Elena Eros was born in Moscow, Russia. Her first art teacher was her father Boris Egorov, an aircraft designer. She continued her art education with realist painter A. Motovilov. In 1971 she competed with thousands of other talented young people and after a series of entry exams won a coveted place at the Faculty of Applied Art, Moscow University of Design and Technology, where she studied under renowned Russian Artists. In 1973 Ms. Eros was awarded an ‘Outstanding Student International Scholarship’, enabling her to continue her education at the Hungarian University of Art & Design in Budapest, Hungary, from where Jelena Eros has an MFA in Men’s and Women’ Fashion Design.
Her popular “Hats” series have become her signature paintings with unique perspectives and stylized impressionistic interpretation of spectators and horses. Ms. Eros came to the USA in 2006 and won International Drawing Competition for American Artist Magazine with a Portrait Study of her Father.