About us

Stedley Art Foundation was founded by Stella Beniaminova in 2011 as a private initiative.

The Foundation’s MISSION is to foster Ukraine’s cultural development through the promotion of Ukrainian artists and their projects, including enlivening transnational cultural exchanges. The Foundation’s GOAL is to establish a positive image of Ukrainian art on the international art scene.

The Foundation’s PHILOSOPHY is that art should not be a luxury, but rather a right and a recognized esthetic and ethical necessity for any person.


organizing art shows with the help of our dedicated and experienced team of curators and art historians.

engaging with local and international partners through participation in various events and art initiatives.

developing and implementing educational programs and projects.

creating a new cultural environment.

supporting the development of new forms in the realm of visual art (multimedia, public art, street art).

The heart of the Foundation’s persona is the White Space. White Space opens doors for renowned artists, daring experiments and discussions. Both the Foundation and the White Space accomplish these goals while maintaining a strong working relationship with collectors, art patrons and generous sponsors of Ukrainian arts.