Kateryna Bortsova

 

Was born 10.12.1983 in Kharkov, Ukraine.

Education:

2008 – Master of Fine Arts (Kharkov National Pedagogical University)

2007 – Bachelor of Graphic Arts (Kharkov State Academy of Design and Arts)

2003 – Junior specialist of Easel Painting (Kharkov State Art College)

1997 – Graduate from Kharkov State Art School with honors

Personal Exhibitions:

2007 – “Graphic art by Kateryna Bortsova”, Kharkov state Art museum, Kharkov, Ukraine

2002 – “People of contemporaneity”, Kharkov state Art museum, Kharkov, Ukraine

2000 – “Graphic arts”, Kharkov state Art College, Kharkov, Ukraine

Awards, diplomas:

2016 – Winner of “Find Your Brilliance” contest, made by Dell and Mashable, USA

2015 – Winner of the 2016 Emirates Skywards Art of Travel competition, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

2013 – Finalist of competition "Portrait-collage", portal YOKEN TOKEN

2012 – Winner of cover competition of Oxford University Press, Great Britain

2012 – Silver medal in the category “realism” in participation in “Factory of visual art”, New York, USA

2010 – Finalist of International poster competition “Yaya art”, Denmark

2010 – Finalist of “Free press” International poster design exhibition, Citta Fiera Martignacco, Italy

2007 – Finalist of 6 Francisco Mantecon International Advertising Poster Competition, Spain

Residence, art colony and plein airs:

2018 – JIWAR art residence, Barcelona, Spain

2017 – GLO’ART Residence, Lanaken, Belgium

2016 – 52nd International art Colony Pocitelj, Pocitelj, Bosnia and Hercegovina

2016 – International Art Colony “Antik Art Colony ‘16”, Jale, Himare, Albania

2015 – 13 International Art Colony Karpino, Macedonia

2014 – 21 International Art Colony Kicevo, Macedonia

2013 – International Art Plein Air Pancevo, Serbia.

Publications:

2018 – Shards, Issue 4, Glass Mountain Mag, Houston, USA https://www.glassmountainmag.com/shards-04/bartsova/

2018 – Sonder Midwest, Issue 2, USA

2018 – New Plains Review, spring 2018, the University of Central Oklahoma , USA

2018 – The Healing Muse, the annual journal of literary and visual art, Volume 18, New York, USA

2018 – Talking Writing, Boston, USA http://talkingwriting.com/how-i-became-amateur

2018 – Ponder Review, Volume 2, Issue 1, Mississippi University for Women, USA

2018 – Gravel Mag, Summer Issue, University of Arkansas at Monticello, USA 

2018 – Scene & Heard a journal of artistic reflections, salutatory issue, Florida, USA

2018 – Levitate literary magazine, Issue 2, the Chicago High School for the Arts, USA

2018 – Barzakh A LITERARY MAGAZINE, Spring 2018, NY, USA https://www.barzakh.net/2018-art-1/2018/4/29/the-fall-of-europe-and-the-way-to-my-heart

2018 – The Esthetic Apostle, First Spring Issue, Columbia, USA  https://www.estheticapostle.com/way-to-my-heart 

2018 – Streetlight Magazine, USA

2018 – The gyara journal https://www.gyara.org/2018/07/17/portraits/ Accra, Ghana

2017 – AVERAGE ART Magazine, December 2017, UK

2017 – Repurposed Mag, Issue Three

2016 – Here Comes Everyone (HCE), East and West Issue, UK

2014 – Landescape Art Review, January https://issuu.com/landescapeartpress/docs/landescape_art_review_-_december_20_3c31c2107ebb97/76

2012 – The British Journal of Aesthetics, Volume 52, Issue 4, UK https://academic.oup.com/bjaesthetics/article-abstract/52/4/441/21988/Note-on-the-Cover-Artist?redirectedFrom=fulltext

Biennale, competitions, group exhibitions:

2018 – The exhibition Person City,  La Nave, Madrid, Spain

2017 – International Artist Grand Prix, X-Power Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

2017 – International exhibition “Lethes Art. Memorty & Identiti(es)”, Ponte de Lima, Portugal

2017 – International exhibition “Fire and Ice”, Alicante, Spain

2017 – Art Revolution Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan

2017 – POČITELJSKA PRIČA, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Hercegovina

2017 – Preview show of Art Revolution Taipei in Get Art Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

2017 – Metropolis Urban Winter Festival, Guwahati, India

2016 – ART.WHO.ART #6 festival, Moscow

2016 – PRESIÓN MX 43 MOTIVOS, #Fronteras, Mexico

2016 – Re-Cognition, ART-MAP, arquivo municipal, Ponte de Lima, Portugal

2016 – UAMO festival “Fortress”, Munich, Germany

2016 – Exhibition «XXV Pjesnički Memorijal "Avdo Mujkić" 2016», Tuzla, Bosnia and Hercegovina

2016 – Exhibition of 13 International Art Colony Karpino, Kocani, Macedonia

2016 – Exhibition of 13 International Art Colony Karpino, Vinica, Macedonia

2015 – Interactive exhibition “Find Your Brilliance”, London's Westfield Stratford City, UK

2015 – “Espejos en el Tiempo, Rusia & España”, Alicante, Spain

2015 – IV Biennale of watercolors of small format, Zrenjanin, Serbia

2015 – Exhibition of 13 International Art Colony Karpino, Kumanovo, Macedonia

2015 – The New York Coffee Festival, New York, USA

Bosnia 2015 – IV Biennale of watercolors of small format, Prijedor, and Herzegovina

2015 – III Brest Print Triennial – 2015, Brest, Belarus

2015 – 16 INTERBIFEP, Tuzla, Bosnia and Hercegovina

2015 – PRESIÓN MX 43 MOTIVOS, Mexico

2015 – BookILL fest – Book illustration festival, Novi Sad, Serbia

2015 – Exhibition of 21 International Kicevo Art Colony, Kumanovo, Macedonia

2015 – IV Biennale of watercolors of small format, Belgrade, Serbia

2015 – THE THIRD INTERNATIONAL GRAPHICS EXHIBITION, KRALJEVO, SERBIA

2014 – Exhibition of 21 International Kicevo Art Colony, Skopje, Macedonia

2014 – Mail Art Salon 2014, Dallas, Texas, USA

2014 – World Watercolour Competition, France

2014 – 1ST INTERNATIONAL MAIL-ART EXHIBITION BORDERS, STRASBOURG, FRANCE

2014 – "From the origins to mastery", Kharkov Art Museum, Kharkov, Ukraine

2013 – Sixth International biennale of mini prints – Tetovo, Macedonia

2013 – Art Project “New Year's salon in Anatomic theater”, Kiev, Ukraine.

2013 – “A Glimpse of the Future”, 8 International Digital Miniprint Exhibition, Ottawa, Canada.

2012 – 7 International triennial of graphic art Bitola, Macedonia

2012 – “Matrices 2012” International electrographic art exhibition of small forms, Budapest, Hungary

2012 – "Creative for Human Rights" IV International Socio-Political Poster Biennalee, Poland

2011 – Fifth International biennale of mini prints – Tetovo, Macedonia

2011 – Exhibition "Jaka bede...", Ketrzyn, Poland

2011 – “Haven and Earth” an international fine art exhibition, New York, USA

2010 – Exhibition of posters devoted to Tacoma International film festival 2010, Tacoma, USA

2010 – Exhibition "Jaka bede...", Ketrzyn Poland

2010 – 5 International biennale of Mini prints – Tetovo 2009, Macedonia

2010 – 30 Mini Print International, Cadaques, Spain

2010 – “Matrices 2010” International electrographic art exhibition of small forms, Budapest, Hungary

2009 – X biennale international de gravat – Josep de Ribera – Xativa, Spain

2009 – Exhibition of posters devoted to Tacoma International film festival 2009, Tacoma, USA

2009 – Exhibition of posters devoted to ISCA 10th Anniversary at INTERSPEECH Conference, Brighton, England

2009 – 29 Mini Print International, Cadaques, Spain

2009 – 10 Teheran International poster biennale, Teheran Iran

2008 – First International Student Competition of Poster, Skopje 2008, “Tolerance – A Global Challenge”, Skopje, Macedonia

2008 – Exhibition of posters devoted to Sokolov International film festival, Alfa cinema in Sokolov, Czech Republic

2008 – 28 Mini Print International, Cadaques, Spain

2008 – 10 anniversary exhibition of works of teachers and students of higher educational establishments of Kharkov, Kharkov, Ukraine

2008 – “Variations” group exhibition at Kharkov State Art museum, Kharkov, Ukraine

2007 – IX Biennale international de gravat – Josep de Ribera – Xativa, Spain

2007 – 4 International biennale of Mini prints – Tetovo 2007, Macedonia

2007 – 27 Mini Print International, Cadaques, Spain

2004 – All-Ukrainian Exhibition “Picturesque Ukraine”, Kiev, Ukraine

1999 – Exhibition at Kharkov State Art College, Kharkov, Ukraine

Took part in international and regional conferences: Russia (Moscow, St. Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Astrakhan (2011 - 2015).), Ukraine (Kharkov, Kiev, Simferopol, Cherkasy, 2007 - 2014.), Germany (Munich 2012), USA (Texas, Dallas, 2014).

Author of Monograph: “The contribution of N. Samokish to the development of graphic arts of end of XIX – early XX centuries”. / E. Bortsova. - Saarbrucken: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, 2015 - 118 p. And more than 20 articles published in scientific journals in Russia, Ukraine, Germany.

The works are situated in collections:

Private collections in Ukraine, Russia, Serbia, Macedonia, UK, USA, Australia, Spain, Albania, Hon Kong; The City Gallery of Uzice, Serbia; Palazzo Sturm, Bassano del Grappa, Italy; The town hall of Xativa, Spain; collections of Bodegas Terras Gauda, S. A.; collections of Tetovo Art museum; collections of Bitola museum; collections of Brest Regional Museum, Belarus; collection of of the Association of artists in B&H; collections of Hungarian Electrographic Art Association; collections of Centre d’artistes Voix Visuelle; Emirates Skywards Art Collection, Dubai, United Arab Emirates; The museological collection of Ponte de Lima, Portugal; Glo’art collection, Belgium.

Professional experience:

2016 – 2017 – lecturer at Kharkov State College of Textiles and Design

2010 – 2013 – researcher of department of Western European Art at Kharkov State Art Museum

2007 – 2010 – lecturer (graphic arts) at Kharkov State Art College

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