Aliona Solomadina is an independent graphic
designer and researcher. Based in Kyiv.  

Focuses on book design, visual identities, art direction, and design curation, collaborates with cultural institutions, brands, and commerce.
‘A’ in a design research trio U,N,A collective.

PinchukArtCentre (Kyiv, Ukraine)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine
Ukrainian Book Institute
Goethe-Institut Ukraine
Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna
Dnipro Center for Contemporary Culture (Dnipro, Ukraine)
Bettter. Upcycling System
Albertinum Modern Art Museum (Dresden, Germany)
Marie Claire Ukraine
Dovzhenko Centre
Osnovy Publishing
Rodovid Publishing
Ukrainian Film Industry Association

Kharkiv State Academy of Design and Arts (Ukraine).
MA in graphic design.


Design and Art direction
Chief designer, Mystetskyi Arsenal.
The National Culture and Museum Complex (2013–2016)

Art director, ArtUkraine magazine (2013–2015)

Designer, Karandash Design Bureau (2012–2013)

Design Curation
Znak. Ukrainian Trademarks 1960-80's (Kyiv, 2017)

Between Tradition and Innovation
Exhibition of Ukrainian Designers at the 
Dutch Design Week (Eindhoven, Netherlands, 2017)

Shuba Design Conference (Dnipro, Ukraine, 2017)

Summer Academy for Publishers
organized by Frankfurter Buchmesse (Kyiv, 2017)

Ephemeroids. Twentieth-century in posters
(Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv, 2016)


Formation of Time, solo show at The John David Mooney Foundation, Chicago, USA, 2023

One alphabet and project compositions,
solo show (Artsvit Gallery, Dnipro, Ukraine, 2020) 

Furora x PosterWomen (Berlin, 2018)

International Triennial of Eco-posters 4th Block
(Kharkiv-Kyiv, Ukraine, 2006, 2009, 2012)

The 4th United Designs. International Design Exhibition
(Los Angeles, USA, 2009)

Poster Festival (Ljubljana, 2009)

Visual Energy (Berlin, 2006)

International Triennale of the Political Poster
(Mons, Belgium, 2004)


The John David Mooney Foundation,
Chicago, USA, 2022-23

ArtSvit Gallery, Dnipro, Ukraine, 2021

Kunsthalle Praha, Exter programme
by Ukrainian Institute, 2019

Golden Bee Academy, Kotor, Montenegro, 2016

Centre d'Art Marnay / CAMAC,
Marnay-sur-Seine, France, 2011

Fabrica Communication Research Centre,
Treviso, Italy, 2008


Chicago Reader
Times of Uncertainty. Ukrainian artist Aliona Solomadina
creates an homage to Chicago.

Kunsthalle Praha
Aliona Solomadina: Lightness

Artsvit Gallery
One Alphabet and Project
. Aliona Solomadina


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