Irina Novikova was born in 1963 in Kommunarsk, Ukraine. She got her middle education at a school with speciality in violin in Bryansk.
She then studied for five years at a high school of fine arts and crafts in Bryansk under the guidance of noted art teacher V. Vorobyov. In 1995 she graduated from the Repin Academy of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg. She got the highest grade for her diploma work. Irina has a great fancy for music, literature and oriental philosophy.
1994 July 10 - 25 Emelshausen ( Germany ) Cultural Center
1994 April London - travelling exhibition ( Great Britain ) Group exhibition "Artists from Russia"
1995 January 2 - 10 Alterberg ( Germany ) Private Gallery
1995 May 2 - 20 Domene ( Germany ) Concern "Vaingut"
1995 October 2 - 10 New Delhi ( India ) Aifacs Gallery
2000 August Augsburg ( Germany ) Private Gallery