Tanya with husband Christoph
Tanya, a Russian-born artist, is a graduate of the College of Art
in Yaroslavl with the Bachelors Degree in Art. Afterwards, she attended
an Old Russian Icon paintings workshop in the famous old Tolga monastery
on Volga River and is now an expert in this field.
To further develop her artistic skills, Tanya studied the original
paintings of old Italian Masters in European Museums of Art and painted
copies of some. Her art reflects the influence of this work. Regularly
experimenting with techniques and colors, Tanya takes inspiration
from bright and romantic paintings of the nineteenth and early twentieth
Tanya's still-life compositions, portraits and allegorical paintings
have been exhibited in European galleries. Her work is in national
and private collections in the USA, Germany, Austria, Poland, Portugal
Tanya is currently a member of The Portrait Society of America and
The American Society of Portrait Artists.