Born in 1987 in Moscow. Lives in Moscow and Berlin.


Graduated from Moscow State Pedagogical University (Graphics Faculty, 2009) and in the same year graduated from the Institute of Contemporary Art, Moscow. Ustina was resident in Gridchinhall residency, NCCA residency in Kronstadt, Zarya residency in Vladivostok. Shortlist of art prize for young artists STRABAG, Vienna, 2014. Works are in private collections in Russia, UK, France, Germany, Austria and the Netherlands.

Solo shows

2018 "Conversion" with German Lavrovsky, Dreiviertel art space, Bern, Switzerland

2018 Solo show at Centrepoint Artwall, Basel, Switzerland

2018 "Synchronisation 2" with Daria Neretina and Maria Kechaeva, CCI Fabrika, Moscow

2018 Solo show at Vyksa art-residence, Vyksa, Nizhny Novgorod oblast

2018 "Temporal Touch", Anna Nova Gallery, St.-Petersburg

2017 "Ambience", with Andrey Dmitrenko, Center for contemporary art Zarya, Vladivostok

2017 “Synchronisation”, with Maria Kechaeva, Armyansky pereulok 13, Moscow

2016 "Occupation", Agora Collective, Berlin, Germany

2016 "Morphologien des Wandels", Kabinett Auktion & Antiquitäten GmbH, Berlin, Germany

2016 "Spine of Twilight Lady" with Ilya Romanov, Kultproekt gallery, Moscow

2012 "Inner Surface", Triumph Gallery, Moscow

2012 "Inversion", AA collections / Knoll Gallery, Vienna, Austria

2011 "Monochrom", Rodnya studio, Moscow

2010 "Vacuum", Green art gallery, Perm

2010 "Ust-Tsilma", Start, Moscow Centre for Contemporary Art Winzavod, Moscow

Group shows

2018 "Circus! Circus! Circus!", ART4 Museum, Moscow

2018 "Everything is not What It Seems to be" within "Bazhov-Fest", Ural NCCA, Ekaterinburg

2018 "Textile", New wing of Gogol House, Moscow

2018 "Museum of Material Culture", Kotelnicheskaya Embankment Building, Moscow

2017 "TERRA_TABULA", ArtGallery NaKashirke, Moscow

2017 "HAHAHAMOSCOW МОСКВАХАХАХ", Art4 Museum, Moscow

2017 “Hooray! Sculpture!”, CEH Manege, Saint-Petersburg

2017 “Structures. Fraсtals”, Kultproekt gallery, Moscow

2016 "Nominibus trivialibus, synonimis selectis / Simple Names, Selected Synonyms", MGU Botanic garden, parallel program of the 5th Moscow biennale of young art, Moscow

2016 "Cinema of the dreams", Ground, Moscow

2016 "Feet in the water, head in the clouds", Exhibition Space Here on Taganka, Moscow

2016 "T!LT", Paris, France

2015 "ArtistsKids", Gallery A3, Moscow

2015 "Pierre Brochet’s Puzzle", Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow

2015 "Urbi et Orbi", Special project of 6 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, RGGU, Department of Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow

2015 "Sculptures we don’t see", Central Exhibition Hall Manege, Moscow

2015 "Anonymous Drawings", Berlin, Germany / Rome, Italy / Braunschweig, Germany

2014 "Generation START", Manifesta 10 parallel event, Kadet korpus, St.-Petersburg

2014 "Detective", Moscow Museum of Contemporary Art

2013 "Night of the Museums", "Magpies", "Meeting heavenly emperor" MOSHAOS, Moscow

2012 "Moscow. Architecture of the future", Moscow Museum of Architecture A.V. Schusev, Moscow

2012 We Art Weekend #1, We Art Weekend #2, Garage gallery, Nikolina gora, Moscow oblast

2012 "Price", III Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, Agency. ART RU, Moscow

2012 "Russian Renaissance", Brot Kunsthalle, Vienna, Austria

2011 "No Translation", International Culture Project Art-Residence, Moscow - Special Project of IV Moscow Biennale

2011 "Russian Landscape", Guelman Gallery, Moscow

2010 "Do not disturb" (NAUKA 254), "Intimate capital", "Rare species" (CCI Fabrika) - projects in the framework of the 2nd Moscow International Biennale for Young Art

2009 - 2010 "No translations № 1", "Fresco Part 1", "Thirty-six friends of Cloud", "BOZAR: Art at the household level", "Graphics", "Freedom, Equality. Brotherhood" - projects in artist-run space ART Raum, Moscow

2009 "Can’t take it anymore", Voronezh Centre for Contemporary Art

2009 "Save as", group show at Armyansky pereulok 13, Moscow

2009 "Art after the End of History", Central House of Artists, Moscow

2009 "Let me think", Red October factory, Moscow - Special project of the III Moscow Biennale

2007 "Institute of Smile", Andrey Bartenev Moscow Illustration Festival, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow