|Blurbarian Since||April 2012|
|My Web Site||http://www.artirina.com/|
|Location||San Francisco Bay Area|
|My Occupation||Visual Artist|
Irina is award winning watercolor artist.
She is a proud member of AWS (American Watercolor Society), NWS (National Watercolor Society), and a Life Member of TWSA (Transparent Watercolor Society of America). In 2013 Irina served as the director of the Outreach Program for CWA (California Watercolor Association).
Her art has been published in Best Of Artists - Watermedia - Volume II, Somatic Psychology magazine, Spirit Seeker magazine, and People magazine online.
She won her first award at age 15 during the Junior Art Show in St. Petersburg, Russia. Since then, she has been recognized by numerous organizations and galleries. In 2012, Irina became an American Art Award Winner in Realism category.
Before coming to the US, she studied art in the St.Petersburg Academy of Art, the Art-Industrial College in St. Petersburg, Russia. She received Bachelor of Arts from The Academy of Culture. While in Russia she was a successful artist selling her works. She continued her journey through the