Nikolai Solonski was born in the USSR, and came to the United States in 1991 where he now lives, and works in New York City. He is a self taught artist with more than 30 years active experimenting in art. In 1993, he started to work as a photographer’s assistant, work in Photoshop, and retouch photographs for major US and international corporations. While he worked in photography, he also experimented with different art projects. In 2020 he transitioned to freelance artist, and illustrator. He works in a variety of media like drawing, doodling, cartoons, and abstract art.