Tatyana Palchuk, original name Tatjana Palcuka was born in 1954 in Riga, Latvian. Her father, a Russian soldier, died shortly after World War II and she was raised by her mother. From 1967 to 1973 she studied at the Jānis Rozentāls Art High School, where she received college-level education. From 1975 to 1981 she studied at the Art Academy of Latvia, in the department of painting. From 1984 to 1987 she attended the USSR Academy of Arts for her postgraduate studies, and studied with Western school academics such as marine painter Eduards Kalnins. Palchuk studied European academic school of painting. In 2003 she received an MA in Fine Art and Painting. Her artistic productions are influenced by the Italian Renaissance, the Northern Renaissance and the French Illuminated Manuscripts. A member of the Latvian Art Union, she teaches painting, drawing and composition. Palchuk regularly participates in exhibitions. She won several awards and invited to participate in an official exhibition of the 58th Venice Bienniale, May 2019. Her paintings are housed in both public and private collections.