i was born in saint petersburg, russia, raised in cleveland, and educated at the maryland institute college of art in baltimore and the academy of applied and decorative arts in prague, czech republic, receiving my BFA in illustration in 2010. i live in new england with my imaginary pet elephant and work as a freelance illustrator and fine artist. my small pen and watercolor 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: the new york times, real simple magazine, bust magazine, urban outfitters, american greetings, chronicle books, metro czech republic, random house, penguin, macmillan, red cap cards, tomorrow magazine and anorak.
represented by magnet reps in los angeles, california. for commissions, please write to email@example.com or call (866) 390-5656.
INTERVIEWS AND PRESS
book by its cover
buy some damn art 2011
buy some damn art 2012
the black apple
you, me & charlie
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© Yelena Bryksenkova 2014
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