Yaryna Shumska (b.1989 in Lviv). In 2012 she graduated from The Lviv National Academy of Arts (Faculty of Monumental Painting) and started a PhD. Her work consists in painting, performance, installation and dance. She has participated in multiple national and international exhibitions and festivals: Days of Performance Art in Lviv, Akcja 27 in Lublin, Akcjomat 3 in Poznan, Interakcje in Piotrkow Trybunalski, Gallery Weekend in Poznan, art workshops in public spaces of Lviv, Lublin, Sokolowsko.
In 2013 she has been granted a scholarship Gaude Polonia by the Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage.
Her work focuses on constant motion and interaction of phenomena that go along with human actions; inner emotions, memory, things that form a human being and his attitude toward the world.