Elena Perelman is the only owner of RUSART and she has been teaching art classes since 2009. Born and raised in Russia, Elena brought the best old Russian traditions of drawing and painting to Canada. She always keeps an eye on what's happening in the contemporary art culture and always adjusts the program to the students' needs.
Elena joined our team in 2014. She is a very talented artist and has passion of teaching arts. Elena teaches both children and adults, offers private lessons, and also helps in portfolio preparation.
Margo joined RUSART in 2016. She has a strong background in fine arts and interior design. Margo is teaching regular art classes at New Westminster location for children and adults.
Iryna joined Rusart in 2016. Iryna is an active member of the Burnaby Artist Guild and Federation of Canadian Artists. She has over 25 years of experience teaching arts.
Elvira Kravenkova is a Port Moody based Canadian artist, a member of the Federation of Canadian Artists and Vancouver Life Drawing Society. She joined Rusart in 2017.
Bruce joined RUSART in 2015. He has a passion for art and has experience in drawing and illustration, silk screening, printmaking, animation, film making, as well as Mac app design and development. Bruce is teaching our art classes at Hamilton Community Centre (Richmond).
Elena is a diverse visual artist born in Moscow, Russia. She graduated in 1990 from the Serov's Art School and from the Moscow Textile Academy in 1998, earning a Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Design. She is teaching Saturday classes in New Westminster.
Alexander Surkoff was born in Barnaul, Russia. In 1996 he graduated from Repin State Academic Institute of Painting Sculpture and Achitecture. Member of The Union of Russian Artists. Although Alexander is mostly focused on graphics, his painting in his exceptional style are amazing. Alexander supports RUSART, but doesn't teach right now. If you're interested in purchaseing his works, feel free to contact us.