About Artist

“Oksana born in Ukraine is an amazing and rising artist/painter who took a risk to make her dream come true leaving home country to pursue her goals. She started from scratch to succeed. The success story of this young incredible artist shows that American dream still exist for those who have the courage to experiment new challenges, believe in them and work hard with dedication…”

"AlizeLavie Magazine"

April 2013 Issue

Bio

Oksana Tanasiv (OKSI) is Ukrainian-American international contemporary artist. She experiments in realistic, surrealistic, and pop-art creating the art as collections by subject, style, and technique.

Oksana is a featured fine artist of New York Fashion Week and her Fashion Art collections were presented on Times Square, Waldorf Astoria, Wall Street, many other venues every seasons since 2012.

Collections from other series were exhibited in the galleries of NYC, Connecticut and many International Art Shows. Art by OKSI is sold to collectors worldwide and currently presented by Flat Space Art, London, UK and C.Parker Gallery, Greenwich, CT.

Photography By:
Imageman Photography

Collections

2005-2012 – created Faberge Art, Architectural, and Fashion Art, developing an individual technique of Swarovski® crystals on canvas. Soon it’s discovered a few other techniques as oil stitching, as well as techniques of beads, sequins, and fabric.

In 2013 OKSI started work on Couture Art featuring celebrities style; some of her pieces contain more than 10,000 Swarovski® crystals, beads, and fabric individually sewn or clued to canvas.

2011-2013 artist works on series called Dollar Art and continues this collection in 2015-16. She delivers thoughts about the social, political, and economical structure of world, showing the relation between people and money. Artist uses oil and personal dollar bills collage technique on canvas.

Since 2014 created more collections including “Reincarnation”, “Fashionista”, “Dollar Art 15/16”, and in 2016 started work on “Code”U”, art and installations, unique ethnic, neo-folk compositions connecting history and culture in lengths of a few millenniums.As of 2016, it was created 165 art and 15 collections.

Photography By:
TUR Photography

Education

  • 1996

    Associate degree at Chortkiv Pedagogical School, Ukraine
  • 1999

    Bachelor degree at Ternopil State University, Psychology Major, Ukraine
  • 2003

    Bachelor degree at Ternopil State Academy of Economy, Major of Business Management, Ukraine
  • 2011

    Bachelor degree at University of Connecticut, Major of Business Communications, CT, U.S.A
Photography By:
TUR Photography

Media Apperances

  • New York Times
  • Voice of America
  • Svoboda.org
  • Ukrainian Weekly
  • Greenwich Post
  • Stamford Advocate
  • CT Post
  • SVITUA
  • Gazeta.ua
  • Elegant New York
  • KievGlam.com
  • 20 minutes.ua
  • RIA Ukraine
  • Interviews for Ukrainian News TRK "Ukraine"
  • Morning Show of TV Channel "Kyiv"
  • INTB "Art-Teria" Ternopil
  • BronxNet channel NYC
  • Russian Television Network of America
  • KRIV-Fox 26 Texas
  • CT News
Photography By:
Matthew Abourezk