Alex Nemirovsky is a Melbourne based artist and oil portrait painter, accepting commissions from private clients and companies around Australia. His works vary dramatically in scale, from small portraits to medium-sized paintings to expansive public spaces.  In Melbourne he is best known for “The Lady of St Kilda” which spans the railway bridge in Carlisle St, Balaclava / St Kilda, and was recently restored by the City of Port Phillip.   Alex gained his Bachelor of Arts in St Petersburg…

Services

Oil Painting

Sculpture

Pastel

Commissions

Latest News

Sultan of Johor provides better public access to a stunning art piece

Sultan of Johor provides better public access to a stunning art piece

The Sultan of Johor Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar has decided to move the portrait painted in oils by Alex Nemirovsky from his palace to the Mersing Museum at Jalan Ibrahim.  The Royal Press Office said that His Majesty wished to "provide better public...

Winner of the Fifty Squared Art Prize

Winner of the Fifty Squared Art Prize

Alex Nemirovsky started the year with an exciting achievement for his work.  The renowned artist won the Fifty Squared Art Prize Award in 2019 with a First Honourable mention and participation in a solo exhibition with Mark Feary of Gertrude Contemporary for two...

From One Portrait to Another

From One Portrait to Another

 “Many things in life have character and symbolic sense for me.  I always look at the beauty and aesthetic values of the subject, even in the ambiguous or simple sides of life.  I interpret and build on reality with the use of my imagination.  Art is the natural way...

Lady of St Kilda

Lady of St Kilda

The "Lady of St Kilda" art work by Alex Nemirovsky on Carlisle St in Balaclava was commissioned by the St Kilda Council as a result of a competition in 1993.  The idea was to create a gateway to St Kilda.  The historic shape of the schooner inspired Alex as much as...

Sultan of Johor, private commission

Sultan of Johor, private commission

In 2016, Alex completed a private commission for the Sultan of Johor, and is pleased to see the portrait now hangs in his Royal Highness's new palace in the city of Mercing in Malaysia. The new palace is called the "Flintstone Palace".  It's architecture is inspired...