Elena Figurina

Born: 1955, Ventspils (Latvia)

Painter, graphic artist, sculptress. Born in the family of Nikolai Figurin in Ventspils in Latvia (1955). Studied at the Leningrad Institute of Aviation Construction (1974–79). Took up painting (1976). Member of Letopis (1977), Fellowship of Experimental Fine Art (1981–90) and the St Petersburg Academy of Modern Art of Immortals (1996). Took up sculpture (1995). Lives and works in St Petersburg. Contributed to exhibitions (from 1979).

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