Anton Petrov was born in Astrakhan, Russia in 1977. His parents were both university students at the time, his father studied medicine and his mother - art. 'I drew always, ever since I can remember, and my mother was always there to guide and correct me. In 2001 Anton graduated from Elam with a Bachelor of Fine Arts . "Before I wanted to be a doctor, I remember I really wanted to be a pilot and before that, my parents say, I wanted to be a builder. But, the truth is - I always wanted to be an artist.' Anton currently works in the advertising industry.