Victoria Brzustowicz is an award-winning painter, illustrator, and graphic designer. A native of Rochester, NY, Brzustowicz grew up in Brighton. She graduated from Wells College with a BA in Studio Art. At Wells she studied with noted painter William Roberts. She also studied printmaking at RIT and is a co-founder and chair of the Greater Rochester Pein Air Painters, a chapter of the Plein Air Painters of New York.