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 is an active member of the Federation of Canadian Artists.
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.
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).
Joseph D'silva is a Vancouver based Watercolour Landscape Artist. He has been drawing and painting for over 10 years and his passion for landscapes is very evident in his watercolour landscapes. With all of his experiences he hopes to impart all of his knowledge and skills to other budding Art students here, at Rusart.
Kira is a master of pastel drawing. Being professional in all mediums, her soul still belongs to pastels. She is teaching Sunday classes in New Westminster.
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.
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.
Ekaterina Vopiyashina studied academic drawing and painting in Russia as well as graduated from Alberta University of the Arts (formerly ACAD) with major in Print Media. She joined Rusart in 2019.
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.