Yevgeniya Baras

Artadia Awardee
Yevgeniya Baras is an artist living and working in Brooklyn, NY. Yevgeniya has a BA and MS from the University of Pennsylvania (2003) and an MFA in Painting and Drawing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2007). Yevgeniya’s work has been exhibited at numerous galleries in New York including: Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, Kinz + Tillou Fine Art, Zurcher studio, Asya Geisberg Gallery, and Allegra LaViola Gallery. She has also shown at Susanne Hilberry Gallery in Detroit, MI, Barbur Gallery in Jerusalem, Barbara Walters Gallery at Sarah Lawrence College, and Real Art Ways Gallery in Hartford, CT.

Yevgeniya 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. Her work has been reviewed in The New York Times and Art in America. Yevgeniya is represented by Nicelle Beauchene Gallery and will be having her solo exhibition in September 2016.

Six years ago, Yevgeniya co-founded Regina Rex Gallery in Bushwick, NY. The gallery moved from Bushwick to the Lower East Side in the Fall of 2014.

Yevgeniya has been teaching painting, drawing, and art history for the past eight years to college students. She has taught at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. She has guest lectured at Sarah Lawrence College, MICA, and Tyler School of Art. Yevgeniya is currently teaching at CUNY.