Jelena’ s work combines portrait , line drawing and abstract ion in opaque responses to rhythm and form.
Drawing inspiration f rom nature, dance, people and their emotions she weaves the real world within abstracted shapes and threads of fantasy. Her artistic origins of studying
sculpture in Lithuania shine through in her drawing’ s beautiful proportion and frozen movement s evoking an uncanny other worldliness . Kate Bush on canvas and paper
might be to prescriptive a rescript ion but there is a calm beauty in Jelena’s paired down observations which seem to relate to my memories of the 80’ s renaissance woman.
After exhibiting in Russia, USA, Ukraine, Germany and the Czech Republic Jelena has set t led in York where she teaches ,exhibits and develops her engagement with her practice.