ARTIST CV

Yaz (b. 1986, Jordan)

Currently lives in Northern California


Yaz is a multimedia artist that works primarily in the abstract realm. She often employs bright, bold colors as she loves the vibrancy and energy the vividness brings to her pieces.


EDUCATION

Studied under:

Gioia Fonda

Ianna Frisby


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

May 21, 2017: Fibromyalgia Together Walk, Sacramento

September 24, 2016: Starbucks, East Sacramento

June 12 - August 12, 2016: Brookdale Senior Living Center, Roseville

April - June 2016: Temple Coffee Roasters, Sacramento

February & September 2015: Amen Real Estate, Sacramento

July 2015: The Paint Chip, Davis


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

April - May 2017: Sincere Ceramics, Sacramento

January 2017: “Retrograde & Menagerie Salon 3: Patterns of Disorder”, The Red Museum, Sacramento

December 10-11 2016: “Big Show of Small Treasures”, DaDa’s Art Gallery, Sacramento

October 1, 2016: “Creative Women Mini-Con”, Empire Comics Vault, Sacramento

August 27, 2016: Elk Grove’s Multicultural Festival - Juried Art Show, Elk Grove

January - February 2016: Artistic Edge Gallery, Sacramento

March - April 2015: Aspiring Artist Debut - Juried Show, Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Sacramento

April 2015: A Benefit for WEAVE, Studio 10, Sacramento


AWARDS

2016: Honorable mention ribbon | Elk Grove's Multicultural Festival Juried Art Show, Elk Grove


PRESS

January 2016: Art Shown on Good Day Sacramento for story on the Sac Free Art Drop

October 2016: Art shown on Good Day Sacramento for story on the Creative Women Mini-Con hosted by Empires Comics Vault

February 2015: Artist feature on the blog Creative Corner

February 2015: My painting Mr. Furly, was featured on the official Thizz Nation's Instagram page.


COMMISSIONS

2016: Corporate Commission, “Chris’s California” - Custom California Flag for the newly elected President of the League of Women Voters, 16 in x 20 in, Acrylic Paint + Collage on Canvas, Melissa Breach - League of Women Voters, Sacramento, CA

2016: Corporate Commission, “CALCOG Cali” - Custom California Flag featuring CALCOG logos, 16 in x 20 in, Acrylic Paint + Collage on Canvas, Bill Higgins - California Association of Councils of Governments, Sacramento, CA

2015: Private Commission, “Pop”, 9 in x 12 in, Acrylic Paint on Canvas, Elk  Grove, CA


COLLECTIONS​

League of Women Voters | Washington D.C.

California Association of Councils of Governments | Sacramento, CA


Works also held in private collections in Russia, Washington, Oregon, Arizona, and Colorado, as well as numerous cities throughout California.