Pavel Romaniko was born in Pereslavl-Zalessky, a small town outside of Moscow, Russia, in 1980. He has lived and worked in the United States since 1997. Romaniko completed a B.A. in Studio Arts from Northwestern College in Saint Paul, Minnesota (2002), and an M.F.A. in Imaging Arts from the Rochester Institute of Technology (2009). Recent exhibitions include Rovinj Photo Days Festival in Croatia; Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York; Tyler Gallery, Northern Virginia Community College; Art Center, Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, Calif.; and Gallery Kunstler, Booksmart Studio, Rochester, N.Y. His work has been featured as part of Museum of Contemporary Photography Midwest Photographers project. Pavel’s work is represented by Mimi Firzt Gallery, New York.