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Zbigniew Sikora

BIOGRAPHY

Zbigniew Sikora was born in Warsaw in 1985. He completed his studies at the Painting Faculty of Warsaw’s Academy of Fine Arts in 2010 under Professor Jarosław Modzelewski. He also attended the Alternative Depiction Studio of Professor Włodzimierz Szymański at the Media and Set Design Faculty and specialised in the Art of Public Space under Professor Mirosław Duchowski.
In 2008, his project to develop Warsaw’s Parade Square received an honourable mention from the Art in Public Space Studio. In 2009 he won the fifth edition of a competition organised by Gallery A 19 for his Metro Museum mural at one of Warsaw’s underground stations. In 2011 he was awarded a scholarship by Warsaw’s Municipal Culture Bureau to create a mural promoting Poland’s capital. He completed post-graduate studies in Computer and Multi-Media Graphics at Warsaw’s Academy of Special Education, and from 2009 has been a member of the Front Sztuki (Art Front) Artistic Association.
Currently Mr Sikora serves as an assistant to Professor Mirosław Duchowski at the Art in Public Space Studio of Warsaw’s Academy of Fine arts as well as to Professor Ewa Latkowska-Żychska in her composition studio with a Graphic Art speciality at Warsaw’s Social Academy of Learning.

INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS

2016 – "Dystrykt", Gallery Elektor, Warsaw
2016 – "Metropolis", Gallery Pod Plafonem, Wrocław
2016 – "Zona", Gallery Łaźnia, Radom
2016 – "Cubes", Gallery Łazienkowska, Warsaw
2016 – "Sieć miejska", Gallery TA3, Warsaw
2016 – „Układy miejskie”, Mazowieckie Centrum Sztuki „Elektrownia”, Radom
2016 – „Sieć miejska”, Gallery TA3, Warsaw
2015 – „Obiekty”, Gallery TA3, Warsaw
2014 – „Psy wyprowadzamy wyłącznie na smyczy", Gallery Skwer - Fabryka Trzciny, Warsaw
2012 – „Sport to zdrowie”, Gallery Warsztat, Warsaw
2011 – „Miasto – człowiek”, Gallery N’69, Warsaw

SELECTED JOINT EXHIBITIONS

2017 – Genius Loci, Centrum Promocji Kultury, Warsaw
2016 – Sztuka Teraz, National Museum in Cracow
2016 – Do czterech x SZTUKA, Fundacja Magazyn Kultury, Cracow
2016 – 13. Międzynarodowy Jesienny Salon Sztuki, BWA, Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski
2016 – Pejzaż, Związek Polskich Artystów Plastyków, Okręg Częstochowa
2016 – "1 Ogólnopolskie Biennale Malarstwa/Pejzaż architektoniczny", Gallery Miejska, Bisztynek
2016 – "Światła Mazowsza", Gallery Zamkowa, Pułtusk
2016 – "Eksploracje", Gallery Elektor, Warsaw
2016 – "Się dotykamy", Gallery Łowicka, Warsaw
2016 – „Miejskie historie”, Autograf, Warsaw
2016 – „Odmiana przez przypadki”, Gallery XS, Kielce
2015 – "XXS size for Xmas", Blue Art Space, Berlin
2014 – wspólna wystawa z Sabiną Twardowską w Domotece, Warsaw
2013 – „19x19”, exhibition of Art Front artists, 19. Dzielnica (gallery), Warsaw
2013 – „Rozmowy” (Conversations), exhibition of Art Front artists, Galeria DAP 3, House of Fine Arts, Warsaw
2011 – „Świeża krew” (Fresh blood), young artists’ exhibition, Galeria Socato, Wrocław
2011 – „Promocje 2011” (2011 promotions), 21st All-Polish Young Painters’ Review, Legnica
2011 – „Dzień dobry panie Courbet” (Good morning, Monsieur Courbet), joint exhibition with Sabina Twardowska, Galeria 3678, House of Fine Arts, Warsaw
2011 – exhibition organised by the Kienkeurig Foundation to mark Polish day, Kaatsheuvel, Holland
2011 – „Niezła sztuka”, Mazovian Museum , Płock
2011 – „Siedem” (Seven), joint exhibition with Maciej Czyżewski, Camedulian Monastery Cellars in Lasek Bielański, Warsaw
2011 – „Konfronty” (Confronts), exhibition of Art Front artists, Main Library of Podlasie Academy, Siedlce
2010 – „Art Fresh Festival”, in Sheraton Hotel, Warsaw
2009 – exhibition of contemporary Polish art, De Terp Art Centre, Waalwijk, Holland
2008 – „Rysunek młodych” (Young people’s drawings), Mazowieckie Centrum Sztuki Elektrownia (Powerplant Masovian Art Centre), Radom

ACHIEVEMENTS IN PUBLIC SPACE

2016 – creation of mural, Łuków
2016 – creation of mural, Piaseczno
2014 – participation in the ninth edition of the Szablon Dżem Festival, Warsaw
2012 – creation of „Fabryka Sztuki” (Art factory) mural for Galeria Oficyna, Płock
2011 – creation of „Galeria miejska” (Municipal gallery) mural thanks to a scholarship awarded by the Warsaw Municipal Art Bureau, Powiśle, Warsaw
2011 – creation of „Galeria miejska II” (Municipal gallery II) in cooperation with the Obserwatorium (Observatory) Foundation, Powiśle, Warsaw
2010 – participation in the fifth edition of the Szablon Dżem Festival, Warsaw
2009 – implementation of a prize-winning project in the Galeria A19 competition at the Warsaw Marymont Underground Station, Warsaw
2008 – „Elektrownia Murem” (Powerplant wall), creation of a mural in the grounds of the Powerplant Masovian Art Centre, Radom