Vlada Ralko

Was born in 1969 Kyiv, Ukraine.


In 1987 graduated from Kyiv Art School. 1988-1994 – Kyiv State Academy of Arts (Fine Arts Department, coordinator – professor V. Shatalin). Member of the National Artists’ Union of Ukraine from 1994. Lives and works in Kyiv.

Selected exhibitions

2020 – Fear, Galeria Arsenał, Bialystok; Between the Self and the Selfsame, Lviv National Art Gallery, Lviv; Silence Zone, Sherbenko Art Center, Kyiv

2019 — Kyiv Diary, I. G.Pinzel Sculpture Museum, Lviv; Wedding, Voloshyn Gallery, Kyiv; Personal Effects, Galeria Labirynt, Lublin; Liberty and its Phantom. Version, Galeria Arsenał, Bialystok
2018 — Revolutionize!, Art Arsenal, Kyiv; A Space of One’s Own, Pinchuk Art Center, Kyiv; Liberty and its Phantom (with Volodymyr Budnikov), Chervonechorne gallery, Kaniv; Permanent revolution, Ludvig museum, Budapest; Reserv, National museum Kiev art gallery, Kyiv; Anatomy, OFAM, Odessa; Fashion Show, Voloshyn Gallery, Kyiv

2017 — Holiday Canceled! – Exhibition of the Kyiv International – Kyiv Biennale 2017, Kyiv; Three steps (with Volodymyr Budnikov), Central House of Artists, Kiev; Imminent amongst Forgotten, Voloshyn Gallery, Kiev
2016 — Our national body, National Taras Shevchenko museum, Kyiv; Art school, National museum of russian art, Kyiv; Contact line (with Volodymyr Budnikov), Chervonechorne gallery, Kaniv

2015 — The school of Kyiv – Kyiv Biennial 2015, Kyiv; On the board, Pinchuk Art Center, Kyiv; Our national body, Galeria Arsenał, Białystok; Shelter, Chervonechorne gallery (Art Kyiv, Art arsenal); Fantasies. Reality, National Art museum of Ukraine, Kyiv; Lest the two seas meet, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw; iv Odessa biennale of contemporary art, main project “Manifesto”, Museum of Odessa modern Art

2014 — T.H., National Taras Shevchenko museum, Kyiv; Poet’s refuge (with Volodymyr Budnikov), Chervonechorne gallery, Kaniv; Referendum on withdrawal from the human race, Teatr Powszechny, Warsaw; Premonition: Ukrainian art now, Saatchi Gallery, London; The Ukrainians, DAAD gallery, Berlin; The drop in the ocean, Kunstlerhouse, Wienna; The show within the show, Art Arsenal, Kyiv; White pages, Karas Gallery, Kyiv
2013 — Surface, Karas Gallery, Kyiv; Inside, Karas Gallery, Kyiv

2012 — Heat (with Volodymyr Budnikov), Grand Sculpture Salon, Art Arsenal, Kyiv; Captivated gaze, Arsenale 2012, Karas Gallery, Kyiv; Artists draw A4, Karas Gallery, Kyiv
2011 — Heat (with Volodymyr Budnikov), GuGa Gallery, Gurzuf; Boys and girls (with Volodymyr Budnikov), Ya-Gallery Art Centre, Kyiv
2010 — Art-kyiv, Art Arsenal, Kyiv

2009 — Military sanatorium, Karas Gallery, Kyiv; Simple things, art kyiv, Karas Gallery, Ukrainian House, Kyiv; Envy to reality, Karas Gallery, Kyiv; Signs, Bereznitsky gallery, Berlin; Gogol fest, Lavra Gallery, Kyiv
2007 — Twins, art moscow, Karas Gallery, Central House of Artists, Moscow; must have, Ya-Gallery Art Centre, Kyiv; Shool wool, Paperworks Gallery, Moscow; Shool wool, Moscow Biennale, Central House of Artists, Moscow; Scholarship of ccn graz, Graz

2006 — Sliding, Ya-Gallery Art Centre, Kyiv; Twins, Atelier Karas Gallery, Kyiv
2005 — Pink fortifited, Atelier Karas Gallery, Kyiv

2004 — Simple man, Atelier Karas Gallery, Kyiv; Chinese Erotic Diary, Guelman Gallery, Moscow; Farewell to arms, Art Arsenal, Kyiv
2003 — First collection, Central House of Artists, Kyiv; Donumenta, Regensburg; Age of romanticism, Palace of Fine Arts, Lviv
2002 — Chinese erotic diary, Guelman Gallery, Kyiv; Behind the screen, Atelier Karas Gallery, Kyiv; Girls, nymphettes,girls, nymphettes, Rebell Minds Gallery, Berlin

2001 — Works on paper, Alipy Gallery, Kyiv; Painting, etching, In den Gerbgruben Gallery, Burgenland; Prize of ukrainian triennale of painting, Kyiv
2000 — Paradize, Ra Gallery, Kyiv; New trends, Central House of Artists, Kyiv; Chimelice custle residence, CCA, Prague
1997 — Better times, Tadzio Gallery, Kyiv; Better times, Museum of Kyiv History, Kyiv
1995 — Treasures of forgotten country, Lincoln Center, NY