Aleksandr Trachishin (aka Sasha Kandimir) was born in Ukraine. Graduated from Minsk Art School and Rhode Island School of Design. Participated in group and solo exhibitions in Minsk (Belarus), Kiev (Ukraine), Boston MA, Old Lime , Mystic, New London CT, Portland OR, Portland MN, Jersey City NJ., Manhattan NY, etc. Works are represented in private collections in Ukraine, Russia, Netherlands, Canada, Italy, USA, etc. Sasha lives in Connecticut.