Was born in 1975 in Leningrad, USSR.
Alexander Chernogrivov started to work with photography in 1994. I. Lebedev taught him at the “F.K”. photo studio. Graduated from the St. Petersburg State Academy of Culture, department of cinema and photography.
Since 1995 Chernogrivov has been working as a photographer in Academy of Technology and Design. He carries on exhibition activity since 1997. His participation at the exhibition “Strange person, strange body”at Navicula Artis gallery in 1998 became a turning point for artist. Also in 1998 he wins Youth InterPhoto Prize.
From 2000 till 2005 he works on the following series: Human Traces, Russian Field, Fairy Tales, Cavalry, Animals, Reflections. Working on these series he uses different photographic technics.
In 2003 Alexander Chernogrivov was invited by Paris city hall to Cite Internationale des Arts internship where the most perspective young artists from all over the world participate.
Nowadays he’s working as a freelance photographer. Lives and works in Saint Petersburg.

 

PRIMARY SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2011

  • “Reflections”, “Collection of the Tsarskoe Selo” Museum, Pushkin, Russia

2007

  • “Thumbnails”, “The One” Gallery, St. Petersburgrg, Russia
  • Views”, Anna Akhmatova Museum at the Fountain House, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • “Little Soldiers”, Information centre/ Photo-Department agency, St. Petersburg, Russia

2006

  • “Reflections”, As part of Saint Petersburg Days in Riga, Town hall, Riga, Latvia.
  • “Voyages,” Hotel Angleterre, St. Petersburg, Russia

2005

  • “Reflections”, Raskolnikov Gallery, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • “Beasts”, “Rural Life” Gallery, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • “Reflections”, Manege of the Cadet Corps, St. Petersburg, Russia

2004

  • “Photomonotype”, Arte Contemporanea, Florance, Italy.
  • “Human Traces”, Maisoncafe, Moscow, Russia
  • “Faces and Figures”, Sigmund Freud Museum of Dreams, East European Institute of Psychoanalysis, St. Petersburg, Russia

2003

  • “Human Traces”, Marina Gisich Gallery, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • “Human Traces”, Art Parlour at the Palkin restaurant, St. Petersburg, Russia

2001

  • “Black Light and Milk”, Marina Gisich Gallery, St. Petersburg, Russia

2000

  • “The Fray”, Photo Image Gallery, St. Petersburg, Russia

1995

  • Saint Petersburg State Academy of Culture, St. Petersburg, Russia

PRIMARY GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2015

  • “Provenance”, Marina Gisich Gallery, St.-Petersburg, Russia

2012

  • “Fotofest”, Contemporary Russian Photography, Houston, USA.

2010

  • “Petersburg Stories. Manual Photography: the Saint Petersburg School. From the Second Half of the 20th Century to the Beginning of the 21st Century”, as a part of the France-Russia/Russia-France year, Holl des Chartons, Bordeaux, France.

2009

  • “Meet Lyuda”, Loft Project Etazhi Cultural Centre, Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • “Dome” Project, State Hermitage Museum’s Youth Centre, Saint Petersburg, Russia

2007

  • “Blitz-R” Festival, Union of Artists Exhibition Hall, Saint Petersburg, Russia

2006

  • “White Nights” Festival, Union of Artists Exhibition Hall, Saint Petersburg, Russia

2005

  • “Silver Photography: St. Petersburg School”, MAR’S Gallery, Moscow, Russia
  • “Art-Moscow 2005”, Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia
  • “Homo photos. Self-portraits of photographers”, State Museum of City Sculpture, Saint Petersburg, Russia

2003

  • “Overcoming”, State Central Exhibition Hall on Solyanka, Moscow, Russia
  • State Centre of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia

2000

  • “Memento Mori (photography as a little death)”, Navicula Artis Gallery, Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • “Beasts”, Baltic House Theatre, Theatre festival, Saint Petersburg, Russia

1999

  • “Anatomy of Contemporary Art 2 and Others”, Art Collegium Gallery, Saint Petersburg, Russia.
  • Autumn Photomarathon 1999, Art Collegium Gallery, Saint Petersburg, Russia

1998

  • “Landscape for Men. 2nd International “Solstice” Festival, Baltic House Theatre, Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • 2nd Festival of Experimental Art and Performance, Central Exhibition Hall Manege, Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • 5th Saint Petersburg Biennale, Autumn Photomarathon, Art Collegium Gallery, Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • Youth InterPhoto, Moscow, Russia
  • “Strange Man, Strange Body”, Navicula Artis Gallery, Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • “Tower of Babylon”, Art Collegium Gallery, Saint Petersburg, Russia

1997

  • “100 Photographs of Saint Petersburg”, Mayakovsky Library, Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • The First International “Solstice” Festival, Baltic House Theatre, Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • “Images of St. Petersburg”, Centre of Russian culture, Prague, Сzech Republic.

1995

  • “Sleeping Beauty”, Gallery 21, Saint Petersburg, Russia

COLLECTIONS


  • You can find the artist’s works in the collections of the State Russian Museum or among private collections in Russia, Switzerland, Italy, France, the USA and Israel. .

 

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