Alexandra Zabelina was born into the family of a lawyer, the leader of the nobility in an ancient town of Tver.
In 1927she entered VKHUTEMAS - VKHUTEIN (The Higher Art and Technical Institute), where her teachers were outstanding artists such as A.DREVIN, S.GERASIMOV, V.FAVORSKY, etc, she finished her studies at the department of applied arts of the Moscow Textile Institute in 1932.
Since 1932 till 1985 A.Zabelina took part in all the republican and all-union annual exhibitions and her works were awarded numerous medals and decorations.
She is a recognized master of decorative art, her decorative fabrics, panels, tapestries may be found in numerous museums in different parts of the former Soviet Union.
In 1958 one of her works was awarded a gold medal at the World Exhibition in Brussels. In the same year she had a personal exhibition of her works in Moscow.
Thirst for novelty brought her to the studio of a wonderful water-colour painter ARTUR FONVIZIN in early 50-ies, under whose influence she opens up a new page in her artistic career. The feeling of air and outstanding harmony of colours is typical for her water-colours. Her fellow artists called her as outstanding colourist- creator of "small masterpieces".
After her exhibition in "Les OREADES" art gallery, Vladimir Sokolovsky an art critic of the "Novye Izvestiya" newspaper wrote "Modern technique is combined in her works with classical balancing and harmony. Deep psychological undercurrent undoubtedly brings her works near to the works of Flemish and Dutch artists- founders of the still-life genre painting".
Since the year of 2001 her personal exhibitions were held in a number of art galleries such as "ART TROFFI", "SURIKHOVSKY INSTITUTE OF ART", many of her works were sold at different auctions and exhibitions.
There is a stand of her works of different genre in Moscow museum of decorative and applied art.
The water - colours of Alexandra Zabelina can be found in art galleries and private collections in Russia, the USA, Great Britain, Belgium, France, Denmark, etc.
True art is immortal that what one thinks leaving her exhibition.