Alexander Ischenko is the author of many major international projects and personal exhibitions, an international laureate, a teacher. His paintings are in world-famous museums and private collections (including the Russian Museum, the Vatican Museums, the National Museum of Germany, the collections of Vladimir Putin, Patriarch Kirill, Bill Gates, the collection of the Banco di Roma, and others.)

Selected Clients

the collections of Russian President Vladimir Putin,

the collections of Bill Gates (Microsoft, USA),

 the Russian Museum,

the Vatican Museums,

the museum of modern art in Munich (Germany),

the Regents Museum (Germany),

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev,

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and all Russia,

the collections of the Vatican,

Banco di Roma,

the collection of Oxford University,

the collection of the city hall of Montreal (Montreal City Hall),

and others. 

Latest Exhibitions


Rome, Italy

Olomouc, Czech Republic

2017 - 2018

Saint Petersburg, Russia


Matera, Italy

2001 - 2016

Saint Petersburg and Moscow, Russia


Rome, Italy / Moscow, Russia / Terni, Italy


Alexander Ishchenko was born in 1972 in Tashkent (Uzbekistan). In 1991, he graduated from the art school. P. P. Benkova (faculty of painting) in Tashkent.

From 1988 to 1991, he was the official artist Of the headquarters of the Turkestan military district, Tashkent. He created a series of paintings dedicated to the war in Afghanistan. His first solo exhibition was held at the Museum of the TVO Headquarters.


Since 1992, he has been living and working in St. Petersburg, organizing exhibitions in Russia and abroad. He is a member of the Foundation For Russian Free Contemporary art and the international Union of artists IFA.

From 1994 to 1997, he participated in the cultural program for the Anniversary of Christianity under the patronage of the Eastern Congregation of Churches (Vatican) and the Ezio Aletti Center (Rome). In Italy, a large series of paintings on the theme of Orthodox monasticism is being created, and a series of exhibitions are being held. At the same time, he is studying the history of ecclesiastical and religious art and philosophy at the Pontifical Gregorian University and the Pontifical Oriental Institute in Rome and is interning at the Academy of Arts in Rome.

In 1997, when he returned to St. Petersburg, he prepared a number of peace-making exhibitions and actions with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Alexy II of Moscow and All Russia. The artist dedicates the cycles of these paintings to peace and good.

In 1998, Alexander Ishchenko was the author of the idea and development of the night consecration (illumination) of the TV tower in St. Petersburg.

In 2000, Ishchenko participated in an international exhibition in Italy for the St. Valentine's award, where he received a gold medal and a special award.

In 2001-2002, A. Ishchenko participated in the painting of the chapel of the Holy spirit in Eichstatt, Bavaria, Germany. 

Since 2003, he has been working in his creative Studio near St. Petersburg and is active in exhibitions. 

In 2006, he won a competition to paint the famous Teddy Bear for installation on Furstatskaya street organized by the German Consulate General in Sanct_peterburg.

In 2008, he painted the wall in the hall of the German Consulate General.

From 2004 to 2010, he arranges art projects in hotels in Europe, Astoria, Angleterre, and Kempinski.

From 2010 to 2011, he painted the interior and exterior areas of the hotel on the country farmstead of the Optina Pustin monastery near St. Petersburg (400 sq. m.).

From 2011 to 2013, he painted the Church of the Rev. Ambrose of Optina on the country farmstead of the Optina Pustin monastery near St. Petersburg (1300 sq. m.).

Since 2013, he has been actively teaching painting and composition and conducting masterclasses.

Alexander Ishchenko's paintings are kept in museums and private collections.

Alexander has worked in the Vatican, Germany, Italy, and Russia. He received prestigious awards and diplomas. He is the author of some of the city's iconic projects, including the artistic illumination of the St. Petersburg TV tower and the unique painting in the Consulate General of Germany in St. Petersburg, a former adviser on culture and art of the State Duma of the Russian Federation.


Vatican Pinacoteca, Vatican City.

Collection Of Bill Gates. Microsoft USA.

U.S. Embassy, Moscow.

Banco di Roma, Italy.

The Family Of Borghese, Italy.

Oxford University. Great Britain.

Consulate General of Italy in St. Petersburg.

Consulate General of Germany in St. Petersburg.

Consulate General of the Netherlands in St. Petersburg.

Consulate General of Finland in St. Petersburg.

State Russian Museum. Russia. SPb.

Collection Of Patriarch Kirill Of Moscow.

Cardinal Angelini Fiorenzo, Vatican City.

Cardinal Thomas Spidlik, Vatican.

Cardinal Silvestrini, Vatican City.

Cardinal Marchisano, Vatican City.

The Pontifical Oriental Institute, Vatican City.

Pontifical Gregorian University, Vatican.
Society Of St. Peter's, The Vatican.
Ezio Aletti Research Center, Rome.
The Family Of Anvers, Italy.
Family Leschiutta, Italy.
The Family Averna, Italy.
University of Munich, Germany.
University of Eichstätt, Bavaria.
University Of Basel, Switzerland.
The University of Olomons. Czech.
Center for the study of theology and philosophy. Brno, Czech Republic.
The cultural center of Charlotte Lynch, Copenhagen. Denmark.
Gallery Of Regents Of St. Willibald, Bavaria.
International atomic energy Agency IAEA.
Schenck Family, Germany.
Company Brunswick UBS, Moscow.
American Dental Academy.
Sberbank of Russia.
Laura Okey collection, USA.
Collection of the mayor of Montreal, J. Tremblay. Canada.
Theater and film actor Ken Agata San. Tokyo, Japan.
Collection Of Russia Farukh Ruzimatov.
Collection Of Diana Vishneva Russia.
Collection Of Yuri Shevchuk.
Gallery Of Mikhailov. Berlin.
BMW Axel-motors SPb
Lexus-Primorskiy SPb.
Stephen Messner Collection, London.
Collection Of S. M. Mironov. State Duma of the Russian Federation
MEDEM international clinic Saint Petersburg
International clinic Scandinavia St. Petersburg

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