Born in Degtyarsk, Sverdlovsk region in 1960. In 1979 he graduated from Ural College of Applied Arts. Member of the Union of Artists of Russia. Participated in numerous exhibitions in Russia and abroad.
"In our time it was felt that this could only be fictional art that is different from the realism of reality. That, as it is guaranteed original, original art. In fact, the vast majority of professional artists are very similar in art school and performing skills, the choice of topics, and importantly, by thinking, and so-called avant-garde layers differ substitute for mastery of various technical flourishes, kinky and textured-surface refinements, care attitude to natural-unidentified beauty of the world, formal, at best, extremely primitive it is displayed.
Against this background, creativity Samokhvalova Alexander Porfirievich seems to be very valuable. For many years Samokhvalov AP shows a quality painting, participates in various, fairly large exhibitions of his work have fans here in Russia and abroad.
Support in the work he is a great skill. It is free, relaxed feel to the technical skill. His work is characterized by respect and love portrayed in the world, convincingly, a careful study design. Samokhvalova AP interested in the infinite beauty and diversity of nature. Credo Samokhvalova AP -Not ezmenyat nature, not to invade some form, by deforming surrounding aura. In his works, no rudeness, all subject to the purity of intentions. "