Alexander Telalim was born in 1967 in Izmail, Bessarabia (Today’s Ukraine) in the family of Bessarabian Bulgarians. He attended the Arts School in Izmail and in 2001 the National Art Academy in Sofia, specializing in Fresco style painting. He currently creates and lives in Sofia with his family. Alexander has over 50 group and solo exhibitions in Japan, France, Germany, the US, Ukraine and Bulgaria.