Topic: Nicholas II
Elena Yurieva was born in Ekaterinburg, in 1977. From 1995—1999, she attended the College of Art, in Ekaterinburg, achieving the diploma of excellence for design. From 2000—2009, she attended the Russian Academy of Art in St Petersburg, wining the Academy’s Diploma of Excellence, for her bronze sculpture of Tsar Nicholas II. She is highly skilled in sculpture, working not only in bronze, but marble, wood and pottery. She also produces works for garden and park ornamentation, as well as exterior wall decorations, in stone. She has worked both in Russia and Europe. In particular, she has carried out sculptural work for the historic Constantine Palace, at Strelna, outside St Petersburg, the official residence of the Russian president.
© Classic Art Ark. 06 August, 2013