Artur Baboev


Art photographer and animal photographer, who glorifies the beauty and grace of prideful horses, true craftsman with 15 years of experience. Participant of Russian and international exhibitions, member of the Russian Union of Art Photographers, winner of Russian and international photo contests, author of a book published in three languages.

Artur Baboev was born in 1985 in Leningrad. He started his artistic journey in photography in 2007, when he began to capture the beauty of the nature of his ancestral lands - Karachay-Cherkessia, and alongside - its local horses, whose images became the central theme of his creative work.

Artur's skill and talent were soon noticed and recognized by the professional community – already in 2010, he became the winner of the national photo award "Best Photographer". Later his works were honoured with awards at such prestigious contests as IPA - International Photography Awards (USA), Prix de la Photographie (France), Deutscher Fotobuchpreis (Germany), International Equine Art Competition (USA), NDawards (France), National Geographic Awards (Russia), Moscow International Foto Awards (Russia) and many others.

Artur's works were exhibited at such venues as the National Museum of Art and Photography, Classic Photography Gallery, the Lumiere Brothers Gallery, Central House of Artists, the gallery on Tverskoy Boulevard in Moscow, Château de Maisons-Laffitte in Paris, as well as in New York, Verona, Vilnius, St. Petersburg, Yerevan, etc.

Artur Baboev's photographs were published in such popular glossy publications as "Horse Illustrated magazine" and "Art horse magazine" in the United States, "Equestrian Time magazine" in Italy, and also in Germany, China, France and other countries.

Artur Baboev is also the author of a photo book about Akhal-Teke horses "Golden horse. The legendary Akhal-teke", published in 2014 in the United States by Abrams Books and subsequently republished in national languages in Germany (“Goldene Pferde”, by Cosmos) and China ("BLOOD-SWEATING HORSE ON THE SILK ROAD. THE LEGENDARY AKHAL-TEKE"). At the moment, an extended republication of the book in Russian language is in the making.


"People of Consensus". The National Museum of Art and Photography. Moscow. 2023
"All for the horse." Gallery of Classical Photography. Moscow. 2023
«Akhal-Teke, le cheval d’Or». France, Maison Laffitte Palace. 2014
International photography awards (IPA) Best of Show Exhibition. New York. 2015
Exhibition at the Fierra Covalli Equestrian Festival. Italy, 2017
Best Photographer 2010: exhibition of the winners of the first open national photo award of Russia. Lumiere Brothers Gallery. Moscow 2010
«Žirgas fotografijoje. Horse in photography». 2017 Dusetos, Lithuania
"Breeds of Russia". The Central Moscow hippodrome. On the day of the race for the prize of the President of the Russian Federation. Moscow, 2019
"Winter Stories". Moscow. 2021
"Horses of the world". An open-air exhibition on Tverskoy Boulevard. Moscow. 2018
An exhibition at the anniversary of the Gold Mustang magazine. Morozov's house. Moscow. 2017
"Horses in art. Painting, photography, sculpture". Institute for Strategic Studies. Moscow. 2018
"Pets". CHA. Moscow. 2014, 2015
"Horses. painting, sculpture, photography". Armenia, 2014
"Horse Territory". Pradar International Equestrian Club. Moscow. 2013
"Birds, animals, people." Central Exhibition Center "Manege". St. Petersburg, 2008


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