Rozita Fogelman, Berkeley, CA Member Since May 2012 Artist Statement ABOUT: Rozita Fogelman is a Russian, American conceptual artist and eco-art activist. Born in 1964 in Tbilisi, Georgia, in 1975 she immigrated with her family to Israel, and since 1998; she lives and works in Berkeley, CA.
She studied dance and music in Tbilisi, Georgia; graphic design and sculpture at Avni Institute of Art and Design, Jaffa Tel-Aviv, and in 2011, she pioneered a new multi-disciplinary media art graduate program at California State University East Bay with emphasis on fine art, painting, drawing, graphic and multimedia arts.
Style of her work is mainly abstract expressionist with emphasis on experimental use of unconventional tools and techniques.
The work's primary focus is on energy, color with a great attention to texture and surface. Themes of her work explore three elements: body, land and water. She has been exhibiting in numerous solo and group exhibitions worldwide since 1992.
EDUCATION: M.A. Multi-Disciplinary Media Arts CSUEB, 2011