About the Artist
Original from St. Petersburg, award-winning artist Yelena Budylin attended the prestigious Russian Academy of Art and later graduated from Roerich School of Art in St. Petersburg, Russia, majoring in Painting and Art Restoration.
Her vibrant, colorful oil paintings showcase an intuitive, playful style and very skillful technique. Yelena Budylin’s art features very engaging imagery that reflects her environment, showcasing her physical surroundings with natural and urban scenes.
Beach in Staten Island, Oil Canva, 14.56″X39.3″
Her work has showcased in private and public collections both in the U.S. and abroad. Since 1990 she has considered herself a New Yorker and works to combine the difficulties of immigrant life with art.
“I am always puzzled by the inability to comprehend a contrast between good and evil in human souls, and wonder about the impossible and imperturbable brightness of the sun above the roofs of New York City.”