Nika Kupyrova

Born in 1985, Kyiv, UA

Lives and works in Vienna, AT

Nika Kupyrova studied Painting at the Edinburgh College of Art (UK), Fine Arts at the Iceland University of the Arts (IS), and Transdisciplinary Art at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna (AT). Exhibitions include venues such as Karlin Studios FUTURA (Prague, CZ), Bildraum 07 (Vienna, AT), WIELS Contemporary Art Centre (Brussels, BE), EXILE Gallery (Vienna, AT), Mattress Factory Museum of Contemporary Art (Pittsburgh, USA), Belvedere 21 (Vienna, AT), SODA Gallery (Bratislava, SK), Kunstraum Niederoesterreich (Vienna, AT), and Meetfactory Centre for Contemporary Art (Prague, CZ).

Kupyrova's international presence extends to festivals, biennials, and art fairs, such as her participation in the viennacontemporary (ZONE 1) in 2022 and Liste Showtime Online in the same year. Her artistic contributions have earned her prestigious awards, including the Kardinal König Kunstpreis in 2023 and the Erste Bank ExtraValue Art Award in 2017, and her works can be found in the collection of the Federal Ministry of Austria in (Artothek des Bundes) in Belvedere 21, collection of Wien Museum (AT), as well as collections of Fait Gallery (CZ) and the Mattress Factory Museum of Contemporary Art (USA).

In addition to her creative practice, Kupyrova has engaged in curatorial activities, organizing exhibitions like The Somnambulists at Kunstverein Eisenstadt in 2022. Her impact on the art scene is further emphasized through lectures and talks at renowned institutions such as the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna (AT) and Kunsthalle Bratislava (SK). Kupyrova's multifaceted artistic journey encompasses not only her individual creations but also contributions to the broader artistic discourse through curation, speaking engagements, and critical recognition in various publications and media outlets.

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