Vita

Ruslan Hrushchak is a portraiture and documentary photographer. Born in Ukraine. Now he lives in Leipzig, Germany.
He studied photography at Ostkreuzschule Berlin (Germany), journalism (Lviv, Ukraine) and computer science (Leipzig, Germany).
He is also the founder of appPlant GmbH, a mobile software development firm and has taught software engineering at Leipzig University.

AWARDS

  • Finalist Royal Photographic Society: International Photography Exhibition IPE 161, 2018
  • First Prize winner, Life Framer edition IV – WORLD TRAVELERS, Judge Steve McCurry, 2017
  • Winning Photo, 3. Prize, Mark Of Excellence, Black-And-White Photo Competition i-shot-it, 2014
  • Two Honorable Mentions, Neutral Density Photography Awards, 2014
  • 3. Platz Analoge Fotografie, Fotomarathon Dresden, 2014
  • 1. Platz Leipziger Fotomarathon „Fotografie & Malerei: Farbenlos“, 2013

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

  • Upcomming Exhibition SOCIAL AND DISTANCE, Monat der Fotografie-OFF in Berlin- 16.10.20 – 01.11.20. Auf Einladung des Kunst- und Projekthauses Torstraße 111, Berlin (Germany)
  • Solo Exhibition THE ROAD BEYOND THE HORIZIN. FOTOGRAFIE VON RUSLAN HRUSHCHAK. Universität Leipzig, Zahnmedizin. 18 Sep – 29 Nov 2019, Leipzig (Germany)
  • Group Exhibition VOM KOPF ZUM BILD UND ZURÜCK, Ostkreuzschule für Fotografie. Kunstquartier Bethanien. 8 — 17 Feb 2019, Berlin (Germany).
  • Group Exhibition HIP PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL 2019. 04 Oct – 27 Oct 2019, Hull (United Kingdom)
  • Group Exhibition INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION IPE 161. Royal Photographic Society, Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane. 05 Jul –04 Sep 2019, Dublin (Ireland)
  • Group Exhibition RPS IPE 161 EXHIBITION. Royal Albert Hall. 22 May – 23 Jun 2019, London (United Kingdom)
  • Group Exhibition ROYAL PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY: INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION IPE 161. MAC Birmingham – Midlands Art Centre. 30 Mar Group exhibition– 12 May 2019, Birmingham (United Kingdom)
  • Group Exhibition RPS INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION 161. The Royal Photographic Society. 07 Feb – 24 Mar 2019, Bath Somerset (United Kingdom)
  • Group Exhibition „DIE UNWIDERLEGBARKEIT DER BEHAUPTUNG“, Europäischer Monat der Fotografie – OFF, Torstrasse 111 – Forum für zeitgenössische Kunst, 18 October – 4 November, Berlin (Germany)
  • Group Exhibition LIFE Framer Photography Prize 2018, ClampArt Gallery New York. 24-29 September 2018, New York (USA)
  • Solo Exhibition VERSTECKTE FRAUENBILDER. Fotografien von Ruslan Hrushchak, Gedichte von Olav Amende. Schaubühne Lindenfels Leipzig, 11 – 20 September 2018, Leipzig (Germany)
  • Group Exhibition LIFE Framer Photography Prize 2018, Officine Fotografiche Milan, 20 September – 12 October 2018, Milan (Italy)
  • Group Exhibition LIFE Framer Photography Prize 2018, Reminders Photography Stronghold Gallery Tokyo, 8 – 17 October 2018, Tokyo (Japan)
  • Group Exhibitions Rundgang der HGB. Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst Leipzig (Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig). 2016, 2017, 2018, Leipzig (Germany)
  • Group Exhibition ART OF PHOTOGRAPHY.  ORMS School of Photography in Cape Town. 8-10 February 2018, Cape Town (South Africa)
  • Group Exhibition FASCINATING LIGHTING. Espaço Cultural Mercês. 11 -13 January 2018, Lisbon (Portugal)
  • Group Exhibition NIGHTLIFE. New Moment Gallery. 25 – 27 Mai 2018, Belgrade (Serbia)
  • Group Exhibition ENGENDERED.  PHOTO IS:RAEL (Israel Photography Festival) 2017. 22 November – 4 December 2017, Tel Aviv (Israel)
  • Group Exhibition TELLING A STORY. C.A.R. – contemporary art ruhr. 27- 29 October 2017, Essen (Germany)
  • Group Exhibition URBAN SCENERY. QLICK Gallery, Amsterdam. 9 – 16 December 2017 (Netherlands)
  • Solo Exhibition LEIPZIG – VISAGES D’UNE VILLE. Institut Heinrich Mann, Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour (UPPA). 1-11 March 2016, Pau (France)
  • Solo Exhibition REISEBILDER, 2014, Hauptgebäude DHL Hub Leipzig (Germany)