Olga Dmytrenko was born in the Ukraine. Her love of the visual arts and science was cultivated at a young age. After graduating from the Republican School of Physics and Mathematics at Kiev State University, she entered the Department of Physics there, and got her M.Sc. in 1986. In 1990 she gained a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry. Olga has won several honour rewards, including Research Fellowship of President of Ukraine and Fellowship of Republic of Austria Federal Ministry of Science and Research. She currently lives and works in Delaware, USA. Despite her deep interest in science, Olga creates organic abstracts, mainly in acrylic and metallic paints.