Elena Bond

Elena Bond was born in Russia in the beautiful old city of Samara on March 20, 1965 to a military doctor and a classical pianist. Elena started drawing at a very early age, using everything from a pencil to her mother’s make-up. She came from a family of artists where her great-grandfather and grandfather were both artists. Because of her father’s job in the military, Elena’s family had to move around the Soviet Union frequently. She’d lived in Kazakhstan, Byelorussia, Ukraine, Latvia, Litva, St. Petersburg, and Moscow. The largest part of her childhood was spent in Germany. Because of the frequent lifestyle changes, Elena was able to preserve memories of many different cultures and experiences. At the age of 11, she attended her first art school in
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