Our Artists

Elchin Veliyev


Born on October 5, 1988 in Ganja city. First art education he received in art school in Ganja. After graduating school in 2007, he entered the Azerbaijan State Academy of Fine Arts, which he graduated in 2011 and entered the Imperial Academy of Fine Arts named after I.E.Repin, which he successfully completed in 2013. Member of the Union of Artists of Azerbaijan since 2009. Participant of many ex

Elchin Veliyev, a very young Azerbaijani artist, combines philosophy and aesthetic concepts of East and West in his creativity. He engages himself with traditional Azerbaijani carpet art in a picturesque way. For centuries spiritual, philosophical and aesthetic ideas of mankind are concentrated in all kind of carpets.

hibitions in Azerbaijan and other countries. Since 2007, he has repeatedly participated in exhibitions of young artists organized by the Union of Artists of Azerbaijan, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan. 2008 - "Germany through the eyes of Azerbaijani artists", competition organized by the Embassy of Germany in Azerbaijan, Baku, Azerbaijan 2009 - "Israel through the eyes of Azerbaijani artists" group exhibition organized by the Embassy of Israel in Azerbaijan, Baku, Azerbaijan 2009 - Academic Drawing Competition, winner, Union of Artists of Azerbaijan, Baku, Azerbaijan 2015 - Exhibition "Azerbaijani Carpets in Art", within the Days of Azerbaijani Culture in France, Cannes, France. 2015 - VI International Arts Festival "Maiden Tower", Baku, Azerbaijan. 2016 - International Salon "Antalya EXPO", Antalya. Turkey 2017 - Master-class "Meet the artist", YARAT, Baku, Azerbaijan 2017 - Azerbaijan Exhibition, Kleinsassen, Germany, supported by QGallery Berlin 2020 - Charity event "Hope for Life", Baku, Azerbaijan The artist's works are kept in private collections in Azerbaijan and many other countries around the world.

Elchin Veliyev's Paintings

For Elchin is the carpet, with its difficult and complex "language" of symbols, an inexhaustible source of inspiration and in the center of all his compositions.