Lada Alekseychuk was born in Donetsk (Ukraina) in 1962.
She undertakes the first steps in art frequenting a drawing
school for gifted children in Leningrad.
In 1976 the family emigrates in the West.
While waiting for the visa to Canada in Rome, she studies traditional
icon painting techniques with Russian nun of the Uspenskij Monastery.
Soon after arriving in Canada in 1978 she frequents the Three
Schools of Art of Toronto where she follows the courses of figurative painting
Afterwards she continues her training frequenting for a year
the Concordia University of Montreal.
In 1980, she moves to New York where she frequents both the
Art Students' League(specialized in anatomic drawing) and the prestigious Film
Institute of New York University. In 1984 she graduates in cinematography, computer
graphics and television with a BFA Diploma.
In June 1985 she starts working as art director for Computer
graphics Show Apple Bytes, a special program of information by images of the
Manhattan Cable television network. From July she is also art director of Lecht
Sciences Inc., a New York company specializing in the development of software
for graphics. In the summer of the same year, she is responsible for the project
and the realization of the scenography and the costumes of the film "Mozart
In 1987 she moves to Rome. At the beginning she engages especially
in ink and pensil drawings: architectural views and landscapes marked by a meticulous
From 1989 she orients herself towards collage technique, in
which she gradually develops its possible applications in spatial extension.
The influence of the great Russian historical avant-garde artist Pavel Filonov(1883-1941)is
one of the sourses of this turnaround. Over the last few years she is also active
as an illustrator: her tables have been published in Italy by La Repubblica,
L'Avanti, Avvenimenti, Ceres(The FAO Review), and the technology Review.