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Alexi Natchev

Fine Arts, Illustration
Alexi Natchev was the Area Coordinator of Illustration at DCAD until 2018. Born in Sofia, Bulgaria, he works in printmaking, drawing and children’s book illustration. His work has been shown in solo, invitational, and international exhibits. Since moving to the U.S. in 1990, Alexi has published more than 15 children’s books with major American publishers, including Random House and Simon and Schuster. His work is on display at the National Art Gallery in Sofia, and The Rare Book Collection at the Princeton Library. His latest book is Urso Brunov and The White Emperor, collaboration with acclaimed writer Brian Jacques, world-renowned for The Red Wall series. Alexi has taught at Savannah College of Art and Design, the University of the Arts and the Maryland Institute College of Art.