Алексея Рычкова graduated from St.Petersburg Academy of Art and design 1993. At first time of his studies, Alexey already starts to cooperate with art galleries of Finland, Poland and Prague. In 1995 he was invited to Paris, where during four and a half years he created over 100 works, which were successfully sold by the auctions and on the exhibitions of Russian art in Paris.
Several paintings of this period were purchased for interior decoration of Grand-Hotel West Minster, Paris. One of the central subjects in the works of Alexey Rychkov is views of Petersburg. In 2009 the exhibition “Channel views” took place in the art-gallery ”Mon-Martre”, where Alexey took an active part. Today Rychkov’s paintings are presented in museums, private collections and art-galleries of St.-Petersburg, Moscow, Prague, Paris, and also Australia, Germany, Switzerland, USA.