Alexander Voitsekhovsky was born in Moscow in 1964 He worked as an emergency room doctor for ten years. His hobby of drawing left him and many friends with a large collection of drawings. Unannounced to him, his friends set up his first exhibition in 1994 His work was an instant success and he continues to earn international recognition. The artist has had a large number of his works published. Some as author and illustrator to his own work and some as illustrator to works by such diverse writers as Pushkin, Hillaire-Belloc and Dostoevsky.

His latest book “A whale off the coast of Norway and Other Encounters” was published in London by Fontana Publishing House in April 2016 and is dedicated solely to his art works. Alexander Voitsekhovsky was commissioned to decorate the entire external facade of the Uppsala Circus in St.Petersburg. He has held exhibitions in galleries throughout the world including Europe, Russia, the United States, Japan and most notably the State Russian Museum in St.Petersburg.


The “Tabernacle” Arts Center, Notting Hill, London, 2016
The Russian State Museum, Saint-Petersburg, 2016
Plein Air Contemporary Gallery, London, 2015
Museum of Russian Art, Jersey City (NJ), 2015
Gallery “Arca”, Moscow, 2014
Gallery “Art Crue”, Berlin, 2012
Russia – Scotland Club, Edinburgh, 2012
Gallery “Roza Azora”, Moscow, 2011
Porto Franco Art Parlor, San Francisco, 2010
Quadrat Gallery, Omsk, Russia, 2010
Porto Franco Art Parlor, San Francisco, 2009
Borey Gallery, St. Petersburg, 2009
Obraztsov Puppet Theater, Moscow, 2009
US Tour 2008: Boston, New York, San Francisco, and Portland.
Tokyo University, Kobe University, 2007
Jam Hall, St. Petersburg, Russia, 2007
Puppet Theater of Freiburg, Switzerland, 2006
Samovar, New York, NY, 2006
Palace de la Paix, United Nations, Geneva, Switzerland, 2006
Animation Film Festival, Suzdal, Russia, 2005
David Gillman’s private gallery, Boston, MA, 2005
Forever Art, Portland, OR, 2005, 2006, & 2007
Gallery Teena, Jerusalem, Israel, 2004, 2005
Dmitri Bosky’s apartment, London, UK, 2004
Central Theater, Kyzyl, Republic of Tuva, Russia, 2003
Gallery Ruine, Geneva, Switzerland, 2003, 2005, 2007
Gallery le Garage, Lorgus, France, 2003
Hermitage Gardens, Moscow, Russia, 2002
John Nicolson’s apartment, St. Petersburg, Russia, 2001
Queen Ann, Seattle, WA, 2000
Borey Gallery, St. Petersburg, Russia, 1995
Borey Gallery, St. Petersburg, Russia, 1994