I’m a painter with a strong documentary orientation. I take subjects from real life, then re-work them into paintings. Many of my works tell about Russia, my native country. In these works, I emphasis on features which tell the story of that specific period.
Tatyana Yassievich was born in St. Petersburg in 1968. She finished the B. V. Joganson High School under the auspices of the Art Academy. She then continued her studies on the Industrial Design faculty of the Mukhina Art Academy. In 1991, she went as an exchange student to the Netherlands, where she completed her studies in painting at the Utrecht School of the Arts. She then completed a post-academic course at ‚Ateliers 63‘ in Amsterdam, where she studied with renowned artists like Jan Dibbets, Ben Akkerman, Georg Herold, and others.