Creating Genius Magazine Winter Issue - Page 32

* emerge From Russia Anna Olga Aristova is an accomplished visual artist driven by her passion to bring more beauty into the world. After graduating from VGIK (Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography) in Moscow, Russia, she decide to leave her professional career in marketing, public relations and political communications, and moved to L.A. to deepen her knowledge on creative arts and acting. “I can’t do the routine tasks day by day. It’s just not me,” she says. She started a filmmaker’s course at New York Film Academy’s branch in L.A while fighting pre-cast role offers and dealing with her Russian accent. She eventually decided to let go of her acting dream and moved to Las Vegas where she perfect her visual skills. In 2013, Anna named her business Couture Visuals and opened her own photography studio. Anna Olga Aristova has had quite the journey so far and has some valuable creative insights for all those dreamers out there who