• 15.06.2024

Department of “Fine Arts”

Educational programs

Teaching staff

History of the Department of Fine Arts

It was established in 1983 on the basis of the art faculty of the Almaty Theater and Art Institute as the department of “Monumental Painting and Monumental plastic”. People’s Artist of Kazakhstan, Professor H.E.Nauryzbayev was appointed head of the department.

In 1984, the department of “Monumental Painting” was founded. The head of the department was a member of the USSR Academy of Sciences, associate professor M.G. Zhakupaliev.

In 1991, the Department of “Academic Painting” was founded. Head of the department – Telzhanov K.T. (1927-2013), People’s Artist of the USSR, People’s Artist of Kazakhstan, corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Arts, laureate of the State Prize of the Republic of Kazakhstan, corresponding member. National Academy of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Honored Worker of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Honorary Academician of the International Higher Scientific School, Professor of the Higher Attestation Commission.

In September 2004, the departments of “Monumental Painting” and “Academic Painting” were merged and the Department of “Painting” was created.

In 2017, the departments of “Painting” and “Sculpture” were merged and the Department of “Painting, Sculpture” was created.

In 2019, the departments of “Painting, Sculpture”, “Graphics” were united and the Department of “Fine Arts” was created, the head of the department was a member of the Academy of Arts of the Republic of Kazakhstan, “Madeniyet salasyn uzdigi”, Honored Worker of Kazakhstan, Associate Professor B.S.Turgynbay.

The Department of Fine Arts trains specialists in the specialization “Easel painting”, “Monumental painting”, “Sculpture”, “Book graphics”.

Currently, the department systematically trains bachelors, undergraduates, doctoral students, and students receive high-quality education in state-standard equipped workshops and laboratories for stained glass and mosaic.

In 1-2 courses, students receive general education in the specialty, and in 3 – 4 courses, students study in personal creative workshops aimed at specialization.

Workshop managers:

Member of the Council of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Honored Worker of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Professor Zh.K.Kairambayev.

Member of the Council of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Honored Worker of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Professor of the Higher Attestation Commission E.A. Sergebaev.

Member of the Council of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan, winner of the Tarlan Award, Honored Worker of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Professor A.K.Bapanov.

Member of the Council of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan, “Madeniyet salasyn uzdigi”, Honored Worker of the Republic of Kazakhstan assoc. professor B.S.Turgynbay;

Member of the Council of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Honored Worker of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Professor B.N.Baidilda.

Member of the Council of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan, holder of the Order “Kurmet”, Professor M.S. Zhunisbayev.

Member of the Council of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan, KR madeniyet salasyn uzdigi, Professor K.T. Shukirbekov.

The teaching staff of the department are the organizers, participants and laureates of international and national professional competitions, exhibitions, projects and festivals. Also, teachers of the department enter the master’s and doctoral studies and become holders of the scientific degree of Master of Arts and PhD doctor.

Graduates of the department contribute to the education of future specialists in universities, to the development of the fine arts of our country and work in all corners of Kazakhstan.

Namely, graduates of the department took an active part in the design works of the Almaty metro, the central mosque of Almaty, the central mosque “Nur-Astana” in Astana, the mosque “Hazret-Sultan” and buildings of regional centers of the country, and are also known for their creative works, which are stored in the funds of both domestic and foreign art museums.

Founders of the department:

Telzhanov K.T.B. (1927-2013), People’s Artist of the USSR, People’s Artist of Kazakhstan, corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Arts, laureate of the State Prize of the Republic of Kazakhstan, corresponding member. National Academy of Sciences, Honored Worker of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Honorary Academician of the International Higher Scientific School, Professor of the Higher Attestation Commission.

K.M. Shayakhmetov – People’s Artist of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Professor (1928-1995)

M.G. Kalimov – Honored Worker of Kazakhstan, M.Otemisuly Prize laureate, Professor (1931-2002)

M.S. Kenbayev – People’s Artist of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Professor (1925-1993)

Omirbekov B.E. – Member of the Council of Artists of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Honored Worker of the Republic of Kazakhstan, member of the International Association of Art Historians, President of the International Museum Council at UNESCO in Kazakhstan, member of the National Commission for UNESCO, honorary member of the Ukrainian Union of Artists, President of the Association of Museums of Kazakhstan, Chairman of the Council of Artists of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Professor of the Higher Attestation Commission.

K.I. Kystaubaev – full member of Natural Sciences, member of the USSR Academy of Sciences, member of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Honored Worker of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Excellent Student of Higher Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Professor of the Higher Attestation Commission.

Duzelkhanov A.D. – member of the Council of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Honored Worker of the Republic of Kazakhstan, laureate of the State Prize of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Professor

of the Academy. K.B.Ospanov – member of the Council of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Excellent Student of Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan, medal “S.Altynsarin”, professor of the Academy.

Kairambayev Zh.K. – member of the Council of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Honored Worker of the Republic of Kazakhstan, awarded the medal “Eren enbegi ush” professor of the Academy.

Bapanov A.K. is a member of the Council of Artists of the Republic of Kazakhstan, a member of the International Association of Artists of UNESCO, awarded the medal “Eren enbegi Ushin”, winner of the “Tarlan” award, Honored Worker of Kazakhstan, Professor of the Academy.

Turgynbay B.S. – member of the Council of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan, “Madeniyet salasyn uzdigi”, assoc.Professor, Honored Worker of Kazakhstan.

The department teaches: 1 HAC professor, 2 associate professors, 6 professors of the Academy, 5 associate professors, 6 senior teachers, 6 teachers. Of these, 2 PhD doctors, 6 Honored Workers of Kazakhstan, 7 Masters of Arts.

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