Alexey And’s Biography

(real name – Alexey Dmitriyevich Andreyev)

aleksey andAnd is a Ukrainian artist who had first used the notion of ‘associative symbolism’ in the context of contemporary painting. According to the evaluation by the experts of 4th and 5th International festivals (Kiev), he is included into the number of 20 best painters of Ukraine. In 1996 And became a leader of the first L1 auction of contemporary Ukrainian arts (National Art Museum of Ukraine, Kiev).

In Russian ‘United Artists Rating’ (issue XVII, 2010), And is listed under the category 5B – a formed professional artist.

And lives and works in Kiev.

Born January 9th, 1962, in Kiev, Ukraine
1980 – Graduated from the Republican Art High School, Kiev
1988 – Graduated from Kiev State Art Institute (currently Academy of Visual Arts and Architecture), painting department.
Studied painting under teachers: V.A.Chekanyuk, N.A.Storozhenko, A.Kozhekov.
Member of Ukraine National Union of Artists since 1994.
Creative style – “Associative symbolism”.

The Works are Stored:

  • in the collection of Russia National Reserve Bank, Kiev, Ukraine;
  • in the collection of "Ukrainian Renaissance" Culture Study Foundation, Kiev, Ukraine;
  • in the Museum of Central Archive of USSR Defence Ministry, Podolsk, Russia;
  • in the National Historico-cultural Monument "Kiev-Pechersk Lavra", Kiev, Ukraine;
  • in galleries and private collections in Ukraine, Russia, countries of Western Europe and America.


  • 1990-1996 " Contemporary Ukrainian Fine Art", Chicago, Usa. (A Catalogue)
  • 1991 International Bienalle of Fine Art "Vidrojennya", Lvov, Ukraine. (A Catalogue)
  • 1991  International Bienalle of Fine Art  "IMPREZA-1" (A Catalogue)
  • 1993 "SAMFO-ART" Kiev. ( A Booklet)
  • 1993  International Bienalle of Fine Art  "IMPREZA-2" Ivano-Frankovsk, Ukraine. (A Catalogue)
  • 1994 International Art-Fair, Kiev, Ukraine. (A Catalogue)
  • 1995 International Bienalle of Fine Art  "PAN UKRAINE" Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine. (A Catalogue)
  • 1996 I International Art Festival, Kiev, Ukraine (A Catalogue)
  • 1997 II International Art Festival, Kiev, Ukraine (A Catalogue)
  • 1998 All-Ukrainian Trienalle "Painting-98", Kiev. Ukraine (A Catalogue)
  • 1998 Mega-project "The Art of Ukraine of the XXth c.". Kiev, Ukraine (A Catalogue)
  • 1999 IV nternational Art Festival "Natioanl Art-Rate", Kiev, Ukraine (A Catalogue)
  • 2000 V Международный Арт-фестиваль “Национальный Арт-рейтинг”, Kiev, Ukraine. (A Catalogue)
  • 2000 "Kiev Artists" A creative-biographical catalogue
  • 2001 "Ukraine Artists" A creative-biographical catalogue
  • 2002 Moscow International Art-Salon, Central House of Artist, Moscow, Russia. (A Catalogue)
  • 2005 “Ukraine Artists” A creative-biographical catalogue
  • 2006 “Ukraine from the Tripolye until Today Through Images of Contemporary Artists” All-Ukrainian exhibition. (A Catalogue)


  • 2001 "The Encyclopaedia of Contemporary Ukraine"; Ukraine National Academy of Sciences, Kiev, Ukraine.
  • 2001 "Who is who in economics, culture, science" Kiev, Ukraine.
  • 2001 "Who is who in Ukraine", Kiev P. Mohyla Scientific Society

Major Artistic Documentaries:

  • 1996 “And and all the concerned” directed by Valentina Davydenko
  • 2000  “Olexiy And” directed by Valentina Davydenko
  • 2004  “The Mirror” Program  directed by N. Zozoulya and N. Barinova


  • Ukrain Art of the XXth c.. 2000 National Art-Rate of Ukraine
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