Artist Yerlan Nazarkulov painted the historical sites of Cyprus for the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts during quarantine days.
According to the information given by the Press and Public Relations Directorate of Near East University, the artist Yerlan Nazarkulov continued his art during the quarantine days in our country, as well as painting the St.Barnabas Church, Hala Sultan Mosque and Kyrenia Gate, which are among the historical places of Cyprus.
Who is the Yerlan Nazarkulov?
He was born in 1969 in Kazakhstan. He graduated from Almaty Oral Tansykbaev Decorative and Applied Arts College in 1991. He graduated from T. Zhurgenov Art Academy in Almaty in 1997. He is a member of the International Eurasian Designers Association. In 1993 and 1994, he participated in national art exhibitions in the city of Almaty. He held his solo art exhibitions at the Ular Gallery in 1996 and 1997. In 1999, he was awarded the State and Presidential Awards. In 2008, he participated in the national art exhibition “Nevruz” in Astana. He won the Presidential Award in 2010-2011. In 2012, he took part in the group art exhibition “Art Nazarkul”. In 2013, he participated in the international group art exhibition held at the «Astana Artline» gallery. In 2014, he participated in the international art exhibition titled “Astana Art Fest”. In 2016, he held his solo art exhibition at the Almaty State Central Museum. In 2017, he held a solo art exhibition at the Astana National Museum. Between 2016-2018, he participated in the international art exhibition “From Lisbon to Vladivostok” with the support of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and UNESCO. In 2018, he participated in the international art exhibition “Silk Road” held in Astana. His works are in private collections in countries such as the USA, Canada, France, Germany, Denmark, the Netherlands and Great Britain.