Alina Smolyansky, Vancouver, Canada Member Since January 2015 Artist Statement Alina Smolyansky is an iconographer and egg tempera artist residing in Vancouver, Canada. Her inspiration stems from traditional Orthodox icons, mediaeval manuscripts, sacred writings, spiritual teachings, and nature. She specializes in painting Eastern Orthodox icons, using the traditional methods and materials on gessoed wood panels. Her works are in private and public collections in Canada, the USA, Germany, Great Britain, Israel and Thailand. Alina is available for commissioned work for individuals and public institutions and semi-private icon and egg tempera classes. Please feel free to contact her for more information.