Gafur Mendagaliev, St. Petersburg, oil on canvas, 60 x 70cm, 1991
1954 Born in Kamyzjak, Astrakhan region.
1983 Graduated from the Art School of Astrakhan (Russia), painting department
Since 1985 Lives in St.-Petersburg
1985-1987 Studies at craftsmen studios of A.V. Kondratjev and A.P. Zaitsev
Since 1987 Takes part in all biggest season exhibitions of St.-Petersburg
1993 Individual exhibition at “OPERA” gallery, Paris
1994 Individual exhibition “Petersburg. Paris. Istanbul” at 10 Pushkinskaya str., St.-Petersburg
1995 Individual exhibition at “Principle” gallery, Washington, USA.
1996 Exhibition in Munich.
1998 Group exhibition in Rochester City, NY.
1999 Group exhibition in Santa Barbara, CA.
2000 Artexpo San Francisco, CA.
2001 Artexpo New York, NY.
2003 Group exhibition at Mr. and Mrs. Tovbin home. San Francisco, CA.
2003 Group exhibition at Mr. and Mrs. Portnoy. Hillsborough, CA
2004 Group exhibition at Artodox Publishing place. San Francisco, CA.
2007 The Mix: Russian Modern Art. Group exhibition at Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA.
Paintings of Gofur Mendagaliev are kept in private collections in France, Germany, USA and Great Britain.