Alexander Karpan is one of the most prominent representatives of the world famous Vitebsk watercolor school. Graduate of the art and graphics faculty of the Vitebsk State Pedagogical Institute named after S. M. Kirov, already in the late 1970s, he became one of the brightest teachers, teaching drawing, painting and composition.
Throughout his career, the artist worked in different genres, although he preferred still life, landscape and portrait. Alexander Karpan’s works are distinguished not only by their high craftsmanship, but also by their unique individual style.
In the last two decades, A. Karpan has received recognition from professionals and viewers at major international watercolor biennials in Lithuania, China, Russia and Belarus. The artist's works are in the funds of the Polotsk Historical and Architectural Museum-Reserve, the Vitebsk Regional Museum of Local Lore, the Mark Rothko Art Center, as well as in numerous private collections.