ELENA VLADIMIR BARANOFF
CO-DIRECTOR / PRODUCER / WRITER / PRODUCTION DESIGNER
Elena is an internationally acclaimed, award-winning master of fine art, whose one of a kind paintings have been exhibited at the National Portrait Gallery in London, Dean Gallery of the National Galleries of Scotland in Edinburgh, Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C., Leepa-Ratner Museum of Art in Florida, Gulf Coast Museum in Florida, Springfield Art Museum in Missouri and others, in addition to leading US art galleries.
Her rare works of art are housed in prominent fine art collections around the world, including the British Royal Collection of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, and her professional profile is featured in Who’s Who In Art - Biographies of Leading Men and Women in the World of Art in Britain Today.
Having earned a Masters of Fine Art in Miniature Painting, Elena was taught the extraordinary egg tempera medium at the renowned Palekh Art College, Russia, where centuries old traditions were inherited from generations of icon writers by generations of fine artists.
Over the years, Elena developed her own new style of painting, perfecting and championing the mesmerizing egg tempera fine art medium in our modern society. In 2013 she co-founded the Egg Tempera Movement with Anastasia Elena Baranoff, in an effort to revitalize the rare fine art tradition.
THE PORTRAIT is her feature film début.