About

Born 24th December, 1995, Kharkiv, Ukraine.

Education
2018-2019: MA with honours in Design, Art and Pedagogical Therapy, Kharkiv State Academy of Design and Arts.
2011-2017: BA in Monumental Painting, Kharkiv State Academy of Design and Arts.

About me
My name is Iryna Vodolazhchenko, I am a multidisciplinary artist from Kharkiv, Ukraine. From young age, I’ve been looking for ways to satisfy my passion for colour, shape and texture. I dive into my own creative exploration in a wide range of visual works: murals, illustrations, digital art, graphic designs as well as NFT crypto art. My works have been exhibited and juried at art shows in Poland and Ukraine.

Murals are a special passion of mine and within 6 years of my career as a muralist, I’ve created 16 murals. Some of them were commissioned by the Kharkiv administration as a result of a competition.

Background:

  • September, 2019: created a series of murals Talismans of Kharkiv: mural in the form of a rabbit (Troitsky lane, 2); “Lisovychok” (Vorobyova lane, 9) with a team of artists for the Portal of Kharkiv platform.
  • August 2018: Kharkiv city administration commissioned 2 murals on str. Goldbergovskij.
  • August-September 2018: participated in the All-Ukrainian IX Festival of Youth Contemporary Art NonStopMedia.
  • May 2018: Look West exhibition at Galeria Sztuki Wozownia, Torun, Poland. 
  • June-August 2016: Galicia Cult festival, creation of monumental paintings for the Turboatom plant in Kharkiv as part of a team of artists from Kharkiv.
  • May 2016: exhibition RYSOWAĆ NATURALNIE, Galeria Sztuki Wozownia, Torun, Poland.
  • September 2014: Yabluneva Vichnist art exhibition, Kharkiv, Ukraine.

Interests:

  • Art curatorship (Museum night in Kharkiv, Streetart zone and exhibition space on Sam Sobi Fest in Kharkiv)
  • Former administrator of Kharkiv urban sketchers
  • Social projects
  • Travel, yoga, practice zazen, meditate

Contacts
Email: vodolaz.artist@gmail.com
Phone: +380975930668