“Honored Artist of Russia”, Alexander Vetrov is an outstanding colored etching artist. He was born in 1952, in what was then the Moscow Region and is now an area incorporated into the city of Moscow. He acquired much of his techniques and skills while a student at the Moscow Art School and later at the Moscow Institute of Print Making. For his excellent work, he was awarded the special status of an Honored Artist of Russia in 2002. His works have been shown in numerous exhibitions and shows in such diverse locations as; Moscow, Milan, Italy, Hamburg & Meldorf, Germany, Washington, D.C., Boston, Chicago and Montreal, Canada.