Biography - Shevket Keshfidinov

SHEVKET KESHFIDINOV

Biography

  1. Early years, education
  2. Exhibition activities
  3. Fiction
  4. Books

Early years, education

Artist, designer, prose writer. Editor-in-chief of the online publication "Cultural Chronicle" (2014). Member of the Union of Writers of Crimea (2018).

Shevket Keshfidinov was born in 1991 in Chirchik (Uzbekistan). In 1999 he returned to Crimea, where he graduated with honors from Simferopol branch of Kyiv National University of Culture and Arts in 2012.

He began exhibiting his works in 2010. He is the author of 5 personal exhibitions (an exhibition of photographs, 2 exhibitions of watercolors, 2 exhibitions of ink works). He is a participant of 26 group exhibitions in Crimea, Moscow, Bratislava. The artist also participated in the international exhibition "World Art - 2015" [The Gallery of Slovak Radio and Television, Bratislava, Slovakia], where he received the award "Best graphics, colorful idea in black and white - 2015". He is a curator of art projects.

Exhibition activities

2019
- Exhibition "Crimean Tatar Line: Through the Past to the Future", Simferopol, Crimea.
- presentation of the novel “Love. Hatred. Money ", the collection "Very Selected Works "and a series of watercolors within the library forum "Crimean Tatar Book" - personal exhibition of watercolors "Songs of Crimea", Simferopol, Crimea.

2018
- Laureate of the International Festival "Bosporan Agones", literary competition "On the Wings of a Griffin", Kerch, Crimea.
- presentation of the collection "Very Selected Works" and a series of graphic illustrations within the festival "Book Alley", Yalta, Crimea.
- presentation of graphic illustrations for the stories by Maxim Gorky within the project "Crimean sketches of Maxim Gorky", Simferopol, Crimea.
- presentation of the collection "Very Selected Works" in the Republican Crimean Tatar Library named after I. Gasprinsky, Simferopol, Crimea.

2016
- "Exhibition of graphic and watercolor works by Sh. Keshfidinov in Kapsikhor", Morskoe, Crimea.

2015
- presentation of the book "Love. Hatred. Money" and a series of author's illustrations in Republican Crimean Tatar Library named after I. Gasprinsky, Simferopol, Crimea.
- presentation of the novel "Love. Hatred. Money" and a series of illustrations, Simferopol, Crimea.
- personal exhibition of watercolors "Blessed Land", Crimean Republican Universal Scientific Library, Simferopol, Crimea.
- exhibition in the gallery of the Union of Slovak Artists under the auspices of the project "New Generation Art", Bratislava, Slovakia.
- exhibition of young Crimean artists #art_One, Simferopol, Crimea.
- International exhibition "World Art - 2015". The Gallery of Slovak Radio and Television (Bratislava, Slovakia). Award "Best graphics, colorful idea in black and white -2015"

2014
- illustrations for the collection of stories "Lady's slipper" by Thomas Goldwick, Samara, Russia.
- personal exhibition of graphic works "Black and White". Petrovsky House of Culture, Krasogvardeyskoye, Crimea.
- personal exhibition of graphic works "Sleepless Lighthouse", Simferopol, Crimea.

2012
- personal exhibition of graphic works "Black and White", State budgetary cultural institution of the Crimean Republic, Simferopol, Crimea.

2011
- personal charity photo exhibition “Sincerely. Honestly. With hope”, Simferopol, Crimea.
Works can be found in the collection of the Crimean Republican Scientific Universal Library. named after I. Ya. Franko, in the fund of the Republican Crimean Tatar Library named after I. Gasprinsky, in the fund of the Crimean Tatar Museum of Cultural and Historical Heritage, in private collections in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus.

Fiction

2013 - the novel “Love. Hatred. Money” (publishing house “Arial”).

2017, November - collection of prose "Very Selected Works" (publishing house "Kurs", Moscow).

Books

2017 - Executive editor of the bio-bibliographic collection "Crimean Tatar Artists, Masters of Decorative and Applied Arts and Architects" (Simferopol).

2020 - "Crimean Tatar Artists" by I. Zaatov, E. Izetov.

2020 - Keshfidinov Sh. R. Interview: art, creativity, destiny. - Simferopol, 2020.

Painting