Iryna Fedorenko

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Iryna Fedorenko is one of the most famous Ukrainian artists with over 20 years of creative experience. In the past two years her works have been displayed in more than 60 exhibitions in museums and galleries in Europe, USA and China under her creative alias Semira.

Born in Mariupol she lived and worked in Kyiv until she fled Ukraine at the beginning of the war. She now lives with her son and mother in Munich.

Iryna is also a renowned art critic and art expert. She studied painting, culture and art at the National Academy of Management of Culture and Art of Ukraine, had internship at The Andy Warhol Museum of Modern Art, at the Museum of Ukrainian Art in Slovakia, at The Italian Ca’Foscari University of Venice, participated in conferences in Boston (USA), Oxford and Cambridge (UK).

Iryna is actively involved in the promotion of modern art in Ukraine. She founded ukrainian art project #Names and two international art projects: the exhibition “DIFFERENT X” and the International Festival of Modern Art “TRACE“.

Iryna Fedorenko (Semira)

Art

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In her work Iryna focusses on portraits and is especially  fascinated by eyes. The deep look of some people is an endless source of inspiration for her.

Through images of faces and eyes she takes us with her into the depth of the character and the inner world of deepest human feelings and emotions.

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Iryna Fedorenko

Art

doctor - Irina Fedorenko - Ukrainian contemporary art

In her work Iryna focusses on portraits and is especially  fascinated by eyes. The deep look of some people is an endless source of inspiration for her.

enrique iglesias- Irina Fedorenko - Ukrainian contemporary art

Through images of faces and eyes she takes us with her into the depth of the character and the inner world of deepest human feelings and emotions.

Portrait - Irina Fedorenko - Ukrainian contemporary art

Iryna Fedorenko

Current works

After narrowly escaping the bombing of her home town Mariupol in March 2022, she started to depict this historic moment by creating the “Children of War” series that beautifully expresses the astonishment und incredulity about the war in Ukraine.

Iryna Fedorenko

Awards

2020 – Award for her contribution to the development of Ukrainian art and art management. She became one of the TOP-100 outstanding women in Kyiv city.

2020 – Laureate of the Second National Award “Best Ukrainian Woman in the Profession” as an Artist.

2020 – Laureate of the project “Leaders of Ukraine” in the nomination Artist of the Year.

2021 – Laureate of the III National Award “The Best Professional Ukrainian“, Fine Arts.

2021 – Laureate of the National Rating “TOP-100 successful women in Kyiv city“. An award for a significant contribution to building a decent standard of living, a high level of human culture and economic development of Ukraine

2022 – Worldwide Cultural Diplomacy Award

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Iryna Fedorenko

Portraits
Iryna Fedorenko is best known for her impressive portraits of private individuals and celebrities. If you are interested in a personal individual portrait, please contact Iryna directly.

Iryna Fedorenko

Sketches and other works

Iryna Fedorenko

Exhibitions
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2022 – Participation in International artistic and educational project on the occasion of the 300th anniversary of Grigory Skovoroda, 135th anniversary Ivan Kavaleridze and the 100th anniversary of the installation of the first monument to Hryhoriy Skovoroda in Ukraine Novels by I.P. Kavaleridze “THE WORLD DIDN’T CATCH THEM”, Chernihiv regional art museum named after G. Galagan, Chernihiv, Ukraine;

2022 – Participation in the ”Stand together with Ukraine. Charity Auction of Ukrainian art”, TIMAX AUCTION HOUSE, London, UK;

2022 – Participation in International artistic and educational project on the occasion of the 300th anniversary of Grigory Skovoroda, 135th anniversary Ivan Kavaleridze and the 100th anniversary of the installation of the first monument to Hryhoriy Skovoroda in Ukraine Novels by I.P. Kavaleridze “THE WORLD DIDN’T CATCH THEM”, on the territory of the Sculpture Park at the Museum-workshop of I.P. Kavaleridze, Kyiv, Ukraine;

2022 – Participation in the “We stand with Ukraine”, Columbus Museum of Art (CMA), Columbus, OH, USA;

2022 – Participation in the Charity Auction “Namysto”, GOLDENS AUCTION HOUSE, Kyiv, Ukraine;

2022– Participation in the ART-FORUM ”UKRAINIAN ART IN ITALY”, Roma, Italy;

2022 – Participation in the Art exhibition and Art Auction #59. Rietumu Bank, Artembassy, Riga, Latvia;

2022 – Participation in the “UKRAINIAN ART AGAINST VIOLENCE” VENIS ART GALLERY at the 59th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy;

2022 – Participation in the KOLIBRI-KUNST KABINETT “ART MUC”, Munich, Germany;

2022 – Solo exhibition ”CHILDREN OF WAR” in the “ART MUC”, Munich, Germany;

2022 – Participation in the “STROKE ART FAIR”, Munich, Germany;

2022 – Participation in the ART Auction Artembassy Auction House, Liveauctioneers Contemporary Art New York Auction, New York, USA;

2022 – Participation in the #ArtForPeace exhibition Galerie Bel`Aquarel, Brugge, Belgium;

2022 – Participation in the UCRAINA TERRA LIBERA, ART ECOLOGY WAR, Milano Design Week, Spazio Seicento via Savona, Milano, Italy;

2022 – Solo exhibition «VOLTI PER LA PACE», Museo della Citta, Rimini, Italy;

2022 – Participation in the Art exhibition Dante Dall’Ucraina a Firenze, RFK International House of Human Rights, Florence, Italy;

2022 – Participation in the Art exhibition «Against violence», Pittsburgh, USA;

2022 – Participation in the exhibition “Mariupol – the soul of Ukraine”, Central House of Artists, Kyiv, Ukraine;

2022 – Participation in International artistic and educational project on the occasion of the 300th anniversary of Grigory Skovoroda, 135th anniversary Ivan Kavaleridze and the 100th anniversary of the installation of the first monument to Hryhoriy Skovoroda in Ukraine Novels by I.P. Kavaleridze “THE WORLD DIDN’T CATCH THEM”, Hetmanship Museum, Kyiv, Ukraine;

2022 – Solo exhibition 1000 FACES, «1000 FACES», gallery “GALERINI”, Munich, Germany;

2022 – Participation in the Art exhibition in Museum and Gallery of Modern Arts – K Gallery, Columbus, OH, USA;

2022 – Participation in the Art exhibition “Mariupol – the soul of Ukraine”, Kamianske History Museum, Ukraine;

2022 – Participation in International artistic and educational project on the occasion of the 300th anniversary of Grigory Skovoroda, 135th anniversary Ivan Kavaleridze and the 100th anniversary of the installation of the first monument to Hryhoriy Skovoroda in Ukraine Novels by I.P. Kavaleridze “THE WORLD DIDN’T CATCH THEM”, bookstore “Syaivo”, Kyiv, Ukraine;

2022 – Solo exhibition in the ITALY X UKRAINE – FREE LAND, Superstudiò Village, Milan, Italy;

2022 – Participation in the Art exhibition «I Have No Words – there Is No Title», Rathausgalerie, Kunthalle, Munich, Germany;

2022 – Participation in the Art exhibition «Future on Hold», Atelier Winter, Munich, Germany;

2022 – Participation in International artistic and educational project on the occasion of the 300th anniversary of Grigory Skovoroda, 135th anniversary Ivan Kavaleridze and the 100th anniversary of the installation of the first monument to Hryhoriy Skovoroda in Ukraine Novels by I.P. Kavaleridze “THE WORLD DIDN’T CATCH THEM”, Khmelnytskyi Oblast art museum, Khmelnytskyi, Ukraine;

2022 – Participation in the Art exhibition «Word with women», Villa Reale di Monza La Casa della Poesia di Monza, Monza, Italy;

2022 – Participation in the Art exhibition «Mostra D`Arte Contemporanea Ucraina», Casa Delle Donne Di Milano, Milano, Italy;

2022 – Participation in the Art exhibition «ALLES IMMER JETZT», Galerie Der Kunstler*innen, Munich, Germany