About the Artist

Christina Saj is a painter who has been actively exhibiting her works for over twenty years. She holds a BA from Sarah Lawrence and an MFA from Bard College. Early in her career, she mastered the technique of Byzantine Icon painting. This traditional influence was balanced by simultaneous work with contemporary artists in New York City. She has continued to embrace traditional themes and influences in order to illuminate them for current audiences. Her aim is to provide fresh interpretations of familiar themes which are universal and thus continue to resonate. In recent years her works have come to embrace a variety of media. Her bold contemporary paintings, are instantly recognizable and have been shown at such venues as the Museum of Biblical Art, The National Cathedral, The Cathedral of St. John the Divine in NYC, Union Theological Seminary, The Ukrainian Museum in New York, The Museum of Cultural Heritage, Kiev Ukraine, the American Embassy in Qatar as well as at The White House. Her works reside in private and museum collections in the US and abroad. She has had over 20 one woman exhibitions in as many years and maintains an active studio where she entertains commissions.

To find out more about her work feel free to visit her website www.christinasaj.com or email her at studio@christinasaj.com