Anastasia Sitnikova was born in Russia, where she studied management and economics and pursued a career in corporate business. She started her artistic practice after moving to the United States several years ago. Her art is much driven by the curiosity about human nature and social relations as a representation of inner self and outer world, subconscious and conscious, correspondingly. In her work Sitnikova focuses on sculpture and installation. Currently the artist is living and working in Illinois. She is an MFA candidate at University of Illinois at Chicago. Her work has been shown in educational institutions, non-profit and commercial galleries in Illinois, Indiana and Ohio.