Elena is a multidisciplinary artist based in San Diego where she is constantly inspired by the beauty of its landscape. She earned her B.A. and M.F.A. degrees in Comparative Linguistics and English Language from Moscow Lomonosov University while taking numerous art courses in the applied arts of painting and composition since childhood. She continued her art studies at San Francisco Art Institute. Elena has exhibited nationally and internationally and has had numerous Solo and Group exhibitions here in CA. In 2011 and 2016 the Athenaeum Music and Arts Library acquired her work for their Permanent Collection.