A graduate of the art school affiliated with the Repin Arts Institute, Mokhov was admitted to the Department of Costume Design at the Moscow Technological Institute in 1992.
In 1994 2000, he studied at the State Repin Academy Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, at Professor E.S. Kochergins theater studio. Since 2000, he has worked in many theaters of Russia, as well as in theaters of Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and Korea.
He is member of the Musorshchiki Garbage Collectors art group; he took part in exhibitions, installations, and performances (including the Dust. New Archeology exhibit, which took place at the Tzars Lobby of the Alexandrinsky Theater in 2003).
Alexander Mokhov has decorated the following performances:
2004 - The Marriage by N. Gogol (Director A. Cherpin, the Russian Theater of Lithuania, Vilnius);
2004 - Singing Ghosts (A Mythic Opera by Irina Peyeva after the motives of the Poem with No Hero by A.A. Akhmatova). Direction of Anatoly Praudin;
2005 - The Moon (Director V. Kramer, the National Theater of South Korea, Seoul);
2006 - The Low Depths by M. Gorky (Director Ye. Chernyshov, the Baltic House Festival Theater);
2007 - The Red King (A musical and drama fantasy after I. Babel, B. Verbin; Director V. Zolotar, The Russian Drama Theater of Riga, Latvia);
2008 - Salt by B. Pavlovich (Director B. Pavlovich, The Russian Theater of Estonia, Tallinn);
2009 - Faryatyevs Fantasies by A. Sokolova (Director N. Lapina, The Russian Theater of Estonia, Tallinn);
2009 - Vampilov. Plays by Alexander Vampilovs compositions The Unparagoned Nakonechnikov, A House with Windows on the Field and The Crows Grove. (Director Oleg Yeremin, the Smaller Stage of the Alexandrinsky Theater).