The versatility and creative power of Alexandra Mertens marks her as a supreme example of
easel and monumental art master, as well as graphic artist.
Was born on 19 May 1977 in Kyiv, Ukraine. In 2003 graduated the National Academy of Fine
Arts and Architecture, Faculty of Painting.
A member of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine.
A significant early experience was participation in the painting of St. Michael’s Cathedral in
Kiev, for restoration of which the best creative forces were attracted from all over Ukraine.
Helped to recreate a former grandeur of interior decoration of the cathedral.
Alexandra Mertens is also known for creation of a series of artists’ portraits and posters for
Plastic Drama Theatre on Pechersk (Kiev).
She developed a unique style in her paintings, characterized by purity of line and form.
Numerous portraits and drawings exhibit a profound penetration of character.