Yevgeniya Baras

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Untitled, 2019, Oil paint, paper pulp, and wood on canvas, 24 x 30 in.
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Untitled, 2018, Oil, wood, and paper pulp on burlap, 24 x 30 in.
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Untitled, 2018, Oil on canvas, 16 x 20 in.
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Untitled, 2019, Oil, wood, and paper pulp on burlap, 16 x 20 in.
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Untitled, 2018, Oil, wood, and paper pulp on canvas, 16 x 20 in.
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Untitled, 2019, Yard, wood and oil paint on canvas, 16 x 20 in.
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Untitled, 2019, Wood, paper pulp, and oil paint on canvas, 16 x 20 in.
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Untitled, 2018, Oil paint, carpet, and wood on canvas, 16 x 20 in.
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Untitled, 2019, Wood, paper pulp, and oil paint on canvas, 20 x 16 in.
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Skirting Legibility Install Image, photography by Clare Gatto.
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Skirting Legibility Install Image, photography by Clare Gatto.
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Skirting Legibility Install Image, photography by Clare Gatto.
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Skirting Legibility Install Image, photography by Clare Gatto.

Yevgeniya Baras is an artist living and working in 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 has exhibited her work in several New York City galleries and internationally. She is represented by Nicelle Beauchene Gallery in NY and the Landing Gallery in LA. Yevgeniya is a recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship in 2019, the Pollock-Krasner grant and the Chinati Foundation Residency in 2018, and the Yaddo Residency in 2017. She 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. Her work has been reviewed in the New York Times, LA Times, ArtForum, and Art in America. Yevgeniya's next solo exhibitions are at Reyes Projects, Detroit in Sept 2019  and in LA at the Landing Gallery In April 2020.

Yevgeniya co-founded and co-curated Regina Rex Gallery on the Lower East Side of NY  (2010-2018). Yevgeniya  has curated and co-curated over twenty exhibitions at Regina Rex and other galleries in NY, Chicago, and Philadelphia. Yevgeniya is teaching at RISD and Sarah Lawrence College.

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Recent Exhibitions:

Skirting Legibility



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



I Sit By The Window, The Landing, Los Angeles, CA


Skirting Legibility, Reyes | Finn, 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 


All Inside of Iteself, Close, Nicelle Beauchene Gallery, New York, NY


Of Things Soothsaid and Spoken: Yevgeniya Baras, Steven Harvey Fine Arts Projects, New York, NY



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

Painted Pidgin, St. Charles, Baltimore, MD


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


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

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

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

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


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

Quorum, The Pit, Los Angeles, CA


Good Old New Place, Cuevas Tilleard, New York, NY

SummerZCool, 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


Yevgeniya Baras and Teresa Baker, The Alice, Seattle, WAYevgeniya Baras, Carolin Eidner and Adelhyd van Bender, Thomas Erben Gallery, New York, 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


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

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

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


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

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


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



Guggenheim Fellowship Recipient

Surf Point Foundation Residency, York, ME

The Macedonia Institute Residency, Hudson Valley, NY

Bau Institute at the Camargo Foundation Residency, Cassis, France


Pollock Krasner Grant Recipient

Chinati Residency, Marfa, TX   


Yaddo Residency, Saratoga Springs, NY


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



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


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