Profile

Sonya Bogdanova

Education


BFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago


Sonya Bogdanova (b. 1991, Moscow) is a Chicago-based artist. She is an MFA Candidate in Studio Arts (2021) at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and earned a BFA from the School of the Art Institute in 2012. Primarily working with paint, glue, and garbage, Bogdanova examines the interplay between oppressive class structures and exigent family dynamics. Bogdanova recently exhibited at the University of Illinois (Chicago), Sylvia Rivera Law Project (New York), Co-Prosperity Sphere (Chicago), YorkExplore (York, UK), and on apartment facades in Avondale, Chicago. Bogdanova was an artist in residence at Jiwar Foundation (Barcelona), and has an upcoming residency at Black Widow Books (Chicago) in 2021.

Courses Taught


Introduction to Painting and Color