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BIOGRAPHY

Alesha is his alter ego - was born in Russia, Kazan in 1992. At the age of 16 he moved in England to study film making. During 4 years he spend time closely with painters and artists. That group of young minds inspired him to start paining and learn more about art world which he never heard before.
In 2012 he moved in America to continue his film making degree. Two years in NY and one year in LA brought new vision for his art and interest in street art world.
These experiences formed and grew his style in his work today. Nowadays alesha lives is Russia, continue to paint and keep growing as an artist.

On film making course he learned to focus on details but never forget about entire picture. His style what he likes to call: «Beautifully Disturbing». With some bold and eye-popping color, multiply layers of paint and characters that almost feels as a live - alesha allowing the work to take on its own and switch off from what we call «opinion»

  • Education

    2010
    Foundation, Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts, Cambridge, England

    2014
    AFA, New York Fim Academy, New York, NY

  • Solo exhibitions

    2018
    "They Just Consume", "Smena" Gallery, Kazan, Russia

    2016
    Young artist run free, "Shtab Creative Art Space", Kazan, Russia

    2015
    First Time, "Pips gallery", Brooklyn, New York

  • Group Exhibitions

    2018
    Другое время, "Okno Gallery", Kazan, Russia

    2016
    Я так вижу, "Ink Gallery", Kazan, Russia
    Tat It Up, "Grumpy Bert Gallery", Brooklyn, New York

    2015
    Muse, "Friday Studio Gallery", Brooklyn, New York

  • Publications and Press

    2019
    Inkazan e-magazine, Online interview

    2018
    Counterproductiv magazine, issue #6
    Kazan First e-magazine, Online interview
    Prokazan e-magazine, Online interview
    Evening Kazan e-magazine, Online interview

    2017
    INDE e-magazine, Online interview

  • Awards

    2018
    1st place in a category "local documentary film" at Kazan international Muslim Film Festival
    Watch: "Why am I doing this"