IRYNA LIALKO was born in the Central Ukraine in 1981. At 15 years of age she went to the College of Arts, studied painting, graphic design, history of the fine arts, and other disciplines. Outstanding training and graphic talent resulted in a special grant to study art from the President of Ukraine. In 2000, she went to the Ukrainian National Academy of Visual Arts and Architecture in Kiev. She studied various graphic techniques such as etching, linocutting, lithography, tree engraving, silk-screen printing. For four years studied the technology of manual book creation and book illustration; including binding and cutting. She studied oil, acrylic, water color, and other painting forms.
In 2004 in parallel with academic training, she began working in the sphere of interior design and murals. She created murals in Ukraine, Europe.
In 1997, at 16, first participated in professional art exhibitions. In 2005 began working as a professional photographer. From 2010, until now is engaged in performance/show business. Creates live shows involving drawing with sand and speed painting. Creates hand crafted costumes for stage shows.
Her art works are located in the private collections of people from many countries. Since 2014 is working and residing in the United States.