At Tolon Museum of Modern Art, we value openness, integrity, and freedom. We stand for being a place to share modern and contemporary art, providing the best place for artists and creators to speak loudly and show the masterpieces. We have started our journey from Kyrgyzstan and looking forward to outreach global audience. 

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Bazarbaev Jumabek Bazarbaevich. Was born on June 28,
1962 in Tokmak, KR. 1982 graduated from KSAC n.a Chyikov.
In 1983 – Issyk-Kul State University named Kasim Tynystanov
in Karakol (Przhevalsk), graphics department. From 1985 to
1993 years, a participant of art union «Etude» in the city of
Tokmak.
Workedasart director in the studio «Bilim». From
2001 to 2004 he studied calligraphy in South Korea. Member
of many national and international art exhibitions. His works
are in the KNMA *, in other museums and private collections.

Freelancepainter, lives and works in Bishkek. Member of an
artistic residences plenary painting project «ARTKANA» 2013-
14.

 

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Arykov Baidylda Mykynovich. Was born on 6th of january
1967 in Leninpol village, Talas oblast, Kyrgyz republic. In 1992
graduated from KSAC n. a Chyikov.
From 1992 to 1995 worked as a teacher in high school.*
UPKR member since 2009. Participant of many national and
international art exhibitions. Works of painter are in private
collections in many countries of the world.
Freelance painter, lives and works in Bishkek. Member of
an artistic residences plenary painting project «ARTKANA»
2013-14.
Solo exhibitions:
2010 – Personal exhibition, Exhibition Hall «Dubovii Park».*
2013 – «Jon ele» (just), Showroom «Dubovii Park».

 

 

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Beyshenbaev Erkin Askarovich. Was born August 11, 1958
in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic. In 1983 he graduated from KSAU
name Chuikov. UPKR member since 2001. He worked as art
director in a movie. Member of many national and international
art exhibitions. His works are in private collections in many
countries of the world.Freelance
painter, lives and works in
Bishkek. Member
ofan artistic residences plenary painting
project «ARTKANA» 2013-14.

 

 

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Kotlyarevskiy Nikolai Andreyevich. Was born on January
24, 1949 in Lviv, Ukraine. In 1971 he graduated from the Frunze
Polytechnic Institute (now KSTU named Ishaq Razzakov*) in
the specialty construction and road machines. UPKR member
since 2000. Member of many national and international art
exhibitions. His works are in the KNMA, in other museums
and private collections. Freelance
painter, lives and works in
Bishkek. Member of
an artistic residences plenary painting
project «ARTKANA» 2013-14.
Solo exhibitions:
1999 – Personal exhibition, KNMA.
2000 – «Plus two years», Showroom «Dubovii Park».
2009 – «Flower Association», KNMA.
2011 – «Enigma», KNMA.
2012 – «Pikasiliya», KNMA.
2013 – «Autumn Motives», Showroom «Dubovii Park»

 

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Zhunushev Zhakshybek Dairbekovich. Was born October
12, 1978 in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic. In 1999 he graduated
from KSAU name Chuikov. UPKR member since 2007. Member
of many national and international art exhibitions. His works are in the KNMA, in other museums and private collections.
Freelance painter lives and works in Bishkek. Member of an
artistic residences plenary painting project «ARTKANA» 2013-
14.
Solo exhibitions:
2009 – «La Boheme Dzerzhinka», gallery «Koldo».
2010 – «Join Reality», gallery «Koldo».
2012 – «My studies», Showroom «Dubovii Park» UPKR.
2012 – «My opinion», gallery «Nur», Almaty (Kazakhstan).

 

 

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Mamai Nastar. Was born November 30, 1962 in the village Minkush, Jumgal district of Naryn region of Kyrgyzstan. graduated from KSAC in 1988. From 1991 to 1993 he studied at VSIC. In 2004 he graduated
from the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts. Since 2007, pursuing doctoral
studies at the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts.
Member of many national and international art exhibitions. His works
are in the KNMA, in other museums and private collections. Freelance

painter, lives and works in Bishkek.

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Tolonov Yrysbay.In 1978 he graduated from KSAC name Chuikov. Member of the Union of Artists since 1991 and UPKR since 1994.
Over the years, he taught at Teachers College Osh, the Osh
State University. In 2004, awarded Gapar Aitiev. In 2006 he
was awarded the Medal of Excellence in Culture of Kyrgyzstan.
Member of many national and international art exhibitions.

Major exhibitions:
1987 – «Artists of the city of Osh», Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam).
2001 – Exhibition of works by Kyrgyz artists (France).
2004 – IV International Biennial of Contemporary Art
«Dialogues», St. Petersburg.
2005-2006 – «Palette of South: Kyrgyzstan», Moscow, St.
Petersburg.
2012 – Personal exhibition in the Central House of Artists,
Moscow. 

 

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Shkurpela Konstantin.graduated from art-
graphic faculty of Moscow State Pedagogical Institute named after Lenin in 1974. Member of the Union of Artists USSR and UPKR since 1988. One of the first private collectors of art works in Kyrgyzstan. Since 2013, the deputy chairman of UPKR. Member
of many national and international art exhibitions. Held more than 15 solo exhibitions. His works are in the KNMA, in other museums and private collections. Freelance painter lives and
works in Bishkek.
 

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Moldakhmatov Zhyldyzbek Asanbekovich. Born August 1,
1948 in Frunze. Graduate of the Moscow Art School, Surikov Institute. Graduate of Moscow Institute of Arts and Crafts(formerly Stroganov Institute), 1972. Member of the Union of Artists from 1976. Painter (created both easel and monumental
paintings). Chairman of the Board of the Union of Artists from 1996 to 1998. Honored Worker of Culture of the Kyrgyz Republic. Participant in many national and international art exhibitions.
The artist’s works are in the State Tretyakov Gallery, KNMFA,other museums and private collections in many countries.

 

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Ruppel Valery. Born October 1, 1948. Graduate of Ural
school of applied art in Nizhniy Tagil. Student of Central Learning Studio, Union of Artists, Moscow, 1971-1976. Winner of the exhibition-contest of Soros Fund – Kyrgyzstan, 1977.
Participant in many national and international art exhibitions and exhibitions of contemporary art. His works are in KNMFA, other museums and private collections in many countries.

 

 

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Mirziraimov Sansyzbek Ernazarovich. Born February 5,
1982 in the village Kosh-Debe, Jalalabad region of Aksy rayon.
In 2003 he graduated from the KGHU. S.A. Chuikov faculty of
easel painting. Member of the Academy since 2007.

 

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Beishenov Asanaly. Born April 24, 1941. Graduate of FHU,
1961. Graduate of Moscow State Art Institute, 1969. Member of
the Union of Artists from 1976. Representative of the southern
school of painting in Kyrgyzstan. People’s Artist of the Kyrgyz
Republic. Participant in many national and international art
exhibitions. His works are in KNMFA, other museums and
private collections in many countries.

 

 

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Soorombaev Sarkyn Abylgazievich. Born on May 22,
1961 in the village of Orto-үrүktү, Issyk-Kul District. In
1991 he graduated from Tashkent Art Institute. Ostrovsky.
Member of the Union of Artists of the Kyrgyz Republic since
1993. A participant in more than 50 republican, all-Union and
international exhibitions.
The main exhibitions:
Personal exhibition «Signs of Our Time» «Gallery M», 2009
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Davletov Adilet Kanybekovich. Born 1982 in Moscow. In
2003 he graduated with honors from the Kyrgyz State Art
School named after. S.A. Chuikov. In 2009 - the Moscow
State Academic Art Institute. IN AND. Surikov, Faculty of
«Stankovoy-painting». Member of the Union of Artists of the
Kyrgyz Republic.

 

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