Original Artwork by Anya Spielman
Medium: Oil on paper
Framed Size: 50 x 38 inches
Artist Bio: Anya Spielman
(Courtesy of her website.)
Spielman graduated from the University of California at Davis in 1989 with a major in Art Studio and a minor in Anthropology. She was a student of Wayne Thiebaud, and has exhibited extensively both nationally and internationally. Most recently, in 2013, she was nominated for the Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant Award. Also, in 2013, her large-scale painting, “Weightless” was purchased by the U.S. Department of State’s Art in Embassies Program (AIE) for their permanent collection in the U.S. Embassy in Monterrey, Mexico. In 2010, she was included in the New Museum’s Bowery Artists Tribute in New York City. In 2007, she was awarded the American Artist Abroad Program by the AIE U.S. Department of State, to serve as an Art-Ambassador in Uruguay, teaching and lecturing. Spielman has shown at: Aqua Art Miami, Miami, FL; Michael Rosenthal Contemporary Art, San Francisco, CA; The Window Project, PDX Contemporary Gallery, Portland, OR; Art Fair 21, Cologne, Germany; White Box Gallery, New York, NY; Deitch Projects, New York, NY; Terrain Gallery, San Francisco, CA; Artists Space, New York, NY, and The Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA. Her paintings have also appeared on the reality shows “The Queer Eye for the Straight Guy” and “The Bachelorette,” and in several motion pictures. Her work is in numerous private and public collections.