central Asian Project for Intercultural Cooperation and Graphic Print Development, Aitiev Kyrghyz National Museum of Fine Arts, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Exhibition of graphic prints, Amstetten Gallery, Amstetten, Austria

“Modern Art of Kazakhstan”, Intourist-Gallery Eurasia, London, UK; Eurasia Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

“Art of Kazakhstan”, Galerie du Moulin, Luxemburg

“Art of Kazakhstan”, Eurasia Gallery, Brussels, Belgium


2003

3rd Novosibirsk International Contemporary Easel Graphic Biennial, Novosibirsk State Gallery, Russia


2002

“Tengri-Umai” International Art Festival (Open City), Tengri-Umai NPF, Kasteyev State Museum of Arts, Almaty, Kazakhstan

“Beskunak – The Aktubinsk Wind”, joint project with Kuanysh Bazargaliyev and Adaptation rock band, Ular Gallery, Almaty, Kazakhstan

“Nomads’ World”, the President Culture Center, Astana, Kazakhstan

“Art of Nations”, Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia

“Almaty Artists”, Istanbul, Turkey

“Inkar Gallery Selected Works 2002”, Kasteyev State Museum of Arts, Almaty, Kazakhstan


2001

“Man and Tulip” Festival, Kasteyev State Museum of Arts, Almaty, Kazakhstan. 2nd prize

“Looking into the Future”, the President Culture Center, Astana, Kazakhstan

International exhibition, Vancouver, USA

“Modern Art of Almaty”, Manezh Exhibition Hall, Moscow, Russia

Exhibition dedicated to the tenth anniversary of Independence of Republic of Kazakhstan, Kasteyev State Museum of Arts, Almaty, Kazakhstan


2000

“Heaven”, Tengri-Umai Gallery, Almaty, Kazakhstan

“Master Class” International Art Festival, Tengri-Umai NPF, Central State Museum, Almaty, Kazakhstan

Exhibition dedicated to the fiftieth anniversary of the Union of Artists of Kazakhstan, Kasteyev State Museum of Arts, Almaty, Kazakhstan


1999

“Penetration” (joint project with Askar Esdaulet), Tengri-Umai Gallery, Almaty, Kazakhstan

“The Fifth Continent”, Ark Gallery, Almaty, Kazakhstan

“Modern Kazakh Art from Richard Spooner’s collection”, Kasteyev State Museum of Arts, Almaty, Kazakhstan

“Modern Kazakh Art from Richard Spooner’s Collection”, Astana Museum of Modern Art, Astana, Kazakhstan


1998

Joint exhibition with Kuanysh Bazargaliyev, Ular Gallery, Almaty, Kazakhstan

“Days of Kazakhstan Culture in Turkmenistan”, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

Exhibition dedicated to the 175th anniversary of  Kurmangazy, Ankara, Istanbul, Turkey


1996
Art Line Gallery, Kaliningrad, Russia


1995

Exhibition of Aktubinsk artists, Ular Gallery, Almaty, Kazakhstan

“Parade of Galleries”, Kasteyev State Museum of Arts, Almaty, Kazakhstan

A jubilee exhibition of Ular Gallery, Almaty, Kazakhstan


1990

Exhibition of Aktubinsk artists, Almaty, Kazakhstan

Central Asian festival of young artists “Zhiger 1990”, Almaty, Kazakhstan

“Our Contemporary”, Moscow, Russia


1989

“Artist and Ecology”, Minsk, Belorussia

“Gold of Belorussian Vanguard”, Minsk, Belorussia

“Young Belorussian Artists”, Berlin, Germany


1986

Republican exhibition dedicated to the fortieth anniversary of the Belarussian State Theatre and Fine Arts Institute, Minsk, Belorussia


1986-1989

“Youth of the Republic”, annual exhibitions, Minsk, Belorussia

 

Symposiums and workshops



2007

International graphics print symposium “Tanba”, Almaty, Kazakhstan. Co-curator of the project


2005
Graphic prints workshop, Austrian-Central Asian Project for Intercultural Cooperation and Graphic Print Development, Uralsk, Kazakhstan; Dushanbe, Tajikistan


2004
Austrian-Central Asian Summer Academy for Graphic Print, Wallsee, Austria


2002
5th International Creative Laboratory “TURKSOY”, Mesrin, Itchel province, Turkey


1991
Symposium of young artists in Tau Turgen, Kazakhstan


1989
International workshop of young artists, Senezh, Solnechnogorsk, Russia

 

Public collections



Kasteyev State Museum of Arts, Almaty, Kazakhstan

Astana Museum of Modern Art, Astana, Kazakhstan

Umay Museum named after Zhanatai Shardenov, Almaty, Kazakhstan

Ministry of Culture of Republic of Kazakhstan, Astana, Kazakhstan

Union of Artists of Belorussia, Minsk, Belorussia

Union of Artists of Russia, Moscow, Russia