Elena Kalashnikova was born in Moscow. In 1987 he graduated from the Faculty of Painting MGZPI led by Professor A.A.Unkovskogo (school SV Gerasimov).
Thesis work was exhibited at the National Show in 1987 in the Arena. Since 1990, member of the Creative Union of Artists of Russia and its contemporary paintings for interiors successfully exhibited in numerous galleries, both in Russia and in Europe, and in other countries. Her landscapes – natural or architectural, flowers, still lifes – a virtuosic and exciting blend of tradition of French Impressionism and Russian realism.
Her paintings are based on optimism, expressing the joy of life, they always bring people positive emotions and experience: what a beautiful world we live.
This is the reason why the work of Elena are in numerous private collections not only in Russia, but also in France, Germany, USA, Korea and other countries. From 1990 to the present time Elena took part in more than 120 exhibitions in Russia and Europe.
Elena Kalashnikova cooperates with the Moscow gallery “Collection Jakimanka”, “Coliseum Art”.