Katya Florenskaya


Before 2007, the artist exhibited her works as Ekaterina Ilyina

Born in 1986 in St. Petersburg, Russia

Participation in exhibitions since 2002:

2002 “Handy Thing”, Navicula Artis, St. Petersburg

2002 “Christmas Exhibition”, Anna Akhmatova Museum, St. Petersburg

2003 “Petersburg -2002”, Manege Central Exhibition Hall, St. Petersburg

2004 “Petersburg-2003”, Manege Central Exhibition Hall, St. Petersburg

2004 Grant-funded project “100 quill pens” for the exhibition “Things: quill pens”, Pro Arte, St. Petersburg

2004 “Mitki at the Stray Dog Art Cellar”, St. Petersburg

2004 “Dedication” (photo exhibition, State Museum of History, St. Petersburg

2004 An exhibition at the Museum in Koszalin, 2nd prize winner in the young photographers’ competition in Koszalin, Poland

2004 Grant-funded project “Anti-corset” for the exhibition “Things: a corset”, Pro Arte, St. Petersburg

2005 Solo show “My imaginary journey to China, and other paintings”, Selskaya Zhizn Gallery, St. Petersburg

2005 “Petersburg-2004”, Manege Central Exhibition Hall, St. Petersburg

2005 “Mitki: Kharms”, Borey Gallery, “St. Petersburg

2005 “Legends and Myths of Petersburg”, National Center of Photography, St. Petersburg

2005 Exhibition at the “Trasrkoe Selo Collection” Museum, St. Petersburg

2005 Exhibition of the Drawing and Painting Society, Exhibition Hall of the Ferapontov Convent

2005 “16 views of Ferapontovo”, solo show in the lobby of the Graphic Design Department of St. Petersburg State University

2005-2006 New Year’s Exhibition, Mitki-Vkhutemas Art Gallery, St. Petersburg

2006 “Petersburg-2005”, Manege Central Exhibition Hall, St. Petersburg

2006 grant-funded project “Getz’ cryptographic seam” for the exhibition “Things: a sewing machine”, Pro Arte, St. Petersburg

2006 “Nizhny Novgorod En Plein Air”, Bezukhov Gallery, Nizhny Novgorod

2007 “Kherson En Plein Air”, Mordvinov Estate, Chernyanka settlement, Kherson region,

2007 “Petersburg-2006”, Manege Central Exhibition Hall, St. Petersburg

2008 (September) Voronezh En Plein Air, Kh.L.A.M. Gallery, Voronezh

2009 Kandinsky Prize Nominee (Moscow, Winzavod Center for Contemporary Art)

2009 Exhibition and 5th Young Painters Competition “Landmarks” (Small Hall, Manege Central Exhibition Hall, СПб), 3-е место

2009 Solo Show “Information”, Borey Gallery, St. Petersburg

2010 “Afterdisaster”, an exhibition of contemporary art (in commemoration of the 65th anniversary of the Victory; “Insignia” series of paintings) Krasnoyarsk Museum Center, Krasnoyarsk

2010 “Digital Painting”, a joint exhibition with Tatiana Sergeeva at the Exhibition Hall of the Contemporary Art Center, St. Petersburg

2011 “Petersburg-2010”, Manege Central Exhibition Hall, St. Petersburg

2011 “ZooCultHooray”, Exhibition Hall of the Union of Painters, St. Petersburg

2011 The Spiritual Leaders: Biographies of the Founders of Several Remarkable Communities project, solo show, Navicula Artis Gallery, St. Petersburg

2011 “First on the Mars”, Urals National Center for Contemporary Art, Ekaterinburg

2011 “Perm Live”, Festival of Contemporary Art, Perm

2011 “Art against Geography”, Winzavod Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow

2011 Krasnoyarsk Biennale – 2011

2011 Exhibition of the Kandinsky Prize Nominees – 2011, Central House of Artists

2011 “The First Biennale of Sandwich Art”, Roza Azora Gallery, Moscow

2012 Exhibition of the Kurekhin Prize Nominees, Sergey Kurekhin Center, St. Petersburg

2012 “O.A.K. Florenskys”, Oat Gallery, Tbilisi, Georgia

2012 Exhibition of the National Center for Contemporary Art “Folklore and Naïve Traditions in Contemporary Culture”, State Historical, Architectural, art and Landscape Museum-Reserve Tsaritsyno, Moscow

2012-2013 Solo Show “Philately”, Popov Central Museum of Communications, St. Petersburg

2013 “Canned Foods, Teas, Confiture, Sweets, and Matches”, Masha Goncharova’s Studio Gallery, St. Petersburg

2014 Joint exhibition with Olga Florenskaya and Alexander Florensky at the Cultural Alliance Gallery, Marat Gelman’s Project, Winzavod Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow

2014 White Dishware Exhibition, Masha Goncharova’s Studio Gallery, St. Petersburg2015 Plavsredstva Exhibition, Roza Azora Gallery, Moscow


Student of the Baltic School of Photography since 2003.

Graduate of the Graphic Design Department of St. Petersburg Institute of Fine Arts (State University) (2009)