Alexey was born in Angarsk in 1980, and currently lives and works in Irkutsk.
He graduated from the Irkutsk Art College (department of painting and decorative and applied arts). The artist participated in the restoration of the Cathedral of the Koimesis of the Mother of God in the Monastery of Optina near St. Petersburg. He is a member of the Youth Association of the Union of Artists of Russia and a member of the International Art Fund.
Alexey Rytin's style is well-recognizable. His esthetic paintings are designed for those, who appreciate half hints, mysticism and mysteries in art. Seeming ordinary at first glance, the images by Alexey Rytin carry intrigue and understatement, emerging a curious viewer into an enigmatic game of associations and symbols.