Yulia Makeyeva is a multidisciplinary artist and founder of Connect With Art. She grew up in Russia and now lives in Jersey, Channel Islands. Yulia turned her full attention to art practice in 2019.  Her Philology and Art History background and interest in history are firmly rooted in her art practice. She explores memory, heritage and time, language, boundaries and borders, drawing inspiration from personal experiences and public and private archives.
In 2021 Makeyeva was awarded a ‘distinction degree’ UAL (University Arts London) Level 3 Diploma in Art and Design/Foundation Studies/Highlands College, Jersey Channel Islands. She facilitates workshops in local schools and participated in a MAPS (Making Art Partnerships in Schools) project, a pilot training and educational programme with artists and teachers, led Arthouse Jersey, working in collaboration with the Department for Children, Young People, Education and Skills (CYPES) to enhance the delivery and provision for art in schools.
Makeyeva was part of Skipton Big Ideas group Exhibition, produced by Jersey Art House, October/November 2021 in Jersey, with her sculpture ‘Continuum’.
Her sculpture Any Time.Now was selected by International Memorial via the open call in May 2022. This work is part of a touring exhibition Sandarmoh. Where Trees Have Faces

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2023      MAPS Projects Exhibition, Arthouse Jersey

2023      CCA Summer Exhibition

2022      Found in Jersey. Made in Jersey

2022       Sandarmoh. Where Trees Have Faces

sculpture Any Time.Now

2022      Making Through the ***time. 2022

self-curated solo exhibition. virtual tour

2022      Spring Show: Pick up your Threads and Carry On. 2022

group show: Rychèl Thérin, Jane Yates, Yulia Makeyeva virtual tour

2021       Skipton Big Ideas Exhibition 2021

Sculpture Continuum was part of a group show

Arthouse Jersey, Town Church, Jersey, October-November 2021

2021       Summer Show

CCA Galleries, Jersey, June 2021

2020       Spring into Action

Private & Public Gallery 

2020      Female Textile Artists

Ramp Arts Collective
Fort Regent, Jersey