(USA, born 1962, Ukraine)
Alex Sher is American underwater fine art photographer whose resolute admiration of feminine sensuality instantly heralded him to worldwide acclaim. Sher's photographs have been exhibited in the world's greatest galleries and museums.
Alex Sher was born in Ukraine and moved to the US with his parents in 1995. His first underwater shots are dated 2010. The earliest fine art photographs were published in 2013. In 2015 Sher's works were exhibited in Louvre (Paris) and later in museums of London, New York, Los Angeles, and other cities. His first personal exhibition was in Beverly Hills in 2015 in Bruce Lurie Gallery.
Alex Sher started working with Touchon Gallery in 2019. Alex's first photo book "Mermaids" was published in 2018.
Alex Sher lives in Los Angeles. Aside from his fine art photography, Alex is working on a new project devoted to kelp forest preservation.
Once upon a time, when wheels were made of stone and phones had no cameras, lived my grandma. I loved my grandma and loved her stories about people and places she remembered. There was one story about a photographer grandma was telling in the photo lab waiting for the pictures to develop. Grandma never mentioned his name - just a guy who was a magician. He could make any woman beautiful with his camera.
I envied him. I wanted to be this guy. I wished my grandma would say that about me someday. He knew some magic secrets; this photographer and he took these secrets with him
to the Holocaust grave.
Many years have passed. I've traveled all around the world, changing jobs and cameras, taking pictures of the most beautiful people, and absolutely unbelievable things. And through my life journey, I still hope to hear someday: “He is a magician, he makes life beautiful with his camera.”