in Hudson, NY / United States
30.06.2018 - 29.07.2018 00:00
Yevgeniya Baras, John Dilg and Matt Phillips

Jeff Bailey Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of new paintings by Yevgeniya Baras, John Dilg and Matt Phillips.

If Baras’ pieces are what you find on the other side of the mountain in a Dilg painting, Phillips are the quilts you dream under to get there. Soft colors, half-remembered. Dawn under the sheets. Aladdin’s cave. A rowboat. A domino mask. Treasure Island and hide and seek. Mysterious affinity of surface for depth.

Each wields an exacting attention to surface in order to dive deep. Phillips’ silica and geometry could be watered silk, neatly folded. Brittle incisions in Dilg, each line a subtle halo lining a deceptively ordinary tree. Floating pieces of power in Baras, sigils submerged or excavated from earthy impasto.

Radiance, spirit symmetries. A limpid moon in a rocky pool. A curtain blowing at a window and what’s outside, creosote and rain on the hot concrete.

Yevgeniya Bara’s recent solo exhibitions include One River School, Englewood, NJ; The Landing, Los Angeles, CA; Nicelle Beauchene Gallery, New York, NY and Steven Harvey, New York, NY. Recent two and three person exhibitions include FiveMyles Gallery, Brooklyn; Club Cultural Matienzo, Buenos Aires; The Alice, Seattle, WA and Thomas Erben Gallery, NY. She is a Steep Rock Arts and Pollock Krasner Grant Recipient, Artadia Award Recipient and Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant Recipient. She is currently the artist-in-residence at Chinati, Marfa, TX and has been an artist-in-resident at the MacDowell Colony. She participated in the Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program. She received her BA in Fine Arts and Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania and her MFA from The School of the Arts Institute of Chicago. Baras lives and works in New York.

John Dilg’s recent solo exhibitons include Devening Projects, Chicago, IL; Taymour Grahne Gallery, New York, NY and Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston, MA. Recent group exhibitions include Philip Slein Gallery, St. Louis, MO; Jeff Bailey Gallery and Regina Rex Gallery, New York, NY. He is the recipient of a Fulbright Grant to India, a National Endowment for the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship, and three Residency Fellowships at the Yaddo Foundation. He received a BFA in Painting and Filmmaking from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1969. Dilg lives and works in Iowa City, Iowa.

Matt Phillips’ recent solo exhibitions include One River School, Englewood, NJ; Studio d’Arte Raffaelli, Trento, Italy; Ortega y Gasset Projects, Brooklyn, NY (two person), Devening Projects, Chicago, IL and Steven Harvey, New York, NY. Group exhibitions include Scotty Enterprises, Berlin, Germany; Ampersand Gallery, Portland, OR; Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA and Wayne State University, Detroit, MI. He has been an artist-in-residence at Yaddo and the MacDowell Colony. He received a BA in Art/Art History from Hampshire College, Amherst, MA and MFA from Boston University, Boston, MA. He lives and works in Brooklyn.

Gallery hours Thur-Sun 12 – 6 pm, and by appointment


Jeff Bailey Gallery
127 Warren Street
12534 Hudson, NY
United States


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