Education & Training
Self Tuited
Curator of Contemporary Art, SKVOT, 2021
Art Project Management, SKVOT, 2022

Artistic activity
2014
Gold Medal and 12 Honorable Mentions at ND Awards
Publication in CREATIV 1.2 digital magazine
Second Place and 10 Honorable Mentions at Moscow International Photography Awards
Third Place and 9 Honorable Mentions at International Photography Awards
Official Selection at Kontinent Awards
2015
3 Honorable Mentions at ND Awards
3 Honorable Mentions at Moscow International Photography Awards
Featured in OneEyeland Best of the Best Photographers 2015 printed catalogue
3 Honorable Mentions at International Photography Awards
Gold, Silver and Bronze medals in PX3 Prix De La Photographie Paris photography contest
Publication of featured article in Novelmasters and Eprawda online magazines
Honorable Mention at International Color Awards
2 Bronze Medals at OneEyeland Photography Awards
3 Commended images in shortlist of Sony World Photography Awards. Images were projected in Somerset House, London
2016
Publication in Art People Gallery blog
Featured in OneEyeland Best of the Best Photographers 2016 printed catalogue
Group Exhibition CAN! 2.0 Summer Edition at Triptych Gallery Global Arts Workshop, Kiev, Ukraine
Gallery Representation: Mahlstedt Gallery, NY, USA
FIAP Gold and TSC Silver medals at Trierenberg Super Circuit, Linz, Austria
Bronze Medal at OneEyeland Photography Awards
2017
Publication in Art Market Magazine’s Gold List
Publication of interview in The Photo Art Gallery blog
Publication of featured article in Designcollector Network online magazine
Publication of featured article in Dodho online magazine
Gallery Representation: The Photo Art Gallery, Vienna, Austria
2 Bronze Medals at OneEyeland Photography Awards
Honorable Mention at International Color Awards
Publication of featured article in OnArtAndAestetics online magazine
2018
Bronze Medal at PX3 Prix De La Photographie Paris photography contest, “Nagual” series
Group Exhibition in Miami Photographic Center, “Nagual” series.
Winner of Miami Photo Center Vision Excellence Awards, Unleash your creativity caregory, “Nagual” series
Gold and Silver Medals at Tokyo International Photography Awards for “Nagual” series. Projected in ICA gallery, Tokyo.
Solo exhibition “Nagual” at Municipal Gallery of Kherson, Ukraine (10/03-23/03)
2019
Founder & organizer of New Level Ray Prize
Mikhail Batrak becomes Mikhail Ray
2020
Dream Gogol Fest group exhibition in UrbanCad, Kherson, curated by Olena Afanasieva, "TOTEM"
Group Exhibition  in ArtSpace Freedom, Kherson, curated by Tetiana Moiseenko
2021
Group Exhibition in ArtSpace Freedom, Kherson, curated by Tetiana Moiseenko
Silver Medal at I SEE PHOTO AWARDS, "The Point" series
Publication in Art Market Magazine’s #63 Gold List Special Collection (as Mikhail Batrak)
Group exhibition in Kyiv Photography School, curated by ISPA
Group exhibition in Kyiv Mystetskyi Arsenal museum, curated by Ivanna Bertrand
Group exhibition in SVITLOTUT, Dnepr, curated by ISPA
Group exhibition "Inside-Out" in Zero Gallery Cafe, Nepal, curated by Monique Romeiko
2022
Group exhibition at Invogue_Art Gallery, Odessa, curated by ISPA
Group online exhibition "Mental Health" at Tebbs Contemporary Art Gallery, London, curated by Kirstie Tebbs
Group exhibition "Stand With Ukraine" at OneArtSpace Gallery, New York, curated by UART & NYCArtMovement
Publication in Bird In Flight Ukraine
Publication in Holod Magazine

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