Artist-in-Residence: Sofia Babaeva
Sofia Babaeva is a multi-disciplinary artist based in Seattle. She was born in St. Petersburg, Russia and immigrated to the Pacific Northwest as a child. In 2012, she graduated with a BFA from the University of Washington’s 3D4M program with a concentration in ceramics. Her practice focuses on exploring the concept of identity as it relates to place, culture, personal relationships. She often references her Russian upbringing and heritage through material choices and nods to visual traditions such as Orthodox iconography.