MARCH 21 - 23, 2025


2024 Festival Poster Artist Info

Introducing The Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival's 2024 poster by Irina Kovnacka Ashcraft.

2024 Poster



2024 Poster Artist Bio
Irina Kovnacka Ashcraft


Irina Kovnacka Ashcraft is an accomplished fine artist from Latvia, where she received her formal training and has been showing her artwork in numerous shows and galleries.  


Irina was classically trained in Oil Painting at the Latvian Academy of Art. She came to Orlando, Florida, in 1999, and now makes her home there. She has since been presenting her work at several local and European galleries, art festivals and shows. Some examples are a one-woman art show at the Gallery on Cork Street in London, UK, and poster artist in numerous art festivals in Central Florida. She also has had the honor of being one of the participating artists at the Winter Park Paint Out for over ten years. Most notable, however, has been Irina's success as a prominent emerging fine artist on between 1999 and 2003. Kovnacka’s auction sales records are listed in the prestigious MAYER International Auction Guide (currently  


In 2006, Irina completed her M.A. in Art Education at the University of Central Florida. In addition to her professional artist career, she teaches art at Trinity Preparatory School in Winter Park, Florida, as well as conducts workshops and private lessons for students of all ages. In 2017, Irina received the June Hinkley Excellence Award from the Florida Art Education Association. Visit to view more of this artist’s works or follow her on Instagram, @IrinaAsh.