Xenia was born in Riga (Latvia, Baltic sea region), in a family of artists. Now she lives and illustrates her own books in Moscow. She had been studying oil painting for a while in Fine Arts Academy, then she desired to start her career as children‘s books illustrator.
Xenia likes to watch the surrounding world through the eyes of children. Animals and nature fascinate her as well.
But her first and foremost inspiration are good books!
Xenia has been working non-stop with Russian publishers for many years, but now, being a part of Advocate‘s team, she could illustrate children‘s books all around the world. It proves that Art has no boundaries, whatsoever.
Xenia is proud to feel herself a part of other countries‘ culture background and it makes her immensely happy and satisfied.View Full Bio