Andrei Riskin was born in Moscow, Russia in 1975. Continuing family tradition in visual arts he graduated with a bachelor degree in 1997 and started his career in photography in 2000. He completed his education in San Francisco under guidance of such masters as Frank Espada and Holman Turner. Andrei is a member of National Press Photographers Association. In 2005-2006 he had two personal artshows: "Russia, untitled" and "Observations". His work was recently published in "Transformation" magazine. He currently lives in San Francisco and dedicates most of his time to wedding and portrait photography as well as a social documentary "single mom project"