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Represented by Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY and 
Nancy Littlejohn Fine Art , Houston, TX

education

MFA in Painting / Printmaking, Yale University, New Haven, CT

BA, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA


solo exhibitions

2020

Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY, Nothing is True and Everything is  Possible

2017

Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY, Drift
Monya Rowe Gallery, St. Augustin, FL, Views, Scenes and Other

2015

Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY, For Now, At Once
Barbara Walters Gallery, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY, Swept

2013

Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY, Days of Never

2011

Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY, Terrain Vague

2010

LaMontagne Gallery, Boston, MA, Recent Work

2009

Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY, Closer Than They Appear

2007

Monya Rowe Galley, New York, NY, Any Where Out of the World

2005

Nahcotta gallery, Portsmouth, NH, Snow in August

2003

Nahcotta gallery, Portsmouth, NH, Northern Lights
ISPDS Gallery; Montecastello, Italy, Recent work


group exhibitions

2019

Katonah Museum of Art, LandEscape: New Visions of Landscape in Early 20th and 21st Centuries

Certain Women, Nancy Littlejohn Fine Arts, Houston, NY

BRIC, Biennial III, Brooklyn, New York, (catalogue)

Essex Flowers, AXxoN N, curated by Sean McCarthy and Jon Ehrenberg

Monya Rowe Gallery, Heidi Hahn and Vera Iliatova, two person exhibition

2018

A.P.T Gallery, London, UK, Slatterns, curated by Kathryn Maris (catalogue)

Tibor de Nagy Gallery, Summertime

Monya Rowe Gallery, Something Lush and Hot, Drippy

Shirley Fireman Art Center, BMCC, New York NY, Natural Proclivities VAAD Gallery, Free University of Tbilisi, Tbilisi, Georgia USPS

Able Baker Gallery, Portland, ME, Circle Time

2017

Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA, Artist as Maggid

Angela Meleca Gallery, Columbus, OH, RPUII

Inman Gallery, Houston, TX, Stories Told

Miami Dade College Kendall Gallery, Women Painting: selections from the collection of Francie Bishop Good and David Horwitz

Freight and Volume, New York, NY, The Secret Life of Plants, curated by Jennifer Coates and Nick Lawrence

2016

Inman Gallery, Houston, TX, Homelife

Fridman Gallery, New York, NY, Dasha Shishkin, Kelly McRaven, Vera Iliatova

Plug Projects, Kansas City, MO, You’ll never be as young as you are today

Barbara Walters Gallery, Bronxville, NY, Flat Screen, Split Screen, Smoke Screen (curator)

Ortega y Gasset Projects, Brooklyn, NY, Repeat Pressure Until

2015

James Barron Art, Kent, CT, August Flowers

68Progects, Berlin, Germany, You Don’t Bring me Flowers, curated by Quang Bao

2014

Girls Club Collection, Fort Lauderdale, FL, The Moment, The Backdrop, The Persona

Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY, Absent Friends curated by Paul Schrader

College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA, Color Imagined and Observed

6205 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, Cat Art Show LA

2013

Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY, Being Paul Schrader

FJORD Gallery, Philadelphia, Wandering Planar

2012

David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL, Harumi Abe, Vera Iliatova and Yui Kumigiya

2011

Sherman Gallery, Boston University, Boston, MA, Fresh Flowers

441 PAS Gallery, New York, NY, Shapeshifters, curated by Laurel Sparks

2010

Schroeder Romero and Shredder Gallery, Vivid, curated by Janet Phelps

560 Broadway, New York, NY, New Paintings, curated by Renee Bovenzi

CTRL Gallery, Houston, TX, Precarity and the Butter Tower, curated by Jackie Gendel and Tom McGrath

106 Green, Brooklyn, NY, Tenants, curator

Gross Mcleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, People, Places

2009

Stephen D. Payne Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA, Figuratively Seeing

Dust Gallery, Las Vegas, NV, Yo Mamma, Sheila Pepe and friends, curated by Sheila Pepe

SCA Contemporary, Albuquerque, NM, Fuckheads: Portraiture for Silicon Enlightment

Peter Fengesten Gallery, Pace University, New York, NY, Insomnia

2008

11 Rivington Gallery, NY, NY, Play It as it Lays/Sentimental education, curated by Kevin Zucker

Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY, The guys we would fuck, curated by Nayland Blake

HVM Gallery, San Francisco, CA; Unchartered, curated by Heather Brubaker

Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY; Get up off our knees

Pulse Art Fair, New York, NY

2007

Mogadishni, Copenhagen, Denmark; Vera, Larissa and Rebecca

Aqua Art Wynwood, Miami, FL

Galleria Glance, Torino, Italy; Somewhere over the Rainbow

Gallery Naga, Boston, NY; Whatever Meredyth Wants Now;

Artissima Art Fair, Torino, Italy

2006

Artists Space; New York, NY; Mind/Body Problem; curated by Christian Rattemeyer

New Langton Art Center, San Francisco, CA; Squatting at New Langton; curated by Joseph del Pesco

Rosenberg Gallery at NYU, New York, NY; Coupling; curated by Ali Gass and Paulina Pobochny

Monya Rowe Gallery, NY, NY; Available, a Still Life Show,curated by Monya Rowe and Angela Dufresne

Nelson Gallery and Fine Arts Collection, UC Davis, CA; Flatlanders, a Regional Round up

2005

Portland Museum of Art; Portland, ME; PMA Biannual

Nelson Gallery; UC Davis, CA; The Long and Short of It; curated by Renny Pritkin

Phoenix Gallery; NY, NY; Juror: Trevor Smith, curator of New Museum of Contemporary Art

Bowery Gallery; New York, NY; Juror: Bill Jensen

2004

FPAC Gallery, Boston, MA; Persona; curator and participant

Skowhegan County Fair, Skowhegan, ME; Skowhegan Projects

2003

Miami NADA Art Fair; Miami, FL

Storefront 1868 gallery, New York, NY; Girls, Girls, Girls

Delta Axis Contemporary Art Center, Memphis, TN; It’s a Human World, curator Hamlett Dobbins

2001

Makor Center, New York, NY; Five women artists;

Yale School of Art Gallery; New Haven, CT; MFA Thesis Show


press and publications

Houston Chronicle, Art review: Petah Coyne’s ‘Untitled #1411 (Jane Austen) is a frothy delight”, Molly Glentzer, 7/19

ArtPulse Magazine, Reviews, “Natural Proclivities”, Peter Drake, 6/19

Brooklyn Rail, “BRIC Biennial: Volume III, “The Impossible Possible””, Nina Wolpow, 03/7/ 19

The Red Hook Star Revue, “Vera Iliatova’s Women in Movement”, Erika Veurink , 4/7/19

Art and Antiques, “An Innovative Show at the Katonah Museum of Art Juxtaposes Modernist and Contemporary Art”, Elizabeth Pandolfi, 04/19

BRIC House, Bric Biennial Volume III, exhibition catalogue, February 2019

Time Out, The Top Five New York Art Shows This Week, Howard Halle, August 20, 2018

Artnews, 9 Art Events to Attend in New York This Week, Editors, August 6, 2018

Artnet, Editors’ Picks: 10 Things to See in New York This Week, Sarah Cascone, 04/10/17

Freight and Volume Gallery, The Secret Life of Plants” catalogue, 2017

Sarah Lawrence College, Flat Screen, Split Screen, Smoke Screen, catalogue, 2017

Art in America, Reviews, Heidi Hahn, Julia Wolkoff, 05/09/16

Art News, New York Reviews: Vera Iliatova, Alex Greenberger, 06/01/15

The New York Times, Art in Review, Vera Iliatova: For Now, At Once”, Ken Johnson, 03/19/15

Hyperallergic, Galleries, Painted Glimpses of the Lives of Fictional Characters, Rob Colvin, April 7, 2015

The Wall Street Journal, Arts and Entertainment, Vera Iliatova: For Now, At Once”, Peter Plagens, 3/27/15

Time Out, The Top Five New York Art Shows This Week, Howard Halle, 08/20/18

Artnet, Editors’ Picks: 11 Things Not to Miss in New York’s Art World This Week, Taylor Dafoe, 08/14/18

Artnews, 9 Art Events to Attend in New York This Week, Editors, 08/06/18

Poetry London, Curating Slatterns, essay by Kathryn Maris, 07/18

KQED Arts, Artist as Maggid offers a Modern Day Spin on Classic Jewish Tales, Dani Burlison, 10/ 17/17

jweekly.com, These Artists Put a New Spin on Old Folktales at CJM, Laura Paull, 09/25/17

Press Herald, Art Review, Child’s Play (Parents too) at Portland Gallery, Daniel Kany, 02/11/17

Artnet, Editors’ Picks: 10 Things to See in New York This Week, Sarah Cascone, 04/10/17

Freight and Volume Gallery, The Secret Life of Plants” catalogue, 2017

Sarah Lawrence College, Flat Screen, Split Screen, Smoke Screen, catalogue, 2017

Art in America, Reviews, Heidi Hahn, Julia Wolkoff, 05/09/16

Art News, New York Reviews: Vera Iliatova, Alex Greenberger, 06/01/15

The New York Times, Art in Review, Vera Iliatova: For Now, At Once”, Ken Johnson, 03/19/15

Hyperallergic, Galleries, Painted Glimpses of the Lives of Fictional Characters, Rob Colvin, April 7, 2015

The Wall Street Journal, Arts and Entertainment, Vera Iliatova: For Now, At Once”, Peter Plagens, 3/27/15

The New York Times, T Magazine, An American film icon’s favorite art works, Johnny Magdaleno, 11/3/14

The Girls Club Collection, The Moment. The Backdrop. The Persona. exhibition catalogue, 2015

Art F City, This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Vintage Violence, Whitney Kimball, 5/19/14

Artforum.com, critics picks: Vera Iliatova, Ryan E. Steadman, 3/26/2013

The New York Observer, Arts, Inaugural Group Exhibition, Will Heinrich, 9/30/2013

The Voice of Russia, The Culture Report, Russian-American artist brings complexities of modern life to the canvas”, Rob Sachs, 5/31/13

New American Paintings blog; Vera Iliatova: Days of Never at Monya Rowe Gallery, Nadiah Fellah, 3/18/13

The Huffington Post; Must See Painting Shows: February 2013, Steven Zevitas, 2/10/13

Time Out New York, Arts: Critics’ Picks, Vera Iliatova, Terrain Vague , Howard Halle, January 19, 2011

The Huffington Post, “February NYC Exhibitions: New York Overflows With Painting”, Brett Baker, February 25, 2011

The New York Times, Weekend Arts, Vivid: Female Currents in Painting, Roberta Smith, January 21, 2011

Artlog, Discussions on contemporary art & culture, Vera Iliatova: Terrain Vague, Jarrett Moran, January 24, 2011

The Philadelphia Inquirer, Weekend, 7 for the Show, Victoria Donohoe, 8/6/10, with reproduction

ArtInfo, Editor’s Pick, In New York: Gallery Openings This Weekend, Andrew Russeth, 8/18, 2010

The Houston Chronicle, Art, Check Two Exhibits Before They’re Gone, Douglas Britt, Vol. 109, No 254, 6/24/10

The Boston Globe; Arts, Two Artists at the Edge of Nature, Kate McQuaid, 5/5/10, with reproduction

Big Red and Shiny; “Teeny Boppers and Butch Dykes: A New Reality Show”, Hannah Barrett, #131, 5/23/10

New American Paintings Editor’s Pick, Monica Ramirez-Montagut, curator Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, # 86, 3/10

Bomb, BOMBlog; Vera Iliatova’s Tenants, Richard Goldstein, 03/29/10

Art in America; Exhibition Reviews, Vera Iliatova, Joe Fyfe, 10/09 with reproduction

The New York Times; Weekend Arts, Closer Than They Appear, Roberta Smith, 04/17/09

Las Vegas Weekly; Step into “Yo Mamma”, Danielle Kelly, 03/05/09

The New York Sun, Arts, Paintings, Jayanith Daniel, 05/05/08 with reproduction

Pierogi Exhibition Catalogue, Darina Karpov: Black and White, Vera Iliatova and Craig Taylor, 2008

The New York Times; Weekend Arts, Last Chance, Vera Iliatova; Holland Cotter, 01/16/07

The New York Sun; Seasonal Scenes, Jayanthi Daniel, 01/16/07, with reproduction

Torrino Sette; Il Mondo di OZ visto dale donne; Lisa Parola, 07/29/07, with reproduction

Artinfo.com; The Freshmen Five; Jacquelyn Lewis, 12/04/07, with reproduction

Nelson Gallery; Flatlanders; A Regional Round Up; catalogue ,introduction by Renny Pritikin, UC Davis,

Gay City News; Still Life as Practice, Subject and Lense at Monya Rowe; Sheila Pepe;03/30/06,withreproduction

SF Weekly; Sitting in. 25 artists, 5 spaces, 5 weeks, and a multitude of visions; Lea Feinstein, 6/26/06

Portland Museum of Art; 2005 PMA Biannual; exhibition catalogue

The Wire; Double take; Karen Marzloff, 09/28/05

Seecoastonline.com; Interaction with Paint, Ann Bryant, 09/29/05

Art New England, Vera Iliatova at Nahcotta; David Smith, 10/05


awards

2018 NYFA Award in Painting

2007/2008 Marie Walsh Sharpe Space Program Free Studio Space

2005 UC Davis faculty research grant, UC Davis

2004 Skowhegan Fellowship, Skowhegan School of Art

2001 Gloucester Landscape Fellowship, Yale School of Art

1999 Vermont Studio Center Residency Award, Yale School of Art

1999 Mortymar Hays Traveling Fellowship, Brandeis University

1999 Richard Ryan Sr. Memorial Award, Brandeis University