Elena Eros was born in Moscow, Russia. Her first art instructor was A. Motovilov, internationally known Soviet realist painter. In 1971 Ms Eros competed with thousands of other talented young people from all over Soviet Union and after series of entry exams, won a coveted place at the Faculty of Applied Art, Moscow State University of Design and Technology, where she studied under renowned Russian artists: Dubinchik, Chistyakov, Trofimov... In 1973 Ms Eros was awarded an "Outstanding Student International Scholarship", enabling her to continue her education at the Hungarian University of Art and Design in Budapest, where many famous innovative designers taught (amongst them Mr Erno Rubik, inventor of the Cubic Rubik). Elena Eros has MFA in Fashion Design. In 1980 Ms Eros was invited to work as a professor assistant at the Moscow University of Design and Technology. Later Ms Eros moved back to Budapest, where she worked as a Fashion Trend Coordinator, Fashion Designer and Illustrator at Hungarian Fashion Institute, Portrait Artist in Residence for Hungarian Medical Society, Background painter for "Pannonia Film Studios" & Freelance Art Instructor. Ms Eros moved to Great Britain in 1996, where she started to paint Windsor and Ascot Race Courses, emphasizing decorative aspects of those spectacular events. Her popular "Hats" series have become her signature paintings with unique prospective and stylized impressionistic interpretation. Ms Eros's classical art education in Russia and training as a designer in Hungary, allows her to take unique approach in her figurative & equine paintings. Elena Eros moved to the USA in 2006 and she won an International Drawing Competition for American Artist Magazine. Ms Eros is a member of: Oil Painters of America, American Academy of Equine Art, American Women Artists & American Impressionist Society. Her paintings are in private and corporate collections Internationally. Her exhibitions records, awards and placements are mentioned in the "Exhibitions" Album. Elena Eros is currently represented by "Contemporary Masters" Gallery, Lahaina, Maui, HI, "Fayette Gallery" Lexington, KY, Eton Antique, Eton UK.