Ksenia was born and raised in Moscow, Russia and received her first MA in Foreign Relations there.

After seven years working in TV and Advertising, she switched to photography and moved to New York.


In 2012 she graduated from the School of Visual Arts in New York with a Master of Professional Studies in Digital Photography. 

Her thesis project “alone | TOGETHER” describes modern trends of living alone and being single as a new norm of modern society.


In May 2015 Ksenia graduated with the MFA degree in Photography, Video and Related Media from the School Of Visual Arts in New York. Her thesis project, a 6- channel video installation КОММУНАЛКА can be found here- http://www.tavrinaart.com/work.


Now Ksenia resides in Moscow and works primarily as an editorial and commercial photographer. Her work has been featured in magazines including: L’Officiel Magazine, Tatler, Menu Magazine, Vogue.ru, Hello, NY Smash Magazine (US), Vogue and Bazaar Thailand and others.


Group Exhibitions


October, 2012- “Un|Common Skin”, SVA MPS Digital Photography show; New York, NY.

Curated by Michael Foley


August, 2012- "Relations"- SVA Visual Arts Gallery show; New York, NY. Curated by Richard Brooks


May- June 2012- “FotoMix Fight”, art fair; Moscow, Russia.

Curated by ProLab Production Center


April- May 2011- “Best Magazine’s Photo Projects 2010-2011”; Moscow, Russia. Awards 2011- “Cuban Horizons” 

Project was named by Timeout Magazine one of the best magazine projects 2010-2011 in Russia.


In May 2015 Ksenia graduated with the MFA degree in Photography, Video and Related Media from the School Of Visual Arts in New York.