Born in the Ukraine, Alina’s love for art is instilled in her earliest memories. Heavily influenced and encouraged by her mother a keen arts enthusiast and piano player to dance, sing and paint from a very early age. Alina found her love in the paintbrush and was painting profusely from the age of 5. Showing huge potential she was invited to pursue a Diploma of Arts when she was only 13 at a local arts school in Ukraine. Soon after completing the diploma Alina, her sister and mother all left Ukraine to Australia for new beginnings. Since coming to Australia she continued her studies under artist and mentor George Haidar. After showing in numerous exhibitions and now developed with many styles such as classicism, expressionism, impressionism and abstract. She continues to explore and grow in new mediums and styles.