Alexey Myakishev

Born in Kirov (Viatka) in 1971, worked as a press photographer from 1991 till 1999 in several local Kirov newspapers.
In 1999 he moved to Moscow and became a freelance photographer.
He now works with several Russian and foreign magazines such as “Russian Newsweek”, “Kommersant”, ” Helsingin Sanomat”, “APU”, “Talouselama”, “SvD”, “Berlinskgske Tidende”, “Aftenposten” and many others.
In 1998 in cooperation with German photographer Anneta Freack he participated in the project “Two sights to Viatka” and in the same year exhibited his works in the Art Museum of Kirov and the “Nadar” gallery in Germany.
In 1996 and 1997 he received a Russian Ministry of Culture grant.
In 1998 and 2001 he received two prizes from “INTERFOTO” for his series about pilgrims and about the Northern Urals
In 1999 participated in the exhibition “Generation portrait”, organized by “Russkoe Pole” gallery.
In 2000 he exhibited in the University of Oldenburg in Germany.
In 2001 his series “The Pilgrims” was exhibitied on the “Religion at the turn of the century” exhibition, organized by the Moscow House of Photography.
In 2006 he was exhibited at the “Marguerite Yourcenar” villa in France.
In 2008 he exhibited his works in the “Bibliothèque Municipale D`Auxerre” in France
In 2009 he participated in the “Windows of time” exhibition at the “Feofaniya” gallery in Moscow.
In 2010 he participated in the “Windows of time” exhibition ,at the “Art-Propaganda”, gallery in Samara
In 2010 he participated in the exhibition “Moscow-Vyatka” at the Gallery Maison du Pays Coulangeois, Coulanges la Vineuse, France
In 2010 in the competition “Award FRF” he was awarded 2-nd place in the series “Road to faith” in the category “Ganeral news”
In 2010 he participated in the photo exhibition “We” internet community “Photopolygon” Krasnodar
In 2010 he participated in the photo exhibition “See Paris and live” in Moscow
In 2010 he received a “Best photographer” award for a series of works called “Auguest in Tskhinvali”
In 2010 he participated in the “Chronicle of provincial life” Exihibition in Omsk
In 2010, he paticipated in an exhibition called “Moscou & Viatka” in Avallon (Yonne), France.