Born in 1982, Slovakia. 

SOLO SHOWS:
2019 NOWHERE NEAR / curator Martin Kudla / Andy Warhol Museum of Modern Art / Medzilaborce / SK
     METROSOPHY / curator Janusz Cywicki / Galeria Sztuki Wspolczesnej / Przemysl / PL
     JEDEN EDEN DVA EDENY - ONE EDEN TWO EDENS / curator Zuzana Godalova / Atom Gallery / Bratislava / SK
     INTERSECTION / curator Constantine Anjulatos / Art Number23 Gallery / London / UK
     BLAHO-BYTY / curator Pavol Mudry / LOFT Studio / Trencin / SK
     PERIFERIA - CENTRUM / curator Jana Babusiakova / T3 Cultural Space / Bratislava / SK
     VON Z KRUHU - OUT OF THE CIRCLE / curator Michal Stofa / FX Gallery / Banska Bystrica / SK
2018 INDOOR PARADISE / curator Marip Guiennot / ONEstudio Art Space / Valencia / ES
     V NEDOHĽADNE – NOT AT ALL / curator Vladimir Beskid / Koniaren Gallery / Trebisov / SK
     2B & 3B / with Marek Brincko / curator Vladimir Beskid / Vojtech Loffler Museum / Kosice / SK
2017 ZONA UPROSTRED - AMIDST ZONE / curator Daniela Carna / SPP Gallery / Bratislava / SK
     FOCAL POINT - OHNISKO / FX Gallery / Banska Bystrica / SK
2016 Build a HOUSE - Postav DOM / curator Martin Kudla / Kotolna Gallery / Kosice / SK
2015 URBAN HABITATS / with Zuzana Krizalkovicova / curator Denise Braun / GMB Bratislava Gallery / Bratislava / SK
     CITY GEOMETRY / ArtVer Gallery - Gallery de Roger / Prague / CZ
     LOOKING FOR NEW TERRITORIES / curator Lucia Benicka / Spis Artists’ Gallery / Spisska Nova Ves / SK
2014 EMPLEKTON / curator Mariano Poyatos / Coll Blanc Espai D'Art Gallery / Culla, Castellon / ES
2013 HALFMOON IN HALFWOOD / curator Willy Darko / MartinArte Gallery / Turin / IT
     CIRCLE QUADRILATERAL TRIANGLEcurator Matjaz Preseren / B5 Art - Arch Space / Turin / IT
2012 INTERCITY / curator Kamila Pacekova / Spis Artists’ Gallery / Spisska Nova Ves / SK

GROUP SHOWS ( selection ):
2019 KONKRETNI PODZIM - CONCRETE AUTUMN / U Privozu Gallery and AMB Gallery / Hradec Kralove /CZ
     PART OF CROSSROADS / Lindbeck Gallery/ Isernhagen / DE 
     JUSTMAD X / Art Fair / Palacio Neptuno / Madrid / ES 
     KONKRETNE LETO - CONCRETE SUMMER / Current European Geometric Trends 2019/ Umelka Gallery / Bratislava / SK
     SLIDESHOW / Roman Susan Gallery / Chicago / USA
     PART OF CROSSROADS / Schloss Dryburg Gallery / Bad Langensalza / DE
     OKRAJ STREDU / Laboratorium Vyrobne Druzstvo / Banska Bystrica / SK
2018 RATIONAL vs INTUITIVE / Etihad Modern Art Gallery / Abu Dhabi / UAE
     NOSTALGIA / Piraeus Art Gallery / Athens / GR
     CROSSROADS / Mariendom Neviges / Neviges - Dusseldorf / DE
     ALWAYS TOGETHER KOSICE vs OSTRAVA / Arts House Opava / Opava / CZ
     SADIV - SLOVAK ART DAYS / Titanikas Gallery / Vilnius / LT
     IMAGO MUNDI - A LOOK FROM THE BRIDGE / Medium Gallery / Bratislava / SK
     PAINTING BIENNIAL VI? / Povazska Gallery of Arts / Zilina / SK
     POŘÁD SPOLU - ALWAYS TOGETHER / Důl Michal - The coal Mine Michal Art Space / Ostrava / CZ
     IMAGO MUNDI - JOIN THE DOTS / Salone degli Incanti / Trieste / IT
     COMPONENTS / Art Number 23 Gallery / London / UK
2017 PAINTING BIENNIAL VI? - BIENÁLE MAĽBY VI? / MGRS Gallery / Rimavska Sobota / SK
     SLOVAKIAN ART MONTH / Art Hub Abu Dhabi / Abu Dhabi / UAE
     MLADE KONE / Koniaren Gallery / Trebišov / SK
     SUMMERSHOW / Kunsthuis Gallery / North Yorkshire / UK
     MARK ROTHKO 2017 / Mark Rothko Art Centre / Daugavpils / LV
     HONEY, I'm HOME / A217 Gallery / London / UK
     PROJECTED AREA / Caraffa prison Gallery / Presov / Sk 
2016 SLIDESHOW / Roman Susan Gallery / Chicago / USA
     9x9 SPIS-SPAIN / Coll Blanc Espai D'Art Gallery / Culla, Castellon / ES 
     PAROLES EN FRICHE / Taverne Gutenberg / Lyon / FR
     BLUEPRINTS / Chicago Arts & Design Center / Chicago / USA 
     30 x 30 x 30 / curator Reinhold Sturm / ZS Art Gallery / Vienna / AU
     CACHET DE LA POSTE FAISANT FOI / Fondation Hippocrène / Paris / FR 
     ABSOLVENTS / Caraffova prison Gallery / Presov / SK 
2015 MEMORY AND DREAM / 6th Beijing Art Biennale National Art Museum of China / Beijing / CN
     MARINA 2015 / FaroArte Gallery / Ravenna / IT
     ASROPA / Yegip Art Museum / Gunsan City / KR
2014 SLOWAKISCHE KUNST IN WIEN / Rearte Gallery / Vienna / AU
     PATCHWORLD / Basın Müzesi Museum / Istanbul / TR
     VUB PAINTING OF THE YEAR / Nedbalka Gallery / Bratislava / SK
     WHO ART YOU ? / Ex-Fornace Art Space / Milan / IT
     HOMMAGE TO JOZEF HASCAK / East Slovak Gallery / Kosice / SK
     PERFECTIONISTS II / Pracownia pod Baranami Gallery / Krakow / PL
     SACRAL ELEMENTUM III / Kasarne Kulturpark / Kosice / SK
     L´ACQUA E IL SUO SIMBOLICO / Ex-Fornace Art Space / Milan / IT
2013 ITALIA ARTE / Museum MIIT / Turin / Italy
     SACRAL ELEMENTUM I – II / 
Spis Artists’ Gallery - Zemplin Museum / Spisska Nova Ves - Michalovce / SK
     BEAUTE – UNIQUE / City Hall Gallery / Metz / FR
     PERFECTIONISTS / Fabryka Trzciny Art Centre / Warsaw / PL
2012 L'ECCEZIONE E LA REGOLA / Aripa Gallery / Turin / IT
     25x25 / 25 ARTISTS & 25 WORKS / Spis Artists’ Gallery Gallery / Spisska Nova Ves / SK
     DEFINIZIONI INCROCIATE / Torino Art Gallery 56 / Turin / IT
     LENTILKY / Zemplin Museum / Michalovce / SK
     GLI OCCHI DEL BORGO / MAU Museo d'Arte Urbana / Turin / IT
2011 ZEITGENOSSISCHE KUNST IN DER SLOWAKEI / Museum im Minoritenkloster / Tulln an der Donau / AU
2010 MALBA MALBUCA / Tabacka Kulturfabrik / Kosice / SK
2007 MAPPING / Andy Warhol Museum of Modern Art / Medzilaborce / SK

AWARDS:
2019 Martin Benka Prize for 2018 / National Award for Fine Arts / Slovak Arts Council / Bratislava / SK
2018 Visegrad Scholarship / Hungarian University of Fine Arts / Budapest / HU
2017 nominee for BLOOOM Award by WARSTEINER 2017 / Cologne /  DE 
2016 4th International UPPER EGYPT SALON, finalist / selected by international jury / Luxor / EG
2015 6th BEIJING INTERNATIONAL ART BIENNALEfinalist / National Art Museum of China / Beijing / CN
     nominee for BLOOOM Award by WARSTEINER 2015 / Cologne /  DE
2014 PAINTING OF THE YEAR, finalist / VUB Foundation Painting Contest / Nedbalka Gallery / Bratislava / SK 
     WHO ART YOU ?, finalist / NOlab International Art Contest For Young Talents / Milan / IT
2013 PERFECTIONISTS, finalist / Modessque International Painting Contest / New Era Art Foundation / Warsaw / PL 
2011 PHOTO OF THE YEAR, finalist / VUB Foundation Photo Contest / Bratislava / SK 

SYMPOSIUMS / ART RESIDENCY / ART FESTIVALS:
2019 CREATION OF THE MIR art residence / Volgograd Museum of Fine Arts named after I.Mashkov / Volgograd / RU
2018 CROSSROADS European Artists Symposium / Neviges Dusseldorf / DE
     31th FESTIVAL LES INSTANTS VIDEO 2018 / Galerie Art-Cade / Marseille / FR 
     LONDON BRIDGE RESIDENCY / Art Number23 Gallery / Old Biscuit Factory / London / UK
2017 SLOVAKIAN ART MONTH residency / Art Hub Abu Dhabi / Abu Dhabi / UAE 
     MARK ROTHKO 2017 symposium / Mark Rothko Art Centre / Daugavpils / LV
     CULLA CONTEMPORANEA residency / Coll Blanc Espai D'Art Gallery / Culla / ES
     PATTY MORGAN INTERNET / Foam Fussion Festival / Amsterdam / Netherlands
2016 1st UAE ART BIENNALE / symposium under the Ministry of Culture / Al Ain - Abu Dhabi / UAE 
2014 CREATIVITY BETWEEN COMPULSION AND MUTINY symposium / Museum Of Modern Art Al Minya / Al Minya / EG 
     INTERNATIONAL WOMEN ARTIST RESIDENCY / Kyrenia / CY
     ALEXANDRIA SYMPOSIUM FOR MEDITERRANEAN ARTS / under the Alexandria Film Festival / Alexandria / EG 
2013 VIDEODIALOGHI / International Festival of Videoart / B5 Art - Arch Space / Turin / IT 
2012 TERRE-MOTI / Linea d'Ombra – Art Festival Culture Giovani / Salerno / IT 
2009 (R)EVOLUTION / International symposium with Christine Lauenstein / Schloss Brollin / DE

ART FAIRS: 
JUSTMAD X Art Fair / Palacio Neptuno / Madrid / Spain / 2019
Abu Dhabi ART FAIR / Manarat Saadiyat Gallery / Abu Dhabi / UAE / 2017

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

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
MUSEUM OF MODERN ART AL MINIA / Al Minya / Egypt
UAE MINISTRY OF CULTURE / Abu Dhabi / United Arab Emirates
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 

PRESS:
FIGURAMA18, Figurama Association, conception: Boris Jirku, Praha, 2019, ISBN 978-80-904888-0-9.
JUSTMADX EDITION, Contemporary Art Fair catalogue, 26FEB/3MAR 2019, Madrid, Spain, 2019.
MAR VICENTE - KATARINA BALUNOVA - ART AL QUADRAT, exhibition catalogue, texts Irene Ballester Buigues, Silvia Tena Beltran, Susana Blas Brune, Impremta Miraller - Vila-real, for Coll Blanc Espai d´Art, ISBN 978-84-09-09114-0, Vila-real, Spain, 2019.
SLOVAK ART DAYS in VILNIUS, exhibition catalogue, text Branislav Zurko, Humenne, Kontext, 2018, ISBN 978-80-570-0244-4.
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, Slovakia, 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:
RTVS NEWS. Cultural Journal. Exhibition in T3. Redactor Andrea Suvadova. 11.05.2019 at 16:06. rtvs.sk.

UTOPUS CSR + TIME FOR NEW UTOPIAS. Cultural Journal. [online]. 21. 02. 2019.
14:00. Radio Devin. rtvs.sk. [cit. 2019-02-22].

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=m8gvZKqSiHk&t=5s
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lhs286cct3o
http://youtu.be/hJ7k9g90RWY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tm1X5v3w-FY&feature=youtu.be
https://www.snv.sk/archiv?video=190117-2

CURATORIAL PROJECTS:

2018
UTOPUS ČSR + TIME FOR NEW UTOPIA (?), Spis Artists’ Gallery, Spisska Nova Ves, Slovakia
Artists: Bob Bicknell-Knight (UK), Jiří Černický (CZ), Katarína Hládeková (SK), Oto Hudec (SK),  Martin Kochan (SK),  Lucie Mičíková (CZ), Svätopluk Mikyta (SK), Jan Pfeiffer (CZ), Eva Tkáčiková (SK), Vlad Yurashko (UA)

2017
THE CROOKED MIRROR, 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