Annika Connor’s paintings depict a fascination with beauty and decadence. They present the viewer with spaces to exist in, which are both alluring and unsettling.
The paintings are infused with mystery and convey a sense of unbalance. Overall, they seem to be fragments from a daydream, and portray a longing for a time of romance and pleasure.
In 2002, Annika received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where she studied painting and philosophy.
Since then, Annika has worked professionally as a painter in New York and London and participated in numerous national and international exhibitions.
Reviews and publication of her work have appeared in Art Papers Magazine, The Atlanta Journal Constitution, Creative Loafing Newspaper, C-Heads Magazine, and in many other Internet and local publications.
Annika Connor is Swedish-American; she currently resides in Manhattan where she maintains an active studio.