Kyla Yager

Artist member since 2020
Toronto, Ontario

Kyla is a Visual Artist with a focus on drawing and painting. Originally from New Orleans and now lives in Toronto. She uses art as a way to intersect her passions and escape from reality, stemming most of her ideas from the subconscious. Her style is abstract with a psychedelic touch. Kyla tends to combine realism within her abstract work as well. She hopes her artwork sends a message and provokes conversation among viewers.


Why is art important to you?

It is an escape from reality and allows me to express myself.

Favourite movie

Cabin in the Woods

Favourite medium

Acrylic paint

How long have you been creating art?

I have been creating Art for the majority of my life, so over 20 years.

I'm really good at making (a) ...

Repeated patterns and shapes.

When I'm not making art, I'm (a) ...

Playing Soccer or working with kids.

Select Past Exhibitions

Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center, New Orleans, LA
ARTMoor! Exhibiting Artist Kyla Yager, Solo Exhibition


Howard Theatre, Washington, DC
RAW Washington, DC: IMPACT, Group Showcase


Market 7 DC, Washington, DC
Artscape on Benning, Group Exhibition


MOD Club Theatre, Toronto, ON
RAW Toronto: ENVISION, Group Showcase


Smiling Buddha, Toronto, ON
Dirty Talk Art Show 013, Group Exhibition


Smiling Buddha, Toronto, ON
Dirty Talk Art Show 012, Group Exhibition


The Round Venue, Toronto, ON
Dirty Talk Art Show 009, Group Exhibition


Gales Gallery, York University, Toronto, ON
Parts per Million: Painting and Print Media, Group Exhibition


Eleanor Winters Art Gallery, York University, Toronto, ON
For Some Odd Reason, Joint Exhibition


The Cave Gallery, Lusher Charter School, New Orleans, LA
Marginal Boredom, Solo Exhibition


The Cave Gallery, Lusher Charter School, New Orleans, LA
Perception, Solo Exhibition


Recipient: Kyla Yager
Jack Bush Scholarship Fund Award


York University
BFA in Visual Arts

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