Fall 2022 Artist in Residence
Beth Yashnyk's Personal Website
MFA, Maryland Institute College of Art
Beth Yashnyk is an interdisciplinary visual artist living and working in Baltimore City. Originally from New York, she earned a BFA in Printmaking from the State University of New York at New Paltz, and her MFA in Multidisciplinary Fine Art from MICA. Her work explores themes of perception, gender, sexuality, and psychology. Inspired by media and pop culture, she uses animation, sculpture, drawing, and painting to create surreal narratives and environments. She was a 2018 recipient of the Launch Artists in Baltimore award, and currently serves as Program Specialist in Visual Art at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Her work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally, and she is currently working on a series of short animated films exploring her perception of her own gender identity.