curriculum vitae

 

 

YANA PAYUSOVA
CURRICULUM VITAE

Cell: (617) 435-8477
E-mail: payusova@gmail.com
Web: http://payusova.com

Born in St. Petersburg, Russia

EDUCATION
2006 M.F.A. Media Arts, University of Colorado at Boulder, CO, USA
2001 B.A. Studio Art, Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, IL, USA
1996 Diploma, St. Petersburg Fine Art Lyceé, St. Petersburg, Russia

GALLERY REPRESENTATION
Miller Yezerski Gallery, Boston, MA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2014
Miller Yezerski Gallery. Dinner for Thirty Souls. Boston, MA
2013
Foster Gallery. Yana Payusova: A Walk Around the Bloc. Worcester, MA
2011
Sarah Doyle Gallery, Brown University. Yana Payusova: Painted Narrative. Providence, RI
Joseph Gross Gallery, University of Arizona. Yana Payusova & Joseph Farbrook: Tale of Two Heads. Tucson, AZ
2010
Howard Yezerski Gallery. Yana Payusova: Kunstkamera. Boston, MA
2007
Howard Yezerski Gallery. When My Neighbor Told Me I Would Die. Boston, MA
2006
University of Colorado Art Museum. Effusion. MFA Thesis Exhibition. Boulder, CO
2005
Mimi Ferzt Gallery. Yana Payusova: Emerging Artists Series. New York, NY

TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2010
Lycoming College Art Gallery. Two-Headed Tales. Williamsport, PA
2005
Synapse Gallery and Center for Photography. Martyrs, Saints and Liars. Benton Harbor, MI

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016
Massachusetts College of Art and Design. 26th Annual Benefit Art Auction. Boston, MA
Lexington Art Society. 9th Biannual State of Clay. Lexington, MA (catalogue)
Piano Factory Gallery. All Fired Up. Boston, MA
2015
Andenne Cultural Center. Biennale de la Ceramique: Exposition de Ceramique Contemporaine. Andenne, Belgium
Limner Gallery. Strange Figurations. Hudson, NY
Cloyde Snook Gallery, Adams State University. Faculty Invites. Alamosa, CO
Helikon Gallery and Studios. Muses of Mount Helikon II. Denver, CO
Massachusetts College of Art and Design. 25th Annual Benefit Art Auction. Boston, MA
2014
Gates Gallery, Denver Public Library. Arise! Denver, CO
Affinity Gallery. Put a Wedge In It. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
2013
Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester. Memory Theater. Rochester, NY
Massachusetts College of Art and Design. 24th Annual Benefit Art Auction. Boston, MA
Helikon Gallery. Muses of Mount Helikon. Denver, CO
Reportage Photography Festival. Cruel and Unusual. Sydney, Australia
Sirius Arts Centre. Cruel and Unusual. Cobh, Ireland
Art Southampton 2013, Southampton, NY
The Palace Plaza Castle. ARTcetera 2013. Boston, MA
2012
McNeill Art Group Tribeca Project Space. Mad About Art + Design. New York, NY
Art Southampton 2012, Southampton, NY
Norderlicht Gallery. Cruel and Unusual. Groningen, The Netherlands (catalogue)
Melkweg Gallery. Cruel and Unusual. Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Massachusetts College of Art and Design. 23nd Annual Benefit Art Auction. Boston, MA
PHOTOVILLE, Brooklyn, NYC
2011
The Palace Plaza Castle. ARTcetera 2011. Boston, MA
Pimilco Academy. Capture Cure. London, UK
Aurora Gallery. My Subject/My Self. Worcester, MA
Aurora Gallery. ARTSWorcester’ s Biennial 2011. Worcester, MA (Best in Category: Painting)
Massachusetts College of Art and Design. 22nd Annual Benefit Art Auction. Boston, MA
2010
Galerie Caprice Horn. Fuck Ups, Fables and Fiascos. Berlin, Germany
Attleboro Art Museum. Seeing Double. Attleboro, MA (Juror's Award)
2009
London International Creative Competition. London, UK , Shortlist
Arab Youth Festival. Turning Our Tongues project: 6+ and 18 young women from Dheisheh
Refugee Camp
. Rome, Italy
Incheon Women Artists' Biennale. Tuning. Incheon, South Korea (curated by Heng-Gil Han)
Kathryn Schultz Gallery. NEPS Cambridge Art Association. Cambridge, MA (Juried by WilliamStover, Curator, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)
Aurora Gallery. ARTSWorcester Biennial 2009. Worcester, MA (Juried by William Rudolph,
Curator, Worcester Art Museum)
2008
DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park. The 2008 DeCordova Annual Exhibition. Lincoln, MA (catalogue)
Bronx Museum. A Day of Collaborative Performance (performance with the 6+ collective). New
York, NY
Hanover Center for the Performing Arts. Scratching the Surface. Worcester, MA
Glass Curtain Gallery. Secrets. Chicago, IL (catalogue)
2007
The Dairy Center for the Arts. Secrets. Boulder, CO
The Williamsburg Art and Historical Center. Sun Pictures to Mega Pixels: Archaic Processes to Alternative Realities. Williamsburg, NY
Nobel Women's Initiative's First International Women's Conference: Women Redefining Peace in the Middle East & Beyond. Journey. Galway, Ireland
Aurora Gallery. A Cool Breeze. Worcester, MA
Howard Yezerski Gallery. Art Chicago. Chicago, IL
2006
Worcester Artist Group Juried Show. Worcester, MA (juror Nato Thompson, MASS MoCA)
The Khalil Sakakini Center. Secrets. Ramallah, West Bank, Palestine
Al Hoash Contemporary Art Gallery. Secrets. Jerusalem, Israel
Al-Kahf Gallery at the International Center of Bethlehem. Secrets. Bethlehem, Palestine
Museo Universitario, Universidad de Antioquia. Cultural Signs 2., Medellin, Colombia
Center for the Living Arts. Transformations – Photography of the 21st Century. Mobile, AL
Escuela Nacional de Atres Plasticas. Visualizations Without Borders. Mexico City, Mexico

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2014
Agrarian Labors with Biblical Passion at Miller Yezerski, review by Cate McQuaid, Boston Globe, June 2014
2013
Time Magazine LightBox, July 2013
2011
International Journal for Court Administration, Issue #7, December, 2011 (cover)
Behind the Iron Curtain, review by Margaret Regan, Tucson Weekly, June 9, 2011
Celebrating local artists at ARTSWorcester, article by Nancy Sheehan, Telegram & Gazette
(Worcester, MA), March 17, 20011
2010
Yana Payusova and Joseph Farbrook at Lycoming College, article be Matthew Parrish,
Williamsport Sun-Gazette, March 7, 2010
Top Ten Art Shows of the Year, article by Matthew Parrish, Williamsport Sun-Gazette, December 26, 2010
Wall-to-Wall Abstraction, article by Cate McQuaid, Boston Globe, September 22, 2010
2009
Falling Through the Cracks, Teenage Identity in the Midst of Chaos, Publio Magazine, Issue #4, May 2009
Russian Youth, Prisons & the Icon: An Interview With Yana Payusova, interview by Pete Brook, Prison Photography, April 30, 2009
2008
From Russia With Talent, article by Emma Brown, The Boston Globe, July 6, 2008
The View From Here, article by Cate McQuaid, The Boston Globe, May 23, 2008
Flash Without Fire, article by Greg Cook, The Boston Phoenix, May 13, 2008
Expect the Unexpected at Annual DeCordova Show, article by Chris Bergeron, The Daily News Tribune, May 18, 2008
Rachel Rosenfield Lafo, Catalog Essay, The DeCordova Annual, DeCordova Museum, May,
2008
Hanover Rings With Art and Laughter; article by Nancy Sheehan, Telegram & Gazette
(Worcester, MA), March 14, 2008
Naughty By Nature, article by Randi Hopkins, The Boston Phoenix, March 10, 2008

LECTURES / VISITING ARTIST
2015 Anderson Ranch, Snowmass Village, CO (Visiting Artist)
2013 Panelist. Photoville. Brooklyn, NYC
2012 Anderson Ranch, Snowmass Village, CO (Workshop/Lecture)
2011 Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ (Lecture)
2010 Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA (Visiting Artist/Lecture)
2006 Denver University, Denver, CO (Lecture)
2006 University of Colorado, Denver, CO (Lecture)
2004 Columbia University, National Graduate Seminar, The Photography Institute, New
York, NY (Artist Talk)

COLLECTIONS • ARCHIVES
DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
Boston Public Library, Boston, MA
The Photography Institute Archive at The Getty Research Institute, The Getty Museum, Los
Angeles, USA
Special Collections, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO
Lake Forest Public Library, Lake Forest, IL
Various Private Collections