Muhadin Kishev was born in the Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria, in the Caucasus, to the South of the Russian Federation, a land which is home to many talented minds, musicians and artists, where he is recognised as the leading artist of the pre-Glasnost generation.
He has numerous publications and catalogues in different languages, and over the more than fifty years he has spent dedicated to art, taking part in dozens of solo and group exhibitions in Russia and in many other countries, achieving international recognition.
His works are to be found in museums in the Russian Federation and in private collections all over the world.
Member of the Union of Artists, honoured artist of Kabardino-Balkaria and member of the prestigious Russian Academy of Arts (RAA), his outstanding artistic gifts have always allowed him to travel, and after the break up of the USSR, Muhadin was given the opportunity to paint in London as guest artist at the Chisenhale Studios.
He now he lives and works in Spain, in his studio in Caños de Meca.