In 1985 he graduated from the Fine Arts Faculty of National Film Institute (ВГИК) in Moscow and in 2004 received his master’s degree in philosophy and political science at the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University. Works in the media of painting, video and installations. He is the participant of more than a hundred exhibitions, among which are ten solo exhibitions (1992-2008) organized in Kazakhstan, France, Liechtenstein, Israel, and Great Britain. Often works together in an artistic team with Zauresh Terekbay. Lives and works in Almaty, Kazakhstan.