Biography / Artist Statement
Erika Pochybova, also known as Ebova, is well-known for her unique style. Pochybova has created a body of work that stands out for its symbolic resonance, its metaphoric punch, and its divergence from computer-aided design. In 2014, Pochybova expanded her creative expression by adding work in spontaneous, gestural abstraction.
Pochybova’s artwork has been featured in national and international publications. She has received many national and international awards. Erika was 3 times selected as a finalist for the Hunting Art Prize, as well as for multiple national exhibitions, including the national juried exhibition curated by Sarah Tanguy, an independent curator, arts writer & critic, and a curator for the Art in Embassies Program in Washington, DC. Starting 2018, Erika’s work has been selected for 26 national and international juried exhibitions. In 2018, Pochybova was invited to exhibit with the Art in Embassies program, organized by the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C.. Her newest projects include public art commissions by Texas Tech University, University Medical Center and Joe Arrington Cancer Center. In 2017, Pochybova was featured by the National Arts Program Foundation.
Pochybova’s work is currently on display at the U.S. Embassy in Djibouti.