OKSANA BADRAK was born in Moscow, Russia. She received a B.F.A. in Illustration from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena in 2001. Using a combination of digital and traditional media, Oksana’s work presents an intricate and often fantastical visual experience, ranging from conceptual to portraits and landscapes.
Oksana has received multiple awards and recognitions from the Society of Illustrators, American Illustration, Society of Publication Designers and other prestigious organizations. She’s had numerous group and solo exhibitions in the United States, Germany, France, Holland, Russia, China, Japan and Australia with publications in Oprah, The New Yorker, Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, Playboy, Esquire, Nickelodeon, Wired and The New York Times to name a few. The list of Badrak’s diverse clientele includes Nike, Coca-Cola, Nokia, Warner Brothers, Bourjois Cosmetics and Au Bon Marche. Oksana is also a faculty member at Art Center College of Design where she teaches illustration.
Presently, Oksana lives and works in Idyllwild, a magical village in the forest of Southern California mountains.