Cezary Poniatowski

Biography

born in 1987. Lives and works in Warsaw.

Education:

2012 – 2015 – Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw

 

SELECTED SOLO / TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2024

Scouts, Wschód New York

2023

Liste Art Fair 2023, Basel
Sesame, Bazaar Scavenger, Athens, Greece

2022

Sting, Clay.Warsaw, Warsaw
Together, Vanish, Warsaw

2021

Heavy Silence, Fonderia Battaglia, Milan
Relief Basilica di San Celso, Milan
Vaults and Swellings, Centre for Contemporary Art FUTURA, Prague

2020

Welcome to Itchy Truths, Stereo, Warsaw
Hearth, Jan Kaps, Cologne

2019

Hereafter, Mélange, Cologne / with Sami Schlichting

2018

Sick-box, Stereo, Warsaw
Guard JIL, Warsaw
The Whole Picture BWAZG, Zielona Góra

2017

Compost Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
Eternal Lunch, Griffin Art Space, Warsaw / with Sławomir Pawszak
True Romance, Zona Sztuki Aktualnej, Szczecin / with Dominika Olszowy

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2024

Group show, Stefan Gierowski Foundation, Warsaw (upcoming)
Does the Rising Sun Affright,
Zachęta National Gallery of Art
it was a hot day, a day that was blue all through,
Crèvecœur, Paris
Off-site Exhibition, Air Service Basel, Basel

2023

Living Spaces, Molitor, Berlin
Narracje Festival Orunia, Gdańsk
Obsession II, Wschód, Warsaw
Reading Stones, Linseed Projects, Shanghai (organized by Ginny on Frederick)
Uncertain Weavings, The Address, Brescia
Inauguration, Lo Brutto Stahl, Paris

2022

A Glimpse of the Setting Remains, Clima Gallery, Milan
Czuła Rewolucja, Metropolitan, Warsaw
Man’s Traces in Nature, Wschód, Warsaw
Onsen Confidential, Kayokoyuki Gallery, Tokyo
Material Fatigue, Museum of Textiles, Łódź
Native Speakers, Skala, Poznań

2021

Metabolic Rift, Kraftwerk Berlin, Berlin
All Worlds Are Flat Blindside, Melbourne

2019

The Spirit of Nature and Other Fairy Tales – 20 years of The ING Polish Art Foundation, Silesian Museum
Nosztrómo, Ashes/Ashes, New York
Brno Art Open 2019: I am a dependent object site specific/ city space, Brno

2018

Waiting for Another Coming (part II), Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
Doors of Paradise, Union Pacific, London
Waiting for Another Coming (part I), Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius
FOAF in Berlin (Friend of A Friend in Berlin), ChertLüdde, Berlin
Friend of a Friend 2018: Stereo hosts Crevecoeur and Reserve Ames Stereo, Warsaw

2017

Swag & Threat, TRAFO, Szczecin
Two 4 One, BWAZG, Zielona Góra
Plac Defilad: A Step Forward, 9th Edition of Warsaw Under Construction Galeria Studio, Warsaw
Temporary Storeroom – Drawing: Case Study, 2 PLATO, Ostrava
Someone I Have Been Observing For Some Time, Fondazione Pastificio Cerere, Rome
My Dad’s Friends, Dawid Radziszewski Gallery, Cracow
Welcome to JIL, JIL, Warsaw
All the Time at Work, Galeria Labirynt, Lublin

2016

Congress of Culture Palace of Culture and Science, Warsaw
All the time at work, BWA Tarnów, Tarnów
Mere Formality, Labirynt, Lublin
This is Not a Rose, Piktogram, Warsaw

2015

For me, abstraction is Real ! Boccanera Gallery, Trento
Schere, Stein, Papier, Collektiva Galerie, Berlin
As you can see. Polish Art Today Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw
11th Geppert Competition: Caution, Painting! BWA Awangarda, Wrocław

 

RESIDENCIES AND AWARDS

2021 – residency at Battaglia Foundry, Milan, Italy
2021 – residency at Centre for Contemporary Art FUTURA, Prague, Czech Republic
2020 – shortlisted for Battaglia Foundry Sculpture Prize, Milan, Italy
2018 – Bank Pekao Project Room Art Prize at Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle (II award), Warsaw, Poland
2016 – Poland‘s Ministry of Culture and National Heritage scholarship
2013 – Grand Prix – Geppert Competition for Young Painters, BWA Wrocław, Wrocław, Poland
2010 – residency at GlogauAir, Berlin, Germany