Rusudan Khizanishvili lives and paints in Tbilisi, Georgia. She was born in 1979 and received her two BFAs in Painting from J.Nikoladze Art School and from Tbilisi State Academy and after a MA from Tbilisi State Academy as well . For Rusudan a blank canvas is an escape road or intradimensional portal to the new world created by her imagination. Rusudan frequently includes animals in her paintings they serve as symbolic guides between cultures and identities. Rusudan's artworks are shown in numerous galleries across Europe and America.