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Curriculum Vitae



    September 2003 - June 2005

    Vancouver Community College. (British Columbia, Canada)

    Jewellery Design and Art

    Studying metal techniques, learning gemology, getting skills in recognizing gem stones and diamond substitutes, studying history of styles in jewellery design, studying the methods of jewellery design, practicing time planning and organizing of work, setting displays for school jewellery shows.

    September 1994 - June 1999

    Siberian State University of Technology (Krasnoyarsk, Russia)

    Diploma of Financial Management


    Skills in working with metal: piercing, soldering, construction, wax carving, wax injecting, casting, stone setting, enameling, lapidary, wire work, engraving, riveting, polishing.

    Related skills: designing, painting with water colors and gouache, beaded jewellery making, recognizing gem stones and diamond substitutes


    November 2008 - present

    Teaching advanced jewellery making courses at the Mountain Gems.

    January 2007 - present

    Selling jewellery in stores, galleries and shows.

    September 2005 - present

    Designing and making silver jewellery: drawing, painting, piercing, soldering, wax carving, making wax-trees, cleaning and finishing, beading, stone-setting, enameling,

    January 1996 - September 2003

    Designing and making jewellery of seed beads.


    2011, Deer necklace is published in a book of Designer jewellery, issued by Zilberschmuck gallery, Toronto, Ontario

    2011, Honorable mention at the 7th Annual National Juried Exhibition of Fine Jewellery and Metalwork, Zilberschmuck gallery, May, Toronto, Ontario

    2011, Wearable Art, juried show, Port Moody Art Center, BC, Canada.

    2010, "Vancouver Fashion Week", November, Vancouver

    2009, Personal exhibition at the Port Moody Art Centre, September - November, Port Moody

    2009, "Vancouver Fashion Week", March, Vancouver

    2007, Charity event

    2006, The Bead Museum, Glendale, AZ, USA

    2006, Online international juried show ?Beadsky Dreams?

    2006, Wearable Art, juried show, Port Moody Art Center, BC, Canada.

    2005, Online international juried show ?Beadsky Dreams?


    2006 - 2009, Member of the Fashion High, a not-for-profit network of B.C. based, fashion industry professionals.