Yelena Bryksenkova was born in Saint Petersburg, Russia, and raised in Northeast Ohio. She studied at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, and the Academy of Applied and Decorative Arts in Prague, Czech Republic. She lives and works as a freelance illustrator in New England. Her pen and watercolor paintings are inspired by her love of home and the comfort of everyday objects, as well as more magical, mysterious and melancholic themes.
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