Alla came to the United States from the former Soviet Union in 1980. She graduated from the Pratt Institute, in Brooklyn, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts.

Alla has been painting all her life, influenced by her late mother, the renowned Russian artist Berta Kuznetsova.

Alla’s artwork has been shown in numerous galleries, including the Museum of Russian Art in Jersey City.

Alla continues to hold a full-time job in IT and paints every chance she gets.  Alla lives with her family in Scarsdale.