Anna Bukhareva is a Miami based artist known for her expressive and sensuous oil and watercolor paintings.
She obtained her Masters degree in Visual Development f rom the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, having previously completed her bachelor's degree in sociology and a master's degree in psychotherapy: Working with a huge amount of information as an editor at the All- Russian state broadcasting company in Moscow and background in marketing helps her to bring multiple layers of meaning into her artworks.
Her deep curiosity about human nature and society structure has been a constant driving force in her artistic practice.
In addition to her formal education, Anna has also participated in several charity art auctions, using her talent to give back to her community: Anna's favorite mediums are oil and watercolor; and she has a unique relationship with each of them. Oil paints, with their natural ingredients, offer a sense of connection with the earth and primal nature, which makes it the best way to express dark, heavy emotions hidden behind layers.
Her artworks are in private collections all around the works - United States, Moscow, Malta, Lathvia, Czech Republic, France, Italy.
I cherished my meticulously crafted persona. I found us mischievously strutting around in a light voguish dress, desperately seeking to encapsulate sensuality. Ver I was striding hindward.
Once a bewitching guise, over time the persona transmuted into a gluey bodysuit, leaving a faint putrid scent as I struggled to peel it off myself in the evenings
I'm working in a concept of New sincerity embracing authenticity, vulnerability and honest relationship with painful experience.
I want my canvas to be a celebration of surrender to the primal energy: I paint the intimate revising of these moments, when I was stripped of pretence, deafened by the symphony of raw emotions, zealously awaiting the collision of vital forces.
My canvas is an ode sensuality; the antidote to pretence. A primeval force that can be harnessed to illuminate the darkest crevasses of our most vulnerable parts. A healing energy that should be weaved into the fabric of our reality A sensual force that creates a portal to experience a sexually charged connection with another person. We expand both physical and emotional boundaries to engage in the erotic interplay. Embracing the polarizing dance of fear; desire, repulsion and remaining vulnerabilities, culminating life-affirming ecstasy.
While painting, Ilentatively walk the line between my intuition and forethought. I strive to capture the fragility and the resilience of the human body appreciating the integral vessels for the ethereal psyche.
- Academy of Art University - San Francisco, CA | Master of Arts Visual Development, 2022
- Institute of Practical Psychology And Psychoanalysis - Moscow | Master of Arts
- Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, 2015
- Russian State University For Humanities - Moscow; 2010
- 2023 Florence Biennale
- 2023 Istanbul Exhibition, Art Number 23
- 2023 Volta New York
- 2023 Miami, various group art shows
- 2022 Malta Sigma Auction