Yevgeniya BarasDistinguished Visiting Artist Lecture Series
The Marywood University Art Department DISTINGUISHED VISITING ARTIST LECTURE SERIES presents a lecture by New York painter YEVGENIYA BARAS on Thursday, January 30, at 3:00 pm. This special event will take place in rm 106 of the Insalaco Studio Arts Center at Marywood, and will be followed by a reception in the Kresge Gallery.
The lecture and reception are free and open to the public.
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 named a Guggenheim Fellow in 2019. She 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.
Ms. Baras co-founded and co-curated Regina Rex Gallery on the Lower East Side of New York from 2010–18, and has curated and co-curated more than 20 exhibitions at Regina Rex and other galleries in NYC, Chicago and Philadelphia. She 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.
The Marywood University Art Department takes great pleasure in hosting this lecture in which Ms. Baras will show images of her work and speak about her life and working process. Audience members will have an opportunity to meet the artist at the reception immediately following the lecture.
For more information please contact Steven Alexander at 570-348-6211, ext. 2691.