SHAIMARDANOV THE ALFRED MOLDAHMETOVICH. Painter. Born on 31 January 1961 in the village. Sababash, Sabinsky district, Tatarstan. From 1961 he lived with his parents in Karaganda, Kazakhstan. He served in the army in 1983, he studied at the Leningrad Institute of cinema engineers in the specialty engineer-mechanic. Between 1988 and lives in Kazan, Tatarstan, Kazan worked at a documentary film Studio as an assistant cameraman. Since 1993 professionally engaged in painting and the same year he began to exhibit. In 1997 he participated in the world exhibition of naive art in Bratislava in Slovakia. Since 2003 - member of the Creative Union of Artists of Russia. Since 2008 - member of the Union of artists of Russia. A. M. shaimardanova are in the Museum of naive art (Moscow), Museum of organic culture (Kolomna), the Museum of naive art of the mayor of Yekaterinburg Yevgeny Roizman, the National cultural center "Kazan", meeting Boris Messerer (Moscow), private collections in the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia and abroad.