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Alexander Zakharov
Alexander Zakharov is a Russian artist who was based in New York for more than 10 years
and now moved to Berlin to continue his career. He has over 70 exhibitions (solo and group)
all around the world in different major cities. He focuses on doing miniatures, with his
unique humorous way to tell stories in his works. He usually presents his work in a larger size
mixed media way of his original miniatures, and reveals his technique in painting.
I Am The Central Academy Of Fine Art Model by Zhao Gang
Wild Cherry
Mixed Media on canvas, 140x140 cm
EDUCATION

1976-1980 Attended Academy of Art, Moscow

1982 Admitted as Member of Youth Department of Artists Union, Moscow

Member of "Center", Moscow

Member of "88", Moscow

Member of RAAG, Moscow

1994 Artist in Residence, Brandywine Workshop, Philadelphia

1997Member of The Print Club of New York


EXHIBITIONS

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2013    Concerning the Spiritual in Russian Art, 1965-2011

The Museum of Russian Art (TMORA)

2012    Full Spektrum, Philadelphia Museum of Art,Philadelphia, PA

2010/2011"Polemically Small", Oleg Tolstoy’s Gallery, London/ Charlie Smith, 

London/Werkstattgalerie,Berlin/Garboushian Gallery,Los Angeles.

“The Sky in Art”,Russian State Museum St.Peterburg

2009    “Komet Preußen”, Werkstatt Gallery, Berlin

2008    “Playground”,Sculpture, painting, photography, Ru Arts Gallery, Moscow

Moscow Art Show, Moscow, Ru Arts Gallery

Miami Basel, Miami, Ru Arts Galery

Bridge Art Exhibition, London, Ru Arts Galery

2007    Moscow Art Show, Moscow, Ru Arts Gallery

Art expo, Taipei, China, Khankhalayv Art Gallery

2006    Khankhalaev Art Gallery, Moscow

Moscow Art Show, Ru Art Gallery, Moscow Art Cafe Gallery, Moscow

2004    Portraits, Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York

“pen, ink”, Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York

2003    Paul Sharpe Contemporary Art, New York

2002    New York City Workshop Exhibition, New York Students Art League, New York

2001    Sentimental Travel, Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York

1999    Nudes, Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York

Animals in Art, Boston Center for the Arts, Massachusetts

1997    International Print Exhibition, Portland Museum of Art, Oregon

International Miniature Print Exhibition, Connecticut Graphic Arts Center, Norwalk, Connecticut

International Print Show, Barrett House Galleries, Poughkeepsie, New York

Celebrating the Still Life, Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York

1996    Scratch, Thread Waxing Space, New York

The Sciences: A Cultural Context, New York Academy of Sciences, New York, Binghamton

University Art Museum, New York

1994    Ideal Landscapes, de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara, California

Ascending Angels, Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York, New York

1993    Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York

Homosexual Ideology, Russian American Art Collective, New York

8+8, Schoeni Art Gallery, Hong Kong

Old Symbols, New Icons in Russian Contemporary Art, Stuart Levy Gallery, New York

1992    Expectations of a Miracle, Russian Art at Home and Abroad, San Francisco, California

1991    The Russian Bestiaries, Maya Polsky Gallery, Chicago

Soviet Russian Art Exhibition, Granovsky Gallery, Hong Kong

Michael Kizhner Fine Art, Los Angeles, California

1990    The Russian Experiment, Castle Gallery, New Rochelle, New York

Art & Artifacts, Golda Meir Association, New York

1989    Russian 20th Century & Avant?Garde Art Auction, Phillips, London

Hauswedel & Nolte Auction, Hamburg

Furmanny Lane, Galerie Peter Novietsky, Warsaw

Galerie Bodenschatz, Basel, Switzerland

Gallery Blanche, Stockholm, Sweden

1988    Museum of Modern Art, Zagreb, Yugoslavia

Manege Central Exhibition Hall, Moscow

Halla Gwardi, Warsaw, Poland

Maison des Juenes, Moscow

The Union of Artists Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine

The Armenian Representation Hall, Moscow

1987    New Chamber Art, Arbat Exhibition Hall, Moscow

1986    Manege Central Exhibition Hall, Moscow

1984    Manege Central Exhibition Hall, Moscow


COLLECTIONS

Grants & Awards:

Grant: Pollack Krasner Foundation, New York, New York, 1991

Artist in Residence: Brandywine Workshop, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1996

First Prize: Society of Illustrators, New York, New York, 1997


AWARDS

Grants & Awards:

Grant: Pollack Krasner Foundation, New York, New York, 1991

Artist in Residence: Brandywine Workshop, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1996

First Prize: Society of Illustrators, New York, New York, 1997