Irina Hofmann was born in 1976 in Potsdam, Germany. Her family moved to Russia when she was a child. During her Studies at the Finance-Academy in Moscow she trained herself in classic art painting. The following years she refined her technique and organised some private exhibitions. In 2013 she moved from Moscow to Zurich. An intense crafting period and in march 2013 an exhibition in Switzerland, in the Belvoirpark in Zurich, followed.