Ms. Galina Shif was born in Moskow and come to the United States in the early 1990s.
Ms. Shif attended Moskow's Fine Art College where she specialized in Art Book Design and Illustration.
Her artistic creations extended to many media. Ms. Shif started painting realistic landscapes, then extended the landscapes into a fantasy world. Many of her watercolors include cats. She is fascinated with cats and loves them, but has no cats of her own.
Ms. Galina Shif resides now in Northern California with her husband and three children.