Mariya Anderson Nikiforova

Mariya Anderson is a Bay Area artists born in Odessa, Ukraine, and raised in Brooklyn, New York. An avid mountaineer, helicopter pilot, and feminist, Mariya focuses on abstract, figurative painting inspired by the grit, melancholy, optimism, and spirit of the Bay Area. Quick, confident strokes and a vibrant color palette define her style. Most recently, Mariya won a Blue Ribbon first place award at an exhibition at the Pacific Art League in Palo Alto, CA; she also exhibited (and sold) at Filoli Gardens in Woodside, CA.