New York, NY
USA

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Hannah Faith Yata was born and raised in a small town in Georgia. She is half Japanese and Caucasian. She grew up with a deep love of nature and animals passed down by the beautiful surroundings in the country and her mother.

As a young adult, she studied feminism, psychology, and art in college. Graduating with a BFA in painting from the University of Georgia in 2012 she moved up to New York to focus on her work and how to put her ideas into paintings. In 2015, she was commissioned to do several works of art for musician B.o.B, which are now featured on his latest album: “Psycadelik Thoughtz.” Now married to fellow artist, Jean Pierre Arboleda, the two painters work passionately to call attention to the darker themes of nature and industry.  

In her paintings, Yata seeks to interweave the parallels of the unconscious with the struggle of the natural environment and how it relates to views regarding the body of the woman and that of nature. Her use of masks express different types of emotion while incorporating her fascination with other cultures and tribes. Body paint and designs play with a romantic idea of becoming more in touch with the earth and the life forces that dwell within, while also celebrating the feeling of energy and wildness. The surreal and psychedelic landscapes of her work erupt with tension and beauty, the grotesque and the wild to form exhilarating and mind altering dreamscapes. 


Artist CV

Education

2012 Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting, University of Georgia

Artist Apprenticeships

June 2011, Martin Wittfooth

June 2011, Adam Miller

Solo Shows

2016 Corey Helford Gallery, Los Angeles CA

2011 Uesuto Gallery, Ginza, Japan

Selected Group Shows

2017 Oversensory, Corey Helford Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2017 Swallowed by the Jungle, Arch Enemy Arts, Philadelphia, PA

 

2016 Exhibition hosted by Phaneros Gallery at the Emerald Cup, Santa Rosa, CA

2016 Napoleon Complexity, AFA Gallery, New York,  NY

2016 Mission Blue, Haven Gallery, Northport, NY

2016 Femme to Femme Fatale, Modern Eden Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2016 Suggestivism : Resonance curated by Nathan Spoor, Spoke Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2016 Summer's Ghost, Parlor Gallery, Asbury Park, NJ

2016 4%ers Group Exhibition Curated by Rachel Ralph, Athen B Gallery, Oakland, CA 

2016 Truth to Power Pop-up Group Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA

2016 Bridgehampton Art Fair, Exhibiting with Haven Gallery and Corey Helford Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY

2016 Blackburn Open Walls, Blackburn, United Kingdom

2016 Below the Surface, Corey Helford Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2016 Beinart Surreal Art Show, Copro Gallery,  Santa Monica, CA

 

2015 Into the Woods, Haven Gallery, Northport, NY

2015 Verdant, Modern Eden Gallery, San Fransisco, CA

2015 Women x Women, Station 16, Montreal, QC Canada

2015 Art Collector Starter Kit III, Corey Helford Gallery, Culiver City, CA

2015 The Midway SF, The Midway Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2015 Superhero, Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2015 The Garden of Fernal Delights, Bash Contemporary, San Francisco, CA

2015 Storybook, Modern Eden Gallery, San Fransisco, CA

2015 Dreamlands, Corey Helford Gallery, Culver City, CA

2015 Myth, Magic and Lore, Bash Contemporary, San Francisco, CA

 

2014 Portraits of Strangers: Someones and Nobodies, 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2014 Abundandtia Cornu Copiae , Stephen Romano Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2014 Tales of the Uncanny, Bash Contemporary, San Francisco, CA

2014 Small Works Show, Arcadia Gallery, NY

2014 Two person show with Kyle Stewart, Parlor Gallery, Asbury Park, NJ

2014 Suggestivism, Copro Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2014 Olympus, Modern Eden Gallery. San Francisco, CA

2014 Equinox, Arch Enemy Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2014 Terra: Artwork Inspired by Nature, Gallery Nucleus, Alhambra, CA

2014 Last Rites, Last Rites Gallery, New York NY

 

2013 Juried Show (Curated by Jonathan Levine), Asbury, NJ

2013 Fountain Art Fair, Chicago, IL

2013 Fauna, Arch Enemy Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2013 Single Fare 3, RH Gallery, New York, NY

 

2012 Nightmares and Night Terrors, Genome Gallery, Charlotte, NC

2012 Rite of Spring, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Athens, GA

2012 Gnome, Genome Gallery, Charlotte, NC

 

2011 Chicken, Genome Gallery, Charlotte, NC

2011 Tiny Paradise, Genome Gallery, Charlotte, NC