Alexandra Paperno was born in Moscow in 1978. She graduated from the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York, USA (2000). Her first solo exhibition took place at the National Centre for Contemporary Art, Moscow in 2004. Since then numerous solo exhibitions took place in both Russian and international museums. Paperno’s works has also been displayed at Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow International Forum of Art Initiatives, Prague Biennale and Venice Biennale.Her works are represented in major Russian and international private and institutional collections. Working on the border of abstraction and figuration, using complex multilayered technique and gentle monochrome coloring, she creates paintings to discuss the unsaid of the personal universe every human being holds. The artist lives and works in Moscow.