Mihail Beketov was born in Kazakhstan. He was educated in School of Art (Alma-Ata, 1974) and in Moscow Institute of Applied Arts /former Stroganov Institute/ (Moscow, 1982). Beginning from 1985 he mostly works with enamel. In 1999 he removed to Yaroslavl. He exhibited his works in Kazakhstan and Russia, participated many international exhibitions and symposia in hot enamel in Lithuania, Russia, Kazakhstan, Germany and France. His works were purchased by museums of Kazakhstan, Russia, Lithuania, Japan, Italy, Germany, Luxemburg, England.
Since 1985 M. Beketov is a member of The Union of Artists of Russia as a sculptor.