Anita Ragusa

Breaking Hearts I, 2010, Gouache, pencil and glitter on bristol, 15 x 13 inches

Anita Ragusa was born in Sarajevo, then a part of Yugoslavia, and currently lives and works in NYC. She received her B.F.A. in Painting from the Cooper Union School of Art, New York. Anita's work focuses on exotic patterns, nudes and decadent images full of fantasy interiors and textiles. Her selected group exhibitions include: End of the Year Exhibition, The Cooper Union, NY (2001 – 2004); Queens International 2006, The Queens Museum of Art, NY (2006); and Pretty Young Thing : PYT, NY (2010). She has participated in the first ever Project Diversity Queens 2007, held at Art About Us, NY, Visual AIDS: Postcards From The Edge Benefit, at James Cohan Gallery, NY and is one of six recipients of the 2007 A.I.R. Gallery Fellowships.

View the artist's exhibition here.