Sofia Chitikov is a Russian-American contemporary artist, who focuses her work around bold paint lines and emotional connection. Chitikov was born in 1978 in Tambov, Russia where she spent her childhood before immigrating to The United States in 1992 with her family. She received her BS degree from The University of Florida in 2001 and her MBA from Northwestern University in 2012. She spent 15 years working in product development and innovation before embarking on her journey as a professional artist in 2017. Sofia currently resides in Chicago, IL and works out of her studio at Mana Contemporary.
Chitikov has participated in multiple group shows and regularly exhibits her works in art fairs, including NYC and Chicago editions of The Other Art Fair, Art Santa Fe and Red Dot Miami. Sofia’s work can be found in private collections in NYC, Washington, DC, Miami, Chicago and London. Chitikov is represented by Contemporary Art Projects USA in North Miami Beach, Florida and Kontempo NYC in New York City.