Ksenia Klenova was born in 1996 in the city of Gus-Khrustalny, Vladimir region. In 2019, she graduated from St. Petersburg State University with a degree in journalism, in 2020 she began her artistic career, and today participates in group exhibitions, implements personal projects. The main part of Ksenia’s works are oil paintings, but she is also actively engaged in performative practices, creating video art.
The style of Ksenia Klenova was formed largely under the influence of representatives of naive art, such as Henri Rousseau, Camille Bombois, Maria Primachenko. Also important authors for her are Elena Figurina, Yuri Tatyanin, Viktor Zabuga, the duo of Yelikuka. Ksenia conducts master classes for schoolchildren, is engaged in drawing with children and is inspired by a child’s view of the world.