etchingroom1 is the printing studio founded in 2016 by two graphic artists Kristina Yarosh and Anna Khodkova, in Kyiv (Ukraine). Artists are working in graphic techniques, etching, and mosaics. Winners of the special prize of Young Ukrainian Artists MUHi 2019 and the second prize of the II Biennial of Young Art. 

Kristina Yarosh (born 1994) was born in Kyiv. She graduated from the department of book graphics of the Institute of Publishing and Printing of The National Technical University of Ukraine "Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute". Currently, she mainly works with etching and the development of her own techniques. In her work, the artist appeals to unsightly objects in the urban space turning them into symbolic artifacts.

Anna Khodkova (born 1990). She graduated from Taras Shevchenko State Art High School (2008) and the National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture (2016). Works in etching, linocut, silkscreen, monotype, calligraphy techniques. Today in her practice she prefers the etching technique. The artist is interested in the transformation of human images and their metaphorization.

Solo exhibitions


«It was crowded yesterday», ArtEast Gallery Berlin Kyiv, Berlin, Germany

«Starting point», Ukrainian Culture Centre, Paris, France

«temporary studio», Shcherbenko Art Centre, Kyiv, Ukraine


«On Monday», ARTSVIT  Gallery, Dnipro, Ukraine

«View in», ArtEast Gallert Kyiv Berlin, Kyiv, Ukraine


«I Will Be There Soon», Kyiv, Ukraine

«Tonight I’m Staying at Home», Dymchuk Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine


«Untitled», NT-Art Gallery, Odesa, Ukraine

«Borders of Existence», Artsvit Gallery, Dnipro, Ukraine


Graphic Exhibition, Institut Francais D’Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine

«Caution, for No Reason», Dymchuk Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine

«The Game Has Begun», Karas Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine


«Old Heroes», WERKSTADT, Berlin, Germany

«Manifestation of the City», Educatorium Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine


Art-Wednesday, IZOLYATSIA, Kyiv, Ukraine


Graphic Exhibition, Art Museum of Galagan, Chernihiv, Ukraine

Graphic Exhibition, P.ART.COM Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine

Group exhibitions


«Ucraina. Terra Libera», Venice Art Gallery, Venice, Italy

«GUERRE», le 59 Rivoli, Paris, France

«umso stärker schlägt mein Herz», Kunstraum Kreuzlingen & Tiefparterre, Kreuzlingen, Switzerland


«Give Me Tomorrow», Shcherbenko Art Centre, Lisbon, Portugal


«Imprint. Ukrainian Printmaking of the XX – XXI Centuries», Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv, Ukraine


KYIV ART WEEK, Artsvit Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine

Print Fest 4/100, Metaculture, Kyiv, Ukraine

II Biennale of Young Art «Looks Like I’m Entering Our Garden», Kharkiv, Ukraine

Competition for Young Ukrainian Artists «MUHi 2019», Shcherbenko Art Centre, Taras Shevchenko National Museum, Kyiv, Ukraine


Visual Design of the Performance «Air», French Spring in Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine

Silent Auction, Dukat Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine

The Auction to support The Red Cross Program in Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine

PRINT FEST 3/100, Plivka, Kyiv, Ukraine

«City Without Destination», Artsvit Gallery, Dnipro, Ukraine

KYIV ART WEEK, Dymchuk Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine

The VIII International Book Arsenal Festival Will Project the Future, Kyiv, Ukraine

«Material Evidence 1», Material Evidence Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine

«City Without Destination», Non Stop Media IX Festival, VOVATANYA Gallery, Kharkiv, Ukraine

«Contemporary Ukrainian Graphics», Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, USA


Silent Auction, Dukat Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine

PRINT FEST 2/100, Plivka, Kyiv, Ukraine

First International Print Biennale Yerevan 2017, Yerevan, Armenia

Ukrainian Art Auction, Dukat Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine

Festival of young Ukrainian artists «Today That Never Happened», Kyiv, Ukraine

Modern Graphics of Ukraine, Zvonimir Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia


The VI International Book Arsenal Festival, Kyiv, Ukraine

PRINT FEST 1/100, IZONE, Kyiv, Ukraine

13, Educatorium Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine

International Forum of Graphic Arts «Leopolis-2016», Lviv, Ukraine

1/30, P.ART.COM Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine

Silent Auction, Dukat Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine