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ABOUT

THE ARTIST

Ksenia Sapunkova is a Canadian artist and entrepreneur, who was born in Lviv, (Ukraine) in 1989. After graduating with a BA Sculpture at the I.Trush College she moved to Toronto to pursue illustration and attend graduate school at Sheridan College. Her art practice straddles the fine art and commercial art worlds and includes painting, illustration and fashion design. From 2009 she has produced numerous editorial and commercial collaborations with Byzantine Iconography Studio, released her book "Look Into Me Now" and illustrated the book for Ediciones Vigia, in Matanzas, Cuba. Ksenia created a number of commissioned works for private clients. Following her passion for fashion aesthetics in 2018 she became a TFI's finalist and presented her capsule collection at Ritz Carlton, Toronto. Ksenia collaborates with magazines, newspapers and book publishers. Client list includes but not limited to The Kit Fashion Magazine, The National Post, BMO, Inhabit Media.

Most recently Ksenia Sapunkova and Anastasia Minster formed a creative duo called Watercolour Jazz, focused on creating a unique atmosphere with expressive live painting influenced by chamber pop music.