Irina Antonova was born and lives in Kazan, Russia, Tatarstan republic.
Irina graphic artist and painter and has title Merited Artist of Arts of the Republic of Tatarstan.
In 1994 Irina graduated from the one of the most famous art institutes in Russia — the Repin Institute for Painting, Sculpture and Architecture at the Russian Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg, the Graphics Department and after the Creative Studio of painting at the Russian Academy of Arts in Kazan. Irina is the member of the Union of Artists of Russia. In 2009 she was winner of the Baqi Urmanche Award of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Tatarstan in the category «Painting» and got the also prizes of the Russian Academy of Arts and the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan. Irina’s artworks are in the collections of State Tatarstan Museum and private collections of Turkey and Russia.