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Alexander Gronsky

Alexander Gronsky born in 1980 in Tallinn, Estonia. He is a member of Grinberg Agency (ex-Agency.Photographer.Ru) since 2004 and Grinberg Gallery (ex-Gallery.Photographer.ru) since 2007. Lives in Riga, Latvia.



2013 Less than one and The Edge. Kahmann Gallery, Netherlands
2012 Pastoral. Light Work Gallery, USA
2011 Pastoral. Photographer.ru Gallery, Moscow
2011 Mountains & Waters. L’Escale Gallery, France
2011 The Edge and Background. The 4th FotoArtFestival in Bielsko-Biała, Poland

2011 The Edge. Fotografica Bogota-2011, Colombia

2011 The Edge. Aperture Gallery, NYC, USA

2010 Foam Paul Huf Award 2010. Foam_Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam
2009 Edge. Photographer.ru Gallery, Moscow
2008 Background. Photographer.ru Gallery, Moscow


2013 Art Space Event Fair, Grinberg Gallery booth
2013 Art MIA (Milan Image Art Fair), Grinberg Gallery booth
2013 Art Paris Fair, Grinberg Gallery booth
2012 Shanghai! La Tentation de l’occident.Institut Culturel Bernard Magrez au Château Labottière, Bordeaux, France
2012 Sense of Place. European Landscape Photography. Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels, Belgium
2012 INNOVATION-2012 short-list nominees’ exhibition in NCCA, Moscow, Russia
2012 Contemporary Russian Photography. FotoFest Biennial, Houston, USA
2012 SI FEST in Italy and Croatia
2011 Backlight Photo Festival in Tampere, Finland
2011 SI FEST in Savignano sul Rubicone, Italy
2011 Crossroads: Contemporary Russian Photography. Australian Centre for Photography, Sidney
2010 Kandinsky Prize short-list nominees’ exhibition in Moscow, Russia

2010 International Photography Festival in Pingayo, China
2010 International Festival of Photography FotoLeggendo in Rome, Italy
2010 V International Festival of Photography Fotosintesi-2010, Piacenza, Italy
2010 14th Art-Moscow art fair (Gallery.Photographer.ru stand)
2009 Kandinsky Prize short-list nominees’ exhibition in Moscow, Russia
2009 InsideOutside. FotoWeekDC Festival, Washington DC
2009 Minus Ideology, Art+Art Gallery, Moscow
2009 13th Art-Moscow art fair (Gallery.Photographer.ru stand)
2008 12th Art-Moscow art fair (Gallery.Photographer.ru stand)
2008 RussianPerspective. New Russian Photography. Vol.1 – Gallery Senko, Viborg, Denmark


2012 VII Russian National competition for contemporary art INNOVATION: two special prizes in the New Generation nomination

2012 World Press Photo: 3rd place in the category of Everyday Life (Pastoral cycle)
2011 Prix Photographique Ville de Levallois-Epson

2010 Foam Paul Huf Award winner
2009 Aperture Portfolio Prize winner
2009 Critical Mass Top 50
2009 Silver Camera grand prix winner (Events and Every Day Life Nominations)
2009 Elected by Foam international photography magazine for the special edition ‘Talent’
2009 Linhof Young Photographer Award 1st place
2008 Kandinsky Prize finalist, Moscow
2004 Finalist for the Ian Parry Award, UK
2003 Participant of the Joop Swart Masterclass, Netherlands
2000-2003 Press Photo Russia contest, three 1st place awards total

Works are in collections:

Art Invest Fund, Moscow
Foam_Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam
Statoil, Stavanger
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Grinberg Gallery collection
Private collections in Russia and abroad.