ALEXANDER ZHERNOKLUEV
Born in 1961 in Nikolaev, Ukraine; since 1998 lives in Moscow, Russia.

Graduated 1986 from the N.S.Samokisha High Art School (Simferopol, Crimea), from department for painting.

The artist is interested in the problem of searching for the sense of painting heritage, the analysis of picturesque expression. The basis of his works, apart from the objects and figures, are also the color, shadows and airy environment, which they create.

Zhernokluev's work is held in a number of public collections, includin the State Russian Museum (St.Petersburg, Russia), Moscow Museum of Modern Art, National Art Museum of Ukraine (Kiev, Ukraine), Museum of The History of Religion and Art (Kiev, Ukraine), Theodosia Literary Memorial Museum of A.S.Green (Crimea), Belgorod State Museum (Belgorod, Russia), Mizel Museum (Denver, USA), Russian Fund of Culture and Russian Academy of Arts.

In 2016 received the first award named after I. Repin from Russian Academy of Art.
Alexander Zhernokluev has participated in the following group exhibitions:

2021
Türkan Şöray Muratpaşa Belediyesi Kültür Merkezi, Antalya, Turkey
Zulfu Livaneli Kultur Merkezi, Ankara, Turkey
ART CONTACT ART FAIR, Istanbul, Turkey
ART RUSSIA CONTEMPORARY FAIR, Moscow, Russia

2019
RED DOT Art Fair, Miami, USA
Exhibition of contemporary art as part of the Russian Grand Prix of Formula 1, Sochi
THE NATURE OF BINNARY. Member and curator. St. Petersburg, Vladimir, Kaliningrad, Tolyatti, Stavropol, Moscow

2018
NORD ART, Germany

2017
ACTUAL RUSSIA, Museum of Decorative Art, Moscow

2016
NORD ART, Germany

2009
ARTEXPO, New York

2008
RED DOT Art Fair, London
ART KIEV, Ukraine

2007
ART IRELAND, Dublin, Ireland

2006
Building Cultural Bridges: Art from the Former Soviet Union to America, Mizel Museum, Denver, USA
ART IRELAND, Dublin, Ireland

2005
ART IRELAND, Dublin, Ireland

2001
Art Fair Insbruk, Austria

2000
Holland Art Fair, Jaarbeurs-Utrecht, Holland
Alexander Zhernokluev has had solo exhibitions at the following venues:

2020
QUINTA ESSENTIA, Sochi Art Museum

2018
"Studying Old Masters", Kraft-Pavlova Foundation/Gallery, Moscow

2017
"100 Shades of Red", Manege, St.Petersburg

2014
"Sunny People", Sazhina Gallery, Moscow

2013
"Red Sailors", Gallery 11.12, Moscow
"Red Sailors, Gallery 11.12, Singapore
"Red Sailors", Lazarev Gallery, St.Petersburg
"Beautiful Inside", Sazhina Gallery, Moscow

2012
"On Black", Gallery 11.12, Moscow

2007
Four Weeks of Contemporary Art, London, the Gallery in Redchurch Street, represented by the Salon Russe Gallery
Volga Gallery, Moscow

2000
X-Art Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland
International Arts Fund, Moscow

1999
Russian Culture Foundation, Moscow
Ministry for Culture of Russia, Moscow

1997
National Art Museum of Ukraine, Kiev
Central House of Artists, Moscow
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