Elena Bushan is a professional visual artist and art instructor living and working in Calgary, Alberta. Her interest in drawing and painting began in early childhood, and she was accepted into art school at age eight. Bushan had more than 15 years of art education in school, college and Academy of Fine Arts in her country of birth, Moldova, before moving abroad.
Her painting style can best be described as imaginative realism, and she has a special passion for portrait and figurative painting. Her work has featured in shows in Canada and Europe and can be found in many private collections. Bushan was the recipient of the Canadian Immigrant of Distinction Award 2017 in Arts and Culture.