Olena Newkryta studied at the University of Applied Arts Vienna as well as at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam and is member of the Golden Pixel Cooperative.
Her artwork was awarded with several prizes and grants (incl. START scholarship of the Federal Ministry for Culture, Grant of the Federal Ministry for Science, Prize of the Lentos Museum-Friends, Award of the Kunsthalle Wien).
Also her works have been presented at various international exhibitions and screenings (incl. Kunstforum Wien, Fotogalerie Wien, Musrara Mix Festival Jerusalem (IS), Kunsthalle Wien, Salzburger Kunstverein, Vienna Contemporary, Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Crossing Europe Filmfestival, Belvedere21 Vienna, WORM Rotterdam).
Represented in various national as international public and private collections including the art collection of the Federal Government Austria; artist book collection of the Library of the University of Applied Arts Vienna, collection of the Lentos Kunstmuseum.