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Yevgeniya Baras | Biography
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Lives and works in New York



The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, MFA, Painting and Drawing;

Recipient of Graduate Honors Fellowship


University of Pennsylvania, BA, Fine Arts and Psychology: MS, Education Graduated Cum Laude


University of London, Slade School of Fine Arts

Selected solo exhibitions


Solo Exhibition, The Landing, Los Angeles, LA (April)


Skirting Legibility, Reyes Projects, Detroit , MI

Seam, Scar, Sign, Nicelle Beauchene Gallery, New York, NY


Clocks Deep In Us, 68Projects, Berlin

The Day Is Long, The Locker Plant, Marfa, TX

Towards Something Standing Open, The Landing, Los Angeles, LA (Reviewed in Artforum and LA Times)


All Inside of Itself, Close, Nicelle Beauchene Gallery, New York, NY (Reviewed by Karen Rosenberg in the New York Times)


Of Things Soothsaid and Spoken: Yevgeniya Baras, Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, New York, NY (Reviewed by Roberta Smith in the New York Times)

Awards and residencies


Guggenheim Fellowship Recipient

Surf Point Foundation Residency, York, ME

The Macedonia Institute Residency, Hudson Valley, NY Bau Institute Residency at the Camargo Foundation, Cassis, France


Pollock Krasner Grant Recipient Chinati Residency, Marfa, TX


Yaddo Residency, Saratoga Springs, NY 2015 Artadia, Award Recipient, New York, NY

Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program, New York, NY

MacDowell Colony Residency, Peterborough, NH


Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant Recipient, New York, NY

Two and three exhibitions  


Two Person Exhibition, Inman Gallery, Houston, TX (November)


Yevgeniya Baras, Matt Phillips, and John Dilg, Jeff Bailey Gallery, Hudson, NY

I’ll Be Your Mirror: Yevgeniya Baras, Erin Lee Jones, Nickola Pottinger, Mild Climate, Nashville, TN


Triad: Yevgeniya Baras, Mike Cloud, Zachary Wollard , FiveMyles Gallery, Brooklyn, NY


Yevgeniya Baras and Teresa Baker, The Alice, Seattle, WA

Yevgeniya Baras, Carolin Eidner and Adelhyd van Bender, Thomas Erben Gallery, New York, NY


Materiality: Yevgeniya Baras, Thornton Dial, Joey Archuleta, Allegra LaViola Gallery, New York, NY

Yevgeniya Baras, Lauren McKeon, Sahar Khoury, Interface Art Gallery, Oakland, CA


Hide: Yevgeniya Baras and Leeza Meksin, Adds Donna, Chicago, IL


Yevgeniya Baras and Harold Mendez, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL

Selected group exhibitions  


Material Properties, Albertz Benda, New York, NY

By Our Own Hands, Camayuhs, Atlanta, GA

Summer Gang, Fourteen30 Contemporary, Portland, OR Notebook, 56 HENRY, New York, NY


Setting Forth by Signs, Interface Gallery, Oakland, CA

Gardening the Moon, George Lawson Gallery, Emeryville, CA

The Barn Show, curated by Johannes Vogt, East Hampton, NY

Cupping the Counter, Motel Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Gangs of NY, Adds Donna, Chicago, IL

If Field Could Become Some Dream, No Place Gallery, Columbus, OH Cruelest Month, Mother Gallery, Beacon, NY

Isness, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY


Summer Trip, Tripoli Gallery, Southhampton, NY

Pictography, Sperone Westwater, New York, NY

Shampoo Effect, Mass Gallery, Austin, TX

We Might Not Have a Planet Left Soon, 68Projects, Berlin, Germany

Say Yes, Wayne State University, MI Quorum, The Pit, Los Angeles, CA


Goulding the Lolly, Gavin Brown Enterprise , New York, NY

SimmerZCool, David Shelton Gallery, Houston, TX

Goulding the Lolly, Gavin Brown Enterprise , New York, NY

The Faraway Inside, Nicelle Beauchene Gallery, New York, NY

Lost For Words, In Collaboration with Matthew Higgs, Murray Guy, New York, NY

Looking Back, Curated By Matthew Higgs, White Columns, New York, NY

Physical Painting, Richard & Dolly Maass Gallery, Purchase, NY


Hot Slice, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

Muscular, Curated by John McAllister, Kansas Gallery, New York, NY

Cold Cups of Boiling Water, Ltd Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

Thinking &Touching Time, Curated by Zahar Vaks. Ortega Y Gasset Projects, New York, NY


Four Who Paint, Valentine Gallery, Ridgewood, NY

Portraits in Convex Mirrors, Curated by Em Rooney Bannerette, Brooklyn, NY

Heart’s Gymnastics, Outpost Gallery, Brooklyn, NY By Invitation Only 3, Curated by Renee Riccardo, Kinz +Tillou Fine Art, Brooklyn, NY

The Last Brucennial, New York, NY

New Threads, Lamar Dodd Gallery, Athens, GA


Caving, Honey Ramka, Brooklyn, NY

See with Fingers, Curated by Laurel Sparxx, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY

Split 7, Curated by Matt Phillips, Folwer Arts, New York, NY

Encounter, Zurcher Gallery, New York, NY


Centaurs and Satyrs, Asya Geisberg Gallery, New York, NY.

Foreign Bodies, Set Gallery, Brooklyn, NY and Barbur Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel


Rich-oo-uhl, Rich-oo-uhl, Jolie Laide, Philadephia, PA

New Year, New Work, New Faces, Storefront, New York, NY


Who Loves the Sun, Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Detroit, MI


American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, Washington, DC

Curatorial projects

2010 – 2018

Co-founder and Curator , Regina Rex Gallery, New York, NY

2011 – 2015

Co-founder and Curator , Bull and Ram Migratory Curatorial Project, New York, NY


2018 – Present

Critic, RISD, Providence, RI; Classes Taught: Drawing, Design Faculty, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY Classes Taught: Painting

2017- 2018

Critic, MFA, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA Faculty, Hofstra University, NY; Classes Taught: Painting, Drawing

2013 – 2018

Faculty, CUNY, NY; Classes Taught: Art History

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