At the age of 4 years, he entered drawing studio under the administration of Hermitage Museum of Russia. After that he entered into the Secondary Art School of B. Iogansov under the Academy of Art of Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics. He graduated from it in 1987 and entered the art college under I.E. Repin Institute for Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, in which he had finished the work-room of president of Academy of Art of B. Ugarova.
In 1993–1997, Misti"s paintings were exhibited in different famous galleries in France, such as Galerie de lÉffort Moderne in Paris. This was followed by successful expositions in Barcelona Spain in 1997–2000.
Misti has been very successful in United States of America, where his painting where exhibited and sold in major galleries of North America: (2004 – ArtExpo, New-New York
2006 – The Wealherburn Gallery, Naples, United States of America. 2006 – Clallic art gallery, Carmel, United States of America). In 2003 - exposition of works M. Pavlov, Doctorate. Collegova, Liverdun, again in France.
In 2001–2002 - museum exposition “Russian art – new generation” Het Slot Zeist, The Netherlands.