Konstantin Bokov was born in Ukraine, son of the renowned Russian and Soviet poet and songwriter, Victor Bokov in 1940. Pursuing his career as an artist, he qualified from the Art Academy of Leningrad in St Petersburg and emigrated to New York City in 1974 where the whole art world was on the brink of change. In this dawn of Abstract Expressionism, Bokov's passion for the unconventional was able to thrive. He has exhibited alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring at the Now Gallery. Also at the Emerging Collectors Gallery, the Morin Miller Gallery, the Grant Gallery, at the European Outsider Art Fair (Vienna and New York). Bokov's successes feature in the award-winning independent film documentary "Free" 2012.