Early on Katerina Belkina knew about her exceptional talent to see the world through different eyes. Born in Samara in the southeast of European Russia, she was brought up in an creative atmosphere by her mother, a visual artist.
 

Her education as painter at the Art Academy and from 2000 at the school for Photography of Michael Musorin in Samara gave her the tools to visualize her ideas. Exhibitions of her sublime, mystic self-portraits ensued in Moscow and Paris.
 

In 2007 Katerina Belkina was nominated for the prestigious Kandinsky Prize (comparable to the British Turner Price) in Moscow. Recently she got the Hasselblad Masters Prize. Currently she lives and works in Berlin.
 

Group Exhibitions

2017
NordArt 2017, Büdelsdorf, Germany
CRANACH. Meister - Marke - Moderne, Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, Germany
Portraits - Hellerau Photography Award, HELLERAU – European Center for the Arts Dresden, Germany
Nature Morte. Contemporary Artists Revive the Still Life, National Museum Wroclaw, Poland
HUMAN/DIGITAL: a symbiotic love affair, Kunsthal Rotterdam, The Netherlands
L'elegance, Russiantearoom gallery, Paris, France

2016
Art Affair 2, Kunsthalle Faust, Hannover, Germany
Beyond the boundaries, Faur Zsófi Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
PhotograpHER - women taking photos of women, Spazio Contemporanea, Brescia, Italy
Urban Touch, Kunsthalle Faust, Hannover, Germany
error: x, OSTRALE – Festival for Contemporary Arts, Dresden, Germany
Sweet, Schau Fenster - Schauraum für Kunst, Berlin, Germany
NordArt 2016, Büdelsdorf, Germany
Until It Turns Slightly Pink..., C.A.M Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
ARTGESCHOSS 2016, WelfenAkademie, Brunswiek, Germany
SKIN, The Ballery, Berlin Germany
5 Dimensions of Beauty, The Center of Photography Mart, Yekaterinburg, Russia
Spring Exhibition, Galerie Lilja Zakirova, Heusden a/d Maas, The Netherlands

2015
Winter Group Show, Galerie Lilja Zakirova, Heusden a/d Maas, The Netherlands

Celeste Prize 2015, EXBAZZI, Milan, Italy
Seoul New York Photo Festival 2015, Seoul, South Korea
The Last Picture Show, New York Photo Festival, Brooklyn, USA
Cranach 2.0, Festung Rosenberg, Kronach, Germany
20th Voies Off Festival, Arles, France

Heimat X, Wiesbadener Fototage, Wiesbaden, Germany
The Alchemistic Wedding, Galerie Lilja Zakirova, Heusden a/d Maas, The Netherlands
Nord Art 2015, Büdelsdorf, Germany
Fotosommer 2015, Erfurt, Germany

Russian Contemporary Art Week, Berlin, Germany
Net/Rrjet/Edition 7 – Restart, Gallery of Ministry of Culture, Pristina, Kosovo
Humble me, aeroplastics contemporary, Brussels, Belgium
Cranach und die Moderne, Stiftung Christliche Kunst Wittenberg, Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
Cranach 2.0, Cranach-Stiftung Wittenberg, Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany

2014
Group Show, Galerie Lilja Zakirova, Heusden a/d Maas, The Netherlands
Gestalten, Brau.ART 2014, Dessau, Germany
Continuité, Spring Exhibition, Galerie Lilja Zakirova, Heusden a/d Maas, The Netherlands

2013
Heusden in Springtime, Galerie Lilja Zakirova, Heusden a/d Maas, The Netherlands

2012
Autumn Exhibition, Galerie Lilja Zakirova, Heusden a/d Maas, The Netherlands
Madre Russia, Museo Civico, Asolo, Italy
Gop-art, Street Art Festival, 16th Line Gallery, Rostov-on-Don, Russia
Crossover, 3+1, 2nd PHOTOSPECTRUM 2012, Seoul, South Korea

2011
5 Ans de Photographie à l’Espace Art 22, Art 22 Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

2010
Life’s Journey… to Heusden, Summer Exhibition, Galerie Lilja Zakirova, Heusden a/d Maas, The Netherlands
Festival: Living Perm, Perm Museum of Contemporary Art, Perm, Russia
Russian artists, an art superlative, Meymac, France
Russian Tales, EXPRMNTL Gallery, Toulouse, France

2009
Die Winterreise, Galerie Lilja Zakirova, Heusden a/d Maas, The Netherlands
Summer Salon, Galerie Lilja Zakirova, Heusden a/d Maas, The Netherlands
On the trace of Turgenev, Belffroi Gallery, Namur, Belgium

2008
You are an artist, ART4.RU contemporary art museum, Moscow, Russia
Young galleriest/Young collectors, pop/off/art Gallery, Moscow, Russia
Russian Tales, Galerie Small & Co, Paris, France
Summer Exhibition, Galerie Lilja Zakirova, Heusden a/d Maas, The Netherlands
25 women I loved, FotoLoft Gallery, Moscow, Russia

2007
Kandinsky Prize 2007, Moscow, Russia

2006
PhotoFusion, St. Petersburg, Russia
PhotoFusion, Moscow, Russia

2005
Young Russian photographers, Novgorod, Russia
The open city, Samara, Russia
A private life of a nature, DeArt, Moscow, Russia

2002
Collective Exhibition, The Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, USA

Russian Eye, The Arts Project. Gallery, London, Canada

Publications


Katerina Belkina
Hardcover: 191 pages
Publisher: Galerie Zakirova, (Nov. 2015)
Language: English / Dutch
Dimensions: 24 x 30 cm
ISBN: 978-90-823341-1-1
34,50 € + shipping
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Katerina Belkina
Softcover: 61 pages
Publisher: self-published, (Sep. 2015)
Language: English
Dimensions: 21 x 21 cm
10,00 €
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