b. 1993, Stockholm, Sweden

Lives and works in London, England

Founder and Director of BAD ART 

 

Education and Qualifications

Slade School of Fine Art, London

MFA Fine Art Painting (2019-2021)

 

University of Brighton,  (2012-2015)

BA (Hons) Fine Art Painting

First Class Honours

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2021     Untitled Art Fair, Arusha Gallery, San Francisco

2021     Dirty Habit, Second Bedroom Gallery, San Francisco                                                  

2021     Solo Show, Arusha Gallery, Edinburgh

2021     Trash Anna Choutova/Alvaro Barrington Collaboration, Fredrica, London                                                                                                    

2021     8x6, Anderson Gallery, London                                                                                

2021     Colour Symposium, Elephant West, London

2020     Life on Venus, The Tub, London

2020     Slade Runner, ACS Gallery, London

2020     Glutton, Wells Projects, London

2020     Subrosacabana, Felix Art Fair,  Los Angeles

2019     One Day… After Another: Difference and Conviviality, Edward St and Dorset Place, Brighton

2019     Club Tropicana, Dadapost, Berlin

2019     Fandom, Bones & Pearl, London

2018     8LINK, High Cross Center, London

2018     Survival Condo, Ever Gold (Projects), San Francisco 

2018     23645721, Ovada Gallery, Oxford

2018     Boy’s Club Secret Open House, London

2018     Bad Art Festival, Bones & Pearl, London

2018     28 Days Later, VOODOO55, Berlin

2018     Through the Looking Glass, Mercer Chance, London  

2018     Intent Pt2, BSMT Space Gallery, London

2018     Touch Me Baby Pt2', Bones & Pearl Studios, London

2017     Salon, Candid Gallery, London

2017     Let Them Eat Fake, Bones & Pearl Studios, London

2017     Alumni Exhibtion, Fine Arts College, London, 

2016     Second Bedroom Presents Sears, Sears, Houston, Texas

2016     Daylight Savings, The Brandon, Houston, Texas

2016     Touch Me Baby, Bones & Pearl Studios, London

2016     Bad Art 2:2 Bad, Stour Space, London

2016     Magical Offspring, Geddes Gallery, London

2016     Bad Art, Bones & Pearl Studios, London

2016     Graduate Art & Design Exhibtion, Candid Art Gallery, London

2015     Star Wars, Bones & Pearl Studios,  London

2015     Islington Contemporary Art & Design Fair, Candid Art Gallery, London

2015     Les Noodles Super, A-side B-side Gallery, London

2015     Made It, Fine Art Painting Graduate Show, Brighton University, Brighton

2014     Parade, Grand Parade Brighton University, Brighton

2014     Ohne Titel, Projektraum Wedding, Berlin

2014     Mine Sweeper Collective, The Birds Nest, London

2013     Argos, New Palace Pier, Brighton

 

Curatorial Projects

2021     Colour Symposium, Elephant West, London

2020     8x6, Carpenters Wharf Gallery,  London

2020     Trash, Alvaro Barrington's Gallery, London

2020     Slade Runner, ACS Gallery, London

2020     Glutton, Wells Projects, London

2019     Club Tropicana, Dadapost, Berlin

2019     Fandom, Bones & Pearl Studios, London

2018     Suitman Jungle X Bad Art Music Video, Bones & Pearl Studios, London

2018     Living Room, Five Bells Gallery, London

2018     Bad Art Residency Show, VOODOO55, Berlin

2018     Bad Art Festival, Bones & Pearl Studios, London

2018     Touch Me Baby II, Bones & Pearl Studios, London

2017     Let Them Eat Fake, Bones & Pearl Studios, London

2017     Forma, Forty Seven LDN, London

2016     Touch Me Baby, Bones & Pearl Studios, London

2016     2 Bad, Stour Space, London 

2016     Magical Offspring, Geddes Gallery, London

2016     Bad Art, Bones & Pearl Studios, London

2015     Animate, A-side B-side Gallery, London

2015     Genghar & Friends, A-side B-side Gallery, London

2015     Les Noodles Super, A-side B-side Gallery, London

2015     Made It, Fine Art Painting Graduate Show, Brighton University, Brighton

2013     Argos, New Palace Pier, Brighton

 

Residencies & Awards

Awarded Chelsea Art Club Prize & Scholarship, 2020

Selected for COLART Residency 2020

BA Painting Guest Tutor & Speaker, City & Guilds School of Art London, 2020

BA Painting Guest Tutor & Speaker, Brighton University, 2019

Bad Art, Residency Director, La Dolce, Berlin, 2018

Here, Artist Residency, Stöðvarfjörður, Iceland, 2017

Resident Curator at Bones & Pearl Studios, 2016 - 2019

Guest Tutor & Spealer, Fine Arts College, 2017

Shortlisted for Pastel Society Annual Exhibtion 2017

Here, Artist Residency, Stöðvarfjörður, Iceland, 2016

Gallery Assistant, A-side B-side, London, 2015-2016

 

Press & Interviews 

Curated by Girls, "Anna Choutova"

Kink.com, "Feelings are Hard, Making Art Isn’t"

The Quietus, "Artist Run: The Bad Art of Anna Choutova"

The Creators Project at Vice Magazine, "An Eerie Exhibition in London Serves Up a Smorgasbord of Fake Food"

The Creators Project at Vice Magazine, "Isn't All Art Created Equal?"

Notion Magazine, "ART GETS EVEN WORSE WITH ‘BAD ART 2: 2 BAD"

Dazed and Confused Digital, "Is There Such a Thing as Bad Art?"

Notion Magazine, "Bad Art"

Blame Your Parents Zine, 2018

A5 Portfolio, Issue 6, September 2017

I Heart Magazine (London), Issue 23, January 2016

Fresh Paint Magazine, Issue 10, December 2015 

 

Works held in private collections in France, Russia, and the United Kingdom