ALEKSANDRA BUHA, Phoenix, Arizona Member Since December 2008 Artist Statement Aleksandra Buha is a fine artist with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Painting from Arizona State University. She is an assistant preparator at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Arts (SMoCA) and Hands On Facilitator at the Children’s Museum of Phoenix.
Her latest community service project is as a head designer for a Mural” Justice “at the Paradise Valley Community College Campus.She works in oil, acrylic and watercolor and teaches both drawing and painting. Color inspires and excites her the most. Her work has been exhibited in both solo and group shows .
SELECT AWARDS ⋅2007 Chancellor’s Award Artists of Promise, The League for Innovation selection (Finalist) February 2007 ⋅Artlink 10th Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Juror’s Award Honorable Mention February 2007 ⋅Paradise Valley Community College Art Show , 2nd place life drawing 2006
MURALS ⋅ Paradise Valley Community College, Justice Mural, Head designer 2006-2008 ⋅ Echo Mountain Elementary School 2006
SELECT SOLO SHOWS ⋅ Unleashed Memories, Nnamdi Solomon Studio, Phoenix, Arizona April 2007 ⋅ Fascinating Experiences, Step Gallery, Tempe, October 2004
SELECT GROUP/ JURIED SHOWS ⋅ Cycles of Beauty, Ice House, Phoenix, Arizona May 2008 ⋅ Silent Art Auction, Herberger Theater Center, Phoenix, Arizona April 2008 ⋅ Art Attack: Soroptimist International of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona April 2008 ⋅ Art Detour, Bend a Light Neon Studio, Phoenix, Arizona March 2008 ⋅ 3rd Annual Experimental Arts Festival, Paradise Valley Community College, Phoenix, Arizona February 2008 ⋅16th Annual AIGA Art Auction, Bragg’s Pie Factory, Phoenix, Arizona January 2008 ⋅ Worlds in Common, Herberger Theater Center, Phoenix, Arizona July – October 2007 ⋅ Art Show, Paradise Valley Community College, Phoenix, Arizona April 2007 ⋅ Drawing Energy, Herberger Theater Center, Phoenix, Arizona January– April 2007 ⋅ Artists of Promise: The League for Innovation in the Community Colleges, New Mexico July 2007 ⋅ Artlink 10th Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Phoenix City Hall, Phoenix, Arizona February, 2007 ⋅ Art Show, Paradise Valley Community College, Phoenix, Arizona April 2006 ⋅ Senior Show: Gallery 100, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona December 2004
PUBLISHED ⋅Be Noticed Magazine: Introducing Aleksandra Buha, Summer 2008 ⋅Arizona Republic, Artist’s Work is Fleeting, May 2008 ⋅Artists of Promise: The League for Innovation Catalogue, New Mexico Summer 2007 ⋅College Times, Reflections on War: Phoenix College, ASU grad explores her childhood in war-torn Bosnia through multiple mediums January 2007 ⋅College Times, Raw Power: Herberger Center exhibit examines elemental forces of artists work February 2007
AFFILIATIONS ⋅Golden Key International Honour Society ⋅The National Society of Collegiate Scholars ⋅College Art Association ⋅Artlink, Inc ⋅Virginia Tech Volunteer Portrait Project ⋅Paradise Valley Comm