Lena Adasheva is an anthropologist and visual artist. She lives and works in New York City. Lena has exhibited her work internationally at Hokin Gallery in Chicago, Sidney Mishkin Gallery in New York, Consumer Electronics & Photo Expo in Moscow, Chelsea Art Museum in New York, Russian Museum of Photography in Nizhny Novgorod among other venues. Her work has been reviewed by the Wall Street Journal and New York Daily News. Lena is a recipient of the Jazz Journalist Association's Photo of the Year Award 2010.