The Contemporary Art Encyclopedia is pleased to introduce you to Magomed Khabichev – a sculptor, graphic artist, and painter. A member of the Union of Artists of Russia since 1990. A holder of the honorary title of the People's Artist of the Karachay-Cherkess Republic since 2003. A winner of the national prize named after P.A. Stolypin "Agrarian Elite of Russia-2003" and of the international Turan award.
Magomed Khabichev was born in 1953 in Kazakhstan. Since 1957, he's been living in the Karachay-Cherkess Republic. In 1976, he graduated from the Faculty of Art and Graphics at the Karachay-Cherkess State University.
Magomed has participated in numerous regional, national, and international exhibitions.
Besides, he held solo exhibitions in the cities of Kislovodsk, Cherkessk, Karachayevsk, Nalchik, Elista, and Pyatigorsk.
Magomed Khabichev is a multiple prize winner of various contests in different categories. He was awarded a diploma in the Turkic World international art fair held in Kazan, and participated in the Silk Road international art biennale in Elista.
A number of Magomed's artworks are kept in museums and private collections in Russia and other countries.
The work of the sculptor Magomed Khabichev represents a new stage in the evolution of the art of the Karachay-Cherkessia. His sculptures attest to high professionalism and the ability to create memorable images reflecting a rich inner world and the energy of thought of the artist-philosopher. The organic connection to modernity, folk traditions and tales, the true-life content of the artworks, the diversity of themes and variety of techniques that characterize the original artworks of the master attract the interest from many famous sculptors and art critics in Russia and other countries.