Alexander Kalugin was born in Estonia in 1949. Currently living and working in Moscow, Russia. Alexander was a student of such famous artists as Vladimir Vaisberg and Boris Kozlov. Kalugin started to exhibit his work in 1972, since then participated in over 50 art-shows and exhibitions worldwide. Holds a PhD from the International Academy of Arts “Greci-Marino” in Italy. Awarded with many international Diplomas and Certificates. Created a series of graphic sketches for several Russian movies and television shows. Oftentimes guest-speaker in The United States universities and colleges. Placed I and II for graphics and paintings at the International Festival of Arts in Florida. In his works, Kalugin managed to bridge very diverse approaches such as kitsch and realism, abstraction and fresco, splint and still life. Moreover, he practices etching technique. Works of Alexander Kalugin are famous worldwide and can be found in museums and private collections in Russia, USA, Switzerland, France, Holland, Austria, Luxembourg, Italy, Germany, United Kingdom and Canada.