Christina Tzekova was born in Bulgaria, where she studied Fine art, Pedagogy of teaching art for young children, and Ceramics. Currently she lives and works in Ottawa, Canada. Christina’s work is influenced by Bulgarian folk art, such as woven rugs, aprons, and embroidery. Her passion derives from her fascination to explore ancient symbols, colors, and stories that were used ages gone by to inform, communicate, and convey ideas of people who created them. Christina works with different mosaic media such as stone, glass, and custom made ceramic tesserae. She employs a palette of both monochromatic and more vibrant and bolder colors. She has been working with mosaics for over twenty years, producing pieces for exhibitions, art and craft shows, and private commissions. Over the years Christina has been an active member in Bulgarian Community, East end Artisans Guild, and East end Ottawa Art Tour.