Christina Saj is a painter who lives and works in NJ. 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 while working with noted iconographer Petro Cholodny, the Younger. This traditional influence was balanced by simultaneous work with contemporary artists in New York. Saj’s work bridges the disparate aspects of ancient and modern in order to create a new interpretation of traditional themes and subjects. Her contemporary renditions of icons have been widely exhibited including 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 shows in as many years and actively maintains a growing studio.
See her full CV here.