Born and raised in Kyrgyzstan, Aida Sulova lives and works in New York, USA. She is a graduate of New York University, where she studied Digital Communications and Media. Aida assisted HMA2 Architects in implementing the Public Art Program for the American University of Central Asia, which promotes various public art opportunities for local artists and art organizations encouraging community engagement and participation in the arts.
Aida is a founder of “Kachan" Art Foundation, which promotes the engagement of the arts in learning institutions and organizes cultural exchanges between Central Asia and the world. In 2017, Aida initiated the project Asanbay Art Center in Kyrgyzstan, a cultural venue for the arts, education, and entertainment programs for communities to enrich their cultural life.
Aida has a 14 yo son Azim with whom she collaborates on a number of art projects. Most of Aida's work relates to current social issues and is based on transformative power of art. "I love: “Mystery Train”, Chekhov, screw drivers, duct tape, and Kyrgyz tomatoes."
Make Art with Purpose: Talks with Janeil Engelstad about recent exhibition “News From Central Asia”: Link
Calvert Journal: "Aida Sulova: Bishkek’s pioneering art impresario" - Link
Calvert Journal: "The art of attraction: meet the Kyrgyz women bringing the public back to galleries" - Link
The Huffington Post: "Kyrgyz Artist Aida Sulova Confronts Waste Problem in Bishkek" (PHOTOS): Link
The Huffington Post: "18 Green Artists Who Are Making Climate Change And Conservation A Priority": Link
STREET ART IN KYRGYZSTAN: Link