ELENA KOURENKOVA Born in Volgograd (formerly Stalingrad), Russia, in 1966. Graduated from an Architectural institute in 1989 and moved to Moscow, where worked as an architect until the beginning of Gorbachev’s Perestroika, then worked as an interior designer. Moved to Glasgow, UK, in 1996. Self-taught, although studied arts as part of degree as an architect. Exhibited at the Royal Glasgow Institute, Paisley Art Institute and Aspect Prize Annual exhibitions. Was represented by established galleries at the Art Fairs in London, Battersea, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Chelsea, Birmingham, Aberdeen, Ireland etc; and have works in private and corporate collections throughout the UK, Australia, USA, Greece, Germany, Spain, Sweden and Russia.