Voices @ SVA: BFA Illustration Student Sofiya Kuzmina
July 10, 2019
An image of Sofiya Kuzmina for Voices @ SVA
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BFA Illustration student Sofiya Kuzmina.

Over the next few weeks, SVA will be highlighting students in our Voices series and having them share a bit about themselves as they prepare for their third year. This week, we’re featuring Sofiya Kuzmina, a BFA Illustration undergraduate originally from Moscow, Russia.

“This year has been amazing,” she said. “I feel like my work has progressed a lot and I am more confident in my painting ability. Before college, I never thought of myself as a painter. But now I see oils as my favorite medium. My biggest inspirations are moments from my daily life. I want to try and capture a feeling I have in a moment.”
”I applied to some open calls for gallery shows on the Lower East Side. The first painting I made in [SVA faculty member and alumnus] TM Davy‘’