Ksenia Hnylytska was born 1984 in Kyiv. Graduated in 2009 from the National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture in Kyiv. Since 2002, Hnylytska is a co-founder of the Ukrainian artist group R.E.P. and participates in their numerous exhibitions, projects and activities. Her works have been shown at numerous venues, such as the National Art Museum of Ukraine and Visual Culture Research Center in Kyiv. She also works as a curator, being a member of Hudrada multidisciplinary collective. She was a resident at LIA—Leipzig International Art Program in 2008. In her practice, Ksenia usually addresses social topics and chooses painting as her main media. She lives and works in Kyiv.