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HELEN BARANOVSKA

COW INTERNATIONAL DESIGN FESTIVAL /

GRAPHIC DESIGNER / ILLUSTRATOR /

ARTIST/ CURATOR

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An award-winning graphic designer, illustrator, artist and curator. 

 

Helen graduated from Dnipro art college with a degree in Painting in 1991 and  Ukrainian academy of Printing with a degree in Graphic design in 1998. Works in graphic design since 1995.

 

She is member of the DUU (Designers Union of Ukraine) and «Society of Designers» International Association. Member of the C-IDEA association (International Design Educator Association, China), Borderless Designers group (Canada). Also she is co-founder of the DUU in Dnipropetrovsk, co-founder and president of the COW International Design festival (www.cow.com.ua), which has been held annually since 2004. 

 

She has extensive experience in organizing and carrying out social projects such as: actual poster campaign, social poster exhibitions, conduct art therapy for wounded soldiers in a military hospital (as a volunteer), an art auction to raise funds to support social projects and more. 

 

Helen has received many important awards for her work, including «Lege artis» Honorary Award and Medal of Honor from the DUU (Designers Union of Ukraine) for the powerful contribution she has made to the development of design in Ukraine and Gold Medal named after Alexander Rodchenko (awarded from «Society of Designers International Association).

 

Furthermore, she was the jury member for various international design competitions in Ukraine, USA, Austria, France, Iran, Russia, Kyrgyzstan, and Kazakhstan. 

 

She also exhibited her works at many important exhibitions, biennial and triennial in China, England, France, Georgia, Japan, Hong Kong, Iran, Korea, Kazakhstan, Mexio, Romania, Russia, Spain, Slovenia, USA, Ukraine, and others.