Olena was born in UA into an artistic family with both parents professionally trained in draftsmanship. Olena started training in watercolor under famous UA artist Gregory Cherneta at the age of 5 years old, and further art education by completing with Honors Watercolor Art School in Dnepr, UA. After relocating to USA, Olena completed Master of Fine Arts at Academy of Art University, San Francisco, California.
Olena has studio in San Francisco, CA with Art Explosion and participating in Art Span and Art Explosion shows. Olena works on gallery and commissioned work, and currently represented by San Francisco City Art Gallery. She is inspired by San Francisco’s cityscape and often can be found painting on different locations in the city.