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Maria Kozyrenko

Художник Марія Козиренко

Maria Kozyrenko (Kharkiv, Ukraine)

Artist and writer. I live and work in Kharkiv.

I work mainly with oil pastels on the joints of paintings and graphics.

Author of the art project "Ukrainian hieroglyphs: stronger than words"


  • collection of poems "Sun Bomb" (Kharkov, Krok, 2008)
  • collection of short prose "Bureau of Lost Thoughts" (Lutsk, Tverdynya, 2009)
  • story "Chewing gum" (Lviv, Calvary, 2016)
  • collection of poems "Words of the author" (Kyiv, Electric Book, 2017)
  • collection of poems "Open here" (Kharkiv, Fabula, 2019)

Personal exhibitions

  • "Lollipop Period" (Kharkiv Literary Museum, Kharkiv, Ukraine, 2010)
  • "2 D" (Kharkiv Municipal Gallery, Kharkiv, Ukraine, 2011)
  • "Islands" (online exhibition on the Kunstmatrix platform, organized by the Nazariy Voitovych Art Residence, Ukraine, 2020)

Collective exhibitions

  • "Diffusions" - the final exhibition of works of the international art residence (Kramatorsk Art Museum, Kramatorsk, Donetsk region, Ukraine, 2018)
  • "Diffusions" - an exhibition of works by the International Art Residence (Kuindzhi Center for Contemporary Art, Mariupol, Donetsk region, Ukraine, 2019)
  • Exhibition of participants of the charity art intensive "Art-touch" (Center for Support of ATO Veterans and Their Families "Near", Kramatorsk, Donetsk region, Ukraine, 2019)
  • "Landscapes painted by heart" - an exhibition of participants of the art residence "Diffusion / Diffusions" (National Museum of Avdiivka, Donetsk region, Ukraine, 2020)
  • "Anticipation / Immunity" - an exhibition of participants of the eponymous online project (Museum of Contemporary Ukrainian Art Korsakov, Lutsk, Ukraine, 2020)
  • "Aura of the city" - the final exhibition of the eponymous research art residence (Lugansk Agrarian University, Starobilsk, Lugansk region, Ukraine, 2020)
  • "Starobilsk in the center of Lviv" - an exhibition of participants of the residence "Aura of the City" (Lviv Regional Library for Youth named after R. Ivanychuk, Lviv, Ukraine, 2020)
  • "Starobilsk in the heart of Lysychansk" exhibition of participants of the residence "Aura of the city" (City Museum of Local Lore, Lysychansk, Luhansk region, Ukraine, 2021)

Participation in art residencies and competitions

  • Participant of the international art residence "Diffusion" (Kramatorsk, Donetsk region, Ukraine, 2018).
  • Participant of the online projects "Immunity" and "Anticipation" of the Museum of Contemporary Ukrainian Art Korsakov (Lutsk, Ukraine, 2020).
  • Participant of the research art residency "Aura of the City" (Starobilsk, Luhansk region, Ukraine, 2020).
  • Winner of the competition of art projects of the Nazariy Voitovych Art Residence - for a series of works "Islands" (Ukraine, 2020).

The works are stored in the funds of the Donetsk Regional Art Museum, Kramatorsk Art Museum (Donetsk region, Ukraine), Khmelnytsky Regional Art Museum (Khmelnytsky, Ukraine), the People's Museum of Avdiivka (Donetsk region, Ukraine), the Museum of Contemporary Ukrainian Art Korsakov. Lutsk, Ukraine), is part of the permanent exhibition of the Lviv Regional Library named after Roman Ivanychuk (Lviv, Ukraine), and are in private collections in Ukraine and the United States.

Description of works

"Finding out intentions", "Dots instead of i" series
2021 canvas, acrylic, oil pastels, 70х90.

"From which side" our "", a series of "Dots content i"
2021 canvas, acrylic, oil pastels, 70х90.

"How the sun was born", a series of "Dots instead of i"
2021 canvas, acrylic, oil pastels, 90х70.

Competitive works

  • Марія Козиренко 2021 «З’ясування намірів», серія «Крапки замість і»
  • Марія Козиренко 2021 «З якого боку «наші»», серія «Крапки змість і»
  • Марія Козиренко 2021 «Як народилося сонце», серія «Крапки замість і»
Average: 4.9 (348 votes)