Nadezda [Nad'e:zhda] s a Russia-born artist based in the Bay Area of California. She has contributed to creative projects across various genres – feature films, theatre, illustration and fine art. Heavily influenced by theatrical performance and an extensive background in costume and character design for films such as Pirates of the Caribbean, The Mummy, King Arthur, X-Men and many others, her artwork is primarily about storytelling which portrays the human condition, an intimate window that exposes the inner world of her subjects.