Irina Vasil` (Irina Smirnova Veniaminovna). Basil - a pseudonym.
In 1958, was born in Vasil'sursk on the Volga.
Since 1988 I live and work in St. Petersburg.
In 1977 he graduated from the College of Arts Semenov - with qualification Master Khokhloma painting.
From 1981-1985 she studied at the Gorky Moscow Art School at the pedagogical department.
Since 1998 Studio Party "World of Light" directed by Vladimir Borodin.
Since 1999 he has held the iconography. She studied at the St. Petersburg Orthodox Institute
Religious and church art.
Entire adult life doing creative work, take part in various exhibitions and projects.
Paintings are in private collections: Moscow, St. Petersburg and other cities of Russia, the U.S., Germany, Italy, Spain, Finland, Australia, Norway, France, Poland, etc.