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Shura Skaya (AKA Shura Chernozatonskaya)


Public Art

2022 Four Elements Mural for Hebrew Public School, Staten Island, NY


Solo Exhibitions and two-person shows


2024 B Dry Goods, Fashion Forward, Brooklyn, NY

2023 Candyland, Stockholm, Sweden

2023 Heaven's Cradle, Sunny's, Brooklyn, NY

2019 Overlap, Xposed, New York, NY

2018 Noopera Feast, G.R.O.U.N.D, Moscow, Russia

2016 Theater or not, G.R.O.U.N.D Gallery, Moscow Russia

2016 At Shura's, Roza Azora Gallery, Moscow Russia

2014 Vnimanie, Open Gallery Moscow, Russia

2012 Signals, Raw/Cooked Series, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

2011 Extremities, Roza Azora Gallery, Moscow, Russia

2006 Three Women, Keyhole Gallery, Brooklyn NY

2000 Tales, North Water Street Gallery, Kent OH


Group Exhibition

2023 Message to a Friend, Studio Archive Project, curated by Yevgeniya Baras

2023 Soft Claws, Nha Minh, Brooklyn, NY

2022 Out of Sight, Entrance gallery, New York, NY

2020 Fantastic Voyage, Peter Piper Pictures, Brooklyn, New York

2019 Familiars, Peace gallery, Brooklyn, New York

2019 Dom#, theatrical immersive installation, Yiddish Theater, New York

2018 Maya, Voznesenky Museum, Moscow, Russia

2018 Hundred ways to die, Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York, NY

2018 Text-tiles, Gogol House, Moscow, Russia

2017 Dream Cinema, G.R.O.U.N.D Gallery, Moscow, Russia

2015 Mixtape 2, curated by M. David and T. Bienvenue, Life on Mars

Studio, Brooklyn, NY

2014 All the Best Artists Are my Friends, Mana Contemporary, curated by

Ray Smith Jersey City, NJ

2013 One Thing and Its Other, Brooklyn Fire Proof, Brooklyn, NY

2012 Generation One and a Half, Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center,

New York , NY

2012 Harderer. Betterer. Fasterer. Strongerer., Brucennial, BHQF & Vito

Schnabel, New York, NY

2011 The First Biennale of Sandwich Art, Alternative Program to Moscow

Biennale, Roza Azora, Moscow, Russia

2011 The Line, Other Art Museum, Moscow, Russia

2011 Where Have You Been? Pop-up Art Show, New York, NY

2010 Miseducation, Brucennial, BHQF & Vito Schnabel , New York, NY

2010 Nude with the Goose, ICO Gallery, New York, NY

2010 Spring Salon, Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2010 Pairs, North Water Street Gallery, Kent, OH

2010 Pairs, Perimeter Gallery, Cleveland, OH

2009 Chicken Legs, Universam Art Fair, Moscow, Russia

2008 LCU Foundation Spring Showcase, The New York Academy of Art

2007 Night of 1000 Drawings, Artist Space, New York, NY

2007 Alumni Show, New York Studio School, New York, NY

2007 Bushwick Arts Festival, Brooklyn, NY

2006 Works on Paper, New York Studio School, New York NY

2005 Three Women, Keyhole Gallery, Brooklyn NY

2003 Naked Duck Gallery, Brooklyn NY

2002 DUMBO Arts Festival, Brooklyn, NY

1999 The Feve, Oberlin OH

1997 North Water Street Gallery, Kent OH



Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia

Private collections in the USA, Europe and Russia including Rachel Weisz and Daniel Craig collection in New York.




Shura Skaya's Heaven's Cradle, by Veronika Georgieva, Fine Art Globe, 2023

Fantastic Voyage Lands in Brooklyn, by Marianna Rosen, Fine Art Globe, Nov. 2020

Where Women Rule the Art World, by Jacoba Urist, The New York Times,

July, 2015

Artists Leave for New York, by Veronika Georgieva, The Art Newspaper,

February, 2013

Shura Chernozatonskaya Raw/Cooked, by Veronika Sheer, Brooklyn Rail,

June, 2012

Signals, by Brett Bachman and Anthony Palocci Jr.,, March

29, 2012

Opening Up the Museum to an Emerging Artist, by

Christina Kee, March 19, 2012

New Takes on the Classics, by Aaron Short, Brooklyn Paper,

January 30, 2011

Inside the Artist's Studio, L Magazine, by Ben Sutton, January 18,


Brooklyn Artists Reinterpret the Brooklyn Museum, by Jarrett

Moran,, January 23, 2012

Teaching and lectures

2017-2019  Private lessons and guidance of young artists at Shura Skaya studio, Brooklyn, New York

2016-2017 Conceptualized and supervised art projects with elementary school children at ps 166, New York

2013-2014 Undergraduate painting Instructor, New York Studio School

2014    Undergraduate drawing Instructor, Drawing Marathon, New York Studio School

2014    Artist talks at G.R.O.U.N.D Moscow, Russia

2012    Artist talks for children and adults at the Brooklyn Museum

2012    C.Kee and S. Chernozatonskaya in conversation, New York Studio School Lecture Series



2006 New York Studio School, MFA in Painting

2000 Oberlin College, Bachelor of Arts in Art History

2000 Oberlin Conservatory, Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance

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