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 took lessons on acrylic, oil and pencil drawings from Anatoli Badriashvili, the Georgian painter and designer. Before immigrating to Canada she worked as a designer in several fashion houses in Moscow. Now she works as a freelance artist in Vancouver, B.C. Elena's media include watercolour, acrylic, oil, ink and pencil. Her works have been acquired for private collections in Europe, Canada and America. Since 2011 she is an Active member of the Federation of Canadian Artists.