Joanna Pałys

Born in Świdnica in 1981.
2003-2008 – studied at the Faculty of Painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Wrocław She was awarded the 2008 Best Diploma Award of the Academy of Art and Design in Wrocław for her  diploma work at the Painting Department, carried out under the  guidance of Prof. Stanisław Kortyka, and at the Studio for Designing of Painting in Architecture and Town Planning, under the guidance of Prof. Wojciech Kaniowski. She got the annexe in Graphics at the  Graphic Arts Techniques Department of Prof. Przemysław Tyszkiewicz.

Awards, scholarships and notable painting accomplishments:

2014 - Nominee for Strabag Art Award International, Austria
2012 - 1st Award in The International Biennal of Miniature Art, OPK Gaude Mater, Czestochowa, Poland
2010 - Scholarship of Minister of Culture and National Heritage for project of paintings "Building Objects"
2009 - Sennelier Award at the 2nd International Picture Biennal Quadro-Art, “First-Floor” ZPAP Gallery, Łódź
2008 - 1st Award of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage, the award of the Municipal Gallery BWA in Bydgoszcz and the award of the art magazine “Format”, 18th National Review of Youth Painting Promotions 2008, the Gallery of Art, Legnica
2008 - 2008 Best Diploma Award of the Marshal of Lower Silesian Voivodeship, Wrocław
2008 - Realization of wall painting in the Bloom Hotel, Brussels
2008 - Realization of wall painting on the premises of Mieszczański Brewery, Wrocław
Academic Year 2007/2008 A scholarship of Minister of Culture and National Heritage
Academic Year 2007/2008 A scholarship of President of Wrocław in the field of culture and art
2007 - Special Award in the competition “Dialogue with Culture”, category: drawing, the AFA, Wrocław

Notable solo exhibitions:

2013 - "There won't be a Happy Endings", Natalia Bazowska & Joanna Palys, Polski Theatre in Wroclaw
2011 - "Starting Base". Palys / Laszenko. Pictures of Architecture. Socato Gallery, Wroclaw
2011 - "Building Objects", BWA Gallery, Bydgoszcz
2010 - "Industrial Landscape", H87 Gallery, Arnhem, Holland
2010 - „Object buildings”, "Awans" Gallery, Legnica
2008 - „Postindustrial Landscape”, Na Solnym Gallery, Wrocław
2008 - „Postindustrial Landscape”, the Gallery of the Young at the Lower Silesian Cultural Information Centre, Wrocław
2008 - Degree exhibition “Postindustrial Landscape”, Municipal Gallery, Wrocław

Notable group exhibitions:

2014 - "Nord Art'14", Carlshütte, Büdelsdorf/Rendsburg, Germany
2014 - "Physical culture", Group exhibition and The 1st Cultural Run "Rush for art", Socato Art Gallery, Wrocław
2014 - „small = LARGE”, REFEKTARZ Gallery, Krotoszyn, Poland
2013 - "Diffusion", Museum of Architecture, Wroclaw
2013 - "Unplugged", Socato Art Gallery, Wroclaw
2012 - 24th Festival of Contemporary Polish Painting, Pomeranian Dukes' Castle, Szczecin, Poland
2012 - 7th International Biennal of Miniature Art, OPK Gaude Mater - Czestochowa, Test Gallery, Mazovia Region Centre of Culture and Arts - Warsaw, Poland
2012 - „Made in Poland” Polish Museum in Rapperswil, Switzerland
2012 - „Made in Poland”, Museum Schwarzes Ross - Hilpoltstein, Bielefeld University Library - Bielefeld, Germany
2011 - "Made in Poland", Red City Hall and Beletage Gallery - Berlin, Cracovian House and Tower - Nuremberg, Germany
2011 - "Views of Femininity", Polswissart Gallery, Warsaw
2011 - Nord Art'11, Carlshütte, Büdelsdorf/Rendsburg, Germany
2011 - "30+" Night of Muesums, Socato Gallery, Wroclaw
2011 - Literature Festival, Diggi Palace, Jaipur, India
2010 - Triennal of Painting. The Marian Michalik 4th Painting Competition for Young Artists, Municipal Gallery of Arts, Czestochowa (Poland)
2010 - XXII Festival of Contemporary Polish Painting, Pomeranian Dukes' Castle, Szczecin
2010 - Gdańsk Art Biennal 2010, Günter Grass Gallery in Gdańsk, Poland
2009-2010 - „Junge Polnische Malerei – Kunst aus Niederschlesien”: Dresden – Nuremberg – Bad Reichenhall – Wiesbaden – Aachen, Germany
2009 - 2nd International Picture Biennal Quadro-Art, “First-Floor” ZPAP Gallery, Łódź
2009 - International Art Exhibition “Nord-Art'09”, Carlshütte, Büdelsdorf/Rendsburg, Germany
2009 - Podwodny Wrocław (Underwater Wrocław), Mieszczański Brewery, Wrocław
2008 - 18th National Review of Youth Painting Promotions 2008, the Gallery of Art, Legnica
2008 - Wrocław Industrial Festival, Mieszczański Brewery, Wrocław
2008 - Podwodny Wrocław (Underwater Wrocław), Mieszczański Brewery, Wrocław
2008 - International Art Exhibition “Nord-Art'08”, Carlshütte, Büdelsdorf/Rendsburg, Germany
2007 - 4th Biennal Festival of European Arts, the town hall, Rawicz
2007 - Dialogue with Culture, assembly hall, AFA, Wrocław
2006 - Painters’ confrontations, Rzeszów
2006 - Eight and a Half Women, OPT, Wrocław
2005 - 2+x, Galeria Academia, Wrocław

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