About the artist

Хугаев Николай

Nikolai Konstantinovich Khugaev (Ossetian: Хуыгаты Къостайы фырт Николай) was born on October 3, 1949 in the village of Khardisar, Java district, South Ossetian Autonomous Region.
In creativity, he prefers painting and drawing, working in various genres ─ portraits, landscapes, still lifes, genre paintings and more. His artworks are presented in the Tbilisi Republican Museum, as well as in private collections.
Nikolai Konstantinovich spent most of his creative life in Siberia, the Irkutsk region, the city of Svirsk.

In 1970 he graduated from the Tskhinval Art College named after Tuganov M.S..
Member of the Union of Artists of the USSR since 1984 (Union of Artists of Russia ─ since 1992).
Teachers at the Tskhinval Art College named after Tuganov M.S.:

  • Kotaev Grigory Seseevich
  • Sanzharovskaya Anastasia Mikhailovna
  • Sanakoev Boris Iosifovich.

Participation in general exhibitions

  • 1979 – Moscow, "Blue roads of the Motherland";
  • 80s – Tbilisi;
  • 90s – Irkutsk;
  • 2000s – Cheremkhovo (Irkutsk region);
  • 2010 – Svirsk (Irkutsk region);
  • 2010s – Vladikavkaz (Republic of North Ossetia–Alania);
  • 2015 – Grozny (Chechen Republic);
  • 2019 – Vladikavkaz (Republic of North Ossetia–Alania), publication in the book "Artists of Ossetia";
  • 2019 – Paris, "Art Shopping".

Awards and achievements

  • 1997 – Honorary diploma of the Svirsk City Council of Veterans;
  • 2009 – Gratitude to the AMSU of Svirsk;
  • 2010 – Diploma of the Ministry of Culture and Archives of the Irkutsk Region;
  • 2014 – Gratitude of the Union of Artists of Republic of North Ossetia–Alania;
  • 2015 – Gratitude of the Ministry of Culture of the Chechen Republic;
  • 2019 – Diploma Salon Art Shopping au Carrousel du Louvre, Paris.