The icons of this site have been hand-painted with a prayer and a help of God by the master iconographer Olga Ivkin of Portland, Oregon. Olga has had comprehensive formal training of fine arts in one of the most prestigious art universities, Strooganov Moscow State University of Arts and Industry, of Moscow, Russia.
Having Studied arts for more than 10 years she became involved in iconography by taking iconography classes in one of the most prominent Orthodox Ccolleges in Moscow. After moving to the United States, she continued painting icons for various orthodox churches and parishioners.
For over ten years she has been blessed with an opportunity to serve God in painting His image and the images of his Mother and the Saints for many churches and homes throughout the Unted States. Olga’s icons are beautifully crafted in the traditional Byzantine and Russian styles, adhering to the essential principles of Orthodox life that each iconographer must follow.In addition to the hand-painted icons for private homes, chapels and iconostasis she paints mural frescoes on canvas, church walls and glass.
Olga is also a painter, working with a variety of mediums.
You can see her art on www.olgaivkin.com
Thank you for visiting my site
Sincerely, Olga Ivkin