Alex comes from Kiev, capital of Ukraine, where he was born in 1975 and later on attended Art Academy, which he graduated with honors. In 1990 Alex Levin immigrated to Israel, where he continues to live in a city of Herzeliya. With most productive and hectic schedule, Alex Levin finds additional time to grow as an artist and studies new techniques with Professor Baruch Elron who was the Chairman of Israel Artist Association.
The main painting styles are Surrealism and Realism.
Featuring a range of works in oil, acrylic, pencil, charcoal and tempera paints. Artworks of Alex Levin admired worldwide and were purchased for numerous private, corporate and institutional collections in the United States of America, Israel, France, Italy, Ukraine, Switzerland and Belgium. A young artist, who just have turned thirty years old, was directly acknowledged by many influential figures including actor and producer Richard Gere, Madonna, Canadian Jazz player Oscar Peterson and former president of Israel Ezer Weizman.
Practicing the original manner of 16th century technique, which happens to be multilayered use of tempera and oil (no brush strokes). After serving 3 years in Israel Army, in 1997 entered the industrial and web design program which was a great benefit for his art work.
Currently working on “Tradition of Jewish Heritage” series. It’s a collection of work of Jerusalem’s holy Western Wall and it’s surrounding religious neighborhood by Alex Levin, one of Israel’s most talented and youngest celebrated artist. Through the strokes of his brush, Alex has captured the inhabitants of Jerusalem’s ultra orthodox neighborhood of Mea Shearim, Jewish Attributes and people at the Western Wall, one of Judaism most holy places…
In 2007 Alex received the Medal Award for the Contribution to the Judaic Art from the Knesset.