Elena Chestnykh was born in Novosibirsk, Russia, and currently lives and works in New York City. She has exhibited both nationally and internationally, including with the Museum of Contemporary Art Erarta (MCAE) in Saint-Petersburg, the Art Center WINZAVOD in Moscow, the State Museum of Novosibirsk, Tomsk, and Kemerovo in Russia, and Nord Art 2010, Rendsburg, Germany. In 2013, “Urban Reflections” traveled to New York Erarta Gallery and became Chestnykh’s first solo exhibition in the United States. Chestnykh has also presented works in New York at SFA Projects Gallery, The Royal Gallery, R&D Studio BUSHWOOD, Trenton Artwork Center, NJ, and in a selected group exhibition at the School of Visual Art Gallery in Chelsea, NYC, as well as in the "INNOVATE" and "REBEL" group exhibitions at The Untitled Space. The Untitled Space is presenting her first solo show at the gallery in Tribeca, NY, in June 2023.