Yazdan

Under the Apple Tree:
Becky Yazdan & Elisa Lendvay
with works by Judith Simonian

Opening Saturday, September 9th, 6-8PM, Artist Talk Saturday, October 7th, 2PM. Giampietro Gallery, 1064 Chapel St, New Haven, CT.

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True Believers

Curated by Daniel John Gadd. "A celebration of the deep commitment to studio practice by the participating artists, and honors the artistic community that they have created." September 22-24th during BOS. Reception Friday, September 22nd 6-9pm, David & Schweitzer Contemporary Annex, 56 Bogart St

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20/20

Three paintings were selected for 20/20, a group exhibition celebrating Studio Montclair's Twentieth Anniversary. October 13 - December 15, 2017; Academy Square Galleries 33 Plymouth Street, Montclair, NJ. Opening Friday, October 20th, 6-9pm (coincides with Montclair's ARTWALK)

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Two Coats of Paint covers the Color Matters show at the Painting Center

"[Artists] like Becky Yazdan vivify the idea that color, as a signifier of past experiences, can evoke memory."

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Nathan Pendlebury Interview

Becky Yazdan featured artist on Nathan Pendlebury Blog

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Gorky's Granddaughter Interview

Zachary Keeting and Christopher Joy came by the studio to talk about the work.

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NYSS Interview

New York Studio School interviews Pilot Program MFA Graduates on the 10th Anniversary of their graduation. Interview by Geoff Stein and Michael Tcheyan.

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RECENT EXHIBITIONS/NEWS


Starlight was chosen out of an impressive group of artists at the NYSS alumni show for the fifth edition of the Collectors Show in Grand Rapids, MI.
September 14 & 15th, during ArtPrize preview week

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Starlight was chosen by Steven Harvey and Jennifer Samet (Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects & Eric Firestone Gallery) to be included in the 2017 NYSS Alumni Exhibition. NYSS, 8 West 8th St, NYC. Breaking News: Starlight was picked by Tyler Loftis to go on to The Collectors Show in Grand Rapids, MI

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Viewpoints 2017, curated by Karen Wilkin aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art; 591 Broad Street, Newark, NJ. June 1 - June 30, 2017. Breaking News: Tango wins BEST IN SHOW!

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I will be participating in Greenpoint Open Studios Saturday, June 3rd, 1pm-5pm and Sunday, June 4th by appt. 488 Morgan Ave, 3rd Floor (corner of Morgan and Richardson).

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Thicket curated by David Gibson. 2/3/17 - 2/26/17. With Peter Bonner, Dianne Bowen, Claire Corey, Roya Farassat, Kylie Heidenheimer, Seren Morey, Sophie Plimpton, Richard Rivera, Becky Yazdan and Raphael Zollinger; Station Independent Projects, 138 Eldridge St, NYC.

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Big Small Show at the Drawing Rooms, 12/16/16 - 2/18/17 Victory Hall Drawing Rooms, 180 Grand St Jersey City, NJ.

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The Reality of Abstraction, Schelfhaudt Gallery, University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport CT. October 2016 - February 2017. Artists: Cat Balco, Mike Childs, Adam Frezza & Terri Chiao, Chris Mercier, David Rich, Vincent Verrillo, Cecilia Whittaker-Doe, and Becky Yazdan. Read write up and view video of panel discussion here

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Nasty Women Exhibition at the Knockdown Center, Maspeth, Queens. 1/12-1/15/17.

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Bushwick Open Studios, 488 Morgan Ave, 3rd Fl. Sunday, October 2nd 2-6PM. Elizabeth Cooper, Bryan Osburn, Elisa Jensen, Natalie Moore, Shelley Himmelstein, Andrew Wilhelm, Wyatt Nash, Becky Yazdan, Ian Holman

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Seeking Space: Making the Future , curated by Michael David and Julie Torres at David & Schweitzer Contemporary. 56 Bogart St, Brooklyn. September 30 – October 16, 2016.

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Emilia Dubicki, Aspasia Anos & Becky Yazdan, Giampietro Gallery, 1064 Chapel St., New Haven, CT, June 23 - August 5, 2016. View pictures

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NYSS Alumni Exhibition Work selected by Lesley Heller of Lesley Heller Workspace. New York Studio School, NYC

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Color Matters, The Painting Center, 547 West 27th St, New York, NY. January 2016. View coverage by Two Coats of Paint and Gallery Travels. Color Matters was also listed as one of the most popular shows in NYC by NY Art Beat. View Catalog

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Small Works Group Show, Main Street Arts, 20 West Main Street, Clifton Springs, NY. December 2015.

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2015 Alumni Exhibition, 3 Jurors = 3 Shows, juried by Jason Andrew, Yevgeniya Baras and Fred Valentine. August 7 - Sept. 20, 2015. Closing reception and Mercedes Matter Awards Tuesday, September 15th 6-9pm. New York Studio School, 8 West 8th St., NYC. Open daily 10am-6pm. View coverage by Anne Russinof on Gallery Travels and Paul d'Agostino on Brooklyn Magazine.

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Paintings in Trees, an exhibition of paintings and sculptures in and for The People's Garden. Bushwick, Brooklyn, 1237-1241 Broadway at Greene Avenue. May 30th - June 28th, 2015, opening reception Saturday, May 30th 3-7pm. Curated by: Ben La Rocco, Linnea Paskow, Ben Pritchard.

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Little Hand, a group show at the Victory Hall Drawing Rooms featuring Christina Tenaglia, Ravenna Taylor, Fran Shalom, Patricia Satterlee, Susan Wanklyn, Michele Hemsoth, Becky Yazdan, and Ky Anderson. May 22nd - June 28th, 2015. Opens Sunday, May 31st, 2015, 3pm - 6pm. 180 Grand St., Jersey City, NJ.

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Katherine Bradford Life Boats, and Becky Yazdan Things That Wash Up, at Giampietro Gallery. Opening Friday, May 1st, 6-8pm. 1064 Chapel St, New Haven, CT.

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Family Ties, a group show at 500X Gallery runs from April 11 - May 3, 2015, with Opening Reception on Saturday April 11th, during Dallas Art Fair. 500 Exposition Ave. Dallas, TX.

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NEW WORK CITY: A Happy New Year, Small Work Sale Featuring 80+ Artists, curated by Julie Torres. One Week Only! Opening Reception: Monday January 5th, 7-9pm, Hours: Tuesday Jan 6th - Sunday Jan 11th, 12-6pm. Late hours and additional events to be announced. Momenta Art, 56 Bogart St, Bushwick.

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Yazdan painting included in a group show at Blue Mountain Gallery, juried by John Dubrow. December 23rd - January 24, 2015. Opening reception January 8, 2015 (5 - 8 PM) , 530 W 25th St #403, NYC.

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The Giampietro Gallery Holiday Exhibition will run from November 29th through December 23rd, 2014. The opening reception will be on Friday, December 5th from 6-8pm. 91 Orange St., New Haven, CT.

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I will be a visiting artist at the Denver Art Students League in November 2014. Public lecture Friday, November 14th. Painting workshop Saturday and Sunday November 15/16, 2014.