Leyla Mahat

artist, curator, gallery director.

Associate professor of the faculty of painting and sculpture of Kazakh National University of Arts. Doctor of Philosophy of fine arts.

The Chairman of Curatorial board of Contemporary Art Center «Kulanshi».


State Award “20 years of Independence” for contribution to the art, Astana, Kazakhstan

 Medal of contribution to the art named after Franz Kafka, Prague, Czech Republic.

Diploma of Asia-Pacific Association of Artists, Tokyo, Japan

Award “For contribution to the art” International Parliamentary Assembly, Moscow, Russia

Honored Member of the Academy of Art, Prague, Czech Republic

Laureate of the European Art Union

Achievement Award «Golden Europea» and «European platter», Prague, Czech Republic

Leyla Mahat is an author and curator of Kazakh and international projects. Exhibitions of paintings artist were held at the museums and galleries of Kazakhstan, Russia, United States of America, Italy, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Japan, China, Bangladesh, India, Netherlands, Austria, Germany, Moldova, Turkey and Slovenia.

Paintings in public collections of:

State Museum of Arts n.a A.Kasteyev, Almaty, Kazakhstan

National museum of Republic of Kazakhstan, Astana

Museum of the First President of Republic of Kazakhstan, Astana, Kazakhstan

Museum of Fine Arts of the Ministry of Culture, Ankara, Tyrkey

Historical Municipal Museum Uldingen, Germany

State Museum of Fine Arts, Chisinau, Moldova

“Art 21” Gallery, Munich, Germany

“Saray” Gallery, Berlin, Germany

 “Five+Art” Gallery, Vienna, Austria

Foundation’s collection of Kisho Kurokawa, Tokyo, Japan

Gallery of Tokyo University of Arts

Contemporary Center Guangzhou, PRC,

and in Private Collections in: Kazakhstan, USA, Turkey, Germany, Russia, Great Britain, Belgium, India, Austria, Japan, Czech Republic and other countries.