Born and raised in Moscow, Russia. She has graduated from California College of Arts with double bachelor degree in ceramics and printmaking with distinction. Her sculptures were exhibited at the California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Arts (CCACA) in Davis, CA, at the American Craft Council Show, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco and at The Oakland Museum of California, USA. Vlada's ceramic works were published in KCRW Design & Architecture and Handful of Salt magazines, and were included in Craft in America Center, Los Angeles, CA. She got Yozo Hamaguchi Award.