Born in Palekh. Hereditary painter, son of A. V. Kosarev. In 1957-1962 years he studied at the Palekh art school. In 1962-1989, he worked at the Palekh art-production workshops. Died in 1994, buried in Palekh. Themes of works: folklore, literature, genre scenes. A. A. Kosarev is stored in the State Museum of Palekh art.