“ By looking at his canvases, one comes to understand how much Zoob admires his subjects. The somewhat "dollish," child-like faces in his works attest to this very admiration. The artist doesn't oversimplify, but rather sincerely cherishes the subjects that he depicts. Every person for him is a portrait with its own complex and rich inner world ... ”

“ A Russian artist in the American capital” ~ Russian-American Business magazine

“ Alexey Zoob, a figure painter trained classically at the Stroganov Moscow State University of Arts and Industry and currently showing his work at Kentlands Mansion in Gaithersburg ...”

“A Portrait of the Artist: Alexey Zoob ” ~ Gaithersburg Patch

“ Born in Russia in the late 1960s, the Germantown resident studied at two art schools in the Soviet Union. Since then, he has lived in Holland, Israel and Samaria. He came to the U.S. in 2003 and received an Alien with Extraordinary Ability Green Card, which recognizes aliens who excel in arts, sciences, business, education or athletics ...”

“Local artists share exhibit at the Kentlands Mansion” ~ Gazette.Net