Biography

Yutavia George is an artist and educator. She holds a Masters of Fine Art in Drawing from Paris College of Art, and a Bachelors of Art in Art Education from the University of the Bahamas. George has participated in several Bahamian national art exhibitions, international showcases and has contributed to diverse artist-in-residence programs. Currently, Yutavia George lives and works between Paris, France, and The Bahamas.

George' work has been included in Art Exhibitions in the Bahamas and internationally; these include: 2021 Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize Exhibition Tour, at Trinity Buoy Wharf (2021), in London, United Kingdom; TBW Drawing Prize Exhibition Tour, TheGallery, Arts University of Bournemouth, (2021) in Wallisdown, United Kingdom; Navigating the Unknown, Paris College of Art, Bastille Design Centre, (2021) in Paris, France; TBW Drawing Prize Exhibition tour, Drawing Projects, (2020) in Throwbridge, United Kingdom; TBW Drawing Prize Exhibition Tour, Cooper Gallery, Duncan of Jordanstone, College of Art and Design, University of Dundee, (2020) in Barnsley, United Kingdom; Refuge The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas, (2019) in Nassau, Bahamas; The Body and its Senses, Group Exhibition, Paris College of Art, (2019) in Paris, France. Transforming Spaces, SWELL, (2016) in Nassau Bahamas; The National Exhibition 7 "Antillean: an Ecology" (2014), in Nassau Bahamas; and "Caribbean: Together Apart, Contemporary Artists from the Caribbean" (2014) in Venice, Italy. She also participated in Bei Geo's Artist in Residency at the Redgate Gallery in 2016, where she held drawing-focused workshops. 

Artist Statement

Yutavia George's current work explores identity and one's ever-changing environment. Her work is concerned with notations of time by mapping changes within the physical space. She manipulates various drawing media to convey physiological and psychological shifts caused by environmental changes. Her work seeks to reflect natures crucial impact on humans as sunlight can affect plant growth. She is concerned with temporal shifts of daylight. George often varies her process by working in series and creating drawing tools. While being influenced by a range of contemporary drawing practitioners, Her drawings can seem stationary or sequential.