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2016 Hallie Ford Fellow

Anya Kivarkis


(Left to Right) "List of Your Richest Clients, View I," 2014. Silvertone photograph, 30 x 24 in. "Time and the Other," 2018. Archival inkjet print, 30 x 45 in

Anya Kivarkis works with appropriated source images, from Baroque sketches to modern photographs.

Anya Kivarkis received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Craft from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana in 1999, and a Master of Fine Arts in Metal from the State University of New York (SUNY), New Paltz in 2004. Exhibitions include “Site Effects,” curated by Anja Eichler and Katja Toporski at the Bavarian Association of Arts & Crafts, “Time and the Other,” with Mike Bray at Sienna Patti and the Firehouse at Fort Mason Center for Art and Culture, San Francisco, California, and “A View from the Jewelers Bench: Ancient Treasures, Contemporary Statements,” curated by Sasha Nixon at the Bard Graduate Center Gallery New York, New York. Her work has been included in publications such as Metalsmith, American Craft, and Italian Elle magazines. Her work can be found in the permanent collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas; the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts; Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington; The Rotasa Foundation, Redwood City, California; and the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Eugene, Oregon.


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