Emiliya Lane is a multiple award winning artist living, painting and teaching in Seattle, WA.
She was born in Russia, and has been drawing and painting since she was three years old.
Emiliya's parents were very supportive of her artistic gifts and enrolled her into art school at age 7. She has been constantly surrounded by the visual arts ever since.
After graduating from high school at the age of 16, Lane was simultaneously accepted to Ural State University and offered a job at a local film studio as an animator. So, the artist accepted the position at the Sverdlovsk Film Studio .
After a 15 year career in commercial art, as animator and Illustrator, and earning a Master degree in Fine Art and Art History , she relocated to the United States and continued to improve her painting techniques with such masters as Scott Christensen, Jeremy Lipking, Pam Ingalls, Rob Liberace, Ned Mueller, Jim Lamb, John Bodicin, Ovanes Berberian, and Kathryn Stats, Zhaoming Wu.