Aman Baga (1945 – )


Aman Baga was born in 1945 in the village of Kone-Urgench, Turkmenistan. He, as Russians say, is a child of Great War (Second World War, which took place from 1941-1945). Aman lost his parents and he was brought up in boarding school.

He showed his talents since he was young. In 1958 he won at the “All Soviet young artists competition. As an award he went to Moscow to study in central Art school, which belongs to the main art University named by Surikov. He was one of the best pupils, so after his graduation he attended the University. In 1969 he got a diploma and his first main art work was graphics series about the of Turkmenian village people.

Lately all his paintings were bought by the Ministry of Culture of Russian federation. Twice awarded the diploma of the Academy of Arts of the USSR in 1972 and 1976 for a series of works “Turkmen novel” and “In the vastness of Turkmenistan.”

Aman Baga participated in many international and all -Russia exhibitions. His paintings are in the Museum of Oriental arts in Moscow, National museum of Turkmenia, Museum of Modern Arts in New York, in private collections of England, America, Italy, Japan and Germany.

Aman Baga has got two awards of Academy of Fine Art of Russia. He is member of Moscow art Union since 1974.

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