Yuliya Lanina is a Russian-born American multimedia artist. Her paintings, animations, interactive sculptures and performances portray alternate realities that fuse fantasy, femininity, and humor.
Lanina’s works have been exhibited in such museums and institutions as the Seoul Art Museum, Korea; Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Russia; Ludwig Museum, Cologne, Germany; Cleveland Institute of Art, OH, Elisabet Ney Museum, Austin, TX and Galapagos Art Center, Brooklyn, NY.
Her multimedia works and performances have awarded her invitations to many art fairs, festivals and conferences, as well as to SXSW Interactive (TX); SIGGRAPH Asia (Japan); SEAMUS (Oregon), 798 Beijing Biennial (China); Seoul International Media Art Biennial (Korea); KunstFilm Bienalle (Germany); Fusebox (TX) and the Creative Tech Week (New York City). Her work has been featured in Brooklyn Rail, Houston Press, Glasstire, Art Review, Wagmag, Bloomberg News, Austin-American Statesman, Australian Art Review, Sight Lines, NYArts Magazine, ART on AIR.com/MOMA, PS 1, Bejing Today and can be found in several national and international private and corporate collections. Revolt Magazine chose Lanina as one of their top ten New York City artists of 2013.
Lanina’s collaborative projects were performed at the New Museum (New York), Edinburgh Fringe (Scotland), the Ailey Citigroup Theater (New York City), National Museum the Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania (Lithuania), National Sawdust (Brooklyn, NY), the Peridance Capezio Center (New York City).
Lanina's honors include fellowships and scholarships from Headlands Art Center (California); Yadoo (New York), Marble House Project (Vermont), CORE Cultural Funding Program (Austin, TX); ArtSprinter (New York City), BluePrint/COJECO (New York City); TEMPO (TX) and an honorable citation from New York State Assembly.
Lanina holds MFA in Combined Media from Hunter College, CUNY, New York, NY and a BFA in Painting and Drawing from Purchase College, SUNY.
Lanina is Lecturer at the Department of Arts and Entertainment Technologies at The University of Texas at Austin.