He was born on April 6, 1949, in Ornek Village, Alekseyev District, Akmola Province. He graduated from the Painting Department of the Leningrad Painting, Sculpture and Architecture Institute. He completed his doctorate in history. He is currently working for the Ethnology Department of the State Central Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan. He is a member of the Union of Painters of Kazakhstan. He obtained the Kazakhstan Academy of Arts diploma and gold medal, as well as the Special Prize of the Ministry of Culture and Information of the Republic of Kazakhstan. He participated in international group exhibitions of Kazakh artists held in Czechoslovakia, Ethiopia, South Korea and Germany. He held solo exhibitions at the State Central Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the First President Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan.