Nature / Other

About Olga

Olga Dorenko was born in 1966 in Uzbekistan in the former Soviet Union.  As the daughter of a military official, Olga’s childhood was spent moving around the vastly different regions of the Soviet Union, ending in eastern Ukraine.  In Ukraine, Olga received a traditional Soviet education, attended the Krivoy Rog Art Institute where she received many top honors during her studies. 

During her breaks from school her family traveled throughout the Soviet Union.  These trips greatly impacted Olga.  It was here that a deep passion for the ever-changing landscape kindled.  Olga’s enthusiasm for seeking beauty and inspiration in her surroundings evolved during this time, her abiding love of nature is characterized in much of her art.