Since childhood Alena Vavilina was obsessed by art, she grew up in artistic environment, which is later shown in her artworks. Russian by birth, Alena Vavilina grew up in Moscow and graduated from the School of Academic Art in Moscow which gave Alena the formal skills and knowledge about art. But it was only the beginning.
She has always been fascinated by the elements of nature and how it’s represented in art by other cultures. To further explore this concept, she needed to rid herself of the perceptions of art, created by academic art lessons and other artists, and instead started to explore her own personal style. This style would represent her life experiences and showcase a world without boundaries. Most of her artworks are categorized as a mixed media style. Alena Mainly works with water color, ink, silver or gold leaf on paper. Such an interesting combination of media gives her an opportunity to create layering texture and unique style in her artwork. Her focus is primarily nature. A key source of inspiration for her is Vincent Van Gogh, and his quote, “I dream my painting and then I paint my dream...” represents the verbal expression of her work. The paintings of Alena Vavilina are a part of private art collections around the world. She is an award winning artist and was selected by the Russian Federation Embassy to represent Contemporary Russian Art at The Art Expo Malaysia 2018. Moreover, she is a member of AISBL Art Spaces in Brussels, Belgium. She has been invited to showcase her artworks at main Contemporary Art events such as: Art Basel Miami, Art Basel in Europe, Asia Contemporary Art in Hong Kong, Art Expo Malaysia, World Art Dubai, Carrousel du Louvre in Paris and so on. AV artworks is showcased by several galleries around the world.
More detailed information about AV art events and publications can be found at her website www.arts-av.com