"The models of his paintings don't sit still, but live. It seems like you just have finished an interesting conversation with a woman, and you still want to look over her eyes, arms, hands and to admire her vivid presence among audience".
Nikita Ivanov for Young Artist magazine 3, 2001

"His peonies are not a simple object of a still-life composition, a spectacular element on mise-en-scene, but a refined image of nature itself, a symbol of beauty and fascination of the vegetable kingdom".
Nikita Ivanov for Young Artist magazine 4, 2002

1963 Born in Moscow
1987 Graduated from the Fine Art Department of Gertsen Institute (Leningrad)
1988 Started to participate in exhibitions
1998 Became a member of the Moscow Artists Union; annual personal exhibitions in Moscow and abroad
2002-2003 Europastel exibition (Italy, Russia)
2003 Personal exhibitions in Vienna and Budapest
2003/2004/2006 Salon international du Pastel (France), an award winner in 2004
2003 Pastels of Europe 2003 New York Grand Gallery
2004/2006 Personal exhibitions in Luxembourg
2005 Participant and organizer of The First Moscow International Pastel exhibition
2006-2008 IIIrd International Pastel biennale (Poland)
2006-2008 Publications about pastel in Art Council magazine

Works of the artist are presented in private collections, galleries, museums in Russia and abroad.

2008 Alexander Verstov, design Olga Alimpieva

+7 903 568 29 46, alexander-verstov@rambler.ru