Ekaterina Pozdniakova

About the artist

Ekaterina (Katja) grew up in Moscow, Russia. After finishing high school she studied for 5 years in the Art faculty of the Moscow Textile University and got her masters degree in Fashion Design in 1981. She started working as a fashion designer with the Soviet National figure skating team and her designs were incorporated in the costumes of many world renowned figure skaters. Besides making costumes, Katja was always interested in painting and graphics. In 1991 she moved to Calgary, Canada with her husband and two daughters. In Canada she continued to work as a fashion designer and created her own label, Ekaterina’s Fashion.

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Her painting interests grew as well, and she continued to develop herself as a passionate oil painter. For the last 20 years Ekaterina has created numerous oil paintings in various styles and a lot of them were sold to private collectors.  Her talent has been recognized in Canada and abroad and she has participated in numerous exhibitions. 15 years ago Katja started teaching oil painting in her own studio and is currently having about 40 students –children and adults.

“Vietnamese girl “

Oil on canvas

24 x 36′ | 31 x 43″ – framed

“California beach “

Oil on canvas

“Tokio “

Oil on canvas

24 x 36′ | 31 x 43″ – framed

“Moscow in rain “

Oil on canvas