I am originally from Moscow, Russia, but have been living in New York City for exactly half of my life. For about 14 years, I worked in web and graphic design in the corporate world, which forced me to put my art making on the back burner. Five years ago, I had a short stint of living and working in New England, which awakened something in me. I started sketching nature (something I hadn’t done before). Until then I was a full-fledged city girl, obsessed with architecture, cityscapes and straight lines, when I suddenly found myself enjoying all this natural beauty. I wanted to translate the fascinating and ever changing botanical wonders onto functional objects for my family and friends to enjoy every day.
Now that I live in New York City again with my husband Carlos and my son Ollie and our badass cat Kai in an amazing loft building full of creative peoples. Sometimes I feel that the...
- Born on November 21
- Joined November 23, 2006