YANA KNIGHT (b. 1985)
Nationality: UK 
Works in Stockholm, Sweden and Brussels, Belgium
Exhibitions and shows
March-May 2024 University of Tartu Art Museum - artwork features in the "Transforming Literary Places" exhibition, part of the official program of Tartu 2024 European Capital of Culture
June 2024 ISEA International (International Symposium on Electronic Art), "Everywhen" exhibition, Brisbane, Australia
2023 NeurIPS Conference, Creative AI Track expo, New Orleans, USA
2022, 2021 "WeArtXL", Brussels, exhibiting as part of a group of multidisciplinary artists  
2021 Arborescenes festival, parc Elisabeth, Brussels
2020 Point Culture Bruxelles, "Révolte!" exhibition opening the season
2019 End of residency show Buinho Creative Hub, Portugal
2018 Maison des arts d’Uccle, Brussels, Belgium
2017 Dutch Design Week, Eindhoven, Holland 
2020 Studio open days as part of the cultural event WeArtXL
2019 “My (imaginary) Country”, Russian Cultural Centre, Belgium
2019 “Une Multitude”, Musée d’Art Spontanée, Brussels, Belgium
2017 “Brussels: a shadow play in 6 acts”, Le Chineur, Brussels, Belgium
Musée d’Art Spontanée, Brussels, Belgium
Russian Cultural Centre, Brussels, Belgium
Bibliothèque de l’École d’Art d’Uccle, Brussels, Belgium
Buinho Creative Hub, Messejana, Portugal
...and numerous private collections in Belgium, UK, Spain…
Art Residencies
August & October 2023, January 2024 Nordignrå Konstby, Sweden
2019 Buinho Creative Hub, Messejana, Portugal
Professional and Academic Affiliations
NYC Society of Illustrators, Associate Member
National Cartoonists Society, Member
Artistes du Monde for kids, NGO, women artists collective, Brussels, co-founder
Stockholm University, Department of Computer and System Sciences (Artistic Doctorate)
2019-present Creativity and art teacher, AirBnB experiences (created Brussels sketch walks)
2018-2022 Visual Arts teacher, “Transversal” private school, Brussels, Belgium
2017-2022 Private arts tutor, children, adolescents, adults. Brussels, Belgium
2016-present Skillshare, video lessons instructor, worldwide audience
2018-2019 École d’Art d’Uccle, Atelier dessin. Studied under Philippe Van Cutsem
2011-2013 MSc Intelligent Systems and Robotics, De Montfort University, UK
2003-2006 BA English Language, King’s College London, UK
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