Valeria Kouznetsova was born in Moscow, Russia.
She graduated from Moscow Architectural University with Bachelor Degree in History of Art and Architecture. In 1996 Valeria moved to Canada, where she received her post degree diploma in Animation and Web Design in Toronto.
She works with different media, but mostly with acrylic and her impressive and varied works were displayed in numerous art shows. Valeria studied traditional iconography at the Russian Orthodox church in Toronto, trying to blend her fine artistic skills with the discipline and humble work of iconography. She incorporates various techniques into her work including egg tempera, fresco, gold gilding.
Valeria has been teaching art to children and adults for more then 14 years