Born in 1968 in the city of Simferopol (Crimea.)
In Alexander Shabadei’s early years were spent in the seaside city of Kerch. In 1983 he graduated with honors from the Serdyukov Art School in Kerch. He then attended and graduated with honors from the prestigious Samokish Crimea Art School, a top school in the Soviet Union.
The Shabadei's moved to Yalta a provincial city where he lives and works today. Due to its location, he was fascinated by the old districts, mountains, cypresses, magnolias and the sea. His landscape and still life paintings demonstrate his skill, technique, talent and his use of color.
Shabedei’s work is shown in galleries in the Ukraine, Russia and the USA. Since June 2004 his work has been exhibited in the Wicklow Gallery in Ireland and now Classic Art Gallery in Carmel. California. His paintings are also in many private collections in France, Italy, Germany, Poland and Australia.
At present at age 44 and thanks to the mild climate of the seaside city, he paints and sketches daily with his growing son, who is also attending art school.