Tatiana Yanovskaya-Sink was born in Ukraine. The only child of working class parents, Tatiana was raised in a Soviet-style “doma” in Ukraine 's largest industrial city just 550 miles south of Moscow. Throughout her school years she was exposed to the paintings of the greatest Russian and Ukrainian traditional artists. Although well cared for, Tatiana was a lonely child and relied on a vivid imagination to occupy and express her creativity through ballet dancing (Nut Cracker) and play acting in school and local theatre events. Unable to afford a piano Tatiana was discouraged from pursuing her first inclination toward the arts – music. In primary and secondary school she was, however, able to take basic courses in drawing and design in the local art schools and art associations. At the insistence of her parents, Tatiana earned her BS degree in mechanical engineering with the later obtained an advanced degree as Patent Agent from Moscow Patent & Trademark Office. While working in the intellectual property field, she took art classes at the Kharkov Academy of Art (formerly the Institute of Industrial Art and Design) where she made friends with many talented artists with whom she studied and stays in-touch until present. In 1990, after the breakup of the Soviet Union, Tatiana immigrated to the United States, found employment in Boston law offices as a patent paralegal. Throughout this period Art remained Tatiana's first love and she continues to paint, study with the most prominent contemporary artists in America and participates in the shows with the various local artists. Currently she has her studio located in Rockland, 83 E.Water Street.
She is a member of Putney Painters Group which paints with the great masters Richard Schmid and Nancy Guzik.
Tatiana's love of Russian Traditional Paintings is everlasting. A special place in her heart belongs to the superb works of Russian artist. She admires the work on I.Kramskoy, Vrubel, Korovin, Repin, Serov, Nicolai Fechin and many other great Russian painters. She has studied with Dan Gerhartz, Carolyn Anderson, Mark Daily, Scott Burdick, Richard Schmid, Nancy Guzik, Susan Lyon, John Budicin, Kevin McPherson, Mark Daley, Jove Wang, Tim Lawson, Ned Jacob, Rose Frantzen and other great masters. She likes to visit the Museums to see the work of such masters like Holbein, Hals, Vermeer, Sorolla, Anders Zorn, Denise Bunker, Hale, Leonardo Da Vinci, Norman Rockwell, Adrew Lumis, Thayer, Dennis Miller Bunker, Robert Henri and many others of the world’s greatest masters.
She is an honorable member of the Medici group of Museum of Fine Arts to sell her painting to donate to the MFA Scholarship Fund.
She has numerous rewards from the South Shore Art Association obtaining more than dozen or ribbons.
She is a member of Connecticut Portrait Society, CT.Recently her painting of the“Woman in Black Hat” has been juried by the nationally recognized artist R. Kinstler into the national competition of the Salon International Green House Gallery and has been published in the prime magazine “Art Connoisseur”, in Feb. 2010 issue.
She won Best of Show reward at the Beacon Hill Art Warl for 2010/2011 years.
She has awarded First Place award at the local Quincy Art Association for 2010/2011 years.
Silver Medal for the Annual Art Show at Boston Guild Artist in 2011.
She has been rewarded BEST OF SHOW for the "Best and Brightest" show at the Scottsdale Artists School in 2011, January.
Legacy Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ South Street Gallery, Hingham, MA www.southstreetgallery.com The Lily Pad Gallery, RI Lorica Gallery, Andover, MA From Russia with Art Gallery, Boston, MA Harbor Gallery, Sunapee, NH. Purple Gallery, Lebanon, NH New London Art Gallery, New London, NH. J.Todd, Boston Art 3 Gallery, Manchester, N.H Artisan Gallery, Brattleborough, Vermont
Contact Information: Email address: Tatiana.email@example.com Phone: (617-872-8470) She has a numerous rewards from the local South Shore Art Association and obtained dozens of ribbons from the different shows.