Daria Makarenko was born in 1988 in Murmansk, Russia. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Saint Petersburg State University of Russia in 2009 and holds her Master of Fine Arts degree from Konstfack (University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Ceramic and Glass department. 2012, Stockholm,Sweden). Being exhibited world-wide, she is currently working as an independent artist and ceramicist in the field of public art issues. 
 
Exhibitions:
 
Oct. 2017   Exhibition "With Everyone’s Imagination Atrophied, No One Will Ever Be a Threat
to the World #5" (together with Pavel Matveyev), Designgalleriet, Stockholm, Sweden
Oct.-Dec. 2014
  Art Residency "Embassy of Foreign Artists", Geneva, Switzerland
Sept. 2014   3d Festival of Public Art “Art Prospect”, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Dec. 2013 Project “Coalesce, compose then radiate” curated by Cat Turner and Zoe Marden, UK
Nov.-Dec. 2012   Exhibition ‘Fusing Words & Art’ by Word Art Collective, Hoxton Arches Gallery, London, UK
May-June 2012   Konstfack Degree Exhibition 2012, Stockholm, Sweden
May 2011   Exhibition “I am speaking about…” Plattan Library, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden
Jan. 2011   The participant of the Exhibition “The Borderlines”, Stockholm, Sweden
Feb. 2010   The participant of the Annual Exhibition ‘Peterburg 09’, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Jan. 2010   The participant of the Russian/ Lithuanian Art Week, Vilnius, Lithuania
Nov. 2009   The participant of the 6th International Exhibition and Competition of Contemporary Arts, Russia
2008   The participant of the International Program ‘Planet Earth’, Russia/ the Netherlands
July-Aug. 2008   Internship in design school Instituto Europeo de Design, Italy, Venice
Jul.2008   The participant of the 7th International Festival of Experimental Art, Saint Petersburg, Russia
June 2008   The participant of the International Exhibition “Homo-Arcticus”, Saint Petersburg, Russia
2008-2009   The participant of 3rd and 4th competitions of young artists ‘Orientiri’,
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Feb. 2008   Personal exhibition ‘Zarisovochki’, Art center “Pushkinskaya, 10", Saint Petersburg, Russia
2008   The participant of the 8eme Biennale 'Humour el Vigne’, France
June 2007  The participant of the International Exhibition “Plot-4”, Saint Petersburg, Russia