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 Burnaby 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.
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).
Laura is a young artist moved from Mexico. She is very talented in working with kids and she has perfect sense of colors.
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.