Polina is a watercolor artist and children's book illustrator, who lives near Seattle with her family.  

Polina is a member of Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators and North West Watercolor Society.


  • Two-day Schoolism live workshop in Seattle, spring 2016
  • School of Visual Storytelling, summer 2016-now
  • "Craft and Business of Illustrating Children's Books" class with Mira Reisberg and Julia McGuire, fall 2016
  • "Introduction to children's book illustration" class with Craig Orback, winter 2017
  • "Introduction to picture books" class with Dana Sullivan, winter 2017
  • "Children book illustration" with Evgeniy Antonenkov (online at lectoroom.ru), winter-spring 2017
  • "Real-world Art Direction for a Fantasy Assignment" with Kristine Brogno and Richard J. Watson, spring 2017


  • SCBWI of Western Washington 25th Conference for Writers and Illustrators 2017