Artem Volokitin was born in 1981 in the city of Chuhuyiv, Kharkiv region, Ukraine. He has graduated from the Kharkiv State Academy of Design and Arts. He completed an internship at Antony Gormley’s painting studio in London. In 2011, he was the Main Prize Winner of the Pinchuk Art Centre, which allowed the artist to make his first appearance in the parallel program of the Venice Biennale in 2011. In 2015, Artem Volokitin participated in the main program of the Venice Biennale, his works became part of the Ukrainian pavilion «Hope!». Over the past three years, his canvases have visited London’s Saatchi Gallery, the Ukrainian Institute of America, Inc. in New York, as well as the Danish fair Art Copenhagen and the German Kolner Liste.
Recent projects: Marthin Roth Initiative Premier Holder;
Art Kuzyomin Art Residence, Ukraine; Goethe Institute stipend Holder, Germany; Artists know better, Dallas Art Fair, USA;
Vienna Art week, Crone Gallery ,Vein, Austria; Cologne Art Contemporary, Cologne, Germany; Arsenal Gallery, Poznan, Poland; Avulsion, Burghardt Art Space, Michendorf, Germany; Speichen.art /exibition, Potsdam, Germany; Sirens are calling from the shadow, Adcuratorial, Berlin, Germany; Cosmos, Rechencentrum, Potsdam, Germany; Give me tomorrow., Lisbon, Portugal; Art Fair CADAF, New York, USA;