Iryna Fedorenko

Iryna Fedorenko is one of the most famous Ukrainian artists with over 20 years of creative experience. In the past three years her works have been displayed in more than 50 exhibitions in museums and galleries in Europe, USA and Asia 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. 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

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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 50 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. 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.

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Sketches and other works

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Upcoming exhibitions
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2022 – Participation in the exhibition “We stand with Ukraine“, Columbus Museum of Art (CMA), Columbus, Ohio, USA

2022 – Participation in the “Ukrainian Art against Violence” at the 59th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

2022 – Participation in the Charity Auction “Namysto”, Goldens Auction House, Kyiv, Ukraine

2022 – Participation in the Art Forum ”Ukrainian Art in Italy”, Rome, Italy

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

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

2022 – Participation in the Kolibri Kunst Kabinett at ArtMuc, Munich, Germany

2022 – Participation in the “Ukrainian Art against Violence”, Venice Art Gallery, Venice, Italy

2022 – Participation in exhibition ”Children of War” at ArtMuc, Munich, Germany

2022 – Participation in the “Stroke Art Fair”, Munich, Germany 

2022 – Participation in exhibition „Art for peace” in Galerie Bel’Aquarel, Bruges, 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 All-Ukrainian cultural and artistic project “Unconquered Ukraine”, Central House of Artists, Kyiv, Ukraine

2022 – Participation in the exhibition “Art
against Violence”, Pittsburgh, 
Pennsylvania, USA

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

 

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