Alexander Chrapatchaw was born in Kharkiv in 1981. He graduated National Akademy of Fine Arts and Architecture and passend post-graduate studies under the direction of V.Hurin. Alexander is the member of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine. From the beginning of the 2000 has started to take part in thematic and personal exhibitions.He is engaged in teaching activities. His paintings are included to museum aud private collections.
Alexander Chrapatchaw works in the genres of landscape and scenes in the interior, studies religious architecture. The artist is impressed with beautiful landscapes of Germany, of Austria , transient conditions of weather and seasonal changes,atmospheric phenomena and volatile lighting.He prefers mois air near water, isolated figures and narrow streets,filled with dark mist, merging with the landscape and likened to plant forms.The artist paints by oil and acrylic.