Born in 1968 in Ermolaevo Town, Bashkir Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic. Lives and works in Ufa. In 1989, graduated from the Architecture Department of the Ufa Petroleum Institute and participated in his first city exhibition in Ufa. In 1994, was awarded the Russian State Prize. In 1995, organized his first solo exhibition in Zlatoust, in 1999 — two solo exhibitions in Ufa galleries.
Member of the Union of Russian Artists. Since 2000, participates in group exhibitions in Moscow. In 2002, held his first exhibition outside of Russia, in London. Awarded the Repin Prize (2014). Nominated for the Kandinsky Prize (2014).
The artist’s works can be seen in museums, foundations, and private collections, including: State Russian Museum, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Erarta Museum of Contemporary Art (Saint Petersburg), Vrubel Art Museum (Omsk), Krasnoyarsk Museum Center, ROSPHOTO museum and exhibition center (Saint Petersburg), Smirnov and Sorokin Foundation (Moscow), Mardjani Foundation (Moscow), Ruarts Foundation (Moscow), White Rabbit Collection (Sydney), Redbase Art Foundation (Jakarta), Foundation Francès (Senlis), Tsukanov Family Foundation (London).
is located at the CCA Winzavod, one of the first Russian clusters devoted to contemporary art. It moved there after several years since its foundation in 2005. There was also a branch in Singapore for a short time. The heart and the soul of the 11.12 GALLERY is its founder and owner Alexandr Sharov. Now it’s possible to reveal the corporate identity highlighted 11.12 GALLERY.
In 2020 the digital terminal was launched. In fact it's an online edition of the gallery located at CUBE Moscow as a specific display stand.
One more thing makes 11.12 GALLERY very special, namely a cooperation with regional artists. The gallery focuses on representing the artists from different parts of Russia Omsk, Ufa, Krasnoyarsk, Krasnoyarsk, Kaluga, Tver, Krasnodar, Ekaterinburg.
11.12 GALLERY cooperates with the main Russian museums and organizes relevant projects. Besides non-profit projects 11.12 GALLERY cooperates with the organizations in finance and touristic spheres as well as designers and architectural firms.
In portfolio of 11.12 GALLERY are participations in such international art events as Art Central (Hong Kong), DA!Moscow (Russia), CONTEXT Art Miami (USA), Art Miami New York (USA), Moniker Art Fair (USA), Art Wynwood (USA), Art Chicago (USA), Cosmoscow (Russia), Art Kiev Contemporary (Ukraine), Art Tbilisi (Georgia), Art Moscow (Russia), Art Stage (Singapore), Art Beijing (China), Art Manege (Russia), Art Vilnius (Lithuania).
The Red Garden
Exhibition of Achievements of Contemporary Artists