Aleksandra Kojevnikova was born in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, and immigrated to Canada in 2018. She graduated from the Kyrgyz-Russia Slavic University with a degree in Artist Stylist (Fashion design). During her education she studied art history, design, drawing, color theory, and painting. Throughout University, her work was selected to be in many art and fashion shows, including the Kyrgyz Fashion Week, one of the biggest shows in
Kyrgyzstan. After University Aleksandra works as a graphic designer, also teaches drawing lessons for kids.
Aleksandra works in various visual arts techniques: watercolors, acrylics, oil and mixed techniques. Also, she has experience in digital and fashion illustration.
Fashion illustration and botanical illustration are the two main themes in which the author works. Through her work, Aleksandra shows the connection between nature and human, her female portraits have elements of plants and animals. Botanical illustration is also an inspiration for the author, the study of the volume, shape, texture of plants and flowers excellent practice of studding nature. Experiments in mixing watercolors and other materials give unlimited freedom and new ideas in painting. Through the drawing of nature and human, the author learns this world, revealing new colors in it.
Acrylic is another material that Aleksandra works and experiments with. The main idea was an attempt to mix modern graphics and classical painting techniques. Author also wanted to discover and use innovation and modern materials.
The presented works of the author are full of inspiration, love for nature and creativity, and endless search for new ways in creativity.
Find her work on Instagram @sashakashirina and @art_for_kids_brampton