Yakovlev Alexander

Saint Petersburg, Russia

Specialize in illustrations, cartoons and graphic design
Age 37. Graduated from University of Press in book drawing and design.
Repeatedly participated in Russian and international exhibitions of drawing and caricature.
Member of the Union of Artists of Russia.
2003 – the winner of “Book drawing” nomination ar the International Festival of Arts
“From avant-guard up to now” (St.Petersburg)
2008 – the winner of the national children’s literary award “Treasured Dream” (Moscow)
Participant of international competitions of caricature (Italy, Spain, Holland etc)
Caricatures were mentioned by jury:
· XV Eurohumor 2006/2007, Italy
· 24 Biennale internazionale dell’Umorismo nell’Arte, Italy
· International Cartoons Competition Spirito di Vino, Italy
2009 – the winner of the 16th Dutch Cartoon Festival (first prize)
2012 – personal exhibition on VII Saint-Petersburg International Book Salon
As an illustrator collaborated with publishing houses “Zlatoust”, “Detgiz Lycée”, “University”, “Amphora”, “Apriori-Press”, “CompasGid” (Russia), “Adnax Publishing” (England)
Created about 1,000 illustrations for the international project WalkingBible
As a book designer took part in producing over 200 books


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