Born in 1956 in the town of Susuman. In 1983 he graduated liizht.
In 1985 he left a career as an engineer, as a hobby became a life's work.
Fascination with carving, painting, sculpture, led to the idea to combine all this in a beautifully-dimensional space, where frames play an equally important role in supplementing and expanding the contents of the work before "nagsasariling level."
1990, Library. Mayakovsky;
1991 Gallery of modern art the Museum of Dostoevsky;
1992 gallery "Summer garden" (Marble Palace);
1992 exhibition in the Tea house of the Summer garden;
1995, "Waiting at the window" (Dostoevsky Museum);
1996 exhibition-presentation of "the MOOR" in the magazine "Aurora";
1996 exhibition in "Manege"; etc.
2002, gallery "Autoren" (Munich, Germany)
The work of A. Katugina are in the Dostoevsky Museum (St. Petersburg), private collections in Russia, England, France, Germany, Finland, Austria.