Artist | Liliya Krys

Liliya Krys was born in the former USSR, Ukraine.  She spent her early youth on the Kuril Islands, Russia, before moving to the USA in 1998.  

She received an MFA in painting from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.  

The artist’s work has been exhibited in numerous galleries and museums throughout the Eastern United States, and she is a recipient of several awards and honors.

In addition, Ms. Krys’s work is in communal collections such as The Tomorrow Fund for children with cancer society, and private collections in the USA and around the globe, including Russia, Ukraine, and Japan.  

Liliya Krys lives and works in North Providence, Rhode Island.

EDUCATION

2012 Master of Fine Art, Painting, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, MA

2008 Bachelor of Arts in Painting; Bachelor of Science Degree in Art Education;

Art History Minor, Rhode Island College, Providence, RI

Magna cum laude

TEACHING

Courses Taught: Drawing, Figure Drawing, Anatomy, 2-Dimensional Design, Painting, Materials & Techniques, Mixed Media, Art History

2016 Spring: Adjunct Professor at Bryant University, Smithfield, RI; Community College of RI,

RI; Rhode Island College, RI; RISD CE, RI

Winter: Adjunct Professor at RISD CE, RI; Roger Williams University, RI

2015 Fall: Adjunct Professor at Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI; Bryant University, RI;

Community College of RI, RI; Three Rivers Community College, Norwich, CT

Summer: Adjunct Professor at RISD CE, RI; Roger Williams University, RI

Spring: Adjunct Professor at Community College of Rhode Island, RI; Roger Williams

University, RI; Three Rivers Community College, CT

2014 Adjunct Professor at Community College of Rhode Island, RI; Invited Lecturer, Painting

club, UMass Dartmouth, MA; Invited Critic, Figure Drawing, UMass Dartmouth, MA

2013 Adjunct Professor at Community College of Rhode Island, RI

2012 Adjunct Professor at Community College of Rhode Island, RI; Instructor, Life Drawing,

UMass Dartmouth, MA; Assistant Instructor, 2D Design, UMass Dartmouth,  MA;

Substitute Instructor, Still Life Painting, UMass Dartmouth, MA

2011 Instructor, Figure Drawing I, UMAss Dartmouth, MA

2009 Art Teacher, East Providence High School, East Providence, RI

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2016 Good Evening Bristol!, The Visual Arts Faculty of Roger Williams, Bristol Art Museum, RI

Spring Art Show, Bryant University, Smithfield, RI

Faculty Show, Spring 2016, Lincoln Campus Art Gallery, CCRI, Providence, RI

 

2015 Colorful Visions, Judith Klein Gallery, New Bedford, MA

Summer Faculty Show, RISD CE, Woods-Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI

 

Solo Exhibition, Judith Klein Gallery, New Bedford, MA

From Providence to Provincetown, Exhibiting contemporary Women Artists, Gallery X,

New Bedford, MA

Artists/Educators, Art Faculty of TRCC, Norwich Arts Center Gallery, Norwich, CT

Solo Exhibition, “In and Out of the Thickets”, URI, Providence, RI, March 2015

Rouge, Judith Klein Art Gallery, New Bedford, MA, 2/11-3/6

 

2014 6th Anniversary Exhibit, Judith Klein Art Gallery, New Bedford, MA

Time Framed, Cotuit Center for the Arts, Cotuit, MA

2014 International Art Festival, Highline Loft Gallery, NY, NY

Solo Exhibition “Wild Roots”, CCRI, Flanagan Campus Gallery, Lincoln, RI

Community of Artists, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA

Summer 2014, Judith Klein Art Gallery, New Bedford, MA

Rhode Island State of the Art Exhibit, URI, Providence, RI

Dueling Artists 2014, performance, charity event, Temple Torat Yisrael, East Greenwich,

RI

Faculty Show, Spring 2014, Lincoln Campus Art Gallery, CCRI, Providence, RI

 

2013 Faculty Show, Fall 2013, Knight Campus Art Gallery, CCRI, Warwick, RI

Within, 9th Annual Self Portrait Exhibition, Chicago, IL

Rhode Island State of the Art Exhibit, URI, Providence, RI

CAFA 2013 102nd Exhibition, Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, CT

CCRI Faculty Exhibition, Flanagan Campus, Lincoln, RI

Delicious Torment, The Nave Gallery, Somerville, MA

Meditations on Emancipation…  SUNY, Geneseo, NY

2012 Shades of Gray, Cotuit Center for the Arts, Cotuit, MA

October Fantasies, Key Lime Gallery, Pawtucket, RI

New England Collective III, Galatea Fine Art, Boston, MA

2012 International Art Festival Competition, Museum of Russian Art, Jersey City, NJ

Community of Artists, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA

MFA 2012 Exhibition, Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA

MFA 2012 Exhibition, CVPA, UMass Dartmouth, MA

Dueling Artists 2012, performance, charity event, Temple Torat Yisrael, Cranston, RI

National Wet Paint Exhibition 2012, Zhou B. Art Center, Chicago, IL

 

2011 Points of Origin, Student Union Art Gallery, UMass Amherst, MA

BlanchAmes National Art Exhibition, North Eston, MA

Art in the Windows, Fuller Craft Museum project, Brockton, MA

Community of Artists, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA

Student Exhibit, Judith Klein Art Gallery, New Bedford, MA

Rapt/Unwrapped, Studio 244, UMass Dartmouth, NewBedford, MA

 

2010 Works on Paper, Studio 224, UMass Dartmouth, New Bedford, MA

 

2008 Rhode Island Educators Exhibit,Providence, RI

Annual Regional Show,The Great Fall River Art Association, Fall River, MA

Here’s Looking at You: Portraits and Figures, The Portsmouth Arts Guild Gallery, MA

Rhode Island Educators Exhibit, Providence, RI

 

2007 Prolific Art Exhibition, New Urban Arts, Providence, RI

Senior Art Exhibit, Bannister Gallery, Providence, RI
2006 New Faces: New Art,Warwick Museum of Art, Warwick, RI

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

2012 Honorable Mention, 2nd Annual 2012 ESSIE Award, Middletown, CT

Teaching Assistantship in the College of Visual and Performing Arts, UMass Dartmouth

 

2011 Honorable Mention,  Blanch Ames National Juried Art Exhibition, Sharon, MA

Teaching Assistantship in the College of Visual and Performing Arts, UMass Dartmouth

 

2010 Graduate Assistantship in the College of Visual and Performing Arts, UMass Dartmouth

 

2009 Second Place, Rhode Island Educators Exhibit

 

2008 Honorable Mention, Here’s Looking at You: Portraits and Figures

Juror’s Choice, Rhode Island Educators Exhibit

Special Art Talent Award Scholarship, Rhode Island College

 

PUBLICATIONS

2015

http://www.southcoasttoday.com/article/20150514/
ENTERTAINMENTLIFE/15051978

http://www.southcoasttoday.com/article/20150212/
ENTERTAINMENTLIFE/150219847/0/wap&template=wapart

http://www.southcoasttoday.com/article/20150507/
ENTERTAINMENTLIFE/150509675/1011

http://www.southcoasttoday.com/article/20150511/
NEWS/150519998/-1/WAP?template=wapart

http://www.southcoasttoday.com/article/20150423/
ENTERTAINMENTLIFE/150429782/101103/

http://destinationnewbedford.org/event/
aha-night-reception-artist-liliya-krys-demonstration/

http://events.uri.edu/event/
artist_liliya_krys_providence_window_gallery

 

2014

http://newartfestival.com/index.php?
class=competition&vid=2

http://www.ccri.edu/art/galleries/flanagan/

 

2013

http://artnuvi.com/artwork/2/2136/Standing%20I

http://www.artslant.com/global/artists/show/285787-liliya-krys?tab=EXHIBITS

 

2012

http://www.artslant.com/global/
artists/show/285787-liliya-krys

http://www.galloregallery.com/Contest0.html

http://www.southcoasttoday.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?
AID=/20120408/NEWS/204080339

http://www.toratyisrael.org/dueling-artists-2012.html

http://www.umassd.edu/graduate

http://chicagoartmagazine.com/2012/01/
national-wet-paint-exhibition-2012/

 

2011

http://www1.umassd.edu/calendar/welcome.cfm

The Ninth Blanche Ames National Juried Exhibition Catalog, 2011

 

2010

Krys, Liliya, Paper Exhibition, December, 2010

http://claudine-metrick.blogspot.com/2010_12_01_archive.html

 

2009

Krys, Liliya, Congratulations to 2009 RIAEA Art Educators’ Exhibit winners!, A Publication of the Rhode Island Art Education Association, Spring 2009, p. 13

 

2008

Krys, Liliya, Portsmouth Arts Guild. Juried show, “Here’s Looking at You: Portraits and Figures”

http://www.portsmouthartsguild.org/
newsletter/2008/608Newsletter.htm

 

2007

Krys, Liliya, What’s News?, May, 2007

www.ric.edu/news/whatsnews/wn2007-05-07.pdf

Krys, Liliya, Prolific Arts Exhibit In Studio Gallery, This Thursday August 9, 2007,

www.newurbanarts.org

Krys, Liliya, Greater Fall River – Art, August, 2007,

http://www.heraldnews.com/entertianment/calendar/x1663153993

COLLECTIONS

Private Collection, Nethania, Israel

Private Collection, Tomsk, Russia

Private Collection, Atlanta, GA

Rhode Island Antiques Mall, Pawtucket, RI

The Tomorrow Fund for children with cancer society, Providence, RI

Private Collection, Providence, RI

Private Collection, Moscow, Russia

Private Collection, Kiev, Ukraine