Ustina Yakovleva

Ustina Yakovleva

Ustina Yakovleva

Born in 1987 in Moscow. Lives in Moscow and Berlin.

Ustina was a resident in Gridchinhall residency (Russia) during the spring of 2014 and in ZARYA residency in 2017. Short list in the nominees of art prize for young artists STRABAG, Vienna 2014. Her works make a part of private collections in Russia, England, France, Germany, Austria and Holland.


Graduated from Moscow State Pedagogical University (Graphics Faculty) in 2009. Continued her studies at Institute of Contemporary Art, Moscow and graduated in 2009. 

Solo shows

2018 Temporal Touch, Anna Nova Gallery, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
2018 Solo show at residency «VYKSA», Moscow, Russia
2017 Ambience, Ustina Yakovleva and Andry Dmitrienko, Center for contemporary art Zarya, Vladivostok, Russia
2017 Synchronization, Ustina Yakovleva and Maria Kechaeva, Armenian alley 13, Moscow, Russia
2016 Occupation, Agora Collective, Berlin, Germany
2016 Morphologien des Wandels, Kabinett Auktion Camp; Antiquitäten GmbH, Berlin, Germany
2016 Spine of Twilight Lady with Ilya Romanov, Kultproekt gallery, Moscow, Russia
2012 Inner Surface, Triumph Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2012 Inversion, AA collections / Knoll Gallery, Vienna, Austria
2011 Monochrom, Rodnya studio, Moscow, Russia
2010 Vacuum, Green art gallery, Perm, Russia
2010 Ust-Tsilma, Start, Moscow Centre for Contemporary Art Winzavod, Moscow, Russia

Group shows

2019 BURO.New Cool, Depo, Moscow, Russia
2018 The Stardust project, Anna Nova Gallery, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
2018 Collectors' lounge 1. Future, Anna Nova Gallery, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
2018 Textile, New wing of Gogol House, Moscow, Russia
2017 TERRA_TABULA, ArtGallery NaKashirke, Moscow, Russia
2017 HAHAHAMOSCOW МОСКВАХАХАХ, Art4 Museum, Moscow, Russia
2017 Hooray! Sculpture!, CEH Manege, Saint-Petersburg
2017 Structures. Fraсtalst, Kultproekt gallery, Moscow
2016 Nominibus trivialibus, synonimis selectis / Simple Names, Selected Synonyms, MGU Botanic garden, parallel program of the 5th Moscow biennale of young art
2016-2017 Cinema of the dreams, Ground, Moscow, Russia
2016 Feet in the water, head in the clouds, Exhibition Space here on Taganka, Moscow
2016 T!LT, Paris, France
2015 ArtistsKids, Gallery A3, Moscow, Russia
2015 Pierre Brochet’s Puzzle, Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow, Russia
2015 Urbi et Orbi, Special project of 6 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, RGGU, Department of Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, Russia
2015 Sculptures we don't see, Manege, Moscow, Russia
2015 Anonymous Drawings, Berlin, Germany / Rome, Italy / Braunschweig, Germany
2014 Generation START Manifesta 10, parallel events, Winzavod Foundation
2014 Detective, Moscow Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
2014 Die Tusovka Runde, GELITIN, SOLYANKA VPA, Moscow, Russia
2013 Night of the Museums, Magpies, Meeting heavenly emperor, MosHaos, Moscow, Russia
2012 Moscow. Architecture of the future, Moscow Museum of Architecture A.V. Schusev, Moscow, Russia
2012 We Art Weekend #1, We Art Weekend #2, Gallery Garage on Nikolina Gora, Moscow, Russia
2012 Price, III Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, Agency ART.RU, Moscow, Russia
2012 Russian Renaissance, Brot Kunsthalle, Vienn, Austria
2011 No Translation, International Culture Project Art-Residence, Moscow, Russia
2011 Art Moscow, Gallery 21, Moscow, Russia
2011 Russian Landscape, Guelman Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2010 Do not disturb, Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, NAUKA 254, Moscow, Russia
2010 Intimate capital, Moscow International Biennale for Young, Moscow, Russia
2010 ArtRare species,  Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, PROEKT FABRIKA, Moscow, Russia
2010 – 2009 No translations № 1, Fresco Part 1, Graphics, ART Raum, Moscow, Russia
2009 Can’t take it anymore, Voronezh Centre for Contemporary Art, Voronezh, Russia
2009 Save as, group show at Sasha Povzner atelier, art gallery on Armyanskiy 13, Moscow, Russia
2009 Art after the End of History, Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia
2009 Let me think, Red October factory, Moscow, Russia
2007 Institute of Smile, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia