masha sha (1982) 

 2010 – 2011   Selznick School of Film Preservation, Eastman House, Rochester, NY 
2007 – 2010   MFA, SUNY Buffalo University, Media Study, Fulbright Scholarship
2003 – 2005   Pro Arte Institute, Foundation for Art and Culture, St.-Petersburg
2000 – 2005   BFA, St.-Petersburg State University of Art and Culture
2000 – 2001   St.-Petersburg College of Optics and Mechanics Photography

2014 STRABAG Artaward International, Award of recognition, Vienna, AT
2006  New Generation/ young artist nomination/, Innovation, Russian state competition of contemporary art, Moscow, RU
​​​​​​​​ Exhibitions and Venues/


Naropa University, Boulder, CO, 2017

Approaching the Monster, Name Gallery, St. Petersburg, RU, 2015 

Unrest, Strabag Kunstforum, Vienna, AT, 2014 

Masha Sha – Oeuvres vidéo, Galerie Short Cuts, Namur, BE, 2014

My mother, Contemporary City Foundation, Moscow, RU, 2007



A Clumped Charm, Rocky Mountain Collage of Art and Design, Denver, CO, USA, 2018

National 2017 Juried Art Exhibition Drawing Practice at Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA, USA, 2017  

ARTROOMS 2017, Meliá White House Hotel, London, UK, 2017

​​Corpus. Anatomical Theatre, Museum of the Russian Academy of Fine Arts, Saint-Petersburg, RU, 2016

29th Festival Les Instants Vidéo,  Marseille, FR, 2016

Governor’s Island Art Fair, Governors Island, NYC, NY, 2016 

Pirate Contemporary Art Third Juried Exhibition, Denver, CO, USA, 2016

Unframed, Red Line, Denver, CO, USA, 2016

My own self, The State Russian Museum, Saint-Petersburg, RU, 2016

The Shift, Turku Castle, FI, 2016

Lincoln Center’s 2016 Annual Contemporary Art Survey, Fort Collins, CO, USA, 2016 

Actual drawing, Museum of contemporary art Permm, Perm, RU, 2016

Jaket Video Art Showcase, The Crisp Ellert Art Museum at Flagler College, Fl, USA, 2016

Strich und Faden, Strabag Kunstforum, Vienna, AT, 2015

Another Capital, Moscow Museum, Moscow, RU, 2014 

Actual Drawing, The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, RU, 2014

Exhibition of prize winning works, STRABAG Artaward International, STRABAG Kunstforum, Vienna, AT, 2014

27th Festival Les Instants Video, For free cirulation of bodies and desires, Marseille, FR, 2014

The Kinsey Institute Juried Art Show 2014, Grunwald Gallery of Art, Bloomington, IN, USA, 2014

Root, Contemporary Art Department, Chicago, USA, 2013

Cutlog NY Video program, CSV center, New York, USA, 2013

13th Video Art Festival Now&After, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, RU, 2013

Apocalypse and Renaissance, project of the first Kiev international biennale of contemporary at Chocolate House, Kiev, UA, 2013

Video Guerrilha, São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, BR, 2013

Art Verona International Art Fair Exhibition, Verona, IT, 2011

Visual Containere [BOX], Videoart project space, Milan, Verona, IT, 2011 

Zero Kilometer, Video Art Project, Art Container at New Holland, St-Petersburg, RU, 2011

Video program Saison video, Espace Croise Center of Contemporary Art, Lille Cedex, FR, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011

Action Planning# 3 – Interludes, Leon Blum, Paris, FR, 2010

Opencinema, Saint-Petersburg, RU, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010

Hydroponics Young St.-Petersburg artists, Perm, RU, 2010

Action Planning #1, Angle Art Contemporian, Saint Paul Trois Chateaux, FR, 2010

Art Video Exchange, Örebro, NO, December 27, 2009

Special Project of 3rd Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Ultra – New Materiality, Moscow Museum Of Modern Art, Moscow, RU, 2009  

Darklight Festival 2009, Lighthouse Cinema, Dublin, IE, 2009 

Silentium! Moscow Museum Of Modern Art, Moscow, RU, 2009

Macula, curated by Red Shoes Bureau, channel Souvenirs from the earth, opening and screening Palais deTokyo,Paris, FR, 2009 

El VIAJE, Centre Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aiers, AR, 2009

SCOPE Cinema Program, The Russians are here! Lincoln Center, New York, USA, 2009

PEEPSHOW: A Secret Worth Keeping! Squeaky Wheel/DNIPRO Ukrainian Center, Buffalo, NY, USA, 2009

Slide Fest - Places, International Centere of Photography, New York, USA, 2008  

In Translation, Museum of Fine Arts, Ekaterenburg, National Centre of Contemporary Art, Moscow, RU, 2008

FREEWAVES 2008, festival of new media arts, Los Angeles on Hollywood Boulevard, USA, 2008 

International Video Festival in Orebro, SE, 2008

The Great Repression   - a Selection of Recent Video Art By Young, Emerging Russian Artists, White Box Gallery, New York, USA, 2008

The ArtHouse Miami/ The Unfair 07 with White Box Gallery, NY, Miami Beach, USA, 2007

VARIA, group show, Janos Gat Gallery, New York, USA, 2007 

Collisionscollusions,  exhibition of time-based works in Film, Performance, Video, Experimental music, and Networked actions, Big Orbit Gallery, USA, Buffalo, 2007

Russian performance at Elverket, The Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm, SE, 2007

Adventures of the Black Square, The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, RU, 2007

Notes from the Overpass: New Art from Los Angeles & St. Petersburg, gallery G 18, Helsinki, FI, 2007

Exhibition Project / Shargorod. Afterword…Center for Contemporary Art at NaUKMA, Kiev, UA, 2007 

2 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Special project: Art Digital 2007: The Borderline State, M’ARS Centre of Contemporary Art, Moscow, RU, 2007

Program of Russians, Latvian Estonian and Rumanian video artists, Villa Du Parc center for contemporary art, Geneva, CH, 2007

Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid  2007

International Pärnu Fideo and Vilm Festival PAIN IN THE CLASS, Pärnu, EE, 2006

INPORT – International Video-Performance Art Festival, Tallinn, EE, 2006

V International Video Art Program  of Alcoi VAIA, Alcoi, ES, 2006 

The F_SPACE international exhibition, Trianon Theater, Paris, FR, 2006  

Do not Disturb, Moscow Arts Center, Moscow, RU, 2006


STRABAG Artaward International, artist-in- residence, Vienna, AT, 2014
NIFCA, Nordic Institute for Contemporary Art, Suomenlinna, Helsinki, Finland, August 2005



The Russian Museum, St Petersburg, RU 

STRABAG  Art Collection, Vienna, AT

Moscow Museum of Modern Art, RU