YANA TREVAIL is a painter and performer based in the UK whose artistic preoccupation is focused on the exploration of topographical themes, in particular abandoned and decaying places.
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 won the Chairman’s Prize in 2000 and the Meynell Fenton Prize in 2002 at the Discerning Eye Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London. In 2004 she was the recipient of an Arts Council of England Award. She has had seven solo exhibitions and has had her work selected for numerous exhibitions including the BP Portrait Awards: National Portrait Gallery; 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.