Was born on 15 December, 1947 in Romania. In 1971 graduated from Gercen Pedagogical University in St. Petersburg. At present lives in Vilnius, where her activities in art have started. Raya Poberezhnaya participated in 27 art exhibitions in Lithuania and abroad. Many years she was cooperating with the Norvegian art gallery "Gallery-83" in the town of Olesund.

    Her works of photographic art have been exhibited in Lithuania – “Fotominiatiura-2005”, Shvenchionis, Lithuania, (diploma, and abroad, in photosalons of FIAP (The International Federation of Photographic Art) in Portugal (Algarve), Australia (Maitland), China, 2003, Taiwan (silver medal), Vietnam, Slovenia, Curacao, etc. For her art works Raya.
She is member of:

Union of the Lithuanian Art Photographers
The union of creative workers of Lithuania
Union of the Society of Photographic Arts in Latvia
AFIAP (The International Federation of Photographic Art)