Yevgeniya Baras

Yevgeniya Baras is an artist living and working in Brooklyn, NY. She has exhibited her work in several New York City galleries and internationally. She is represented by Nicelle Beauchene Gallery in New York and the Landing Gallery in Los Angeles. Baras was a recipient of 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 earned the Rema Hort Mann Foundation’s Emerging Artist Prize. Her work has been reviewed in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, ArtForum and Art in America.

Baras’ next solo exhibitions are at 68Projects, Berlin in October 2018, at Nicelle Beauchene Gallery, NYC in April 2019 and at Reyes Projects, Detroit in September 2019. She co-founded and co-curated Regina Rex Gallery on the Lower East Side of New York (2010–18) and has curated and co-curated more than 20 exhibitions at Regina Rex and other galleries in NYC, Chicago and Philadelphia. Baras has been teaching painting, drawing and art history to college students for the past 10 years and is currently teaching at RISD and Sarah Lawrence College.

Fall 2018 Courses

  • FOUND-1001-11 Studio:drawing
  • BA, University of Pennsylvania
  • MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • MS, University of Pennsylvania


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