Svetlana Tiourina was born in 1964 in Perm (Urals, Russia). In 1994 she settled in Amsterdam, where she has been living and working. Until 2003, Tiourina worked as writer and illustrator of children's books, which they gained great international recognition, which was ratified by the Price of the United Nations (New York, 2000). From 2004 Svetlana Tiourina fully devoted to painting. As a basis for her work she takes the traditional academic foundations, which they incorporated into their own insights. Insights not to think independently of her Russian soul.