Alexey Chernigin was born in 1975 in Nizhny Novgorod in the family of famous Russian artist Alexander Chernigin. From 1990 to 1994 he studied painting and graphic design at Nizhny Novgorod School of Arts. Educated at Nizhny Novgorod State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering.
Since 1998 he is an member of Russia artists’ union. Since 2001 the faculty member of “Institute of Humanities and Arts” which is the part of “Nizhny Novgorod State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering”” at “interior design” department. Engaged in painting, drawing, interior design, photography. Regular participant of personal, regional, all-Russian and international expositions. Works are in private and galleries’ collections of Russia and abroad.