Nikita Polyansky

Nikita Polyansky was raised in Russia where he had his first dog, Crazy. “She was crazy—and fun and loving and full of adventure. I’ve been a dog lover ever since.”

He began his artistic studies at age eight and has been drawing and designing ever since—for Broadway shows and operas to Saks Fifth Avenue’s famous Christmas window displays and illustrated its accompanying book, The Sleeping Beauty, (Glitterati, 2002)amusement park attraction in Japan. Nowadays, Nikita works in entertainment and set design in New York City. He lives in New Jersey with his family.