Olena Lopatina was born in Ukraine and studied art at the Kharkov Academy of Art and Design. She moved to Canada in 1997and is now living in Stouffville, Ontario.
As a member of the Richmond Hill Group of Artists (RHGA) she has participated in numerous solo and group art shows at the Mill Pond Gallery.
In 2009 – 2 Honorable Mentions for her works: “Autumn Song” and “In the Shadow”;
In 2011 – People’s Choice Award for “Spring Leaves”;
In 2015 – Ruthe Caverley Rabinovitch Award for “Glowing”.
In 2012 became a signature member of Worldwide Nature Artists Group WNAG.
She exhibits her works in shows and galleries around Ontario, including:
– Studio Tour of Richmond Hill, Ontario 2010-2014;
– Autumn Art Sale 2009, at McMichael Canadian Art Collection;
– Heintzman House Invitational Art Show & Sale in Thornhill Ontario, 2008 and 2009;
– Toronto Art Expo 2008 and 2009;
– various exhibitions in Russia, the Ukraine, and Yugoslavia.