(1886, Kirovograd – 1973, Moscow)
Honored artist of the Moldavian SSR. In 1906-1911 he studied at the Odessa art school at KK Kostandi, and then at the St. Petersburg Academy of arts. Organizer and Director of first in left-Bank Moldova Museum of art, head of art Studio, which has trained many famous Moldovan artists. Participant of exhibitions of the Association of South Russian artists, national art exhibitions of the MSSR. The artist's works are in many Museum collections in Russia and in many private collections abroad.
In the 20-30-ies of the last century under his hand is born of a series of drawings reflecting construction of schools and cultural institutions, industrial enterprises of the city. Dozens of works are devoted to Tiraspol and Dniester, status, and mood at different times of the year. A. F. Foinitsky was one of the initiators and active participant in the creation of the art Museum in the capital of the MASSR is the city of Tiraspol.
Decision of Council of Ministers of the MSSR, dated November 20, 1959 in Tiraspol opened an art school with four-year colleges, which the Council of Ministers of the MSSR 9 June 1975 has the name of A. F. Foinitsky. In 2003, the school moved into a new building built on the original project.
Life-affirming works of Alexander Fedorovich has taken a worthy place in the Museum art school in the collections of museums of Tiraspol, chişinău, Kirovohrad and in many private collections. The decision of the Executive Committee of the Tiraspol town Soviet of people's deputies in 1968, A. F. Foinitsky awarded the title "Honorary citizen of the city of Tiraspol".