Zakir Akhmedov was born in Baku (Azerbaijan) in 1955. In 1978 he graduated from the Azerbaijan State Drawing School (Faculty of Sculptor). He later attended the Azerbaijan State Art Institute named by M.Aliyev. Zakir has been publicly exhibiting his artwork since 1978.
Member of Commonwealth of Artists of Azerbaijan and SSSR from 1989 to present. During his career Zakir has been the author of many public monuments. In 2005 he was awarded the “Humay Award”.
Zakir Akhmedov artworks can be found in private collections in many countries: Azerbaijan, Turkey, Russia, Poland, Czech, South Africa, France, Germany, England and the United States of America.