Anna Mogilevsky was born in Moscow, Russia. She is a painter, curator and professor. Anna’s primary mediums are graphite, oil paint fabric and embroidery. She also works in mixed media and collage. Anna has exhibited her work throughout New England, New York, New Jersey and Ohio. She is a recipient of a number of awards, including the Ruth Katsman Scholarship, Massart Young Master Fellowship and Florence Leif Award. A passionate educator, Anna has lectured and mentored students at the Rhode Island School of Design, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Northeastern University, UMASS Lowell and Dartmouth, as well as Bridgewater State University. Her curatorial projects include, “ Multiplicity” at Dacia Gallery in New York, "In scape Out scape" at the Rhode Island school of Design in Providence, RI, "Decidedly Ambivalent" at the Newton Art Center in Boston Massachusetts, and "Decidedly Ambivalent II" at the Work Gallery in Brooklyn. Anna received her Bachelors of Fine Arts in Painting at the Rhode Island School of Design and her Masters of Fine Arts in Painting, Drawing and Printmaking from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design.
Anna Mogilevsky taps into the depth of human character by exploring archetypal imagery, and inviting viewers to experience their own minds in a different light. In her mixed media pieces she brings to life different aspects of self- the protector, the teacher, the dreamer, the child, the artist, the nurturer, the feminine, and the masculine. These contrasting characters cooperate or work against each other, emphasizing similarities and differences between them. The inner states of the characters are described through body language and gesture, and are accentuated through color, texture and the application of unique materials and media. Combined with traditional oil painting, the textural and decorative qualities of fabrics and embroidery embedded in the work deliver a rich and colorful environment drawing the viewer into the ever deeper states of presence and experience.