Oksana Tanasiv (OKSI) is Ukrainian-American international contemporary artist. She experiments in realistic, surrealistic, and pop-art creating art as collections by subject, style, and technique.
Oksana Tanasiv was born in Ternopil, Ukraine. In 1999 she graduated at Ternopil State Pedagogical University with degree in science.
Later, in 2003, she graduated at the State Academy of Economy with degree in business. Although she dedicated her formative years to to earning knowledge in science and business, her true passion was art. Oksana remained faithful to developing her artistic skills by painting whenever time allowed.
In 2004 Oksana Tanasiv won a Green Card lottery and immigrated to the USA where she continued her professional career and earned another Bachelor degree at University of Connecticut. The knowledge in business, science, marketing, branding benefited her artistic career in many ways and allowed Oksana to develop her art brand to the higher level over years. Today artist lives and works in Norwalk, CT, USA.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 of NYC Fashion Weeks every seasons since 2012.
The dresses by Dior, Galiano, Pucci, Zuhair Murad are transformed into fine art by artist as 3-D work installations. The art pieces created with using author’s exclusive technique, thousands of Swarovski crystals on canvas.
Working in different styles, with different art theories, media techniques, Oksana created numerous collections including surrealistic philosophical series “Dollar Art”, abstract compositions in neo-folk style “Code”U”, pop-art series “Reincarnation”. She uses art as a platform to deliver her vision on political, social, and cultural life through art.
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.