Jakub Ciężki
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EDUCATION

Faculty of Arts, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin

SOLO EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS

2017
There is no if, Punkt Odbioru Sztuki, Łódź / Poland
Cała miłość na marne, Dystans Gallery, Cracow / Poland

2015
Corporal Punishments, Propaganda, Warsaw / Poland
I Love You but I’ve Chosen Darkness, BWA Gallery, Gorzów Wielkopolski / Poland

2014
Blackout, Baltic Gallery of Contemporary Art, Ustka / Poland

2013
Geometry Lesson, National Museum, Kielce / Poland
Blackout, Bielska Gallery BWA, Bielsko-Biała / Poland
Blackout, Lublin Society for the Encouragement of Fine Arts, Lublin / Poland
Birthday (event with Tomasz Kulka, Polish sculptor), Propaganda, Warsaw / Poland

2012
Haven’t We Met Before?, Propaganda, Warsaw / Poland
Genre Scenes (exhibition with Tomasz Kulka, Polish sculptor), Propaganda, Warsaw / Poland

2010
To Read Between the Lines, Sanok BWA, Sanok / Poland

2009
To Read Between the Lines, Lublin Society for the Encouragement of Fine Arts, Lublin / Poland

2007
Painting, Olympia Gallery, Cracow / Poland
Funnily, Promotion Gallery, Warsaw / Poland

2005
Quiddity, Promotion Gallery, Warsaw / Poland
Painting, ES Gallery, Międzyrzec Podlaski / Poland
Painting, Podlaska Gallery, Biała Podlaska / Poland

2003
Painting, “Under the Floor” ZPAP Gallery, Lublin / Poland

GROUP EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS

2018

Sudden Death of a Hero, Latarka Gallery, Budapest / Hungary
Sick of Reality, Labirynt Gallery, Lublin / Poland
Obraz – Obiekt, 72 Gallery, Chełm / Poland

2017
Uniezwyklenie, Open City Festival of Art in Public Space, Lublin / Poland
Pustka Pełnia Utopia. Kolekcja Waldemara Andzelma, BWA Art Gallery, Olsztyn / Poland
No Budget Show 9 – Ubytek, Upadek, Utrata, former Psychiatric Department in Owińska
near Poznań / Poland
Po drugiej stronie (lustra), Malarstwo z Kolekcji Sztuki Galerii Bielskiej BWA, Galeria
Sztuki w Zlinie, Zlin / Czech Republic 
Surface, Bardzo Biała Gallery, Warsaw / Gallery
Jego białe pióra, oświecone słońcem, błyszczały jak samo słońce, Henryk Gallery,
Cracow / Poland

2016

Lekcje z kolekcji. Lubelskie kolekcje poza instytucjami, Lubelskie Towarzystwo Zachęty
Sztuk Pięknych, Centrum Spotkań Kultur, Lublin / Poland

Śmiertelnie poważna wystawa, Academy of Art in Wrocław Gallery/Labirynt Gallery C.H. Plaza,
Wrocław/Lublin / Poland

Out of Sight, Out of Mind, Henryk Gallery, Cracow / Poland

II Ogólnopolski Konkurs Malarski im. Leona Wyczółkowskiego, BWA Gallery, Bydgoszcz / Poland

Works from the Art Collection of Galeria Bielska BWA, Bielska Gallery BWA, Bielsko-Biała / Poland

Parantele, Lublin Castle, Lublin / Poland

Wnętrze miasta, Stolarska/Krupowicz Gallery, Warsaw / Poland

2015
White Is White and Black Is Black, Piekary Gallery, Poznań / Poland
The Newest, Propaganda, Warsaw / Poland

2014
Hidden Meanings, Labyrinth Gallery CH Plaza, Lublin / Poland
In Between, Propaganda, Warsaw / Poland
Phantom, Propaganda, Warsaw / Poland
Complexes and Frustrations, Labyrinth Gallery, Lublin / Poland

2013
Small Is Big, Propaganda, Warsaw / Poland
Cold Look, Academy of Fine Arts Salon Gallery, Warsaw / Poland

2012
Longing, Labyrinth Gallery, Lublin / Poland
Compass of the Young Art, Olympic Centre, Warsaw / Poland
Deconstructing Utopia, Centre of the Art Propaganda, Łódź / Poland
Ars Loci, Workshops of Culture, Lublin / Poland
Ars Loci, Lipowa 13 Gallery, Lublin / Poland

2011
Meta-White, Freies Museum, Berlin / Germany
40th Painting Biennale “Bielska Jesień 2011”, Bielska Gallery BWA, Bielsko-Biała / Poland
No Budget Show 3, Kordegarda Gallery, Warsaw / Poland
50th Exhibition of Šiauliai Artists, Siaullai Gallery, Swale / Lithuania

2010
UMCS Artists 2010, Depot Gallery, Lublin / Poland
Museum of Deposited Art, Robert Kuśmirowski’s project, Biała Gallery, Lublin / Poland
Photocopypainting, Sanok BWA, Sanok / Poland
No Budget Show 2, Workshops of Culture – Towot Squat, Lublin / Poland

2007
Young Artists – Young Art, Lublin Gallery BWA, Lublin / Poland
113th studio – Prof. Jacek Wojciechowski with students, “Under the Floor” ZPAP Gallery, Lublin / Poland

2006
21st Festival of Polish Modern Painting, Szczecin / Poland
Game – Karowa Gallery Painting Exhibition, Olympic Centre, Warsaw / Poland
14th East Art Salon, Hieronim Łopaciński’s Public Library in Lublin, Lublin / Poland
Autograph 2005, Post-competition Exhibition, Lublin Castle, Lublin / Poland

2005
13th East Art Salon, Hieronim Łopaciński’s Public Library in Lublin, Lublin / Poland
7th Eugeniusz Geppert’s Competition / 6th National Exhibition of Young Artists, Awangarda BWA, Wrocław / Poland
Summer Salon, Promotion Gallery, Warsaw / Poland
Counterbalance, Camaldolese Cellars, Warsaw / Poland
Final of the Art&Business “Painting of the Year” Competition, Królikarnia Palace, Warsaw / Poland

2004
Final of Franciszka Eibisch’s Foundation Competition 2004, National Museum, Warsaw / Poland
Painting Triennale 2004, Post-competition Exhibition, Częstochowa/Wrocław / Poland
20th Festival of Polish Modern Painting, Post-competition Exhibition, Szczecin / Poland

7th Autumn Art Salon, Post-competition Exhibition, Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski / Poland

Autograph 2003, Post-competition Exhibition, Lublin Castle, Lublin / Poland

2003

President of RP “The Best Bachelor of Arts Diploma” Competition, Wilanów Poster Museum, Warsaw / Poland

2002

Students of Prof. Jacek Wojciechowski’s Studio Exhibition, Mat-Mart Gallery, Lublin / Poland

PRIZES & SCHOLARSHIPS

2015
President of Lublin scholarship
"Polityka’s Passport 2014” application (category: visual art)

2013
Minister of Culture scholarship-holder in “Young Poland 2013” scholarship program

2012
“Polityka’s Passport 2012” application (category: visual art)

2011
“Polityka’s Passport 2011” application (category: visual art)
President of Lublin honours for achievements in arts
40th Painting Biennale “Bielska Jesień 2011” – Grand Prix
40th Painting Biennale “Bielska Jesień 2011” – Artinfo.pl and Artluk editorial staff honours

2006
Autograph 2005 – I prize

2005
“Painting of the Year” Art&Business Competition – finalist

2004
Franciszka Eibisch’s Foundation Competition – Grand Prix
Lublin Province Marshal scholarship
Autograph 2003 – I prize of UMCS rector and II regular prize

2003
Rector’s prize for the best diploma of the UMCS Faculty of Arts