Yelena Lamm was born in St. Petersburgh, Russia, where she received her formal art training from the N. K. Roerich Fine Arts School. After moving to the U.S.A. with her family in 1995, Yelena pursued a career as graphic artist. She furthered her education at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, where she received her degree in Graphic Design. Meanwhile, she kept on painting, working on various subjects and developing her own artistic style. Yelena is living and working in Pittsburgh. Her paintings are presented by Panza Gallery (Millvale, PA) and BockTott Gallery (Sewickley, PA). Yelena’s illustrations are prominent on interpretive signing at the Mount Washington, Pittsburgh’s major tourist attraction. Her artwork is acquired by collectors, including Pittsburgh’s mayor Bill Peduto. Yelena is a member of Associated Artists of Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh Society of Illustrators.