• Closed Eyes Opened , photography exhibition, collaboration with HK Society for the Blind                                       Lai Kok Community Hall, Hong Kong, 2015 January
  • Slideluck, multimedia slideshow event, The Globe, Prague, Czech Republic, November 2016

Solo exhibitions

  • Insomnia , photo exhibition by Polina Shubkina, MINT Gallery, Hong Kong, 2014 February
  • Russian Dream , photo exhibition by Polina Shubkina, Artist Residence Gallery, Hong Kong, 2012 September

Group exhibitions

  • Cliftons Art Prize, multimedia exhibition, Hutchison House, Hong Kong, 2015 October-December
  • Slide Luck Hong Kong, photography show, The White Loft, Hong Kong, 2015 October 16th
  • Fifth Annual Exposure Award , photography exhibition, Musee du Louvre, Paris, France, 2015 July 13th
  • Ovolo Southside Opening , multimedia art exhibition, Ovolo Hotel, Hong Kong, 2014 October
  • Absor[bed] , multimedia exhibition, XXX Gallery, Hong Kong, 2013 August
  • Boing , multimedia exhibition, OSAGE Gallery, Hong Kong, 2013 July
  • Silver and Ink , photo exhibition, Bergen Hall, Savannah, Georgia, USA, 2013 April
  • Antipasto  , fashion photography exhibition, The Hive, Hong Kong, 2013 March
  • Art at the Third Street , group photo exhibition, Artist Residence Gallery, Hong Kong, 2012 August
  • 4 Corners , group photo exhibition, Culture Club Gallery, Hong Kong, 2012 June
  • Madness & the City , photography by Clara Forest and Polina Shubkina, Saffron Gallery, Hong Kong, 2012 February
  • Cultural Parallels , fashion illustration show, USAAA Gallery, Yekaterinburg, Russia, 2009 June
  • Unknown Prague  , multimedia exhibition, Botanical Garden of Teplice, Czech Republic, 2007 August


Urbanautica Magazine Publications


  • 2014 SCAD, Savannah College of Art and Design, Hong Kong Campus                                                                                       Master of Fine Arts: Photography
  • 2011 ESMOD, International Establishment of Higher Education in Fashion Design, Paris, France                                               Bachelor Fashion Design
  • 2009 USAAA,  Ural State Academy of Architecture and Arts, Yekaterinburg, Russia                                                     Bachelor Design

Work Experience

  • URBANAUTICA MAGAZINE, April 2016 - Present, Editor Eastern Europe
  • Freelance portrait and still life photographer, Bratislava, November 2015-­Present                                                                                  Commissioned to photograph portraits and still lifes by a variety of clients
  • Imagindustries Ltd, Marketing AssistantHong Kong, June 2014-­May 2015                                                                                              Concept Development, Event Styling, On-­site Management, Photography, Videography
  • Style By Asia, Blogger, Hong Kong, August 2013-­August 2014                                                                                                                    Writing and publishing articles about Fine Art community and cultural scene in Asia
  • Freelance portrait and fashion photographer, Hong Kong, September 2011-­July 2015                                                                            Commissioned to photograph studio and environmental portraits by a variety of clients

Side Projects

  • SLIDELUCK, ­May 2016- Present, Creative Director and Curator of Slideluck Prague


  • Red Dog Studio, Hong Kong, June-­August 2012                                                                                                         Photography Internship: Photographer Assistant, Marketing research, Social Media Marketing
  • KENZO, Paris, France June-­August 2010                                                                                                                         Accessories Design Internship: Materials research, Trends research, Technical drawings
  • Araldi 1936, Paris, France 2009 January-­April                                                                                                                 Accessory Design Internship: Technical drawings, Prototypes Corrections, Trends research


  • Languages: Russian-native, English-full professional proficiency, French-limited working proficiency, Czech-beginner, Romanian-beginner
  • Software: Photoshop/Bridge CS6, Lightroom 4, Premiere CS6
  • Camera: 5DMarklll, Nikon D800
  • Lighting Systems: Profoto Acute 2/ProB3, Broncolor Senso A2, Canon Speedlites, Nikon Speedlites
  • Output: Epson Stylus Pro Printers (3885, 7910, 9910)
  • Art Direction, Creative concept writing, Videography, Fashion illustration