Andrey Antonov was born in 1944 year in Sverdlovsk. In 1964 he finished Sverdlovsk art college, and in 1973 year - Moscow Highest Art-industrial college (former Stroganovskoie ). From 1971 he has taken part in city, regional, zonal, republican and international exhibitions. He has been a member of Artists' Union of Russia from 1975 year. He is an author of monuments and monumental works standing in Ekaterinburg, Severouralsk, Petropavlovsk. In 1996 he was awarded Mosin's premium. His works are gathered in museumes and in private collections of Ekaterinburg, Barnaul, Nizhni Tagil, Perm, Krasnoyarsk, Moscow, Checkoslovakia, Austria, USA and Israel.
He was inspired by timeless themes and characters (such as Greek myths - the sculpture "Icarus", "The Minotaur and the nymph"), archaic plastic (the image of the Paleolithic Venus newly embodied in the sculpture "Fertility").
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