About The Artist
* New work coming for Retold, our June 2019 exhibition! *
Yelena Bryksenkova is a Russian-born, Midwest-raised freelance illustrator and fine artist. She studied illustration at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore and the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague, Czech Republic and now works with a variety of clients producing work for books, magazines, packaging, textiles and stationery. Her small pen and acryla gouache paintings are inspired by her love of home and the comfort of everyday objects, as well as more magical, mysterious and melancholy themes. She currently lives and work in Los Angeles, CA.