Oleksandr Barbolin was born in 1988 in Pryluky, Ukraine. He graduated from the Tel Aviv College of Engineering, Design, and Art named by Shenkar. He received his secondary education as a landscape architect.
Oleksandr started creating collages in 2018. The first collages were analog - he collected vintage and retro magazines, and posters and made a collage from clippings. Within a year, Oleksandr switched to digital art. He works in mixed media – he prints a collage on canvas with elements of acrylic and oil painting. Oleksandr Barbolin also works as a graphic designer, creating book covers, trademarks, and collages for various brands.