She was born on December 7, 1959 in a small town Pogranichniy, Primorsky Krai.
She graduated from North Ossetia art college in Vladikavkaz. Now the artist lives and works in Sumy (Ukraine).
Since 1986 Irina takes an active part in national, regional and international exhibitions, she has more than 50 publications in magazines and newspapers.
Member of the Artists Union of Ukraine since 1992. Her works can be found in private collections in Ukraine, Russia, USA, Germany, Australia, Slovakia, the Czech Republic.
Irina also writes a short stories, which were published in regional, metropolitan newspapers and in the Kiev magazine “Muzeyniy provulok”.