Kate Hrynko is a visual artist, born in Kyiv, Ukraine in 1989. She has an academic background in management and holds a PhD in international economic relations. 
Photography has been Kate's passion since 2010 when she purchased her first digital reflex camera, but her interest in it was since her childhood. In her student years, she was a volunteer journalist and photographer in the university’s newspaper. In 2020-2022 she worked as freelance reporter & photographer for Korean Culture and Information Service (South Korea). In 2021 she enrolled in Kyiv Photography School, fine art photography and continued her art practice as a full-time artist.  
Kate's talent and dedication have been recognized through numerous accolades. She was awarded the Bronze prize at PX3 Paris 2022, achieved 2nd place at the International Photography Awards 2022, and was a finalist at State of the World 2022 (PX3, Paris). Her works have received Gold, Silver, and Bronze prizes at the Budapest International Foto Awards 2022, as well as a Bronze prize at the Tokyo International Foto Awards 2022. Additionally, she reached the finals of the London International Creative Awards 2022. Her photography has garnered honorable mentions at the ND Awards (2022 and 2023), the 19th Julia Margaret Cameron Award, a prestigious competition for women photographers.
Kate's photographs have been featured in renowned publications such as Photo Vogue (Italy), Iconic Artist Magazine (Italy), and ARTDOC Photography Magazine, Future Now 2023 (Aesthetica Magazine, UK), FRAMES Magazine. Her work has also been selected by editors of LensCulture and YourDailyPhotograph.com. 
Kate become a Longlist Artist at Aesthetica Art Prize 2023 in Photography Category and Mixed Media Category in 2024 (UK) and FRESH EYES talent 2023 of GUP Magazine (The Netherlands). 
Kate's artworks are located in corporate and private collections across the UK, the Netherlands, France and her home country - Ukraine. 
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