ACCENSION| Aquatint | 36 x 48cm
YANA TREVAIL is a painter, printmaker and performer preoccupied with the interconnectedness of all things. She won the Chairman's Prize in 2000 and the Meynell Fenton Prize in 2002 at the Discerning Eye Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London for which she was also an invited artist in 2003 and 2008. In 2004 she was the recipient of an Arts Council of England Award.
She has had her work selected for numerous exhibitions including the BP Portrait Awards, National Portrait Gallery and touring; The Hunting Art Prizes, Royal College of Art; and the Royal Society of Portrait Painters. Her work is in many private collections in the UK and internationally.
In 1975 she met the painter Robert Lenkiewicz with whom she studied and sat for. She was his studio assistant from 1997 until his death in 2002.
She lives and works on the edge of Dartmoor.