Murat Kaboulov entered the art college named for V. Serov in St.Petersburg. He studied painting there for five years and after graduating, he passed the entrance exams to one of the country's leading art schools - The Academy of Art in St. Petersburg. His teacher was Professor Evsey Moeseyenko, one of the most famous representatives of "social realism" (Russian Impressionism).

Murat's special subject is the many-figured composition. He is academically trained, and also excels in portraits, landscapes and still-life. He is a member of the Portrait Society of America as well as the Union of Artists of Russia with whom he regularly exhibits. His works can be found in many art museums throughout Russia and private collections in Germany, Japan, Norway, France Spain and Israel.