Aineki Traverso


Aineki Traverso (b. 1991) is a painter based in Atlanta, GA. Her work uses the rhetoric of painting to echo the way memories, fantasies and identities are transformed, constructed, and intertwined. Aineki’s work has been exhibited in spaces such as Swan Coach House Gallery (Atlanta, GA), Whitespace Gallery (Atlanta, GA), Tiger Strikes Asteroid (Greenville, SC), and Swivel Gallery (Brooklyn, NY). Aineki has attended residencies at the Vermont Studio Center, the Hambidge Center for Creative Arts, VCCA, and R&F Handmade Paints. Aineki is a grant recipient of the Edge Award from the Forward Arts Foundation (2023), the Susan Antinori Visual Artist Grant from Idea Capital (2024), and the Nexus Fund (2024).