Shavkat MUZAFFAR ( Shavkat M.Turapov) is modern Uzbek artist and architect. He is member of the Artistic Union under the Academy of Arts of Uzbekistan and Chairman of Graphic Section of Artists Union of Uzbekistan.
He was born in 18.09.1968 in Tashkent – Uzbekistan. In school-days he engages at fine art studio. After finishing school he studied at Tashkent Architecture Institute 1985-1993. In 1987-1989 he served in the army. Shavkat worked as architect by historical Islamic memorials of Uzbekistan at project institute.
With his works he started appearing in press since 1978 and books graphics since 1992. He designs many books of modern Uzbek poets and writers just as Aman MUHTAR, Utkir HASHMOV, Ahmadjon MELIBAYEV, Babur BOBOMURAD, Said ANVAR, Saodat , American writer Paul Benjamin, Roman poet Taner Murat and others.
Since 1998 Shavkat started to participate in art exhibitions held in the Academy of Art of UzbekistanIn 2003, 2004 and 2008 hold personal exhibition his works in Tashkent. In 2008 he award diploma Academy of Art of Uzbekistan.
In 2012 hold personal exhibition his works in USA (Washington, Ohio) and in 2016 hold personal exhibition his works in Czech Republic (Prague)
I n his paintings organically combines national and international values. Such traditional topics like Faith, Hope, Beauty, Love is highlighted in a new symbolic interpretation, calling people to good, tolerance, appreciate and cherish life.
Married, with two children.