Originally born in the former Soviet Union, Ilya Barannikov is a designer and artist currently residing in Kona, Hawaii. His vision is to bring the ethereal and tangible worlds together through art. His focus is on creating sustainable art, often times from reclaimed materials and striving toward zero-waste installations. For over 20 years, he has developed his skills in multiple disciplines, working in traditional processes as well as the experimental to create one of a kind pieces that attempt to marry the unseen realms. He has shared his vision across the globe and continues to push the limits of technology, environmentalism and artistic expression.