© Katya Svirgunenko

BIOGRAPHY

Kateryna Svirgunenko (b. Kyiv) is Ukrainian graphic-based visual artist.
In 1994 she graduated from Taras Shevchenko State College of Art, painting
department. In 2002 she received Master diploma in Graphic art and book design
from the National Academy of fine art and architecture in Kyiv. Since 2005 — member of the National artists’ union of Ukraine. Since 2008 — member of Fyn’s Graphic Workshop (Denmark).
In 2014–2017 — Lecturer, Kyiv State Institute of Applied Arts and Design named after Mykhailo Boichuk, department of Graphic design, Kyiv, Ukraine.
Lives and works in Kyiv.

SOLO/DUO EXHIBITIONS
Chronicles. Triptych Art Gallery. Kyiv, Ukraine. 2021
Mimesis. (With Anatol Stepanenko). Hlibnya, National Sanctuary Sophia in Kyiv. Ukraine. 2020
Graphics. French Institute in Kyiv, Ukraine. 2019
Polychromes. Kyiv National Art Gallery (Shokoladnyi Budunok Art Center). Kyiv, Ukraine. 2017
Partir de zéro. (With Lesya Pisha). In frame of Anne de Kiev Fest. Hlibnya, National Sanctuary Sophia of Kiev, Kyiv, Ukraine. 2016
First Days. FGV gallery, Odense, Denmark. 2015
Interference. (With Ganna Kyseleva). MaisterClass Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine. 2015
Decade. KalytaArtClub Gallery. Kyiv, Ukraine. 2015
GraGrafika. Parsuna Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine. 2014
In Common. (With Anna Dukhovychna). P.art.com Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine. 2013
Printed matter. KalytaArtClub Gallery. Kyiv, Ukraine. 2013
New works at Amsterdams Grafisch Atelier. The Netherlands. 2012
Ukrainian vision. Château de Beaumanoir. Evran, France. 2012
Paintings & Graphics. Ukrainian Institute of America. New-York, USA. 2012
Tentation de la Liberté. Centre Culturel d'Ukraine en France, Paris. 2010
Tell me the colour. Maisternya Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine. 2010
Yellow & Blue. Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the UN, New-York, USA. 2001
Woman, City, Still-life. Dim Mykoly Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine. 2001

AWARDS
Third prize in Gravure. The Xth National Exhibition named after Georgy Jakutovych, Kyiv. 2020
Residency grant at Fundacion Valparaiso, Spain. 2012
Distinction in Gravure. The V Exhibition named after Georgy Jakutovych, Kyiv. 2010
Residency grant at Maltinranta Artcenter, Tampere, Finland. 2010

WORKSHOPS and RESIDENCIES
Residency in frame of In from the margins project at Fyns Grafiske Værksted, Denmark, 2023
International Plain-air Grunwald Art. Reszel, Poland, 2018
AiR at Amsterdams Grafisch Atelier, The Netherlands, 2016
International printmaking practice Plant and Ink. AGA, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2015
Communication. International symposium. Svalyava, Ukraine, 2015
Velykyi pereviz residency. Poltava oblast’, Ukraine, 2014
AiR at Amsterdams Grafisch Atelier, The Netherlands, 2014
Visiting artist at Edinburgh Printmakers, UK, 2013
AiR at Amsterdams Grafisch Atelier (AGA), The Netherlands, 2012
Can Serrat, El Bruc, Spain, 2011
Varies graphic practices, Fyns Grafiske Værksted, Odense, Denmark, 2008–2011
Residency at Venice Printmaking Studio, Italy, 2007
Real Presence — Floating sites’07, Belgrade, Serbia, 2007