KATYA BUCHATSKA Born in 1987 in Kyiv (Ukraine), where she works and lives.
She studied Graphic Techniques and Illustration at the Institute of NTUU KPI, Kyiv, Ukraine (2003-2007); Fine Art at the École Nationale Supérieure d'Art de Dijon, Dijon, France (2008), and Monumental Painting with Professor Mykola Storozhenko at the National Academy of Fine Art and Architecture, Kyiv, Ukraine (2008-2015). She collaborates with the preservation group for the legacy of the Hutsul naïve artist Paraska Plytka-Horytsvit. From 2016 works with neurodivirgent artists.

Solo Shows

YOU WILL SEE THIS LIGHT ON THE SUNNIEST DAY
2023, hunt kastner, Prague (Czech Republic)
IZYUM TO LIVERPOOL
2023, Liverpool Cathedral, Liverpool (UK)
A VERY PERSONAL SHOW
2020, The Naked Room, Kyiv (Ukraine)
PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE PAST YEAR
2019, Mala gallery of Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv (Ukraine)
NEITHER IS BIGGER NOR
2017, «AcademART gallery», Sumy (Ukraine)
MARA
2016-17, Port Creative Hub, Kyiv, (Ukraine) (duo show with Vitalii Kokhan)

Selected group shows

2024
Ukrainian Pavilion at the 60th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia
2024, Arsenale, Venice (Italy)
2023
SEQUENCES BIENNIAL XI
''Can’t See'', Rejkyavic (Iceland)
KYIV BIENNIAL
"Where Are We Now, After All Those Endlessly Repeated Words?", Sorry No Rooms Available, Uzhhorod (Ukraine)
Art and Life in Times of War
Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart (Germany)
Kaleidoscope of (Hi)stories. Ukrainian Art 1912–2023
Albertinum, Dresden (Germany)/Museum de Fundatie, Zwolle (The Netherlands)
FROM 1914 TILL UKRAINE
Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart (Germany)
IT`S ONLY ACHILLE`S HEEL THAT`S LEFT ALIVE
l`Atlas gallery, Paris (France)
LAND TO RETURN, LAND TO CARE
online artistic research lab on war experience by PAST/FUTURE/ART (Ukraine)
2022
I DREAMED OF WILD ANIMALS
Labyrint, Lublin (Poland)
HEART OF THE EARTH
Mystetskiy Arsenal, Kyiv (Ukraine)
EVERYONE IS AFRAID OF THE BAKER, BUT I AM GRATEFUL
apartment exhibition in destroyed apartment, Irpin (Ukraine)
OTHER PARTS IN THE NEXT QUARTER
The Naked Room, Kyiv (Ukraine)
GRANDMOTHERHOOD (UNCOUNTABLE)
baba Vasa’s cellar, Shabla (Bulgaria)
FROM THE BATTLEFIELD
SEA foundation, Tilburg (Netherlands)
LISTE Art Fair Basel
Basel (Switzerland)
WAR, WHAT IS IT GOOD FOR, ABSOLUTELY NOTHING
Galerie Laroche/Joncas, Monreal (Canada)
WORKING ROOM
Asortymentna kimnata gallery, Ivano-Frankivsk (Ukraine)/ A:D:Curatorial, Berlin (Germany)/ Neuer Kunstverein Wien, Vienna (Austria)/ Dnipro (Ukraine)
WHAT IS DEPICTED HERE?
museum Folwang, Essen (Germany)
STATE OF EMERGENCY
Catinca Tabacaru gallery, Bucharest (Romania)
PinchukArtCentre Prize
PinchukArtCentre, Kyiv (Ukraine) (withdraw from the award)
PIAZZA UCRAINA
temporary pavilion in Giardini, 59th Venice Biennale, Venice (Italy)
UNFOLDING LANDSCAPES
The Art Centre Silkeborg Bad, Silkerborg (Denmark)/ Art & History Museum, Brussels (Belge)/Kunst(Zeug)Haus, Rapperswil-Jona (Switherland)
2021
Restoration mosaics of Ada Rybachuk and Volodymyr Melnitchenko
The Central Autovokzal, Kyiv (Ukraine)
International land-art symposium MOHRYTSYA
Mohrytsya (Ukraine)
SUMMER AT THE VDNG
VDNG, Kyiv (Ukraine)
The Others Art Fair
Turin (Italy)
2020
M17 Sculpture Prize: Roots and Pollen
M17, Kyiv (Ukraine)
PinchukArtCentre Prize
PinchukArtCentre, Kyiv (Ukraine)
International land art symposium MOHRYTSYA
Mohrytsya (Ukraine)
THE DESPERATE TONE IS AN ACT
Аsortymentna kimnata, Ivano-Frankivsk (Ukraine)
2019
Second Biennale of Young Art
Kharkiv Art Museum, Kharkiv (Ukraine)
International land art symposium MOHRYTSYA
Mohrytsya, (Ukraine)
UPHA Made in Ukraine (Ukrainian contemporary photography)
art-space AKT, PLATFORMA, Kyiv (Ukraine)
BE CAREFUL WITH THE AXE, EUGENE
art-space AKT, PLATFORMA, Kyiv (Ukraine)
Exhibition-gift for the Kherson Museum of contemporary art
Kherson (Ukraine)
DE?VERDURIZATION
within the project of the group DE-NE-DE, Bursa Gallery, Kyiv (Ukraine)
2018
CONSCIOUS SENSATION
Mala gallery of Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv (Ukraine)
PEH KHAW
Shillong, Meghalaya (India)
THE CHILDREN OF DR. FRANKENSTEIN
Ya-gallery, Kyiv (Ukraine)
VOLUME PARK
park "Natalka", Kyiv (Ukraine)
VOICE ARCHITECTURE
Plivka, Kyiv (Ukraine)
International land art symposium MOHRYTSYA
Mohrytsya (Ukraine)
SUBJUNCTIVE MOOD
gallery “Mytets” Kyiv (Ukraine)
COMMENTING PHOTOS
within the project “Zmina” by Izolyatsia, Pokrovsk history museum, Pokrovsk (Ukraine)
AFFOREST
within the project of the group DE-NE-DE Museum of Velikoanadolsky Forest (Ukraine)
2017
Arts and Film Biennale
T. Shevchenko museum, Kyiv (Ukraine)
Festival of Ukranian Young Artists
Mystetskiy Arsenal, Kyiv (Ukraine)
MONTAGE (Realized with group MONTAGE)
Festival of Ukranian Young Artists, Mystetskiy Arsenal, Kyiv (Ukraine)
SPACES
SpaceS Contemporary Art Exhibition, Galerie La Cave, Jeneva (Switherland)
Kyiv Art Fair
«Torronto-Kyiv», Kyiv (Ukraine)
International land art symposium MOHRYTSYA
Mohrytsya (Ukraine)
Kyiv Poetry Week
Plivka, Kyiv (Ukraine)
2016
FRONTIER SPACE
Soviart, Kyiv (Ukraine)
Biruchiy contemporary art project
Biruchiy island (Ukraine)
International land art symposium MOHRYTSYA
Mohrytsya (Ukraine)
BIRUCHIY COMES CLOSER
Closer, Kyiv (Ukraine)
MONTAGE (Realized with group MONTAGE)
White World gallery, Kyiv (Ukraine)
UNDER THE SCIENCE
within the NewArtSchool Science ART Kharkiv, ERMILOVcentre, Kharkiv (Ukraine)

Curating and co-curating projects

Museum of Paraska Plytka-Horytsvit
2022, exhibition curator, Kryvorivnya, (Ukraine)
Residency on Future
2022, co-curator with Borys Filonenko, v. Babyn, Ivano-Frankivsk region (Ukraine)
DOT, LINE, POSSIBILITIES
2020, outsider art show, co-curator, PincukArtCentre, Kyiv (Ukraine)
OVERCOMING GRAVITY
2019, exhibition project dedicated to the artistic legacy of Paraska Plytka-Horytsvit, researcher, Mystetskiy Arsenal, Kyiv (Ukraine)
Children's program of the II Biennale of Young Art
2019, curator of one of the program's block, Kharkiv (Ukraine)
COMMENTING PHOTOS within the project “Zmina” by Izolyatsia
2018, co-curator, Pokrovsk history museum, Pokrovsk (Ukraine)
THE PORTRET OF PLACE AND TIME
2016, photos of the Paraska Plytka-Horytsvit, co-curator, researcher, Museum of Natural History, Ivano-Frankivsk (Ukraine)

Awards

The Women in Visual Arts. The Resistance 2024 Award (UN Women Ukraine and the Ukrainian Institute)
2024
Special Prize Kyiv Sculpture Project for the best young artist from Ukraine
2012

Residencies

COMMON GROUND, Peilung #4, daadgalerie/fellowship from the DAAD Encounters with Ukrainian Artists Program, Berlin (Germany)
2023
Working Room, Ivano-Frankivsk (Ukraine)
2022
Tulsa, Okhlahoma (USA)
2020
Khata-maysternya, Babyn (Ukraine)
2020
Edinbourg Sculpture Workshop, Edinbourg (UK)
2019
KyivAIR, Kyiv (Ukraine)
2013
Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Yorkshire (UK)
2013