Elena Kulikova has journeyed from east to west for over two decades. Born in Russia, Elena moved to California at age 10. She began modeling at 17, and immersed herself in a world of commercial photography while simultaneously experimenting with it on her own. Self-taught but mentored by well known photographers that she assisted, Elena launched her photographic career in Amsterdam in 2006 Elena’s feminine sensibility and creative processing push her photography to deepen the subjects she photographs.
Elena Kulikova’s clients include Wired Magazine, Hi-Fructose, Swarovski, Marie Claire, Allure, L’Officiel, Virgin Airlines, Samsung, Lomography, Yahoo, NY Times, Laqa&Co, Vanya Spirit, Society6, musicians & record labels. Her fine art photography has been sold at the world-famous boutique Colette Paris, Urban Outfitters Apartment Print Shop, and art galleries.
She currently spends time between San Francisco & Los Angeles.