Mrs. Saltykova was born in Moscow in 1980. She graduated from Moscow Art Animation Lyceum. She worked as a stage painter in the Central Puppet Theatre named after S. Obraztsov. She made articulated puppets. Ksenia has been with Zhostovo Decorative Art Manufactory since 2016. She was trained by experienced handicraftsmen of the painting shop. While painting in Zhsotovo style she has developed her own original creative approach. Presently she is developing and searching for her own original composition solutions.