Anca Barbu is a native Romanian artist based in Miami. She went to business school in New York City where she began exhibiting her abstract paintings in several galleries while attending college and working in high end retail stores where she found her passion for fashion and the arts. She has been painting for twelve years professionally and has been featured in galleries all over the world. Anca gets her inspiration from the great masters like Vincent Van Gogh, Picasso, Mondrian, Gustav Klimt, Salvador Dali, Mark Rothko and lately has been inspired by pop artists such as Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Jackson Pollock and Keith Herring.
Anca has always been a huge fan of fashion and following new trends while collecting designer handbags so she decided to start a new company, “Custom Bag Designs by Anca Barbu” painting beautiful artworks on genuine leather top quality handbags. She loves painting abstract works like Jackson Pollock style splashes as well as pop art classics such as POP, BANG, POW!, WOW, and many more. Anca also gets her inspiration from all the top trends from high fashion brands which she likes to incorporate in her new bags. After each bag is finished, Anca uses her fashion skills to accessorize her handbags with silk scarfs, matching straps and accessories. As a fashion addict, Anca loves to upgrade every single detail in each bag from the glitter edges to the highlighting and accessorized touches.