Soviet Bashkir artist Akhmad Lutfullin
Soviet Bashkir artist Akhmad Lutfullin born in the village Askarovo, Bashkir Autonomous Soviet Republic, February 4, 1928. As a boy he went on foot to Magnitogorsk, and began to study at a vocational school to become the turner. However, after the war, in 1945 he entered the Leningrad Architecture and Art School. After graduation from the institute, he continued his artistic skills at the Ufa theater and art school. In addition, he studied at Vilnius State Art Institute of the Lithuanian SSR (1951-54).
Akhmat Lutfullin – Member of the USSR Union of Artists (1960), Honored Artist of BASSR (1966), Honored Artist of the RSFSR (1978) and Member of the Russian Academy of Arts (1997). He was an elected member of the board of the Union of Bashkir artists. Besides, he was a chairman and member of the Art Council of the Bashkir workshops of RSFSR Art Fund, and a board member of Artists Union. Also, Lutfullin was a member of the Audit Commission of the Union of Artists.
Akhmad Lutfullin was a permanent participant of the All-Union, All-Russian, republican (since 1957), and international exhibitions (since 1975). Solo exhibitions of his works took place in Moscow (1963, 1976), and Ufa (1978, 1994). His main works include “Portrait of Mother” (1956), “Self Portrait” (1957), “Baba” (1959), “Portrait of a conductor G.Mutalova” (1959), “Mother-Heroine Ishmurzina” (1959), “Mustafa- Agay “(1960),” The mother of the deceased hero “(1960),” The Girl in black “(1961),” Farewell to the Fatherland. Salavat “(1990), and many others.
He received an award of the RSFSR Council of Ministers Award for creative successes (1967, 1977), Diploma of the RSFSR Council of Ministers for the creative achievements (1970), Honorary Diploma of the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR Council of Ministers (1970, 1977), honorary diploma of the USSR Academy of Arts (1971) and the Republican Prize (1982).
Bashkir artist Akhmad Lutfullin died July 10, 2007. His paintings are in the State Russian Museum, the Art Museum of Mikhail Nesterov in Ufa, and in private collections.