Zen Du came to the United States from Russia in 2003. She received her MFA from San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, her BFA from Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, and her Bachelor of Linguistics from Voronezh State University, Russia. Zen’s work emerges from the fallacious society we live in. She aestheticizes ubiquity and redefines it through various contexts to achieve a sense of irony in reference to human nature, pop culture, and consumerism. Zen has exhibited her work in Florida, North Carolina, and California. Her work is in public collections in Maine and California and has been featured in Studio Visit Magazine, among other local and web