Irina emigrated from Moscow, U.S.S.R. in 1977. Her artistic roots date back to her grandfather who painted sets for the Bolshoi Theater. Irina’s love for nature, animals and dramatic lighting has influenced her evolution as an artist. She has a BS in Environmental Design from UC Davis.
Irina currently lives in Woodinville, WA with her husband and yellow lab, Boomer. She enjoys kayaking, painting and daily walks at the doggie park.