Russian painter Marina Zhgivaleva [Марина Жгивалева] was born in Rybinsk, Yaroslavl region. In 1995 finished Yaroslavl Art School, department “Painting”. In 2001 finished Moscow State University of Press, department “Artistically-technical design of printing products”. Since 2002 - a member of the Union of Artists of Russia. Lives and works in Yaroslavl.