Elena Volkova is a Ukrainian-born interdisciplinary artist, working in the medium of photography, installation, and drawing. Elena’s interests follow the post-minimalist aesthetic and focus on liminal spaces, bringing attention to the everyday and the overlooked. Volkova has received several recognitions and awards, including Janis Meyer Traveling Fellowship, Hamiltonian Fellowship, Vermont Studio Fellowship, Stevenson University Faculty Research grant, and Corcoran Women Committee grant. Volkova has a wide-ranging exhibition record, and her work has been a part of Art in Embassies program, Hamiltonian Artists, Anacosita Arts Center and Maker General residencies, as well as numerous solo and group exhibits. Among other curatorial projects, Elena co-curated an exhibition Reflections: A Brief History of Looking at Ourselves at Maryland Center for History and Culture, and has launched several community arts projects, including Anacacostia Portraits, where she created over a hundred of wet plate portraits of the residents of the historic community. Volkova resides in Baltimore, MD and teaches Photography at Stevenson University.