Margarita Kukhtina was born in Kursk, Russia. From an early age, she displayed her artistic talent by
painting at Her teachers studio who was a master of the Old Russian academic style in Beaux Arts.
In 1984, she was accepted to the prestigious Kharkov Art Industrial Institute, and upon graduating
was invited to join the staff of Orel College of Fine Arts.
Since 1995 to 2002 she was the main creator of the great collection of pictures (over 120 enormous
oil paintings) located at theme parks: “King's City" and ‘The Bible Museum m Israel*.
In 2002, she immigrated to Canada, where she resumed work in the Fine Arts department.
Margarita’s work is held in private collections spanning over Israel, Germany, the US and Canada.
Margarita's artistic style reflects her admiration for impressionism and she captures natures beauty in
her paintings that produce an indelible impression of chromatic skill.