He was born in 1946 in the village of Issyk, Alma-Ata region. He lives and works in Almaty.
Saken Narynov is an architect, sculptor, professor of Kazakh State Architect Academy, has 5 author's certificates for invention, author of more than 100 architectural projects, a prize-winner of numerous domestic and foreign architect competitions. Together with the Eurasian Cultural Alliance Narynov has permanently installed two large-scale sculptures On the Shore of the Cosmic Sea and Parallel Worlds at Astana EXPO 2017.
Notable recent exhibitions include the Personal exhibition in the National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Astana (2017), «Between the past and the future. Archeology of Actuality», the Kasteev State Museum of Arts, Almaty (2011), «Between Heaven and Earth», Calvert-22, London, Great Britain (2011).