Mambetalieva's love for her native Kyrgyz Republic can be seen not only in her art, but
also the work she has done to support her community. Born in 1946, she has spent a
lifetime developing her painting style and improving conditions for female artists.
In 1993, Orozgan helped found the
Association for the Support of Women Artists of the Kyrgyz Republic. She has been actively
involved in its development and the 39 exhibitions it has organized during its first nine
years. She has also been a member of the Artists' Union of the Kyrgyz Republic since
Between 1980 and 2002,
Orozgan's works have been displayed in over 60 national, international, and solo
exhibitions, including "The year of women," where she won second prize (1996) and
"Children of Kyrgyzstan," where she also was recognized for her contribution (1996).
Her art can be found in many foreign embassies in Bishkek and in private collections
Switzerland, the Netherlands, USA, Germany, and Ethiopia.
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