Represented by Nathalie Karg Gallery, NYC


MFA Yale University , New Haven, CT

BA Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

solo exhibitions

2021 Nathalie Karg Gallery, New York, NY Akademiya
2021 Fahrenheit Madrid, Madrid, Spain, A Secret Place
2021 Liberal Arts Roxbury, “Nowhere Near”
2020 Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY, “Nothing is real and everything is possible” 2017 Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY, Drift
2015 Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY, For Now, At Once
2015 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

selected group exhibitions


The Warehouse , Dallas, TX, Out of Body, Out of Mind, curated by Howard Rachofsky, Kevin Delahunty and Brandan Dugan

The Pit LA, Palm Springs, CA, Cake Show, curated by Thea Smolinsky

Winter Street Gallery, Edgartown, MA, Zigzag over Essence, curated by Brigitte Mullholland

Inman Gallery, Animal Crossing, curated by Dana Frankfort and Jackie Gendel
Monya Rowe Gallery, Outside Touch

Katonah Museum of Art, LandEscape, curated by Olga Decalo and Michele Wije BRIC, Biennial III, Brooklyn, New York, (catalogue)
Nancy Littlejohn Fine Arts, Certain Women
Essex Flowers, AXxoN N, curated by Sean McCarthy and Jon Ehrenberg
Monya Rowe Gallery, Heidi Hahn and Vera Iliatova, two person exhibition

A.P.T Gallery, London, UK, Slatterns, curated by Kathryn Maris (catalogue)
Tibor de Nagy Gallery, Summertime
Shirley Fireman Art Center, BMCC, New York NY, Natural Proclivities, curated by Melanie Vote and Kim Powers
VAAD Gallery, Free University of Tbilisi, Tbilisi, Georgia USPS

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

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

James Barron Art, Kent, CT, August Flowers
68Progects, Berlin, Germany, You Don’t Bring me Flowers, curated by Quang Bao

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

Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY, Being Paul Schrader
FJORD Gallery, Philadelphia, Wandering Planar

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

Sherman Gallery, Boston University, Boston, MA, Fresh Flowers
441 PAS Gallery, New York, NY, Shapeshifters, curated by Laurel Sparks

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 (catalogue)

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

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

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

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

Portland Museum of Art; Portland, ME; PMA Biannual (catalogue)
Nelson Gallery; UC Davis, CA; The Long and Short of It; curated by Renny Pritkin

press and publications\

Architectural Digest, Spain, Arte: La galería Fahrenheit se hace un hueco en pleno Madrid con artistas de la Gran Manzana, Pablo Gandía, March 4, 2022

CUNY TV, Twilight Talks: Kevin Moore interviews Vera Iliatova, March 2021 Create Magazine, Vera Iliatova Interview Feature, Issue 23, Spring 2021

The Gardan Journal, Vera Iliatova, interview with Catherine Ross and Kate Moses, October 2020
MV Times, Arts & Entertainment, Expect the unexpected at Winter Street Gallery, Gwyn McAllister, September 30, 2020
Art Critical, Criticism, Vera Iliatova: Over the Brooklyn Bridge to Letniy Sad (Summer Garden), Anna Shukeylo, April 8, 2020
Booooooom, Painting, Artist Spotlight: Vera Iliatova, Editors, March 27, 2020
Harper’s Magazine, Monday Gallery, Nothing is Real, Editors, March 26, 2020
London Review of Books, On Rachael Allen, Matthew Bevis, March 5, 2020
The Asian Curator, Artist Profile, Vera Iliatova’s Women in Movement, Santana Borah, March 2, 2020

ArtPulse Magazine, Reviews, Natural Proclivities, Peter Drake, July 2019
The Red Hook Star Revue, Artseen, Vera Iliatova’s Women in Movement, Erika Veurink , April 7, 2019 Art & Antiques, An Innovative Show at the Katonah Museum of Art Juxtaposes Modernist and Contemporary Art, Elizabeth Pandolfi, April 2019
The Brooklyn Rail, Artseen, BRIC Biennial: Volume III, “The Impossible Possible”, Nina Wolpow, March 7, 2019
Houston Chronicle, Art review: Petah Coyne’s ‘Untitled #1411 (Jane Austen) is a frothy delight, Molly Glentzer, 7/19
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

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, These Artists Put a New Spin on Old Folktales at CJM, Laura Paull, 09/25/17
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 Wall Street Journal, Arts and Entertainment, Vera Iliatova: For Now, At Once”, Peter Plagens, 3/27/15
The Girls Club Collection, The Moment. The Backdrop. The Persona. exhibition catalogue, 2015
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, 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, 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, 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; 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,with reproduction
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


2018 NYFA Award in Painting

2021 FST Studio Project Fund Grant

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