Iraida studied art at college, and art pedagogy (the study and theory of the methods and principles of teaching) at university in Latvia. She enjoys working in oils and acrylic and her favourite subjects are flowers and people. Iraida has a passion for textiles; she creates needle felted animals, flowers and angels, and some beautiful scarves and bags. Her current project is memories of flowers Angels and exotic art. She is also passionate about African art and is working on something new for the future.