Katarzyna Kowalska (b. 1981, Rzeszów, Poland)

She graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Rzeszów and the Faculty of Art at Maria Curie-Sklodowska University in Lublin (direction: painting, graduating in 2009 under the leadership of professor Walenty Wróblewski). She deals with painting, mural and photography. She also organises her own artistic projects and cooperates with creation of cultural, author’s events. Currently lives and works in Warsaw (PL).

 

Selected Individual exhibitions:

  • 2017
    • Odczuwanie przestrzeni | BWA Galeria Sanocka | Sanok (PL)
  • 2015
    • The planes as recording space. Between prospects | House of Artist Gallery 022 | Warsaw (PL)
    • Individual exhibition in Catherine Napiórkowska Gallery | Warsaw (PL)

 

Selected group exhibitions and competitions:

  • 2017
    • Didaskalia exhibition of members the “Open Studio” Association | Lublin Museum | Lublin (Pl)
  • 2016
    • National Biennials of Painting Architectural Landscape | Municipal Gallery | Bisztynek (PL)
    • Finalist Ale sztuka! competition | Artists’ Colony Lower Town | Gdańsk (PL)
    • Fourth Triennial of Polish Contemporary Painting Autumn Confrontations | House of Art | Rzeszów (PL)
  • 2015
    • Structure of the shadow | PROM Culture Saska Kępa | Warsaw (PL)
    • Endoleak | Association of Polish Artists | Łódz (PL)
    • Bestiality  an exhibition of this year’s Night of Culture in Lublin | Pearl Breweries | Lublin (PL)
    • the 30’th Senses of Art  series of artistic and educational meetings | Museum of King John III Sobieski Palace in Wilanów | Warsaw (PL)
  • 2014
    • The image, graphic, drawing, sculpture 2014 competition | House of Art | Rzeszów (PL)
    • Interference / Interferenzen  Polish-German multidisciplinary exhibition | Secondhome Project Gallery | Berlin (DE)
    • Topography of color an exhibition of the “4×4” cycle implemented by the “Open Studio” Association | Piękno Panie Gallery | Lublin (PL)
    • XII International Autumn Salon of Art Homo Quadratus Ostroviensis | BWA Gallery | Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski (PL)
  • 2013
    • Interference / Interferenzen  Polish-German multidisciplinary exhibition | Art Center Fort Sokolnickiego | Warsaw (PL)
    • Third Triennial of Polish Contemporary Painting Autumn Confrontations | House of Art | Rzeszów (PL)
  • 2012
    • Finalist the Grand Prix Competition of Frances Eibisch Foundation | Catherine Napiórkowska Gallery | Warsaw (PL)
    • MY SE exhibition of members the “Open Studio” Association | Gallery Depot | Lublin (PL)
    • XI International Autumn Salon of Art Homo Quadratus Ostroviensis | BWA Gallery | Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski (PL)
    • Know is also see | BWA Sanok Gallery | Sanok (PL)

 

Art Fairs:

  • 2015
    • ART INN  Young Art Fair | Labyrinth Gallery | Lublin (PL)
  • 2014
    • Art Fresh Festival V  Salon of young art | Sheraton Warsaw Hotel | Warsaw (PL)

 

Residences and scholarships:

  • 2017
    • Art Circle | international artsymposium | Medana | Nova Gorica (SI)
  • 2011
    • Preservesdesign residence of creative recycling | Soho Factory | Warsaw (PL)
    • International plein-air painting for artists from Eastern Europe | Nagybörzsöny | Pest county (HU)
  • 2008/2009
    • Scholarship Socrates – Erasmus | Univerzita Hradec Králové (CZ)

 

Other activities:

  • 2017
    • Praga coloring painting | two-person artistic project for the inhabitants of Praga district in Warsaw (PL) realized during the Open Ząbkowska Str. Festival
    • 27 hidden paintings |INSIDE / OUTSIDE | individual artproject realized during the Night of Culture event in Lublin (PL)
  • 2015
    • Mural Poznan Venice for Czapski Art Foundation painted on the wall of New Gasworks building in Poznań (PL)  together with other artists (4 persons)
  • 2012
    • Painting murals in BWA Sanok Gallery | Sanok (PL)
  • 2010
    • Painting graffiti in Start – Finish Media library | Bielany district | Warsaw (PL)

 

Artistic associations:

  • Open Studio Association  | Lublin (PL)