© Katya Svirgunenko

BIOGRAPHY

Kateryna Svirgunenko (b. 1976 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 1995 taking
part in numerous exhibitions in Ukraine and abroad. In 2005 became member
of the National artists’ union of Ukraine. Since 2008 - member of Fyn’s Graphic
Workshop (Denmark), since 2009 - member of Manifestampe Federation nationale de l’estampe (France).

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
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 G. Kyseleva). MaisterClass Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine. 2015
Decade. KalytaArtClub Gallery. Kyiv, Ukraine. 2015
GraGrafika. Parsuna Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine. 2014
In Common (with A. 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. Cultural Centre of Ukrainian embassy, Paris, France. 2010
Tell me the colour. Maisternya Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine. 2010
Woman, City, Still-life. Dim Mykoly Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine. 2001
Yellow & Blue. Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the UN, New-York, USA. 2001

AWARDS
Residency grant at Fundacion Valparaiso, Spain, 2012
Nomination to the art prize Printmaker of the year from National artists’ union of Ukraine, Kyiv, 2011
Distinction in Estamp. The V Exhibition named after Georgy Jakutovych, Kyiv, 2010
Residency grant at Maltinranta Artcenter, Tampere, Finland, 2010

WORKSHOPS and RESIDENCIES
Brief international printmaking practice Plant and Ink. AGA, The Netherlands, 2015
Edinburgh Printmakers, UK, 2015
Communication. International symposium. Svalyava, Ukraine, 2015
Velykyi pereviz residency. Poltava oblast’, Ukraine, 2014
AiR at Amsterdams Grafisch Atelier, The Netherlands, 2014
Fyns Grafiske Værksted, Odense, Denmark, 2013
Visiting artist at Edinburgh Printmakers, UK, 2013
AiR at Amsterdams Grafisch Atelier (AGA), The Netherlands, 2012
Can Serrat, El Bruc, Spain, 2011
Fyns Grafiske Værksted, Odense, Denmark, 2011
Fyns Grafiske Værksted, Odense, Denmark, 2009
Fyns Grafiske Værksted, Odense, Denmark, 2008
Residency at Venice Printmaking Studio, Italy, 2007
Real Presence - Floating sites’07, Belgrade, Serbia, 2007