Alex Dobrovolsky, House, oil on canvas, 80 x 90cm, 1997
1957 Born in Leningrad. Lives and works in St.-Petersburg.
1985 Graduated from the High Art School named by V. Muchina (at present the Academy of Industrial Art). Department of monumental-decorative painting of Prof. V.G. Lekanov.
1992 A member of the Artists Union of Russia.
1992 Prizewinner of “BIENNALE - 2” (International exhibit). St.-Petersburg.
1994 1st award in the City competition of public services and utilities. Children’s games “Red cat”, St.-Petersburg.
1995 1st award in the City competition of public services and utilities (the Mayor’s award). Children’s game area “ZOO”.
1991 “Modern Art of Leningrad” in Porvo, Finland
1992 “BIENNALE of the Newest Art - 2”, Expo-Center Exhibition, St.-Petersburg
1993 “Petersburg - 93. Panorama of Modern Art” at Manezh Gallery, St.-Petersburg
1993-1996 Participation at numerous exhibitions and actions of St.-Petersburg Artists Union, exhibition of “Orange” group in Baden-Baden, Germany and Rome, Italy. “Artists from St.-Petersburg”, in Cheltnhem, Clifton, Great Britain.
1997 “Barbizon in Lappeenranta”, Lappeenranta, Finland.
1998 Group exhibition in Rochester City, NY.
1999 Group exhibition in Santa Barbara, CA.
2000 Artexpo San Francisco, CA.
2001 Artexpo New York, NY.
2003 Group exhibition at Mr. and Mrs. Tovbin home. San Francisco, CA.
2003 Group exhibition at Mr. and Mrs. Portnoy. Hillsborough, CA
2004 Group exhibition at Artodox Publishing place. San Francisco, CA.
2007 The Mix: Russian Modern Art. Group exhibition at Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA.
“Original works”, “Art collegium” gallery, St.-Petersburg.
“From quiet life to cultural expansion”, “Art collegium” gallery, St.-Petersburg.
Conducted individual exhibitions at Music Center of St.-Petersburg and “Mame” gallery in Finland.
Works are kept in public (Ministry of Culture in Moscow, Music Center of St.-Petersburg) and private collections in USA, Finland, Latvia, Germany, Great Britain, Italy.