About the Artist
Sofya Mirvis conveys cultural and environmental experiences through collage, painting, and large scale mixed media pieces. These narratives and places explore both the familiar and unknown, triggering dreams and memories in the viewer’s imaginative spectrum.
Each work begins with an image or photograph that inspires a painting or work on paper. After numerous material layers, the original image is transformed into a dynamic experience. Often accompanied by cultural references such as music, folklore, film, science fiction, or literature, the piece becomes a personal and intimate experience for both artist and collector.
Originally from Moscow. Russia, Sofya earned her BFA from Tyler School of Art and an MFA from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Her work is in numerous collections and is exhibited widely in the US and abroad.