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New Flower Women Series to be exhibited virtually with Kunstmatrix

Bay is to exhibit her new series of large-scale paintings, Flower Women, virtually with Kunstmatrix. The online show will be available to view throughout December 2020, with a 3D guided tour of the six new works. Kunstmatrix is a innovative Berlin-based gallery platform specialising in online, virtual exhibitions.

Paintings Now Exhibiting in Blacks Club, Soho London

Two of Bay’s paintings, Delta (2019) and Shard (2019) are currently exhibiting in Blacks Club in London’s Soho. They are part of the Autumn group exhibition curated by Runway Gallery. Photo by Blacks Club with photographer Flavia Fraser-Cannon.

Vision painting by artist Bay Backner, oil paint and embroidery

New Series of Paintings to be Represented in the UK by London’s Runway Gallery

Bay’s new series of paintings will be exclusively represented in the UK by London’s Runway Gallery. The gallery is regularly featured by national press and organises private viewings in the heart of Soho. Runway collaborators include London Fashion Week fringe and private members club and gallery, Blacks.

Curation of Masks on Miércoles, covid-responsible art events in Valencia

Bay curated a series of weekly covid-responsible art events throughout October 2020. In collaboration with art collective Colonia Roma, the events included artist talks, art workshops and discussions. Highlights were artist Emma Shapiro’s discussion on social media censorship and Tina McCallan’s workshop on shamanistic journeys into the subconscious.

Covid art exhibition Valencia lockdown

Curator of Group Show: The Everyday Masks Project with Colonia Roma, Valencia

Curation of show ‘The Everyday Masks Project’ with photographer Alex Baker and arts collective Colonia Roma. Bay designed the exhibition to work safely within Valencia’s covid restrictions. In lieu of a traditional inauguration, ten artists opened the show with a photoshoot of the original masked artworks.

Lockdown Experimentation: Exhibiting Art Virtually with Scratch Coding

Working in one of Europe’s strictest Covid-19 lockdowns, Bay explored coding with Scratch as a means to exhibit paintings virtually. Her project “Silence”, an interactive digital painting in Scratch code, was awarded full marks by Harvard University’s open computing MOOC, CS50.

Paintings Sell at Packed Exhibition & Charity Auction

Bay’s paintings were seen and sold last night at the highly successful exhibition “Fragilidad” at Valencia’s Sporting Club Russafa art space. Proceeds from the auction will be donated to the neonatal department in the city’s La Fe hospital.

Russafa Valencia Art Exhibition

Group Show: “Flash Figures” at The RW Project, Valencia

Bay has been invited to exhibit in the group show “Flash Figures”, curated by artists Shapiro & Brown. The show will explore representations of the human body, and will be held in The RW Project space in Russafa, Valencia until 20 March.

Pausa Bay Backner, oil and embroidery on canvas

Group show: “Fragilidad” at Sporting Club Russafa, Valencia

Bay is exhibiting at the group show and charity auction “Fragilidad” at Valencia’s independent arts venue, Sporting Club Russafa. Bay will be showing two new paintings, “Pausa” and “Ophelia” (2020), both of which will be available in the auction. 20 Feb 2020

Group Show: Fashion Week with Runway Gallery, London

Bay will show this weekend with Runway Gallery at their London Fashion Week exhibition. The event is co-located with the Fashion Scout international runway in Victoria House, Bloomsbury. Runway Gallery, London Fashion Week 15 Feb ~ 19 Feb 2020

ConFusion Festival 2019

Bay will be exhibiting in Valencia’s ConFusion Arts Festival within experimental art space Espai Metafora. 19 – 20 Oct 2019

Solo show: Espai Metafora

Bay will be showing small works and investigative drawings at a pop-up solo show in Espai Metafora, El Cabanyal, Valencia 13-14 Oct 2019