Born in 1982, Slovakia. 

SOLO SHOWS :
2018 V NEDOHĽADNE – NOT AT ALL / curator Vladimir Beskid / Koniaren Gallery / Trebisov / Slovakia
2018 2B & 3B / with Marek Brincko / curator Vladimir Beskid / Vojtech Loffler Museum / Kosice / Slovakia
2017 ZONA UPROSTRED - AMIDST ZONE / curator Daniela Carna / SPP Gallery / Bratislava / Slovakia
2017 FOCAL POINT - OHNISKO / FX Gallery AKU / Banska Bystrica / Slovakia
2016 Build a HOUSE - Postav DOM / Kotolna Gallery / Kosice / Slovakia
2015 URBAN HABITATS / with Zuzana Krizalkovicova / curator Denise Braun / GMB Bratislava City Gallery - Palffy Palace / Bratislava / Slovakia
2015 CITY GEOMETRY / ArtVer Gallery / Prague / Czech Republic
2015 LOOKING FOR NEW TERRITORIES / curator Lucia Benicka / Spis Artists’ Gallery / Spisska Nova Ves / Slovakia
2014 EMPLEKTON / curator Mariano Poyatos / Coll Blanc Espai D'Art Gallery / Culla, Castellon / Spain
2013 HALFMOON IN HALFWOOD / curator Willy Darko / MartinArte Gallery / Turin / Italy
2013 CIRCLE QUADRILATERAL TRIANGLEcurator Matjaz Preseren / B5 Art - Arch Space / Turin / Italy 
2012 INTERCITY / curator Kamila Pacekova / Spis Artists’ Gallery / Spisska Nova Ves / Slovakia

GROUP SHOWS ( selection ):
2018 NOSTALGIA / Piraeus Art Gallery / Athens / Greece
2018 ALWAYS TOGETHER KOSICE vs OSTRAVA / Arts House Opava / Opava / Czech Republic
2018 SLOVAK ART DAYS / Vilnius Academy of Arts Gallery / Vilnius / Lithuania
2018 PAINTING BIENNIAL VI? / Povazska Gallery of Arts / Zilina / Slovakia
2018 POŘÁD SPOLU - ALWAYS TOGETHER / Důl Michal - The coal Mine Michal Art Space / Ostrava / Czech Republic
2018 IMAGO MUNDI - JOIN THE DOTS / Salone degli Incanti / Trieste / Italy
2018 COMPONENTS / Art Number 23 Gallery / London / Great Britain
2017 PAINTING BIENNIAL VI? - BIENÁLE MAĽBY VI? / MGRS Gallery / Rimavska Sobota / Slovakia
2017 SLOVAKIAN ART MONTH / Art Hub Abu Dhabi / Abu Dhabi / United Arab Emirates 
2017 MLADE KONE / Koniaren Art Space / Trebišov / Slovakia
2017 MARK ROTHKO 2017 / Mark Rothko Art Centre / Daugavpils / Latvia
2017 HONEY, I'm HOME / A217 Gallery / London / Great Britain
2017 PROJECTED AREA / Caraffa prison Gallery / Presov / Slovakia 
2016 SLIDESHOW / Roman Susan Gallery / Chicago / USA
2016 9x9 SPIS-SPAIN / Spis Artists’ Gallery-Coll Blanc Espai D'Art Gallery / Spisska Nova Ves-Culla / Slovakia - Spain 
2016 PAROLES EN FRICHE / Taverne Gutenberg / Lyon / France
2016 BLUEPRINTS / Chicago Arts & Design Center / Chicago / USA 
2016 30 x 30 x 30 / curator Reinhold Sturm / ZS Art Gallery / Vienna / Austria
2016 CACHET DE LA POSTE FAISANT FOI / Fondation Hippocrène / Paris / France 
2016 ABSOLVENTS / Caraffova prison Gallery / Presov / Slovakia 
2015 MEMORY AND DREAM / 6th Beijing Art Biennale National Art Museum of China / Beijing / China
2015 MARINA 2015 / FaroArte Gallery / Ravenna / Italy 
2015 ASROPA / Yegip Art Museum / Gunsan City / South Korea
2014 SLOWAKISCHE KUNST IN WIEN / Rearte Gallery / Vienna / Austria
2014 PATCHWORLD / Basın Müzesi Museum / Istanbul / Turkey 
2014 VUB PAINTING OF THE YEAR / Nedbalka Gallery / Bratislava / Slovakia
2014 WHO ART YOU ? / Ex-Fornace Art Space / Milan / Italy 
2014 HOMMAGE TO JOZEF HASCAK / East Slovak Gallery / Kosice / Slovakia
2014 PERFECTIONISTS II / Pracownia pod Baranami Gallery / Krakow / Poland
2014 SACRAL ELEMENTUM III / Kasarne Kulturpark / Kosice / Slovakia
2014 L´ACQUA E IL SUO SIMBOLICO / Ex-Fornace Art Space / Milan / Italy
2013 ITALIA ARTE / Museum MIIT / Turin / Italy
2013 SACRAL ELEMENTUM I – II / 
Spis Artists’ Gallery - Zemplin Museum / Spisska Nova Ves - Michalovce / Slovakia
2013 BEAUTE – UNIQUE / City Hall Gallery / Metz / France
2013 PERFECTIONISTS / Fabryka Trzciny Art Centre / Warsaw / Poland
2012 L'ECCEZIONE E LA REGOLA / Aripa Gallery / Turin / Italy 
2012 25x25 / 25 ARTISTS & 25 WORKS / Spis Artists’ Gallery Gallery / Spisska Nova Ves / Slovakia
2012 DEFINIZIONI INCROCIATE / Torino Art Gallery 56 / Turin / Italy
2012 LENTILKY / Zemplin Museum / Michalovce / Slovakia 
2012 GLI OCCHI DEL BORGO / MAU Museo d'Arte Urbana / Turin / Italy 
2011 ZEITGENOSSISCHE KUNST IN DER SLOWAKEI / Museum im Minoritenkloster / Tulln an der Donau / Austria
2010 PAINT PAINTING / Tabacka Kulturfabrik / Kosice / Slovakia
2007 MAPPING / Andy Warhol Museum of Modern Art / Medzilaborce / Slovakia

AWARDS :
2018 Visegrad Scholarship / Hungarian University of Fine Arts / Budapest / Hungary
2017 nominee for BLOOOM Award by WARSTEINER 2017 / Cologne /  Germany 
2016 4th International UPPER EGYPT SALON, finalist / selected by international jury / Luxor / Egypt
2015 6th BEIJING INTERNATIONAL ART BIENNALEfinalist / National Art Museum of China / Beijing / China
2015 nominee for BLOOOM Award by WARSTEINER 2015 / Cologne /  Germany 
2014 PAINTING OF THE YEAR, finalist / VUB Foundation Painting Contest / Nedbalka Gallery / Bratislava / Slovakia 
2014 WHO ART YOU ?, finalist / NOlab International Art Contest For Young Talents / Milan / Italy 
2013 PERFECTIONISTS, finalist / Modessque International Painting Contest / New Era Art Foundation / Warsaw / Poland 
2011 PHOTO OF THE YEAR, finalist / VUB Foundation Photo Contest / Bratislava / Slovakia 

SYMPOSIUMS / ART RESIDENCY / ART FESTIVALS :
2018 31th FESTIVAL LES INSTANTS VIDEO 2018 / Galerie Art-Cade / Marseille / France 
2018 LONDON BRIDGE RESIDENCY / Art Number23 Gallery / Old Biscuit Factory / London / United Kingdom
2017 SLOVAKIAN ART MONTH residency / Art Hub Abu Dhabi / Abu Dhabi / United Arab Emirates 
2017 MARK ROTHKO 2017 symposium / Mark Rothko Art Centre / Daugavpils / Latvia
2017 CULLA CONTEMPORANEA residency / Coll Blanc Espai D'Art Gallery / Culla / Spain
2017 PATTY MORGAN INTERNET / Foam Fussion Festival / Amsterdam / Netherlands
2016 1st UAE ART BIENNALE / symposium under the Ministry of Culture / Al Ain - Abu Dhabi / United Arab Emirates 
2014 CREATIVITY BETWEEN COMPULSION AND MUTINY symposium / Museum Of Modern Art Al Minya / Al Minya / Egypt
2014 INTERNATIONAL WOMEN ARTIST RESIDENCY / Kyrenia / North Cyprus 
2014 ALEXANDRIA SYMPOSIUM FOR MEDITERRANEAN ARTS / under the Alexandria Film Festival / Alexandria / Egypt 
2013 VIDEODIALOGHI / International Festival of Videoart / B5 Art - Arch Space / Turin / Italy
2012 TERRE-MOTI / Linea d'Ombra – Art Festival Culture Giovani / Salerno / Italy 
2009 (R)EVOLUTION / International symposium with Christine Lauenstein / Schloss Brollin / Germany

ART FAIRS : 
Abu Dhabi ART FAIR / Manarat Saadiyat Gallery / Abu Dhabi / 2017

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS 
FONDAZIONE BENETTON / Treviso / Italy
ART HUB ABU DHABI / Abu Dhabi / United Arab Emirates
MARK ROTHKO ART CENTRE / Daugavpils / Latvia
SPP GALLERY / Bratislava / Slovakia
UAE MINISTRY OF CULTURE / Abu Dhabi / United Arab Emirates
MUSEUM OF MODERN ART AL MINIA / Al Minya / Egypt
MUSEUM OF NORTH CYPRUS / Nicosia / North Cyprus
SPIS ARTISTS’ GALLERY / Spisska Nova Ves / Slovakia 
COLL BLANC ESPAI D'ART GALLERY / Culla, Castellon / Spain 
MAU MUSEO d'ARTE URBANA / Turin / Italy
DYNABRADE SLOVAKIA / Levoca / Slovakia
private collections 

Represented by gallery 
Collblanc Espai D'Art Gallery, Culla, Castellon,Spain  
http://www.collblanc.es/75336_es/KATARINABALUNOVA/

PRESS :
NOSTALGIA, exhibition catalogue, Art Number 23, p.27, Athens, Greece, 2018.
LOOK FROM THE BRIDGE - IMAGO MUNDI, Luciano Benetton Collection, Contemporary Artists from Slovakia, text Luciano Benetton - Liliana Malta - Beata Jablonska, p. 36- 37, Italy, 2018.
COMPONENTS, exhibition catalogue, Art Number 23, p.5, London, UK, 2018.
AVERAGE ART MAGAZINE no. 20, Art features and publications, March 2018, p. 9-10, Worcester, UK. 
ART REVEAL MAGAZINE no. 36, contemporary art, Katarina Balunova interview, January 2018, p. 6-11,  ISBN 9781388973230.
MARK ROTHKO 2017, art symposium catalogue, curator Maris Cacka, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, ISBN 978-9934-53557-4, Latvia, 2017.
SLOVAKIAN ART MONTH, exhibition catalogue, Art Hub Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, 2017.
ZONA UPROSTRED - AMIDST ZONE, solo exhibition catalogue, text Daniela Čarná, SPP Gallery, Bratislava, 2017. 
THE SOLITARY BODY: The Self-Portrait in Contemporary Photography, ed. Giorgio Bonomi, Rubbettino, Soveria Mannelli, ISBN 9788849850512, Italy, 2017. 
9 x 9 / SPIS - SPAIN, exhibition catalogue, text Lucia Benicka - Mariano Poyatos - Katarina Balunova, ISBN 9788089081523, Vienala, Košice, 2016.  
EARTHS DREAM, 1st UAE Art Biennale, Ministry of Culture Knowledge Development, exhibition catalogue, director Eng. Waleed Al Zaabi, text curator Adel Moustafa,  Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2016.  
NOVINY SPISA / Newspaper Spis, text Monika Galajdová, 01/ n. 28, p.6, Spisska Nova Ves, Slovakia, November 18, 2015.
MEMORY AND DREAM, The album of the sixth Beijing Art Biennale China 2015, Vice Chief Editors Tao Quin, Wang Yong, Ding Ning, China Artists Association, Beijing, 2015.
ASROPA, exhibition catalogue, text Clemens Beungkun SOU, Gunsan City, South Korea, 2015. 
UMENIE DUCHA, exhibition catalogue, text Daniela Carna, Piestany, Slovakia, 2015.
VERNISSAGE, Das Magazin für aktuelles ausstellungsgeschehen, Brod Media GmbH, A-1050, Wien, 2014.
MALBA 2014, contest exhibition catalogue, text Alexandra Kusa, VUB foundation,i+i Print s.r.o., Bratislava, 2014.
SLOWAKISCHE KUNST IN WIEN, exhibition catalogue, text Zuzana Krizalkovicova, WM Vajs, 2014. 
STORIE DI PITTURA PIEMONTESE DAL 900 AD OGGI, exhibition catalogue, text Paola Simona Tesio - Antonello Ghisaura - Aldo Corgiat, Magazzino di Darko, Tipolitografia Il Punto, Chieri, Torino, 2014. 
WHO ART YOU, exhibition catalogue, text Daniela Ficetola - Claudio Grillone, Milano 2014.
LUOGHI METROPOLITANI, exhibition catalogue, Fondazione ECM, Settimo Torinese, 2014.
L´ACQUA E IL SUO SIMBOLICO, exhibition catalogue, La Casa delle Artiste, Milano, 2014.
SACRAL ELEMENTUM, exhibition catalogue, text Dana Barnova - Lucia Benicka - Daniela Carna - Kamila Pacekova, Spis Artist's Gallery, ISBN 9-788089-081462, 2013.
ART&ART, Bimestrale di Arte e Cultura, n. 46, p. 83, ACCA Edizioni Roma Srl, 2013.
HALFMOON IN HALFWOOD, exhibition catalogue - personal catalougue, text Giovanni Cordero, Martin Arte Gallery, Italgrafica s.r.l., Novara, 2013.
CORRIERE DI CHIERI NEWSPAPER, rassegna stampa, Quadri in Passeggiata Marconi - Natura e Geometrie di Balunova, p.1, May 3, 2013.
INTERNAZIONALE ITALIA ARTE, exhibition catalogue, text Elisa Bergamino - Guido Folco - Susane Grube, Italia Arte Edizioni, Torino, 2013.
TORINO MAGAZINE, Balunova Tra la Citta e Osmosi, Anno 25, n. 109, p. 152 -153, text Willy Darko, Magazine Italia, 2013.
CORIERE DEL'ARTE / COURRIER DES ARTS, Anno XIX, n. 16, p. 12, 2013.
VIDEO DIA LOGHI, exhibition catalogue, text Willy Darko - Matjaz Preseren, Italgrafica s.r.l., Novara, 2013.
IL PUNTO, n. 79, p.42, SET s.r.l, Torino, 2013.
L’ARTE DEL‘ 900 TRA GENERAZIONI E DISCIPLINE DIVERSE, exhibition catalogue, text Barbara Aimar, Italgrafica s.r.l., Novara, 2013.
TORINO MAGAZINE, Anno 25, n. 110, p. 119, text Giovanni Cordero, 2013. 
MODESSQUE ART MAGAZINE, n. 1/2013, text Izabela Oldak, ISSN 2300 - 911X, Modessque SP. z.o.o., 2013.
www.modessqe.com/kolekcje-tematyczne
25 YEARS OF SPIS ARTISTS GALLERY, text Lucia Benicka - Jitka Haakova - Kamila Tilova - Katarina Vojtasova, Spis Artist’ Gallery, Hansman sk, Poprad, 2012.

MEDIA :
INTERVIEW for selected artists,  Eyal Zucker 
http://art.works.io/artist/interview-with-slovak-artist-katarina-balunova/

SLOVAK TELEVISION, RTVS, Gerhard Komora, Dielo z depozitára: Katarína Balúnová - Nekrajiny / Depositary artwork: Katarina Balunova - No Country, STV2, 29.11.2015 20:00
http://www.rtvs.sk/televizia/archiv/8685/81589

RADIO SLOVAKIA INTERNATIONAL, Los eslovacos exitosos por el mundo: artist Katarina Balunova, 14.08.2014 14:00, 
Origin: Zuzana Križalkovičová, Author of the article: Peter Sabaček
http://es.rsi.rtvs.sk/clanky/personalidades/33626/los-eslovacos-exitosos-por-el-mundo-la-artista-katarina-balunova

VIDEO :
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lhs286cct3o
http://youtu.be/hJ7k9g90RWY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tm1X5v3w-FY&feature=youtu.be


CURATORIAL PROJECTS :
2017
KRIVÉ ZRKADLO, Spis Artists’ Gallery, Spisska Nova Ves, Slovakia
Artists: Zuzana Antalová, Gabriela Doľacká, Martin Kacvinský, Maroš Kontroš, Adam Macko, Ildikó Pálová, Karol Petreš, Richard Roháč, Michaela Thanová

2017
ENTERCITY Cairo Video 2017, art video projection,Cairo Opera House, Civilization Cinema Center, Fine Arts Sector, Zamalek, Cairo, Egypt
Artists: Ahmed Mohsen Mansour (EG/SA), Ahmed Elshaer (EG),  Amin Hak-Hagir (AT), Ayman Lofty (EG), Celine Trouillet (FR), Irena Paskali (MK), Jana Hunterova (CZ), Magda Tothova (AT), Shereen Elbaroudy (EG)

2017
ENTERCITY Turin Video 2017, art video projection, Cavallerizza Reale, Turin, Italy
Artists: Ahmed Mohsen Mansour (EG/SA), Aksel Haagensen (EST/AU), Amin Hak-Hagir (AT), Bob Bicknell-Knight (UK),Catherine Schoch (AU), Celine Trouillet (FR), Dan Allon (IL), Ebru Dede (TR), Goce Nanevski (MK), Irena Paskali (MK), Jana Hunterova (CZ), Jorg Van Daele (BE), Magda Tothova (AT), Mikio Saito & Aoi Swimming (JP), Shereen Elbaroudy (EG)

2015 - 2016
9 X 9 / SPIS - SPAIN, with other curator Mariano Poyatos, exchange exhibition between Spis Artists’ Gallery, Spisska Nova Ves, Slovakia and Coll Blanc Espai D'Art Gallery, Culla, Castellon, Spain
9 Spanish artists: Eduardo Alonso, Pepe Beas, Marie Pierre Guiennot, Alejandro Manas, Claudia Martinez,  Juan Orti, Mariano Poyatos, Ramon Roig, Mar Vicente
9 Slovak artists: Katarína Balúnová, Marek Brincko, Jaro Čech, Slavo Durkaj,  Darina Kmeťová,  Zuzana Križalkovičová, Dagmar Mavrevová, Boris Vaitovič, Vladimíra Vajs

2014
VIDEO DIA LOGHI 2014, co-curator with Willy Darko and Zuzana Krizalkovicova, International Festival of Videoart /Austria and Germany/, SBart Gallery, Turin, Italy 
Presented Austrian and German artists: Denise Braun, Janusz Czech, Amin Hak-Hagir, Markus Konecny, Magda Tothova, Marcellus Wallaces