- MFA, Digital + Media, Rhode Island School of Design
BA, Imaging and Digital Arts, University of Maryland Baltimore Co.
Collegiate Teaching Certificate, Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning, Brown University
- Languages Spoken
- English, Russian
As a designer and an artist Yana works across mediums including graphic design, interactive media, and video. Her practice emphasizes interdisciplinary approach to making and conceptual inquiry, with special interest in Interactive Physical Interface design and Interactive Storytelling. During her 10 years professional experience she worked on a variety of design and media projects for corporate clients as well as non-profit organizations including Target Corporation, Johns Hopkins University, The Maryland Historical Society, and US postal service. She earned her Master of Fine Arts degree from the Department of Digital + Media at the Rhode Island School of Design, and her work has been exhibited and published nationally