Pavla Nikitina was born in 1997 in Kyiv, where she studied at Taras Shevchenko State Art High School, then continued her studies at the Secondary Technical Art School of Stonework and Sculpture in Hořice (Czech Republic), specializing in stone-sculpting. Pavla is currently studying at the Faculty of Fine Arts of Brno University of Technology (Czech Republic) in Sculpture Studio 1, where she practices sculpture in its classical and modern techniques, from academic methods to 3D modeling.
The core of Pavla Nikitina’s artistic practice is working with new technologies, as well as psychological and social research of specific phenomena within the medium of sculpture.
Pavla Nikitina’s works are presented in the collection of the National Museum of Montenegro (2019, Cetinje, Montenegro), as well as in private collections in Ukraine and the Czech Republic. She has participated in group exhibitions including Na rozhraní (On the border) at Museum of Art and Design Benesov (2021, Benesov, Czech Republic), Exodus at the Museum of History of Kyiv (2019, Kyiv, Ukraine), Outside These Walls at SVA Flatiron Gallery (2018, New York, USA), and others. Grand Prix winner of the MUHi 2021 competition for young Ukrainian artists.
Drei Horizonte/23.02.2022, with Jiří David, (as part of the festival Czech Season in Dresden), Stallhof, Dresden.
5 minutes, MAGNA Gallery, Ostrava, Czech Republic.
United. PinchukArtCentre Prize 2022, Pinchuk Art Centre, Kyiv, Ukraine. In Progress: MUHI-2021 prize winners, Ukrainian Cultural Centre, Paris,
ART WAR, House of Social Innovation, Warsaw, Poland.
The Garden Party, Ústí nad Labem House of Arts, Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic.
MUHi 2021, M17 Contemporary Art Center, Kyiv, Ukraine.
Prototyp Festival 2021, Brno Exhibition Centre: pavilion A, Brno, Czech Republic.
Kъniga, Golden Gate Museum, Kyiv, Ukraine.
Na rozhraní, curated by: Crashtest 2021, Museum of Art and Design Benesov, Benešov, Czech Republic.
Prototyp Festival 2019, Brno Exhibition Centre: pavilion A, Brno, Czech Republic.
Exodus, curated by: Kostiantyn Doroshenko, Музей історії Києва, Kyiv, Ukraine.
Exodus. Biruchiy 019. Montenegro, curated by: Kostiantyn Doroshenko, Art Gallery of Miodrag Dado Djuric, Cetinje, Montenegro.
Exodus. Biruchiy 019. Montenegro, curated by: Kostiantyn Doroshenko, Spomen Dom, Gornji Morinj, Montenegro.
Outside These Walls, SVA Flatiron Gallery, New York, USA.
AS1 Among the Flowers, Botanical Garden of the Faculty of Science of Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic.
Digital Exchange 3, curated by: Natálie Chalcarzová, FaVU Gallery, Brno, Czech Republic.
Analog versus Digital, City Gallery Trutnov, Trutnov, Czech Republic.
Stones Are Rolling, U Přívozu Gallery, Research Library in Hradec Králové, Czech Republic.
Šutrárna, Architecture Days at Mastný Factory, Lomnice nad Popelkou, Czech Republic.
Mystics, Spirits and Muses, curated by: Robert Carrithers, Art Prague 2016, Kafka House, Prague, Czech Republic.
130 years of the School of Sculpture, U Přívozu Gallery, Research Library in Hradec Králové, Czech Republic.