Yana is driven by a deep reverence for natural botanical world. Her paintings explore the themes of spirituality and connection to the divine within us, with ﬂora as a catalyst.
An award-winning illustrator and designer, Yana has developed signature nature-centric style. She has collaborated successfully with Crabtree & Evelyn, National Geographic, Food & Wine Magazine, Chronicle Books and many others. Her work is known internationally, from Hong Kong to Mexico City, and adorns book covers, interiors, clothing and more.
Yana was born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, and started painting in a rigorous setting from the age of 10. Since moving to New York City in 1995, she has earned her BBA in Baruch College in 1999, and has attended the School of Visual Arts and the New York Academy of Art, all in NYC.