Olesya is a Saint-Petersbourg based artist and illustrator. She works with books for children and adults, applied and experimental illustration and designs exhibition, commercial, urban and private spaces.
Olesya studied painting at Nicholas Roerich Art College and Stieglitz State Academy of Art and Design, then continued training at Paideia Contemporary Art School and young artist school ProArte.
The picture book Let's go to dacha! Stories of the summer holidays published by Walk Through History and illustrated by Olesya was selected for the exhibition “Drawn Worlds: 1001 outstanding picturebooks” at Moscow International Book Fair 2019.
This Fall a children’s book about Russian avant-garde with Olesya’s illustrations will be released by Arca publishing house.