Alexi Natchev is a children's illustrator originally from Bulgaria; he moved to the US around 1990. He has been a professor at the School of Fine Arts, University of Connecticut, the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Georgia, the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, and the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore.
Born: Sofia, Bulgaria
Education: National Academy of Fine Arts, Sofia
Resides: Newark, Delaware
Natchev illustrated The Tale of Urso Brunov: Little Father of All Bears and Urso Brunov and the White Emperor.