“The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.” ―Pablo Picasso
“Let me tell you something, reaching out and helping people will bring you more satisfaction than anything else you have ever done.” — Arnold Schwarzenegger
Tatyana’s life has been deeply touched by people who have been abused or homeless. As an artist, she senses the Earth’s longing for peace when humans would stop hurting each other. As a shaman she feels Nature outcry to stop pollution. Besides praying and setting intentions of healing through her art, she donates time and contributes part of the proceeds to the following Charities & Foundations. One World One Ocean, Pacific Marine Mammal Center, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Canyon Foundation and Cast (Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking).
Art for Charity
The following paintings are dedicated to a certain cause and part of the proceeds from sale will be donated to one of these charities.
About the Artist
Tatyana Zen is a Russian-American visual artist, best known for her Celebrity Portraits. She has established herself as a contemporary portrait painter inspired by the Old Masters. With 10 years of art training in Russian Realism and a degree in Fashion Design from Moscow Academy of Design & Technology, she immigrated to the United States in 1995. Tatyana was fortunate to learn from the masters while being a copyist at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. Painting from close observation of the great masters like Caravaggio, Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, Diego Velazquez and Sargent allowed her to develop her own vision and proficiency.
Tatyana’s Imaginative Realism paintings fuse Pop Culture with Modern Spirituality rendering familiar subjects in a new provocative light. Using color, dramatic light, precious gemstones and exquisite glazing technique, her larger-than-life portraits dazzle and excite! The quality of her artwork is gaining acclaim and she’s acquiring a reputation as the Artist of the Stars. Tatyana was honored to paint the portraits of nominees at the American ICON Awards ceremony in 2019. She resides and exhibits in Laguna Beach, CA. Her work can be found in private and public collections worldwide. Read More > About Tatyana Zen