Lana Shuks studied music and choir conducting in Daugavpils School of Music. Being influenced by her older brother and a traditional painter Jan Bartkevich she developed a strong interest in visual art. So when in 2000 started her own artistic career. She graduated from Crawford College of Art and Design with BA Honours in Fine Art in 2011 and currently actively working as a painter in West Cork.
Lana’s paintings and drawings were exhibited in numerous group shows in The Lavitt Gallery, Cork Vision Centre, Cork School of Music, Cork Public Museum, Artistic Alliance, Elysian Art Trial, RDS and Farmleigh Gallery in Dublin and owned now by OPW, CIT and private collectors in Ireland, Latvia , Sweden and Germany.