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Oleksandr Miroshnychenko

Artist's Work

Head Nr.20

    Work introduction

    I start to study pottery  in 2003 and my first wish was to create functional wares I tried to express natural   processes in clay. Issues that interested  me  was  transience of life, imperfection, impermanence , self-nature and beauty of materials. But my philosophy transformed and I began to reflect about humans  and about processes in society. Civilization and urbanity changes the human nature . Personality as set of separate elements,   possibility of their  changes and permanent  transformation. Continuous change and imperfection as a basic line of personality. The seeming order is unstable. Entropy as form of transformation of objects of material culture. The psychological isolation that is common to human experience.  I try to integrate this motifs into my forms.  I continue to do pottery because for me it is the study of shapes and surfaces, colours and glazes. It is a great experience for the artist, to have a possibility to make functional things, not only art.

    Artist Biography



    Date of birth

     28 May 1983, UKRAINE



     2004-2010 Magister on industrial design Kharkov State Academy of Design and Arts


    Work Experience

    2003-2010 - Laboratory of Ceramics in Kharkov State Academy of Design and Arts 2011- till now - work in own studio


    Group exhibitions:

    2018 Starting point – exhibition with Segii Shaulis, Mironova gallery, Kyiv ,Ukraine

    2018 Ukrainian ceramic festival  TSE GLYNA, Kyiv, Ukraine

    2016 Litoralis - Gogolfest,Ivano-Frankivsk,Ukraine


    Juried exhibitions

    2018 International Juried Ceramics Exhibition MARTINSONS AWARD,               Daugavpils,Latvia

    2017 First Ukrainian ceramic biennale, Oposhnya ,Ukraine, Gold prize

    2015 35 CICA International Ceramic Competition of L'Alcora (Spain)

    2015 3th International Triennial of Ceramics Unicum 2015,Ljubljana,Slovenia

    2013 Ukrainian Exhibition of Ceramics Artists, Oposhnya, Ukraine. Grand prix

    2010 International festival of arts and crafts. Gallery "Belyaevo", Moscow

    2010 Ukrainian Exhibition of Ceramics Artists, Oposhnya, Ukraine


    Solo exhibition

    2017 On the fracture – solo exhibition, Art Jump gallery, Poltava, Ukraine

    2016 Ceramic codes – solo exhibition, Nurnberg house, Kharkiv, Ukraine


    Museums collections

    2018 Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre , Latvia

    2017 National Museum of Ukrainian Pottery in Opishne

    2015 Museu de Ceràmica de l'Alcora , Spain

    2015 National museum of Slovenia, Ljubljana