Art Studio Visiting Artist Lecture Series
Yevgeniya Baras is an artist living and working in New York. She received her BA and MS from the University of Pennsylvania (2003) and her MFA in Painting and Drawing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2007).
Baras is represented by Nicelle Beauchene Gallery in NY and the Landing Gallery in LA. She has exhibited her work in several New York City galleries as well as internationally. Baras has received numerous awards and residencies. In 2019, Baras was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship and the Pollock-Krasner grant. In 2018, she received a Chinati Foundation Residency and the Yaddo Residency in 2017. Baras received the Artadia Prize and was selected for the Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program and the MacDowell Colony residency in 2015. In 2014 she was named the recipient of the Rema Hort Mann Foundation’s Emerging Artist Prize.
Baras’s work has been reviewed in the New York Times, LA Times, ArtForum, and Art in America. She has upcoming solo exhibitions at Reyes Projects, Detroit (September 2019) and at the Landing Gallery in Los Angeles (April 2020). She co-founded and co-curated the Regina Rex Gallery on the Lower East Side of New York (2010-2018), and has curated and co-curated over twenty exhibitions at Regina Rex as well as at other galleries in New York, Chicago, and Philadelphia. Currently, Baras teaches at RISD and Sarah Lawrence College.