Alexander Savchenko was born in Kungur, Perm Region, and a year later he moved to Veliky Novgorod with his family. From childhood, he stood out among peers for his exemplary behavior, demonstrating outstanding leadership abilities. While he was interested in drawing by the age of 12, two years later he decided to leave school and get a job. He began his career at the “Transvit” factory, after which he worked at several enterprises as a supervisor, adjuster of technological equipment.
Around 2002, he joined the Free Culture Partnership, an organization uniting more than 200 artists, musicians, and other cultural figures. At one time, several exhibitions were organized in his native city, he took part in international contemporary art festivals of the Manezh Central Exhibition Hall. The first “museum” personal exhibition was held at the Museum of Russian Lubok and Naive Art in 2019. Despite his advanced age, problems with his sight, and financial difficulties, the Savchenko manages to regularly travel by train from Veliky Novgorod to St. Petersburg, Moscow and other cities to demonstrate his artworks and visit local shrines and attractions.