Meet the teachers!
Svetlana Semenova is the founder and the owner of VE ART Studio is graduated with BFA degree from National Academy of Visual Arts and Architecture, Kiev,Ukraine and a Master of Science degree in technology from St. Petersburg State Institute of Technology. Svetlana Semenova has been painting for more than 25 years. Her work has been featured in many galleries and group shows in St.Petersburg, Moscow, Kiev, Prague, Warsaw, Berlin, Istanbul and other cities. Svetlana has sold many pieces of her artwork during the past few years over FineArtAmerica.com
Ilya Shkipin holds a BFA in Illustration from the Academy of Art in San-Francisco and. At Academy of Art he received a strong academic foundation in realistic drawing and painting, which later helped to discover his own personal style. He explored many different mediums and styles, including digital painting and traditional techniques.
His works has been exhibited at San-Francisco, New York and Colorado. Shkipin is represented by Hangart gallery at San-Francisco.
Being from a long line of artists (his grandfather was a landscape painter and father was a designer as well as a painter) he finds it is important to stay in a field of an art education.