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Aleksandra was born in the USSR and raised in 1990s between civilizations in Kyiv, Ukraine. Currently, she is embedded in the Midwest, United States. She is busing herself trying to define what it is being a Ukrainian-American artist at this point in time.

EXHIBITIONS
2018
  • 4th Annual Dirty South Cup Call & Competition | River Oaks Square Arts Center, Alexandria, Louisiana | Juror: Sam Chung | Merit Award
  • Beyond The Brickyard: 9th Annual Juried Exhibition / Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MN | Juror: Kristen Morgin
  • Nefelibata – “Cloud Walker” | Indiana University Kokomo Union Street Gallery, Kokomo, Indiana
2017
  • UnWedged | Northwest Pottery, Seatle, Washington | juror: Patti Warashina
  • Skutt Peep Show / 2017 NCECA, Portland, Oregon | juror: David Gamble | First Place
  • NATIONAL: Nature: Surface, Form, Content exhibition | The Clay Studio of Missoula, Missoula, MN | juror: Adrian Arleo
2016
  • 72nd Annual Wabash Valley Exhibition, 5 states show | Sheldon Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute-IN
    Juror: Dr.Manuela Well-Off-Man

    1. Arts Illiana Award of Recognition
    2. ISU Permanent Art Collection Purchase Award
2015
  • ONE-PERSON: “On Russian Soul” | McKendree University Gallery of Art, McKendree University, Lebanon-IL


AWARDS/GRANTS/SCHOLARSHIPS
2018
  • 4th Annual Cup Call & Competition 2018 | River Oaks Square, Alexandria, Louisiana
    1. Juror: Sam Chung : Merit Award
2017
  • Summer Residency Scholarship Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, ME
  • Skutt Peep Show, 2017 NCECA, Portland, Oregon : 1. First Place
2016
  • 72nd Annual Wabash Valley Exhibition | Sheldon Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute, IN
    1. Indiana State University Permanent Art Collection Purchase Award
    2. Award of Recognition

ARTIST RESIDENCIES
  • 2017 : Summer Residency, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, ME
  • 2007-8 : Artist in Residence-Gallery Assistant|Halcyon Contemporary Art Gallery/Swope Museum of Art, Terre Haute-IN
  • 2005 : Artist in Residence, Painting Studio Supervisor| Touchstone Center for Crafts, Uniontown-PA
PUBLICATIONS
  • “Fired Up: Sasha Krasutskaya keeps the Torner Center Pottery Classes Fun for Informative for Novices and Experts Alike” by Steve Kash, Terre Haute Living, 2015
  • “Halcyon Contemporary Art Gallery Offers Up an Exhibit Capable of Attracting All Kinds of Adventuresome People” by Steve Kash, Terre Haute Tribune Star, 2009
  • “Ink: a Journal of Literary and Visual Arts”, volume 8, 2010
  • “Indiana State University: Clay Alumni Exhibition”, NCECA Exhibition Catalog, 2004
EDUCATION
  • (2007) : Indiana State University, MFA, Ceramics(60 hours toward completion), Terre Haute-IN | ceramic professor: Dick Hay
  • 2003 : University of Minnesota, Duluth, BFA, ceramics & graphic design, Duluth-MN | ceramic professors: James Klueg, Thomas Kerrigan
  • 1982-90 : Drawing & Painting School of Nikolai Osipenko, Kyiv-Ukraine
COLLECTIONS
Indiana State University Permanent Art Collection
  1. Formal Wares: Vase #1, 2016, painted earthenware
  2. Figurine in Red, 2006, stoneware
  3. Story Unheard, 2005, stoneware
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Permanent Art Collection
  1. Elusive sElf, 2005, sculpture, mosaics
  2. The Contour of Darkness, 2005, drawing on plywood
Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota

Duluth, MN

  1. Vase [Untitled], 2003, earthenware
PUBLIC ART
  1. “Elusive sElf”, mosaic sculpture, size: 7’, Permanent Art Collection|Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology | Terre Haute-IN