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 © The Valentine Ryabov Gallery. Contemporary and modern art. Painting, sculpture, graphics, photo.

 Aidarov Iliyas 

Born in 1956 in Kazan.
Graduated from the Moscow Architectural Institute in 1980. Member of the Union of Artists of the USSR since 1985.


1985 – Member of the International Federation of Artists UNESCO.
2001 – Member of the Professional Union of Artists.
2004 - Member of the Union of Artists of Tatarstan.
2006 – Honored promoter of art of the Republic of Tatarstan.
2006 – Member of the Union of Artists of Russia.
2006 - Member of the Union of Artists of Moscow.
2007 - Cavalier of the order «Service to Art».
2007 - Corresponding member of the International Academy of Culture and Art.
2007 – Cavalier of the order of Honor “Al-Fahr” II degree.
2007  - Golden medal  “National Possession».

From 1974 until present time Aidarov took part in numerous special and group exhi¬bitions in many countries.


During the period of 1995-2005 - 5 personal albums with the works of Ilias Aidarov have been published
Has been working with The Valentine Ryabov Gallery since 1993.
His paintings were presented in the three volume album “150 art works of contemporary Russian artists”, published by The Valentine Ryabov Gallery in 2006, 2007, 2008.

Paintings are in collections of the following museums:
State Museum of Fine Arts of the Republic of Tatarstan.
National Museum of the Republic of Tatarstan.
Collection of the Presidential Palace of the Kazan Kremlin.
Collection of the National Culture Center “Kazan”.
Museum of Galiya Kaybitskaya – Kaybitsi.
Museum of Salikh Saydashev – Kazan..
Museum of Gabdulla Tukay – Uralsk.
Collection of the Kazan State Conservatory (N.G. Zhiganov Academy) and  in private collections in Russia, USA, Japan, England, Germany, France, Israel, Finland, Spain, Austria...

Paintings of  Iliyas Aidarov and his daughter Alice with views of Kazan were taken by cosmonauts of the international space station Yuri Malenchenko and Sergey Zaletin into space. The event was dedicated to the 1000 anniversary of Kazan.