Was born in Shahbuz, Azerbaijan in 1948 Honored artist 1968 – graduated from A. Azimzadeh Azerbaijan State Art School, the faculty of Painting, Baku Azerbaijan. 1969 – participated at the art exhibition for the first time 1976 - graduated from I.E. Repin Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, Faculty of Painting, Leningrad, Russia. 1971 - bronze medal at the All-Union Exhibition o
Until 1999, Fikret Gashimov worked at the Department of Painting, headed the department at the Azerbaijan State University of Culture and Arts. Since 1999, he has been working at the art department of Atatürk University, one of the largest universities in Turkey. He already received the title of professor at the university, where he began working as an assistant professor.
f Young Artists of the USSR, Moscow. 1983 - medal of the Czechoslovakia Youth Union for the works presented at the joint exhibition of Azerbaijani and Czech artists - “Palette of Friendship ", Prague, Czechoslovakia. 1986 - gold medal at the Biennale of the Transcaucasian Republics, Tbilisi, Georgia. His works are kept in: Union of Artists of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Baku, Azerbaijan R. Mustafayev Azerbaijan State Museum of Art, Baku, Azerbaijan. Azerbaijan Ministry of Culture, Baku, Azerbaijan Union of Artists of Russia, Moscow, Russia Ministry of Culture of Russia, Moscow, Russia Art Fund of Russia, Moscow, Russia. The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia. Art Fund Czechoslovakia, Prague, Czechoslovakia. Private Gallery S. Menzhinskiy, Nice, France. And also, in private collections in Azerbaijan and foreign countries. Member of the numerous international exhibitions.