Oleksii was born in 1978. He works in Kyiv. He finished Kyiv Higher Vocational Collage of Wood Processing No. 16. He studied gold work at the restoration workshop.
Leonov’s works are little known in the art circles, but it attracts professionals’ attention at first glance. His works with the esthetics of naïve and sometimes brutal art are full of grotesque comicality and ironic attitude to the world.
He works mostly in the graphic techniques of water colors, gouache, collage, linocuts and monotype, sometimes acrylic painting and sculpture (ceramics, papier-mâché). He participated in group exhibitions at PA and Wild Z galleries as well as the modern art festival GOGOLFEST. He was responsible for the decoration of the plays at DAKH theater and concerts of musical band TIK.