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Yolene's oil painting "Canal d'Avezac", Camp Perrin, Haiti is in a traveling exhibition which opens on May 29, 2017 at the Erie Canal Museum in Syracuse, NY.

Yolene's intaglio and relief prints are on view at the New York Public Library, St Agnes Branch during the month of October 2016 in a solo exhibition titled: "Editions & Proofs: the Prints of Yolene Legrand"

A solo exhibition of Yolene's paintings and prints was held at Gallery 18 @ Riverdale Y, from April 3 through April 30, 2016.

Her Haiti paintings, aquatint and linocut were on view as part of "Heart of the Tropics", a fundraising gala celebrating Haiti's culture and benefitting the Haiti Rehabilitation Foundation.

Yolene's work is now in the Brooklyn Museum permanent collection as part of the Vivian Hewitt Haitian Art Collection donated to the museum in 2015.

Yolene's paintings and prints were on view from March 10 to June 6, 2014 at Weill Cornell Medical College Library Art Gallery in Manhattan as part of the NYC Art Action Group's three-person show.

A solo show of her oils, pastels, watercolors, etchings and linocuts was held in 2013 at New York University Kimmel Gallery.

A solo exhibition was held at the Gallery @ Tompkins Square Library in Manhattan during the month of February 2013

Yolene's work was included in the International Pastel Artists Invitational exhibition held in Taipei, Taiwan in April 2012

In celebration of Women History Month, a major solo exhibition of Yolene's oils, pastels, etchings and linoprints was held at the Art Gallery at the Montclair Public Library in New Jersey from March 1 to March 31, 2012.

Yolene's paintings are included in a major exhibition about slavery at the Wilmer Jennings Gallery @ Kenkeleba in Manhattan titled "Middle-Day - Landlight: Black Viewpoints 1856-2006" which will run from 12/18/11 to 2/25/12.

A solo exhibition of Yolene's oils, pastels, intaglio and other prints is was held at the Art Gallery at the Uniondale Library in Long Island from September 1st to the 30th.

Her painting titled "Reflection" is in the Audubon Artists juried show at the Salmagundi Art Club from Sept. 12 to October 1, 2010(see photo)

Her paintings were included in a group show at the Wilmer Jennings Gallery at Kenkeleba from June 23 to Sept. 11, 2010.

Yolene's work was featured in a solo exhibition in the Museum at the Broward County African-American Research Library and Cultural Center in Ft Lauderdale from April 1 through May 31, 2010.

Her paintings were on view in a solo exhibition at the Durst Organization Lobby Gallery at 1133 Avenue of the Americas @ 44 Street, NYC from January 25 to March 5, 2010.

Yolene's work was exhibited in a solo show at the City Club of Washington DC from December 8/2009 to January 13, 2010.

A solo exhibition of Yolene's paintings, etchings and aquatints was held at the Haitian Embassy in Washington DC from September 25 to October 9, 2009.

Yolene's painting was included in a juried show in Spain until March 18, 2009.

Her oils, pastels and charcoal were exhibited in a solo show at the New York Public Library Est 67 Street Branch from March 1 to April 4, 2009.

Select pieces of her work were exhibited with Kenkeleba Gallery at the National Black Fine Arts Show in Manhattan from 2/12 to 2/15/09.

Yolene's painting "Drying clothes" was included in a juried show in Giverny, France in June 2008.

Her oils and pastels were exhibited in a group show at the Manhattan Borough President's Office Gallery at One Centre Street in January 2008.

Yolene's paintings were on exhibit in a solo show at Columbia University's Russ Berrie Gallery located in the Russ Berrie Medical Science Pavilion from November 9, 2007 to January 11, 2008. Oil paintings, pastels and drawing narrated the visual transition from Africa to Haiti and beyond - United States and France.

Yolene's painting "Farm in Bovina, NY"was selected by the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts for inclusion in their 96th Annual Juried exhibition held at the Mystic Arts Center from June 8 to July 21, 2007.

Yolene's painting "Pier A" Battery Park, NY won the Elaine & James Hewitt Memorial Award in Oil at Audubon's 64th Annual Juried show. (see image in Recent Paintings page)

.A 2009“WALL” calendar illustrated with Yolene’s paintings has been published and is now available. This colorful, calendar has 13 images and makes a perfect gift. It is currently available in various giftstores and bookstores such as: The Brooklyn Museum, The Studio Museum in Harlem, Waterloo Center for the Arts Museum in Iowa, Richmond Town Art Center Museum in Staten Island, Brownstone Books @ Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brownstone Books on Lewis Aavenue in Brooklyn, Tribes Gallery in the East Village in Manhattan. " See CALENDAR page on this web site for details on ordering it by mail or on-line.

Yolène’s paintings are featured on the covers (front and back) of the special art issue (#11) of the NY based literary magazine A Gathering of the Tribes .

Her work was included in the Audubon Artists’s 65th annual juried exhibition at Salmagundi Club in September 2008.

Yolene is listed in WHO'S WHO IN AMERICAN ARTS