About Alex Efimoff

Alex Efimoff was born in 1978 in the Russian Far Eastern island of Sakhalin (Karafuto Prefecture, Japanese pre 1945). Alex, the son of a Russian sculptor, grew up surrounded by his father’s art. In 2007 Alex moved to New Zealand and after a year in Auckland settled in Wellington, the city he fell in love with. In 2010 Alex completed a 2-year Diploma in Photography at Massey University. Since then he has been establishing himself as an art photographer who works in genres of portraiture/fashion, architecture and monochromatic documentary.

Photographed for:
Pataka Art+Museum, Okareka Dance Company, Royal New Zealand Ballet, Green Party NZ, Express Magazine, Production Shed TV, Out in the Sqaure, Gryphon Theatre, Simon & Schuster, Kiwi Rail, Dame Malvina Major Foundation, Farrys Menswear, Get Funk’d, Buoy Hairdressing, Blue Cactus Hair Salon

Published in:
Capital Times, New Zealand Listener, New Zealand Herald, Kia Ora – Air New Zealand inflight magazine, NZ Fitness Magazine, Art New Zealand Magazine, AFAR Magazine, Architecture NZ Magazine, multiple publications and cover shots in Express Magazine, Images Magazine

Past Exhibitions:
1989 USSR-Japan Children’s art exhibition – Various
2007 Efimoff Family art exhibition
2010 Braveheart Art Exhibition – Landscapes
2010 Whanganui – Cyanotype prints
2011 Corban Art centre – Architecture
2012 Mark Hutchins Gallery / Personal exhibition – Portraiture
2015 Waitangi park (Wellington Waterfront) / Personal exhibition – Documentary
2015 St Matthew’s in the City (Auckland Festival of Photography) – Documentary
2015 Photospace Gallery (Central Wellington) / Personal exhibition