Three Solo Exhibitions consisting a total of 86 Artworks exclusively made for Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts by Three Kazakh Artists to be opened Ünal Üstel, Minister of Tourism and Environment
Date Added: 29 December 2019, 15:25
Last Updated Date:30 December 2019, 16:41

Three solo exhibitions consisting of 36 artworks of Kazakh artist Umirbek Tleuliyev, 18 artworks of Pyotr Kishkis, and 32 works of Guldana Zhurkabayeva, a total of 86 artworks will be opened by the Minister of Tourism and Environment Dt. Ünal Üstel on 30 December, Monday.

According to the press information provided by the Directorate of Press and Public Relations of the Near East University, three solo exhibitions consisting of 86 artworks of Kazakh artists Umirbek Tleuliyev, Pyotr Kishkis, and Guldana Zhurkabayeva will be opened on Monday, 30 December 2019, at 08.30, at the exhibition hall of İrfan Günsel Congress Center of Near East University.

Who is Umirbek Tleuliyev?
He was born on 10 October 1956 in Kazakhstan. He graduated from Almaty State Institute of Performing Arts. Umirbek Tleuliyev is a member of the Union of Artists of the Republic of Russia. Since 1987, he has been a member of the Union of Designers of the Republic of Kazakhstan and of the Union of Artists of the Republic of Kazakhstan since 1998. In 1988, he was awarded the first prize of the All-Union Book Contest held in the Russian capital Moscow. He was awarded the best ranking in the international poster competition. In 2001, he participated in the international exhibition of the folklore festival in France. In 1998, he participated in an art exhibition in London, England. He participated in 16 national and 12 regional exhibitions.

Who is Pyotr Kishkis?
He was born on 2 November 1953 in Russia. In 1972, he graduated from Lviv College of Art. Between 1972-1974, he completed his military service in the USSR Armed Forces. In 1978, he entered the Alexander von Stieglitz Academy of Applied Arts in St. Petersburg. He is a member of the Union of Artists of the USSR and the Union of Artists of Kazakhstan. He has participated in many regional and international exhibitions. In addition to 10 solo exhibitions he so far has held, his artworks take place in many private collections in the USA, France, Denmark, Italy, Israel, Ukraine, Lithuania, Russia and Kazakhstan.

Who is Guldana Zhurkabayeva?
She is a member of Eurasia Designers Association and Young Artists Association. She is also a member of the international organization «Expo & Women». She held her first solo exhibition "2008 The Joy of Creativity" in 2008 and her second solo exhibition “Steppe Melody" was held in 2009 at the regional art gallery. In 2011, she participated in the international creative festival “Inspiration". She also opened her solo exhibition "The Road to Eternity" at the National Academic Library of the Republic of Kazakhstan. In 2013, she participated in the children's art festival ”Wind". In 2016, she participated in the 4th international painting competition dedicated to the 71st anniversary of the victory of the Great Patriotic War and the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl accident. In 2017, she was awarded the medal of the Eurasian Designers Association for her creative achievements in the art of design. In 2017, she held her solo exhibition titled "The Road to Myself" at the Museum of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan and also participated in the International Art Exhibition "Stars shine only to dreamers". In 2018, she participated in the "Art of heart" charity exhibition to support children suffering from cancer. In the same year, she was the organizer and participant of ART-EVENT “Open Road” International Project. Recently, she participated in the exhibition "Dialogue with the World" in Astana art gallery.