1963 - Born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.


1978-1982 - Republican College of Art, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

1982-1991 - State Cinematographic Institute 1999 – Member of the Artist’s Union of the Academy of Arts of Uzbekistan.


1994 – “Tortoise and the violin '' Solo Exhibition, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

1995 – Solo show in the House of Cinema, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

2001 - Silk Road Gallery, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

2001 - Green tea, Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia 2001- Exhibition at the Embassy of Uzbekistan, London, England

2001- International Biennial of Contemporary art Tashkent, Uzbekistan

2001- Solo exhibition, Master Gallery, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

2006 - Together Theatre of Ilkhom, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

2007 - Renaissance Gallery, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

2012 - Solo Exhibition, Qualandar Mirror of Soul, The State Museum of Oriental Art, Moscow, Russia

2012 - Solo Exhibition Qualandar Mirror of Soul, Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia

2013 - At the Crossroad, Contemporary Art from Caucasus and Central Asia Sotheby's, London

2013 – VII International Biennial of Contemporary art, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

2014 – Solo exhibition, “Caravan” Ilkhom Art –Gallery.

2014 – Art from Central Asia and Caucasus, Marker, Art Dubai, UAE

2014 – Solo exhibition “Euphoria” The Gallery of Fine Arts of Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

2015 – Art Hub residency, Central Asia month, Abu Dhabi, UAE

2016 - Andakulova Gallery, World Art Dubai Art Fair, Dubai, UAE

Murad Karabaev was born in 1963 in Tashkent. In 1991 he graduated from Institute of Cinematography in Moscow. In 2012 the artist has held a solo show at State Museum of Oriental Art in Moscow. His international breakthrough came at Art Dubai 2014 in Marker’s curated exhibition. A year earlier in 2013 he exhibited at Sotheby’s selling exhibition At The Crossroads in London. The artist came to UAE for one-month residency at ArtHub-Abudhabi in 2015. Art works created during the residency were part of ArtHub display at Abudhabi art fair in 2015. He was involved in with Tashkent Biennale in 2013 and contributed to the Central Asian Pavilion at the 51 Venice Biennale.

Murad Karabaev's works painterly are very strong and illuminated with the profound combination of sympathy and acute observation. The artist highlights the resilience of the individual character which comes from deep emotional intensity that turns an ordinary situation into a symbol. His canvases are held in the collections of The State Museum of Oriental Art in Moscow, Mardjani Foundation, Moscow,National Gallery of Uzbekistan in Tashkent and in many private collections.