Iwona Gradzka-Kurzaj (Kuzayova) has a Ph.D. in physics, working as a research and development engineer. Her passion for digital painting evolved from the traditional approach. She used to paint with oils and acrylics under the watchful eyes of professional artists in cultural centers. When she was a student she organized her first individual exhibition in her hometown, Zduńska Wola (Poland). Inspired by folk art, she is able to decorate with paint miscellaneous wooden items. She is currently chasing her dream, writing and illustrating a unique book with poems for children.