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JAREK WOJCIK
 
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Jarek Wojcik

Born 1957, Szczecin, Poland; arrived Melbourne, 1985

 

Education:

Graduated from the University of Poznan, with M.A. Degree (Medieval Mural Art)

 

Solo exhibitions:

2010 Storylines , Gallery East, North Fremantle, WA

2010 21 Songs , Catherine Asquith Gallery, Melbourne, Vic

2009 Landscape not forgotten , Catherine Asquith Gallery, Melbourne, Vic

2009 Deserted places, Charles Hewitt Gallery, Sydney, NSW

2008 Paintings/works on paper , Greenhill Galleries, Adelaide, SA

2008 So Quiet , Catherine Asquith Gallery, Melbourne, Vic

2007 Niedaleko stad , Galeria Trystero, Szczecin, Poland

2007 Pas Loin D'ici, Galerie Art Present, Paris, France

2007 Narratives of treasured places , Charles Hewitt Gallery, Sydney, NSW

2006 Not far from here , Catherine Asquith Gallery, Melbourne, Vic

2005 15 Minute Walk… , Catherine Asquith Gallery, Melbourne, Vic

2005 Street Stories, Charles Hewitt Gallery, Sydney, NSW

2005 Paintings , Manyung Gallery, Mt. Eliza, Vic

2004 Paintings , Steps Gallery, Melbourne, Vic

2004 Paintings , Manyung Gallery, Mt. Eliza, Vic

2003 Paintings, Gallery at the Legislative Assembly for the ACT, Canberra, under patronage of the Republic of Poland Embassy

2003 Paintings , Manyung Gallery, Mt. Eliza, Vic

 

Selected group exhibitions:

2010 SMS. Szczecin-Melbourne-Szczecin , National Museum, Szczecin, Poland

2010 Works on Paper , Catherine Asquith Gallery, Melbourne, Vic

2009 festivite 2009, Catherine Asquith Gallery, Melbourne, Vic

2009 The Great Little Christmas Show , Gallery East, North Fremantle, WA

2009 Das Kleine Format, Landhau s Galerie, Graz, Austria

2009 Das Kleine Format, Galerie Brötzinger, Pforzheim, Germany

2009 SMS. Szczecin-Melbourne-Szczecin , Guildford Lane Gallery, Melbourne, Vic

2009 5 th International Biennial of Miniature Art , travelling exhibition BWA Galleries, Pila; Academy of Fine Art Gallery, Cracow; Pomeranian Dukes Castle, Szczecin, Poland

2009 Works on Paper , Catherine Asquith Gallery, Melbourne, Vic

2008 The Great Little Christmas Show , Gallery East, North Fremantle, WA

2008 Works on Paper , Catherine Asquith Gallery, Melbourne, Vic

2007 festivite 2007, Catherine Asquith Gallery, Melbourne, Vic

2007 5 OF 5 , Benalla Art Gallery, Benalla, Vic

2007 Das Kleine Format, Galerie Brötzinger, Pforzheim, Germany

2007 European Union Art Exhibition, under patronage of the EU Commission and German Embassy, Canberra

2007 Linden Postcard Show, St Kilda, Vic

2007 4 th International Biennial of Miniature Art , travelling exhibition BWA Galleries, Pila; Tarnow; Galeria Prezydencka, Warsaw, Poland

2007 Greenhill Galleries, Adelaide, SA

2006 A treasure trove, Charles Hewitt Gallery, Sydney, NSW

2006 festivite 2006, Catherine Asquith Gallery, Melbourne, Vic

2006 My World Exhibition , Steps Gallery, Melbourne, Vic

2006 The Storyteller, Charles Hewitt Gallery, Sydney, NSW

2006 Greenhill Galleries, Adelaide, SA

2006 4 th International Biennial of Miniature Art , OPK Gallery, Czestochowa, Poland

2006 Art for Chelmek , Epicentrum Gallery, Poland

2005 Stock Show 2005, Catherine Asquith Gallery, Melbourne. Vic

2004 TAP Gallery, Sydney, NSW

2004 Linden Postcard Show, St Kilda, Vic

2003 CWM Galleries, Brisbane, QLD

2003 Parliament House of New South Wales, Sydney and Argyle Gallery, (POLART)

1998 - 97 Victorian Artists' Society, Melbourne (POLART), Vic

 

Collections:

National Museum, Szczecin, Poland; Embassy of the Republic of Poland, Canberra. Private collections in Australia, Poland, New Zealand, USA, England, Malaysia, Austria, France, Sweden and Germany.

 

Awards:

2008 Finalist, con.ceit' 08 , Corangamarah Art Prize

2008 Finalist, 5 th International Biennial of Miniature Art , Czestochowa, Poland

2006 Highly commended, 4 th International Biennial of Miniature Art , Czestochowa, Poland

2005 Finalist, Canberra Art Prize , Canberra, ACT

2005 Finalist, Walkom Manning Art Prize , Manning Regional Art Gallery, Taree, NSW

2004 Finalist, John Leslie Art Prize , Gippsland Art, Gallery, Sale, Vic

2003 Highly commended, 10 th IIAPC, Japan

2002 Highly commended, 8 th IIAPC, Japan

 

 

Bibliography:

Berry, Michael, Selected Contemporary Artists of Australia

Barron, Sonia, “Two Poles: a rich joint exhibition”, The Canberra Times , December 5, 2003

Asquith, Catherine, “15 Minute Walk…”, Catalogue essay, June 2005

Asquith, Catherine, “Not far from here”, Catalogue essay, October 2006

Leszczynski, Wojciech, “Niedaleko stad”, Kurier Szczecinski , December 14, 2007 (in Polish)

Podgajna, Ewa, “Niedaleko stad, czyli w Australii”, Gazeta Wyborcza , December 17, 2007 (in Polish)

Twardochleb, Bogdan, “Melbourne blizej Szczecina”, Kurier Szczecinski , December 19, 2007 Asquith, Catherine, “So Quiet”, Catalogue essay, June 2008

Kearns, Troy, “Poles apart, yet so close”, Glen Ira Leader , June 16, 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
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