Studied at the Riga art school, bloom (1899 – 1902), in 1902, long in the school of the Royal society of encouragement of art in St. Petersburg.
In exhibitions the artist has participated since 1901, his work is exhibited in Latvia and abroad.
Personal exhibitions are organized in Riga (1909, together with A. by Tihinen, 1929), Madona (1929), Jekabpils, Plavinas, Daugavpils (1930, with A. by Thinam), Rezekne (1931), Plavinas and Koknese (1943).
Memorable exhibitions – in Riga and Madona (1964), Koknese (1968, 1979), Valmiera (1987), Riga (1980).
The artist was a member of the Association of Independent artists (1922).
A. Strals received the prize of the Culture Foundation (1936).