Olesya was born in Russia and after a successful career in Art Direction and Graphic Design for HBO, Hearst, Abercrombie & Fitch, and Under Armour, she followed her dream of becoming an independent artist and now resides in New Orleans, LA. She travels the world and tells stories of colorful inspiration and experiences through her paintings. Her work has been shown in galleries and museums world wide, including France, UK, Russia, and the US. She showed at the LA Contemporary at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Louisiana State Museum and most recently, the Red Dot Far, Art Basel Miami, and Steve Martin Gallery on Julia Street. Her paintings are visual indulgences, full of vibrancy, color and whimsy. With her popular “Kiss” and “DREAM” collection, she tells beautiful stories on canvas through the symbolism of the lips and eyes.
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