Aneliya Kostova

New York City

“We all need art in our lives. Art is how we dress, art is how we apply makeup or make our hair, nails, art is how we move, art is everywhere. I dream of world of harmony and peace, kindness and compassion. A perfect world where people love and respect each other, no hunger or poverty, kids growing without knowing lack, in loving environment, lifting their little spirits up. My art is a little piece of that dream.”

Aneliya Kostova was born in a small town in Bulgaria and moved to New York City as a young adult and currently lives in the Bronx. She describes: “I moved to New York from another continent just with a bag of clothes. I had to leave it all: my successful company, my family and friends, my education which didn’t matter here. I came to chase my dreams, to look for God and discover myself.” Soon after Aneliya moved, she was diagnosed with severe anxiety and depression, making it difficult for her at times to even leave her home for years. She is currently receiving treatment at Montefiore Medical Center and utilizing art as a way to cope with her struggles. “I love drawing and have dreams about paintings. Sometimes verbal communication is not enough to express your feelings; art is a best way for me to do so."

Aneliya has 3 children and is now currently working on finishing a PhD in health care administration which she describes as her most significant life accomplishments. She works as a community liaison for seniors in a city hospital in the Bronx and feels rewarded that she gets to give back to her community in this way. She loves to swim, garden, walk, run, and explore the neighborhoods of NYC and the Bronx

Aneliya is ecstatic to be part of the ArtLifting community as this is her first time selling her artwork. “Being part of Artlifting is a life changing event for me. It gives me sense of belonging somewhere where I am accepted as who I am. Being approved made me so happy, I did some new drawing just to express that overwhelming feeling. I hope our viewers take a some of that inner peace I am trying to give.”

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Prints by Aneliya Kostova

Naturmort
Aneliya Kostova

From $ 75.00

Parrot
Aneliya Kostova

From $ 75.00

Relationship Tied Up
Aneliya Kostova

From $ 75.00

Forgiveness
Aneliya Kostova

From $ 75.00

African Queen
Aneliya Kostova

From $ 75.00

Divine Healing
Aneliya Kostova

From $ 75.00

My Heart is Yours
Aneliya Kostova

From $ 75.00

Prayer
Aneliya Kostova

From $ 75.00

Restriction Turned Beauty into Greed
Aneliya Kostova

From $ 75.00

Formation
Aneliya Kostova

From $ 75.00

Looking For Home
Aneliya Kostova

From $ 75.00

Underwater 1
Aneliya Kostova

From $ 75.00

Underwater 2
Aneliya Kostova

From $ 75.00

Leaves for the Tortoise
Aneliya Kostova

From $ 75.00

Royal Detail
Aneliya Kostova

From $ 75.00

Chaos Meets Order
Aneliya Kostova

From $ 75.00

Long Crawling to the Night
Aneliya Kostova

From $ 75.00

African Roads
Aneliya Kostova

From $ 75.00

Garden of Gems 1
Aneliya Kostova

From $ 75.00

Underwater 3
Aneliya Kostova

From $ 75.00

Garden of Gems 2
Aneliya Kostova

From $ 75.00

Memory from the Future 1
Aneliya Kostova

From $ 75.00

Corals
Aneliya Kostova

From $ 75.00

Raindrops
Aneliya Kostova

From $ 75.00

Sunny Day
Aneliya Kostova

From $ 75.00

Imitation
Aneliya Kostova

From $ 75.00

Playground
Aneliya Kostova

From $ 75.00

Thanksgiving
Aneliya Kostova

From $ 75.00

Coral Blossom
Aneliya Kostova

From $ 75.00

Originals by Aneliya Kostova

Leaves for the Tortoise
Aneliya Kostova

$ 500.00

Garden of Gems 1 and 2
Aneliya Kostova

$ 800.00

African Roads
Aneliya Kostova

$ 800.00

Chaos Meets Order
Aneliya Kostova

$ 800.00

Underwater 1 and 2
Aneliya Kostova

$ 1,500.00

Underwater 3
Aneliya Kostova

$ 800.00

Memory from the Future 1
Aneliya Kostova

$ 400.00

Corals
Aneliya Kostova

$ 400.00

Raindrops
Aneliya Kostova

$ 400.00

Sunny Day
Aneliya Kostova

$ 400.00

Imitation
Aneliya Kostova

$ 400.00

Playground
Aneliya Kostova

$ 400.00

Thanksgiving
Aneliya Kostova

$ 400.00

Products by Aneliya Kostova

Underwater 3 Tote Bag
Aneliya Kostova

$ 35.00

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