Aleksandr Korol is one of the most outstanding modern artists. He is a member of the National Union of Ukrainian Artists. Now he lives in the city of Kharkov/Ukraine.
Alexander is constantly in the creative search for new means of expressiveness while relying on an academic base. He graduated Kharkov State Academy of Design and Arts /Department - «Easel Painting»/.Here, Alexander learned the traditional academic manner of plein-air realism graduated the Portrait and Genre Workshop/. During the period of study he admired such artists as Mikhail Vrubel, Ilya Repin, Fyodor Zakharov, Filipp Malyavin, Nicolai Fechin, Claude Monet, Rembrandt and others. Some of them still influence him.
Alexander works in an impressionistic, realistic manner of painting with elements of symbolism, because it most fully expresses his creative tasks, feelings, impressions and thoughts. He likes to travel, go to the plein-air to study the cultural historical features of these places, the originality of color, way of life and traditions, legends and customs.
Alex skillfully combines realism and abstraction, using textures, volumes and semi-volumes. He likes to experiment with various painting techniques, with modern materials and technologies. Alexander is successfully engaged in monumental paintings, interior decoration, photography and design.
His works can be found in private collections in North America, Western Europе, China, United Arab Emirates, Ukraine and Russia, also in galleries and exhibition halls of Ukraine and Russia.
2008-2009 / Contemporary Art /theoretical course/ NAUKMA, Kyiv/Ukraine.
1997-2003 / Kharkiv Academy of Design and Arts, «Easel painting specialty. Portrait studio», Ukraine
1995-1997 / Studio of Architecture and Interior Design, Zaporozhye/Ukraine.
2016 / First Prize / Winner of the contest «Shevchenko's Garden», Kharkiv /Ukraine
2015 / Laureate / Five artists` exhibition laureate «Kharkiv quint» (painting),
2011 / Laureate / Laureate of the art event «Parade of horses» (painting of horses - garden sculpture), Kyiv/Ukraine
2010 / Laureate / Laureate of the art plein air «Montenegro through the eyes of Ukrainian artists», Budva, Cetinje, Herceg Novi, Bar, Podgorica, Kotor/Montenegro
2008 / First Prize / Winner of the contest «Parade of tradition», Kharkiv /Ukraine
2003 / Diploma / Diploma for participation in the painting of St. George church, Alchevsk/Ukraine
2007 Solo Exhibition in the club «STAPRYUS», Kharkiv/Ukraine
2009 Solo Exhibition (painting), Kharkiv Art Museum/Ukraine
2010 Solo Project «Tarkovsky` Dreams» (painting, video, performance,
installation). Kharkiv municipal gallery/Ukraine
2010 Solo Exhibition (painting), Museum of KNAME/Ukraine
2011 Solo Exhibition (painting), Wunjo-Art Gallery, Kyiv/Ukraine
2012 Solo Exhibition (painting), Pit-art Gallery,Kyiv/Ukraine
2014 Solo Project «Pre-Renaissance» (painting, video, performance,
installation), Kharkiv municipal gallery/Ukraine.
2014 Group Project for the «Museums Night» (painting, video, performance,
installation), Kharkiv municipal gallery/Ukraine
2017 Solo Exhibition (painting), The Nurnberg house ,Kharkov/Ukraine
2017 Solo Project «Through time.1917-2017» (painting, video, installation),
Kharkiv municipal gallery/Ukraine.