Kosterin Alexander was born in 1966 in Sverdlovsk. He graduated from the Ekaterinburg Art School. He studied at the Ural Academy of Architecture and Art. He graduated from the Ekaterinburg Orthodox Spiritual Seminary. For the last five years he has regularly held art exhibitions of his works. Currently a priest, a cleric of the temple of the holy martyrs Flor and Laurel.
Alexander Kosterin chose a difficult but bold way: in technology it is an applique based on Byzantine mosaic, in style - Russian avant-garde and modern iconic art. His works are in private collections in Russia and abroad.