“As a watercolor artist, my goal is to capture the beauty and essence of the world that surrounds us. I am drawn to the natural world and find inspiration in the intricate details of flora and fauna.
My artistic statement is rooted in my belief that art has the power to connect us to the natural world and inspire us to protect and appreciate it. Through my paintings, I hope to share my love of nature and encourage others to see and appreciate the beauty and wonder that surrounds us every day.”
Irina Kurganskaya was born on 13 August 1980 in Kharkiv, Ukraine. She has been fascinated by drawing and painting since her childhood. Irina graduated with honors from the art school named after I. Repin, in Kharkiv, later studied watercolor under the guidance of Carrie Stuart Parks in US.
Irina is a watercolor artist. Her art is multifaceted and diverse. She creates both realistic and abstract pieces of art, her works varies in colors and their deepness.
Currently she lives and works in Portugal. She is inspired by magnificent ocean views nearby Lisbon and breathtaking woods of Sintra.