Three Works

by Kateryna Bortsova Issue: 2022 Special Issue on Identity

Artist Statement

In her work, Bortsova focuses on the themes of the female body, modern consumption society and reflects her view on the modern fake reality. With the help of her work she wants to formulate what it means to her, how she sees fake reality. One of the main thesis of her project is that in the modern world not everything is actually what we think, many things have different meanings; and sometimes it is difficult to understand the true essence of things now.  Kateryna thinks that art means confrontation between life and aesthetics and it is a hard struggle for both of them. An understanding of art is one of the artist’s main working specialties. Kateryna Bortsova believes that keeping up with ephemera fashion shall not serve as a factor of art work in modernity. A statement that humans shall study and develop oneself for a whole life impresses her very much. She considers that a talented person is obliged to find out something new throughout its life, to reach new more tops. If one ceases to develop oneself they will have nothing more to say to the audience by means of their works.



Kateryna Bortsova

Kateryna Bortsova is a painter/graphic artist with a BFA in graphic arts and an MFA. Works of Kateryna took part in many international exhibitions (Taiwan, Moscow, Munich, Spain, Italy, USA etc.). Also she won the silver medal in the category “realism” in participation in “Factory of visual art,” New York, USA and 2015 Emirates Skywards Art of Travel competition, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. 

Kateryna is always open for commission and you can view her work on Instagram: @katerynabortsova, or on her website: https://bortsova6.wixsite.com/bortsova .