Daria Makarenko was born in 1988 in Murmansk, Russia. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Saint Petersburg State University of Russia in 2009 and holds her Master of Fine Arts degree from Konstfack (University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Ceramic and Glass department. 2012, Stockholm,Sweden). Being exhibited world-wide, she is currently working as an independent artist and ceramicist in the field of public art issues.


Oct. 2017 Exhibition "With Everyone’s Imagination Atrophied, No One Will Ever Be a Threat to the World #5" (together with Pavel Matveyev), Designgalleriet, Stockholm, Sweden Oct.-Dec. 2014 Art Residency "Embassy of Foreign Artists", Geneva, Switzerland

Sept. 2014 3d Festival of Public Art “Art Prospect”, Saint Petersburg, Russia (curator- Kendal Heny)

Dec. 2013 Project “Coalesce, compose then radiate” curated by Cat Turner and Zoe Marden, UK

Nov.-Dec. 2012 Exhibition ‘Fusing Words & Art’ by Word Art Collective, Hoxton Arches Gallery, London, UK

May-June 2012 Konstfack Degree Exhibition 2012, Stockholm, Sweden

May 2011 Exhibition “I am speaking about…” Plattan Library, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden

Jan. 2011 The participant of the Exhibition “The Borderlines”, Stockholm, Sweden

Feb. 2010 The participant of the Annual Exhibition ‘Peterburg 09’, Central Exhibition Hall Manege, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Jan. 2010 The participant of the Russian/ Lithuanian Art Week, Contempoary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania

Oct. 2009 The participant of the 6th International Exhibition and Competition of Contemporary Arts, St-Petersburg Exhibiting Hall of Artist, Russia

2008 The participant of the International Program ‘Planet Earth’, Russia/ the Netherlands

July-Aug. 2008 Internship in design school Instituto Europeo de Design, Italy, Venice

Jul.2008 The participant of the 7th International Festival of Experimental Art, Central Exhibition Hall "Manege", Saint Petersburg, Russia

June 2008 The participant of the International Exhibition “Homo-Arcticus”, Saint Petersburg, Russia

2008-2009 The participant of 3rd and 4th competitions of young artists ‘Orientiri’, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Feb. 2008 Personal exhibition ‘Zarisovochki’, Art center “Pushkinskaya, 10", Saint Petersburg, Russia

2008 The participant of the 8eme Biennale 'Humour el Vigne’, France

June 2007 The participant of the International Exhibition “Plot-4”, Saint Petersburg, Russia