i was born in saint petersburg, russia, grew up in cleveland, and studied illustration at the maryland institute college of art in baltimore (BFA, 2010) and the academy of applied and decorative arts in prague, czech republic. now i live in new england and work as a freelance illustrator and fine artist. my small pen and acryla gouache paintings are inspired by my love of home and the comfort of everyday objects, as well as more magical, mysterious and melancholy themes. for more information about me and my work, please visit my blog and follow on twitter and facebook for updates.

clients include: chronicle books, real simple magazine, bust magazine, the new york times, urban outfitters, american greetings, random house, penguin, macmillan, red cap cards, l'officiel italia and mercedes benz fashion week russia.

represented by magnet reps in los angeles, california. for commissions, please write to art@magnetreps.com or call (866) 390-5656.

magnet reps
book by its cover
amelia's magazine
fish ink
buy some damn art 2011
buy some damn art 2012
necessary fiction
the black apple
lone wolf
you, me & charlie
ELLEgirl korea

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© Yelena Bryksenkova 2015
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