Katya Kvasova is a painter whose practice explores the conventions of portraiture as a means to express an emotional state. Focusing on the female form, she creates a narrative between the figurative elements of her subject, and the abstracted background of her paintings. The connection between these two elements allows her to convey the tension between the exterior mask that individuals often present to the world, and the contrasting depth and vulnerability of their interior thoughts.
Katya Kvasova is Russian (born 1980, Latvia) studied at Art School in Riga, Latvia; St. Petersburg and Rostov-on-Don, Russia 1995 - 2000. Solo exhibitions include "Little People" in New Russian Gallery, Rostov-on-Don and "Shadows and Tall Trees" in Columbus, USA. Her work is owned in private collections in Latvia, Russia, USA and UK.
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