Bartosz Kokosiński was born in 1984. He is a graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow. He lives and works in Warsaw.

solo exhibitions:

  • 17 Toxic Fumes , Krynki Gallery, Krynki Pastel Blocks, Monopol Gallery, Warszawa Community of Images of Density, State Art Gallery, Sopot
  • 16 Moment Cutting a Dowel, Zamek Ujazdowski Centre for Contemporary Art, Bank Pekao Project Room, Warsaw Clash, BWA Gallery, Gorzów Wielkopolski, Poland Dysfunctional Matter, Knoll Galerie Budapest, Budapest, Hungary Dysfunctional Matter, Knoll Galerie Wien, Vienna, Austria
  • 15 Nothing is Real, Yet all is Possible, Wieża Ciśnień Gallery, Konin, Poland Thermocolourisation, Lubelska 30/32 U-42, Warszawa, Poland Vapours, ABC Gallery, Poznań, Poland
  • 14 Crack, Knoll Galerie Budapest, Budapest, Hungary Crack, Knoll Galerie Wien, Vienna, Austria
  • 13 Perverse Faeces of Thoughts  (Thomas Bernhard),  Promocyjna Gallery, Warszawa, Poland Paintings Devouring Reality (Bilder fressen Wirklichkeit), Klub Polskich Nieudaczników (Club of Polish Losers), Berlin, Germany Fever, ABC Gallery, Poznań, Poland
  • 12 Uncontrolled Content, Young Art Forum, Lublin, Poland (Dis)order of Things, Bunker of Arts, Krków, Poland
  • 11 Some Paintings Would not be Painted, BWA Gallery of Contemporary Art, Katowice, Poland (no) body (no) soul (no) art, Kameralna Gallery, Słupsk, Poland
  • 10 In Form, City Museum Sztygarka, Dąbrowa Górnicza, Poland At the Beginning—the End, Galeria Nova, Kraków, Poland
  • 07 Embarrassed to Repeat, Nova Gallery, Kraków, Poland

works in collections:  

National Museum, Gdańsk, Poland State Art Gallery, Sopot, Poland ABC Gallery – Visual Park, Poznań, Poland Bielska Gallery BWA, Bielsko-Biala, Poland Ragionalna Zachęta Sztuki Współczesnej, Szczecin, Poland Bunkier Sztuki Gallery of Contemporary Art, Kraków, Poland Centre of Polish Sculpture, Orońsko, Poland

group exhibitions:  

  • 19 Touch the Art, Zamek Ujazdowski Centre for Contemporary Art, Warszawa, Poland Nature in Art, MOCAK, Kraków, Poland
  • 18 How Cybis?, Gallery of the Opole Silesia Museum, Opole, Poland Life is a Backyard, 13.INSPIRATIONS festival, TRAFO Center for Contemporary Art, Szczecin, Poland Sudden Death of a Hero, KUBIK art space, Budapest, Hungary Bartosz Kokosiński, Andrzej Szewczyk Works of Indifference, City Art Gallery, Kalisz, Poland The Air and Other Things We Need to Live, Bielska Gallery BWA, Bielsko-Biała, Poland 100 Years of Polish Sculpture, The Art Museum Riga Bourse, Riga, Latvia
  • 17 What with this Abstraction?, Stefan Gierowski Foundation, Warszawa, Poland Kunstwerk Leben, Center for Persecuted Arts, Solingen, Germany The Wonder Years, exhibition with Paweł Matyszewski, Galeria Biała, Lublin, Poland #library, Zamek Culture Centre, Poznań, Poland
  • 16 Home at Last: the Polish House During the Transition, 8h edition of the Warsaw Under Construction, old printing house, Nowogrodzka 84/86, Warszawa, Poland In Search of Freedom. Polish Contemporary Painting, National Museum, Kiev, Ukraine Medicine in Art, MOCAK, Kraków, Poland
  • 15 Two Sticks, exhibition at the part Think Tank lab Triennial International Festival of Contemporary Drawing, Museum of Architecture, Wrocław, Poland 42nd Painting Biennale Bielska Jesień 2015, Bielska Gallery BWA, Bielsko-Biała, Poland No more objects for the Picture, Monopol Gallery, Warszawa, Poland Power of Abstraction, Museum of Contemporary Art, Minsk, Belarus Szaberland, exhibition in the review of art Survival13, Riot Squads Police Barracks, Wrocław, Poland The Hideout, Galeria Labirynt, Lublin, Poland Do(not) Touch! Haptic Aspects of Polish Art after 1945, Centre of Contemporary Art, Toruń, Poland Open Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Branch of the National Museum, Szczecin, Poland Ceci n’est pas Cette Pipe, Propaganda Gallery, Warszawa, Poland Still in Motion, E.M.Galerie, Drachten, Nederlands
  • 14 The Boundaries of Painting, Contemporary Art Gallery BWA, Przemyśl, Poland Self-love, or: Artists Love Themselves, State Art Gallery, Sopot, Poland Czech Pope, MeetFactory Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic Contrary to the Instructions, Contemporary Art Gallery, Opole, Poland Tomek Baran, Bartosz Kokosiński, Monika Smyła, allerArt, Bludenz, Austria Milk Teeth, Witches Tower, Słupsk, Poland41st Painting Biennale Bielska Jesień 2013, Bielsko Biała, Poland Positive/Negative, Art Moscow 17 International Art Fair, Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia Damage has been Done, witch Ewa Juszkiewicz, El Gallery, Elbląg, Poland Hassle, witch Ewa Juszkiewicz, Zona Sztuki Aktualnej, Szczecin, Poland Milk Teeth, BWA Contemporary Art Gallery, Katowice, Poland
  • 13 41st Painting Biennale Bielska Jesień 2013, Bielska Gallery BWA, Bielsko Biała, Poland Positive/Negative, Art Moscow 17 International Art Fair, Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia Damage has been Done, witch Ewa Juszkiewicz, El Gallery, Elbląg, Poland Hassle, witch Ewa Juszkiewicz, Zona Sztuki Aktualnej, Szczecin, Poland Milk Teeth, BWA Contemporary Art Gallery, Katowice, Poland
  • 12 Curators Network, project with Ewa Juszkiewicz, MOCAK, Kraków, Poland Heart of Darkness, the festival 8.inSPIRACJE, Zona Sztuki Aktualnej, Szczecin, Poland Silence of Snow, Nuremberg House, Kraków, Poland Pictures on Art, Art on Pictures-Roman Siwulak & Bartosz Kokosiński, Art Gallery of Fine Arts Academy, Kraków, Poland Je abstrakter die kunst wird, desto mehr wird sie kunst, Bestregarts Gallery, Ftankfurt am Main Germany
  • 11 Przeciąg – Youth Arts Festival, Zachęta Sztuki Współczesnej, Szczecin, Poland 10th Geppert Competition – What does a Painter Do?, Awangarda Gallery, Poland 6™ Youth Triennials, Centre of Polish Sculpture, Orońsko, Poland Rybie Oko 6, Baltic Gallery of Contemporary Art, Słupsk, Poland Markierter Ort, Zentrifuge Auf AEG, Norymberga, Germany Kinderspiele, Zbiornik Kultury, Kraków, Poland
  • 08 blankly, perfect summer, VertexList, New York, USA
  • 07 Young European Creation, Montrouge, France
  • 06 The Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, Kleinsassen, Germany

accomplishments:

Młoda Polska Scholarship, Poland (2019)

1st position in the ranking of young Polish artists Kompas Młodej Sztuki Poland (2018)

1st position in the ranking of young Polish artists Kompas Młodej Sztuki (2017)

1st position in the ranking of young Polish artists Kompas Młodej Sztuki (2016)

Honorary mention in 42nd in Painting Biennale Bielska Jesień 2015, Bielsko Biała, Poland (2015)

The Ministry of Culture Scholarship, Poland (2015)

Artistic Scholarship of the City of Warszawa, Poland (2015)

1st position ex aequo with Ewa Juszkiewicz in the ranking of young Polish artists Kompas Młodej Sztuki, Poland (2014)

Award Silesian Voivodeship for young artists, Poland (2013)

41st Painting Biennale Bielska Jesień 2013, Bielsko Biała, Poland (2013):

statutory distinction

distinction of the editorial staff of “ARTLUK”

distinction of the editorial office of the quarterly of „EXIT”

distinction of the editors of the “OBIEG” portal

Distinction in the Modessqe 1st International Painting Contest, Poland (2013)

Special Award Kujawsko-Pomorskie voivode in 9 Triennial of Small Form Painting, Toruń, Poland (2013)

Silesian Voivode Scholarship, Poland (2012)

The Ministry of Culture Scholarship, Poland (2012)

Prize of artist Quarterly EXIT in the competition Promotions, Legnica, Poland (2010)

Scholarship of the Royal Capital City of Kraków, Poland (2009)

Scholarship City, Dąbrowa Górnicza, Poland (2001-2009)

Scholarship Sapere Auso Małopolska Fundacja Stypendialna, Kraków, Poland (2007)

The Ministry of Culture Scholarship, Poland (2007)

Elisabeth Greenshields Foundation, Grant, Canada (2006)

Scholarship of the Prime Minister, Poland (2002/2003)

The Ministry of Culture Scholarship, Poland (2002)

residences:  

MeetFactory, Prague, Czech Republic (2016)

participation in another undertakings:

Portals, temporary implementation in urban space, Nowa Przestrzeń Sztuki Foundation, Busko-Zdrój, Poland (2018)

Positive / Negative, XVII International Art Fair Art Moscow, Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia (2014)

Litany IN OUT Festival, Łaźnia Centre for Contemporary Art, Gdańsk, Poland (2014)

Up, metamatic:taf, Athens, Thessaloniki, Greece (2014)

Dangerous forms, the show in the framework SOON_ of the Starak Family Foundation, Spectra Art Space, Warsaw, Poland (2014)

Przeglonda, Klub Pauza, Kraków (2007)

1st International Intermedia Festival and Workshop, Debrecen, Hungary (2007)