Born and raised in Kazakhstan (1980), Yuliya was a promising art school graduate age 15 when Soviet union collapsed and her creative aspirations had to be channeled into more practical legal career instead. She moved to London in 2005 and after 10 years working in oil and wealth management industries she finally broke apart from the corporate world to be a full time artist.
Yuliya had always been drawn to elegance and delicate structures that quintessentially the base of her creative style. Her signature material is watercolour which she masterfully applies not only on paper but canvas and wood surfaces.
Yuliya is fascinated with the subject of departure, parting with somebody or something, cognitive state of loosing something valuable.
Her work focuses on traveling and escaping the city for the idyllic paradise in The Blue Bay line. Yuliya merges past and future within elements speaking about loss of time in The Ripples collection. She omits important words hidden behind the brush strokes of mysterious Colour code and mends ties of broken relationship in post departure existence of Connected and Migration series.
Yuliya is a frequent participant of London art fairs, regular works with interior designers on specific sites and plans to bring more work to the US in the upcoming years. Till March 2018 Yuliya is on residence in Moscow continuing to work two weeks in a month from her London studio.