Alexander Nikolaevich Zakharov was born in 1954 in Voroshilovograd (Lugansk), Ukraine. In 1973 he graduated from the Lugansk Art College. From 1973 to 1979 he studied at the Kiev State Art Institute in the workshop of Professor A.M. Lopukhov. Brother of another Ukrainian artist Zakharova Lyudmila Nikolaevna. Participant of numerous art exhibitions, his works are part of private collections in Ukraine and abroad. Zacharov lives and works in Moscow.
Member of the Union of Artists of Russia (1990).