Elena Zhukova is a commercial photographer based in San Francisco. She was born and raised in Siberia but moved to US to get her undergrad in Chemistry. She worked for the biggest biotech company when she realized that her passion is in not in science but in arts. From that point, her life took a different turn.

She graduated with a Presidential Scholarship from the Academy of Art University's MFA Photography program and received distinguished alumni award in recognition of her contributions and excellence in the field of photography. She taught photography at UC Berkeley and Academy of Art University, San Francisco.


Stanford University, Google, Facebook, Bayer, Lucile Packard Children Hospital, Panavision, University of California, UCSF Hospital, Defy, Deem, Covariant, Sutter Health,  US Marines, Fleet Week, Port of San Francisco, Stony Brook University, Middlebury Institute of International Studies, Wicked Kitchen, Accel Partners, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, UC Medical Centers, Nobel Laureate Foundation, Loyola Law School, Roaming Hunger and many more.


Wall Street Journal, Lurzer's Archive 200 Best Digital Artists, San Francisco Magazine, Stanford Business Magazine, Wired, PDN, Spectrum News, BW Magazine, UCLA Magazine, Tepper Magazine

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