Azerbaijani and Russian American artist Leyla Rzayeva (b. Moscow ’86) has shown her work in Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Baltimore MD, Rehoboth DE, and Joshua Tree CA. Rzayeva received BFA in painting from Maryland Institute College of Art (’08) and holds Professional Printer Certificate from Tamarind Institute, University of New Mexico (’09). In the fall of 2019, She will present her first solo exhibition From Substance to Silver on research in contemporary Persian symbolism at the Rehoboth Art League.
From 2015 to 2019 Rzayeva established and operated Clubhouse Lithography Workshop in Baltimore, Maryland. A fine art limited edition printmaking studio providing artists with edition services and classes to create hand-printed lithographs. Rzayeva is honored to have contributed in print to the efforts of over 20 emerging artists and organizations such as Press Press Baltimore, Force: Upsetting Rape Culture, Oak Hill Center for Education and Culture, Howard Pile Studios, and Goya Girl Contemporary.
Leyla currently lives in the Alameda, California with her husband and son.