Boris Dubrov was born in St. Petersburg in 1979. At the age of five he
surprised his parents by his unique art abilities. So, they decided to
take him to the Art school where he got necessary knowledge of
painting and graphics which he later developed on a professional level.
In 1994 Boris entered the Art-Restoring Lyceum “Kunchino" where
while studying he got interested in surrealisme. The Administration of
this Lyceum arranged the first exhibition of his works in the field of
In 1997 Dubrov arrived in Israel. He joined the Israeli Defense Forces
and served there for three years. After the Army service, in 2002, he
became a prize-winner of the “Young Artist“ competition in Israel. In
2003 he got acquainted with a unique master of coinage, Itshah
Cheskelson, working in the style of Judaika and got interested in the
culture of Jewish people. At the same time he is painting many pictures
dedicated to the subject of mestechko life of Jewish people of prewar
epoch of the Eastern Europe.
In 2004 he took part in the exhibition of surrealisme at the Jewish
University in Jerusalem.