Anastasia Elena Baranoff is fifth generation of genuine egg tempera painters in a dynasty of distinguished Palekh fine artists and icon writers.
Taught the art of genuine egg tempera painting exclusively by her mother Elena Vladimir Baranoff, Anastasia is an honorary graduate of School of the Arts and Academy of Art University, San Francisco and studied at Parsons School of Design, New York and Central Saint Martins, London.
As a fine artist and guardian of lasting family traditions, Anastasia is committed to painting her imaginative artworks in genuine egg tempera and promoting the rare medium in the new millennium.
Anastasia’s numerous awards and honors include the Congressional Arts Competition Special Recognition from the Congress of the United States of America, “Best Work By A Young Artist Award” in the 38th & 37th International Fine Art Exhibition of The Miniature Art Society of Florida, for paintings created in the rare technique of miniature.
Her fine artworks are housed in private collections and have been exhibited at the Haggin Museum in California, Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art in Florida, Bennington Center for the Arts in Vermont, Mall Galleries in London, Dunedin Fine Arts Center in Florida, among others.
Internationally acclaimed, award-winning fine artist Elena Vladimir Baranoff has dedicated over thirty years to fine art, creating original imaginative painting compositions, portraits, miniatures, icons, designs, all in the ancient medium of genuine egg tempera.
Having earned a Masters of Fine Art in Miniature Painting, Elena was taught creative fine art composition in the extraordinary genuine egg tempera medium at legendary Palekh Art College, Russia, renowned for its 20th century fine art movement, where centuries old traditions were inherited from generations of icon writers by generations of fine artists.
Over the years, Elena has developed her own highly innovative genuine egg tempera technique, new approach and style of painting, perfecting and championing this mesmerizing medium in imaginative fine art compositions and portraiture.
Elena has exhibited her paintings at such museums as the National Portrait Gallery in London, Dean Gallery of the National Galleries of Scotland in Edinburgh, Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C., Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art in Florida, Gulf Coast Museum in Florida, Springfield Art Museum in Missouri, in addition to leading commercial art galleries.
Her rare works of art are housed in prominent private fine art collections in the USA and around the world, including the British Royal Collection of His Royal Highness Prince Charles, The Prince of Wales.
The artist's professional profile is featured in Who’s Who In Art-Biographies of Leading Men and Women in the World of Art in Britain Today.
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