Artist's Statement.


Creativity is the way to tell a story and evoke my feelings. I take my inspiration from the great Impressionists as well as old masters of the Renaissance period, such as Leonardo da Vinci, Titian, and Caravaggio. I capture the mood of the surrounding world through colors and lines. I am also drawn towards the simple and unpretentious. I use traditional materials such as oil, watercolor, ink, and pencil. Trained as a classical painter, I decided to expand my artistic view on abstract forms that consist of a blend of lines and color. This reflects my interpretation of the abstract way of thinking.

The sensibility is reflected in my graphics series “Love in three colors” and “Adam & Eve Rebirth”. Each work depicts an emotional connection between people, an expression of love, passions, and movement as a continuation of life.





Elena Iosilevich is a Russian-American artist who was born in Kaliningrad, Russia. Elena studied fashion design at LEX University in Tallinn. After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Elena returned to Kaliningrad, where she earned her diploma from the Art and Industry College in Decorative Art major. It was here that she got her first experience as an art teacher in the local elementary school and as a stage designer for the school of performing arts. In 1996, Elena moved to New York. She participated in the intensive two-year program for figurative drawing at The National Academy and School of Fine Art in 2010. During her study at NASFA, Elena met great artists such as Sharon Sprung, Nicholas M. Dollar- Raynolds, Eric March, and took multiple private art lessons with Brandon Soloff at Chelsea Classical Studio. Elena's interest in classical drawing and painting allowed her to build a strong understanding of the core rules in fine art. For the past years, Elena has been focusing on developing new techniques and expanding her view in abstract art. 


In 2015, she started Clarus Art Studio for kids and began to volunteer as an art director at The Pushkin Society in America. In 2016, Elena founded The Pushkin Society Artists Guild for established and emerging artists and curated many art and literature events.


Elena is a member of the Southampton Artist Association, National Association of Women Artist, an International Art Alliance, and Brooklyn Arts Council. Elena believes that observation and creativity, as well as hard work and learning, are the keys to her development as an artist. She currently lives and works in New York, NY.


To commission or purchase artwork please contact Elena directly.




The certified program, Sotheby's Art Institute

New York, NY




Figurative Drawing, National Academy and School of Fine Art,

New York, NY



BA Decorative Art and Craft, Professional Art and Industry College,                                         Kaliningrad, Russia



Fashion Design, “LEX” University

Tallinn, Estonia


Selected Group & Solo Exhibitions


Works on Paper

1199 SEIU Bread & Roses Gallery, New York, NY


In Search of An Illusion: A Retrospective of Change

Tenri Cultural Institute. Artios Gallery, New York, NY 



The SOHO art show

Dacia Gallery, New York, NY



NAWA 129th Annual Member Exhibition

195 Chrystie Street Gallery, New York, NY



 An Uncompromising Power of Expression: A Rhapsody in Diversity.

Tenri Cultural Institute, New York, NY



NAWA Member Exhibition.

The National Association of Women Artists Gallery, New York, NY


IAF, An International Art Festival

The Highline Loft Gallery, New York, NY



Metamorphosis of Dreams. From the Past to the Present.

Tenri Gallery, New York, NY



Faces of the Earth. Solo exhibition.

Grand Central Library, New York, NY



The Ardor of Spring Group Show.

Caelum Gallery, New York, NY



Serge Hollerbach and the Pushkin Society in America Art Exhibition.

The 67th street Library, New York, NY



Tatiana's Day Art Show.

The National Writer Union, New York, NY



Tales of Talent Art Exhibition.

Caelum Gallery, New York, NY



Search for Imagination Group Show.

MoRa, Museum of Russian Art, Jersey City, NJ



Labor Day Group Show.

The Levitas Center for the Arts, Southampton, NY


Art in the Park Festival.

Southampton, NY



The 16th Annual Craft and Fine Art Festival

Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY



The 24th Annual Autumn Crafts Festival.

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York, NY


LIC Open Arts 10×10 Exhibition.

Long Island City, NY.


An International Art Festival, NJ.



Art Takes Miami online juried show organized by Artist Wanted Organization


Labor Day Show.

The Levitas Center for the Arts, Southampton, NY


Memorial Day Show.

The Levitas Center for the Arts, Southampton, NY

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