Alex Gerasev is an illustrator, painter, printmaker, animator and muralist. His work is an interpretation of historical and current events, and addresses the ideas of displacement, alienation, instability, and the forces that cause them. Gerasev creates images that evoke feelings of memory and loss and touch on human vulnerability.
Gerasevs work is held in private and public collections throughout the US and Europe, including the Boston Public Library, Boston Athenĉum, Columbia University, Iraq National Library, Marriott Hotel, St. Mark's School, The Pushkin Museum, and Deutsche Immobilien Fonds AG. Gerasev grew up in St. Petersburg, Russia and studied at the Repin Academy of Fine Arts. He now resides in the Boston area and teaches illustration at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design.