Bachelor of Fine Art The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA

Gretchen Ammerman, "This Show's Got Legs", Oregon Coast Today, December 2022
Gretchen Ammerman, "Steep Yourself in Art", Oregon Coast Today, February 2022
Susan Shutamaya, "Artist Makes Her Mark in Toledo," Newport News Times, August 2021
Sabine Wilson, "Absence Makes the Art Grow Fonder" Oregon Coast Today, May 2021
"First Weekend Toledo Art Celebration." Michael Gibbons Fine Art, January 2021
Gabriel Basea, "Local Artist Yelizaveta Bakhtina Mixes Old and New World Art to Olympia." Thurston Talks, November, 2019
"Why I Go Downtown, Artists on Board" Olympia Artspace Alliance, June 2020
Steve Bloom, "Mural Projects aim to Brighten Downtown Streets" The Olympian, June 2020
"Seattle Contemporary Artists" Relish Seattle Vol 3., June 2019

Public Art and Large scale installations
2022 "Creatures of the Sea" 8'x40' Public art mural, Newport, OR
"Forest Mural" 28'x120' Wolf Tree Lounge, Newport, OR
2021 Grant recipient for Crow's Nest Gallery beautification mural, Toledo, OR
Color coordinator for city colors on Toledo's Main Street, Toledo, OR
2020 "Revolution" 12'x25' Commons mural, Orca Books, Olympia, WA
"Oliver" 10'x8' Commons mural, Orca Books, Olympia, WA
"Artists on Board" 12'x50' Commons mural, Olympia, WA
2019 "Old City" 15'x6' Commons mural, Sweet Hostel, Budapest, Hungary
2018 "Mar I Tierra" 7'x30' Community art project with kids in low income neighborhood Punta De Mita, Mexico
"The Jungle" 12'x20' Auditorium installation, CSO El Kole Art Collective, Barcelona, Spain
2017 "Cask" 4'x5' Private Collection, Olympia, WA
2016 "Evening Joy" Permanent Banner, S. Capitol Neighborhood Banner Contest Winner, Olympia, WA
"Forest Floor" PBIA Traffic Box, City Beautification Contest Winner, Olympia, WA
"Window Light" 8'x12' Private Collection, Tumwater, WA
2015 "Alaffia Mural" 12'x117' Public art commission, Alaffia Co., Tumwater, WA
"Nebulons" 8'x20' Mural, Olyphant Art Supply, Olympia, WA
2014 "Everyone's Fish" 20'x50' The Evergreen Scene Shop, Olympia, WA
2013 "Dog and Catfish" 8'x20' Private collection, Olympia, WA
"Art Deco Woodland" 8'x30' Public art collaboration, Mansion Glass Studios, Olympia, WA
"The Flying Bok Choy" 200 sq.ft. Mural, Olyphant Art Supply, Olympia, WA
2009 "Apple Cellar" 1000 sq. ft. Traditional Fresco Commons Mural, Dorf an der Pram, Austria
2008 "Cat and Magpie" 7'x18' Commons mural, The OKII Bookshop Community Space, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
"Look" 12'x40' Commons mural, Forte Prenestina Collective, Rome, Italy
"Mermaid" 8'x8' Commons mural, Forte Prenestina Collective. Rome, Italy
Selected Exhibitions
2022 Lincoln City Cultural Center, Enchanted Grounds, Lincoln City, OR
Crow's Nest Gallery, Art on the Edge: Studio Tours, Toledo, OR
Visual Arts Center, Mayor's Show, Newport, OR
2021 Gristle Gallery, Deep Within. Brooklyn, NY
Crow's Nest Gallery, Veta Bakhtina: Internal Landscapes. Toledo, OR
2020 Bakova Gallery, Veta Bakhtina: Works. Huffington, NC
2019 Mortlake and Co, Veta Bakhtina: Internal Landscapes. Seattle, WA
Axis Gallery, Matrix of the Tree. Seattle, WA
Ghost Gallery, Art of the Tarot. Seattle, WA
2018 Family and Juvenile Courthouse, The Magic Traveling Bunk Bed. Tumwater, WA
2017 Olympia Welcome Center, Spring Arts Walk: Veta Bakhtina. Olympia, WA
2016 Browsers Books, Veta Bakhtina: My Domovoy. Olympia WA
2015, Veta Bakhtina: Creatures' Secrets Animal Divination.
2014 The Evergreen State College, The Beggars Opera. Olympia, WA
The Evergreen State College, Chinese Opera. Olympia, WA
2010 Ink Gallery, Veta Bakhtina. Highlands, CO
2009 CU Boulder Library Permanent Exhibition. Camelia. Boulder, CO

Related Experience
2020-23 Artist Studio, Crow's Nest Gallery, Toledo, WA
Juror, Toledo Arts Commission, Toledo, WA
2010-19 Curator, Olyphant Art Supply, Olympia, WA
2017-18 Illustrator, BFF! RPG, Heart of the Deernicorn, Olympia, WA
2011-14 Head Scenic Designer, TESC Theater, The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA