fell in love with art when she was a little child. Her
first step in formal education began, at age 12, when
she was accepted into art school.
came college with a bachelor’s degree, and successful
work as a teacher of art. Later, she graduated from
one of the best movie universities in the world –
VGIK – with honors. Her career blossomed as a
costume and set designer, alongside her roles of painter
was raised in the countryside among rolling green hills and tranquil lakes, near the beautiful Dniester
River. This enchanted setting, woven with the rich cultural
heritage of Moldovan songs, poetry and art, became
the best part of my childhood.”
immigrated to the United States in 1994 from Moldova,
a former republic of the Soviet Union, and became an
American citizen in 1999. Tatiyana resides in Newport Beach, California, where she continues her joy of painting. She also pursues her other passion of writing. Tatiyana Kraevskaya is the author of "Wings for Little Turtle."