With a degree in Plastic Arts from the University of Zulia, Raily Stiven Yance has developed his artistic work since 2010, participating in various individual and collective projects in Venezuela and abroad. Between 2013 and 2015 she formed the duo Yance-Bonfanti together with artist Fabio Bonfanti, with whom she obtained the Eugenio Mendoza Award #12+1 (2015) and the special CPPC Artistic Residence Award in Pivô, granted by the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros (CPPC) within the framework of the XVII Salón Banesco Jóvenes with FIA, São Paulo, (2014). It has also been awarded the Regional Prize at the XII Salon of Young Artists of Zulia
(2016), Another Youth Award with FIA in the Museum of Contemporary Art of Zulia (2016), among others. In 2016, he created the independent art space Consul Toría-Rota in a room of his residence in Maracaibo, a project that is still in force. Recently the artist was part of Caribbean Linked – Aruba, an Artist-in-Residence program that travels throughout the Caribbean.
Yance, makes use of art as a collective-individual platform, through some tools such as: works-material, pseudo-theories, pseudo-mysticism, works-companies, independent spaces-sculptures, pencil-paper, artists’ fabrication, consultancies-Rota and pseudo-pedagogical laboratories. To try in an absurd, intuitive, imaginary, playful and childish way, to reach the imagination-emancipation-knowledge.