Aleksei Mishchenko

Мищенко Алексей Иванович

Graphic artist

Born Kovno (Kaunas, Lithuania), 12 April 1907

Died Moscow, 15 October 1981


Mishchenko graduated 1926 from the Oryol Art School in Orel where the family had moved to in 1914. From 1927 to 1931 he lived and worked in different cities working as a draufstman for several periodicals. In 1931 he moved to Moscow where he worked as an illustrator and art editor of Molodaya gvardiya publishers. In 1957 he switched to creative work in the form of engraving as woodcuts and linocuts. He designed many bookplates and postcards