Alexander Gashunin is a visual artist currently based in Chicago. Born in Moscow, Russia, Gashunin graduated from the Art University of Moscow with a Master of Fine Arts degree in sculpture. His career as a sculptor spans over twenty years and incorporates professional commissions as well as personal works. He has recently expanded his artistic practice to include works on paper, most notably his cigar band collages. Gashunin’s work has been widely exhibited in galleries throughout the Chicago area.