Art Medium: sculpture, ceramics
After finishing college and majoring in Architecture I moved to United
States. It all seems good until I was laid off in 2008 while pregnant with
my second child. I was devastated, but then I thought back on all the
hardships I had been through in Russia, and how as a child I would turn to
my art to create beauty.
I took ceramic classes in nearby art center, and I found faces just started
popping out my hands. I just loved this new substance, and the way it
allowed all these emotions to flow through my fingers and create wonderful
snapshots of human expression.
My work focuses on the emotions that make us all human. And for as much as
I enjoy creating these facial expressions in clay, I also enjoy seeing the
emotions and expressions brought out in people when they see my work for the
first time. Especially laughter. I love it when one of my sculptures makes