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:

2020 – The Merit prize, Awesome Art Prize, Spring Edition, USA

2019 – Nominee of Odessa International Art Prize, Odessa, Ukraine

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, UAE

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 “Free press” International poster design exhibition,  Italy

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

Residence, art colony and plein airs:

​2022 – PILOTENKUECHE The International Art Program 51 round, Leipzig, Germany

2021 – Faberllull Olot, Catalonia, Spain

2020 - Grand from Casa Tagumerche art residency, Canarias Islands, Spain

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:

2022 – VAINE magazine Issue 06 “Place and Identity”, UK

2022 – Transformative Power of Art Journal, Volume 1, Special edition “On War and Peace”

2022 – “Beauty in Rigor: The Art of Kateryna Bortsova”, Issue 3: In Our Hands, I, Enheduanna, USA

2022 – cover for Cold Mountain Review, Special Issue on Identity Volume 50, Appalachian State University, USA

2022 – ModPortrait 2021, Galería artelibre, ISBN 978-84-09-31302-0, Spain

2022 – Blood Orange Review, issue 14.1, Washington State University, USA

2022 – 3Elements Review, N 34, USA

2022 – The Thought Collective, Issue one: The Everyday, Singapore

2022 – The Song Between Our Stars, Volume 1, number 2, Pingo Soochét, USA

2022 – Bealtaine magazine, Issue 2, Co. Cork, Ireland

2022 – Residual Believers, Issue 2

2022 – Anvane Magazine Februrary 2022 #3

2021 – Sutterville review, First Issue, Land Park Press, Sacramento, California, USA

2021 – Superstition Review, Issue 28, Arizona State University, USA

2021 – NonBinary Review, Issue 26, Zoetic Press, USA

2021 – Flora Fiction, Volume 2 Issue 3 Fall 2021, Saint Augustine, Florida, USA

2021 – Modern Renaissance, September issue, https://ru.culturallyarts.com/modernrenaissance

2021 – Cover for PacificREVIEW: The Mirror Maze, San Diego State University, USA

2021 – NNC art magazine June 2021, Amsterdam, Netherland

2021 – Corbeaux Magazine, RED issue, USA

2021 – The Athena Review, Third Issue, The Summer Solstice Collection, USA

2021 – The Purposeful Mayonnaise, Volume 1, Issue 1

2021 – Defunkt Magazine, Volume 8, USA

2021 – Artists 4 Peace, Issue 5, www.artists4peace.org

2021 – The Red Zenith Equality Zine, First Issue, London, UK

2021 – Creatures Issue 4 :consumption, USA

2021 – Winner of the Censorship & Freedom Contest, The Abstract Elephant Magazine LLC, USA

2021 – Superpresent, spring Issue, USA

2021 – The Working Artist, Second Edition, UK

2021 – Cover for APERO fine art catalogue, January 2021, USA

2021 – Cover art for CAMAS Winter 2020, Resilience, the University of Montana, USA

2020 – Interview for Negromundo, Alicante, Spain, http://www.negromundo.com/kateryna-bortsova-entrevista/

2020 – Cover art for Volume 3 Issue 1 of Margins Magazine, The UTSC Women's and Trans Centre, University of Toronto, Canada

2020 – FAKfulness Art Mag 4th, Warsaw, Poland

2020 – “Homeward” Havik, Las Positas College, USA

2020 – Flea Circus Magazine “Little Victories” – Volume 01, UK

2020 – Pretty Owl Poetry, issue 26 summer, the Sundress Publications, USA

2020 – Beyond Queer Words, international literary magazine, USA

2020 – Alchemy 2020, Portland, USA

2020 – ART HOLE: 1, UK

2020 – Phoebe Issue 49.2, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA

2020 – The MASS: MATRIARCHY

2020 – Juste Milieu, Issue № 10 (Monochrome), Detroit, USA

2019 – Sheepshead Review, Volume 42, № 1, UW-Green Bay’s Journal of Literature and Art, USA

2019 – The William and Mary Review, Vol. 57, Virginia, USA

2019 – Bluebee magazine, Volume 2, UK

2019 – Cover of High Plains Register, Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA

2019 – Cover of Lily Poetry Review Volume1 Issue 2, USA

2019 – The New Southern Fugitives, Volume 2, Issue 18, USA

2019 – Cover of Door is a Jar Magazine, Issue 10 Spring, USA

2019 - LandLocked Mag, Issue 1, USA

2019 – The Oakland Review, Volume XLIV, Carnegie Mellon University, USA

2019 – Cover art of The Central Dissent: A Journal of Gender and Sexuality, the University of Central Oklahoma, USA

2019 – A5 magazine, #24, March, UK

2019 – Gasher, winter issue, Stillwater, OK, USA

2018 – Anastamos journal, Issue 4, Chapman University, California, USA

2018 – North American Review, blog USA

2018 – deLuge - a Literary and Arts Journal, USA 

2018 – Whot is art, #20, November issue, UK

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 

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 – Streetlight Magazine, USA

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

2018 – Barzakh A LITERARY MAGAZINE, Spring 2018, NY, USA 

2018 – The Esthetic Apostle, First Spring Issue, Columbia,, USA  

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 

2012 – The British Journal of Aesthetics, Volume 52, Issue 4, UK

Biennale, competitions, group exhibitions:

2022 – “Streben nach Glück”, Kulturkorridor, MoonArt Gallery, Aachen, Germany

2022 – 5th Annual PASA Festival, Seoul, South Korea, Hanoi, Vietnam

2022 – Deeply Pelusa Life, Alte Handelsschule, Leipzig, Germany

2022 – International exhibition “Erotic Art Show”, Rhizome, Washington, USA

2022 – City Crush 10, festival of street culture, Werk 2, Leipzig, Germany

2022 – XXII Bienal Internacional de Arte de Cerveira,  Fundação Bienal de Arte de Cerveira, Vila Nova da Cerveira, Portugal

2022 – “Krieg und Frieden”, Kulturkorridor, MoonArt Gallery, Leipzig, Germany

2022 – Dark Hope Respite, PILOTENKUECHE, Leipzig, Germany

2022 – Moving surreal curiousity, open studio show, PILOTENKUECHE, Leipzig, Germany

2022 – ALC, video festival, Pozos de Garrigós: Museo de Aguas de Alicante, Alicante, Spain

2022 – “PHY/GITAL”, NM gallery, Affordable Art Fair Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden

2022 – 26th Annual Festival of Alternative Art, Armenian Center for Contemporary Experimental Art, Yerevan, Armenia

2022 – VR exhibition “In Spring”, The Gallery by MUI

2022 – The 3rd One Hour International Short Film Festival (OHISFF), Papakura Art Gallery, 10 Averill Street, Papakura, Auckland | Tāmaki-makaurau, Aotearoa | New Zealand

2021 – online expo “Hall of Fake”, gallery “Mas”, Moscow, Russian Federation

2021 – 2nd International Video Art Biennale "Restless Waiting", IAVPOA

2021 – The Embraces: Utopian Proximities online exhibition and the Acropolis Remix pavilion at The Wrong Biennale nº5

2021 – VR exhibition “Audiovisual Frontiers”, UCR, USA

2021 – “Communitas III: Digitale Gemeinschaft”, Kunsthaus Steffisburg, Switzerland

2021 – VR exhibition “Myth Interrupted: Reinventing The Mothers, Monsters and Muses of Greek Myth”, Kleió, UK

2021 – MTHR, Projekt 12/21, Ministry of Culture and Science, the Wuppertal Cultural Office, the Fund for Art and Culture and Knipex, Wuppertal, Germany

2021 – Artspace Bremerhaven, ASSOCIATION "DIE ALTE BÜRGER" E.V., Bremerhaven, Germany

2021 – Remote Closeness exhibition, by Factory’s Public Art Program /the JNGFA, the Goethe-Institut in Jordan, the Institut Français de Jordanie, and funded by the Franco-German Cultural Fund, Jordan

2021 – Every Woman Biennial, Copeland Gallery in Peckham, London, UK

2021 – Lacuna Festival, “Distance”, Lanzarote, Spain https://www.lacunafestivals.com/2021-festivals.php

2021 – VR exhibition “Mono” https://www.mi-sul.com/

2021 – VR exhibition EXDECA #13 https://expodesdecasa.com/catalogo/

2021 – “Print to print” international print exhibition, Mathugama, Sri Lanka

2021 – ARTIM Flux “Do not run! This is only a mirage you see…”, YARAT Contemporary Art Space, Baku, Azerbaijan

2021 – VR exhibition “Niezaspokojony Głód//Endless Hunger”, Wirtualne Muzeum Antropocenu, Poland

2021 – VR exhibition “You and I” by curator Aleks Ka Kusowska

2021 – VR exhibition “Open Fragment”, Pragmata collective, Zagreb at the GMK Gallery

2021 – LA INMENSIDAD ÍNTIMA, Salón Abierto de Dibujo, PIRA, Barcelona, Spain

2021 – VR exhibition “Inspiring Girls”, Ink People, Brenda Tuxford Gallery, USA

2021 – VR exhibition “Black Lives Matter”, Matigan Art And Cultural Center, Germany

2021 – VR exhibition “Lockdown exhibition”, Fitzrovia Circle, Free Speech Gallery, Germany

2021 – VR exhibition “Changing spaces”, ASTRO

2021 – VR exhibition RE:INVENT- IN MOTION, Art Gallery 118, USA

2021 – VR exhibition “IMMEMORY”, USA https://covid-immemory.com/kate-bortsovas-paintings

2020 – VR exhibition “Out of body” by STOA collective, Dublin

2020 –“Corona and Climate Crisis” Gallery in the Project space of Global 3000 Group e.V., Berlin, Germany

2020 – United Nations UN75 collaborative exhibition “Global Conversation”, UN General Assembly, USA

2020 – exhibition of Don Sante Award for Contemporary Art, Bari, Italy

2020 – Posters on Politics 2020 Exhibition, DMJStudio, USA

2020 – HEART20 IMMUNE SYSTEM THERAPY, online group show, The Plasticine Art Factory, PLAN C and Officine Kreative, UK

2020 – “Minerva: Harmony to Hollywood”, New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art, New Harmony, USA

2020 – “It is not your body”, online exhibition, Gallarty gallery, Moscow

2020 – “UPLIFTING BOOST”, VR exhibition, Dagaz Gallery, USA

2020 – “Response”, online exhibition, The Duluth Art Institute, USA

2020 – "I Might Be Staring at Infinity (or the backs of my own eyelids)", VR exhibition, YARAT Contemporary Art Space, Virtual ARTIM Project Space, Baku, Azerbaijan

2020 – “New Nude 2”, online exhibition BG Gallery, Santa Monica, USA

2020 – “What to Wear”, online exhibition BG Gallery, Santa Monica, USA

2020 – “In 24-Hours’ online exhibition, curated by Ayshia Taskin and [SHIFT:ibpcpa] at The Wall Space Gallery, Scotland, UK

2020 – “La cultura es femenina”, international exhibition, Espacio Cultural El Tanque, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

2019 – “Is there a life after plastic?”, BIS ART Gallery, Winzavod, Moscow, Russia

2019 – “Musas” International art exhibition, Alicante, Spain

2019 – Exhibition of nominees of Odessa International Art Prize, “Sady Pobedy”, Odessa, Ukraine

2019 – The Rejects, online art exhibition, Cold bench, Italy, Milan

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

2015 – IV Biennale of watercolors of small format, Prijedor, Bosnia 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; collection of YARAT Contemporary Art Space, Baku, Azerbaijan.

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