Ralko Vlada



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Vlada Ralko was born in 1969 (Kyiv, Ukraine). In 1987 graduated from Kyiv Art School. 1988-1994 – Kyiv State Academy of Arts (Fine Arts Department, coordinator – professor V. Shatalin). Member of the National Artists’ Union of Ukraine from 1994. Lives and works in Kyiv.


2019 — Things of value, ChervoneChorne gallery, Kaniv; Personal effects, Galeria Labirynt, Lublin; The phantom of liberty. Version, Galeria Arsenal, Bialystok; Exodus. Biruchiy 019. Montenegro, National museum of Montenegro, Cetinje; Kyiv History Museum, Kyiv; Kyiv diary, I. G. Pinzel Sculpture Museum, Lviv; War in museum, Kmytiv Museum of Soviet Art, Kmytiv; Wedding, Voloshyn Gallery, Kyiv

2018 — Revolutionize!, Art Arsenal, Kyiv; A Space of One’s Own, Pinchuk Art Centre, Kyiv; Liberty and its Phantom (with Volodymyr Budnikov), Chervonechorne gallery, Kaniv; Permanent revolution, Ludvig museum, Budapest; Reserv, Kyiv National Picture Gallery, Kyiv; Anatomy, Odessa Art Museum, Odesa; Fashion Show, Voloshyn Gallery, Kyiv

2017 —  Holiday Canceled! – Exhibition of the Kyiv International – Kyiv Biennale 2017, Kyiv; Three steps (with Volodymyr Budnikov), Central House of Artists, Kiev; Imminent amongst forgotten, Voloshyn Gallery, Kiev

2016 — Our national body, National Taras Shevchenko museum, Kyiv; Art school, National museum of russian art, Kyiv; Contact line (with Volodymyr Budnikov), Chervonechorne gallery, Kaniv

2015 — The school of Kyiv – Kyiv Biennial 2015, Kyiv; On the board, Pinchuk Art Centre, Kyiv; Our national body, Galeria Arsenał, Białystok; Shelter, Chervonechorne gallery (Art Kyiv, Art arsenal); Fantasies. Reality, National Art museum of Ukraine, Kyiv; Lest the two seas meet, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw; IV Odessa biennale of contemporary art, main project "Manifesto", Museum of Odessa modern Art

2014 — T.H., National Taras Shevchenko museum, Kyiv; Poet's refuge (with Volodymyr Budnikov), Chervonechorne gallery, Kaniv; Referendum on withdrawal from the human race, Teatr Powszechny, Warsaw; Premonition: Ukrainian art now, Saatchi Gallery, London; The Ukrainians, DAAD gallery, Berlin; The drop in the ocean, Kunstlerhouse, Wienna; The show within the show, Art Arsenal, Kyiv; White pages, Karas Gallery, Kyiv

2013 — Surface, Karas Gallery, Kyiv; Inside, Karas Gallery, Kyiv

2012 — Heat (with Volodymyr Budnikov), Grand Sculpture Salon, Art Arsenal, Kyiv; Captivated gaze, Arsenale 2012, Karas Gallery, Kyiv; Artists draw A4, Karas Gallery, Kyiv

2011 — Heat (with Volodymyr Budnikov), GuGa Gallery, Gurzuf; Boys and girls (with Volodymyr Budnikov), Ya-Gallery Art Centre, Kyiv

2010 — Art-kyiv, Art Arsenal, Kyiv
2009 — Military sanatorium, Karas Gallery, Kyiv; Simple things, art kyiv, Karas Gallery, Ukrainian House, Kyiv;

2008 — Envy to reality, Karas Gallery, Kyiv; Signs, Bereznitsky gallery, Berlin; Gogol fest, Lavra Gallery, Kyiv

2007 — Twins, art moscow, Karas Gallery, Central House of Artists, Moscow; must have, Ya-Gallery Art Centre, Kyiv; Shool wool, Paperworks Gallery, Moscow; Shool wool, Moscow Biennale, Central House of Artists, Moscow; Scholarship of CCN GRAZ, Graz

2006 — Sliding, Ya-Gallery Art Centre, Kyiv; Twins, Atelier Karas Gallery, Kyiv

2005 — Pink fortifited, Atelier Karas Gallery, Kyiv

2004 — Simple man, Atelier Karas Gallery, Kyiv; Chinese Erotic Diary, Guelman Gallery, Moscow; Farewell to arms, Art Arsenal, Kyiv

2003 — Firstcollection, Central House of Artists, Kyiv; Donumenta, Regensburg; Ageofromanticism, Palace of Fine Arts, Lviv

2002 — Chinese erotic diary, Guelman Gallery, Kyiv; Behind the screen, Atelier Karas Gallery, Kyiv; Girls, nymphettes, girls, nymphettes, Rebell Minds Gallery, Berlin

2001 — Works on paper, Alipy Gallery, Kyiv; Painting, etching, In den Gerbgruben Gallery, Burgenland; Prize of ukrainian triennale of painting, Kyiv

2000 — Paradize, Ra Gallery, Kyiv; New trends, Central House of Artists, Kyiv; Chimelice custle residence, CCA, Prague

1997 — Better times, Tadzio Gallery, Kyiv; Better times, Museum of Kyiv History, Kyiv 1995 — Treasures of forgotten country, Lincoln Center, NY