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Biography

Anna Kutishcheva graduated from Sheridan College, Advanced Illustration program. Anna works as a free-lance illustrator and fine artist, her illustrations and paintings appeared in MacLean’s, Ocala Style, Niagara Life, American Art Collector, Fine Art Connoisseur, Arabella and Canadian Brushstroke magazines. Anna lives with her family in Oakville, Ontario

Artist’s statement

           I work quickly and emotionally; usually finding right place, light, and mood takes much longer than painting itself.

          North American nature, its unique unspoiled magic is my constant source of inspiration. The ancient way – feeling your way through nature: shapes of trees           and rocks, shadows and lights - gives an excellent opportunity to express your soul. One day and place it’s cheerful, another - miserable and angry, but is             always glorious.

Awards and Accomplishments

          

Antoinette (Toni) Stevens Award for Best Acrylic Painting In The Show, 2nd Open National Juried Exhibition of Society of Canadian Artists,  Award of Merit, SCA 2017 Elected & Associate Members' Exhibition Be Square II,   Kaleidoscope of Arts in Burlington Art Centre, Honorable Mention, Kaleidoscope of the Arts. Burlington Art Centre - 'Judges Choice Award', Art Gallery of Peel’s 36th Annual  Juried Show - ‘People’s Choice Award’

Publications

          
               Arabella Magazine, American Art Collector, Canadian Brushstroke Magazine, National Post, Fine Art Connoisseur, Hamilton
               Spectactor, Toronto Star, Bruce Trail Calendar, Inside Halton

  
Exhibitions

         

  • 2017, May 23 to June 4, SCA 2017 Elected & Associate Members' Exhibition Be Square II, at Art Square Gallery in Toronto . Award of Merit  for "Spring   Woods"

  • June 16 to July 9, 2017  SCA 2017 Elected Members Exhibition "Oh Canada - our Home & Native Land",  Gallery 78 in Fredericton, NB

  • SCA's 2017 Open International ONLINE Exhibition

  • 2016 AGH art sale

  • 2016 SCA  Juried National Online Exhibition

  • 2015 SCA’s Elected Members Juried Exhibition, Gainsborough Galleries, Calgary, Alberta

  • 2014, 2013, 2012 Artist Project Toronto

  • 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 Art Gallery of Burlington art auction

  • 2014 Solo Show, Art Gallery of Burlington

  • 2013 Bruce Trail show, Hamilton

  • 2012 SCA’s Elected Members Juried Exhibition at The Halifax Club

  • 2012, 2011, 2010 Art Gallery of Hamilton Fall Art Sale

  • 2012, Society of Canadian Artists 44th Open National Juried Exhibition, Todmorden Mills, Papermill Gallery

  • 2012 Solo Show Seasons of Light at the Art Gallery of Bancroft

  • 2012 Solo Show at Visual Arts Mississauga Emily Carr Gallery

  • 2011, 2010 McMichael Autumn Art Sale at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg

  • 2012, 2011, 2010 Buckhorn Fine Art Festival

  • 2011, 138th ONTARIO SOCIETY OF ARTISTS' Annual Open Juried Exhibition "MEMORY", John B. Aird Gallery

  • 2011 Southeastern Wildlife Exposition , Charleston, SC

  • 2011 Solo Show Bruce Trail Illustrated, Burlington Art Centre

  • 2010 Solo Show The Element of Water, Julia's, Oakville

  • 2010 42nd Open National Juried Exhibition of Society of Canadian Artists, Todmorden Mills, Toronto

  • 2010 ArtWorks Oakville 11th Annual JURIED SHOW, Oakville

  • 2010 , 2009, 2008 Art Gallery of Mississauga 6th Annual Art Auction



Art Education and Training

Sheridan College, Advanced Illustration Program with Gary Taxali and Joe Morse, Moscow University of Folk Art (BA), private tutoring

Affiliations

Elected (2009) member of Society of Canadian Artists

Collections: 

Private collections in Canada, US, Germany, Russia and Ukraine

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