alicja gaskon



    Alicja Gaskon
    Born in Warsaw, Poland.  Lives and works in New York.

    Selected group and solo exhibitions:
    2018   Endless Biennial. EFA Project Space, New York, United States
                The Map and the Territory. NARS Foundation, New York, United States
                Somewhere down the line there’s a fine line between a deadline and the bottom
                line. 
NARS Artist-In-Residence, New York, United States 
                Cardinal Planes. Gallery Korea of the Korean Cultural Center of New York, New
                York , United States
                New / Newly Discovered. Le Guern Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
    2017   Reflections. solo presentation by Le Guern Gallery and Balzer Projects 
                at Vienna Contemporary Vienna, Austria
                Visual-Virtual. Noyes Museum of Art, Atlantic City, NJ, United States
                Minimal Impulse.  balzer projects and Le Guern Gallery, Basel, Switzerland
               Interior. Le Guern Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
    2016   New Beginnings. solo exhibition at balzer projects, Basel, Switzerland 
                Transitions. two-person exhibition with Arpad Forgo, Platan Gallery, Polish Institute
                in Budapest, Hungary

    2015   Artissima. two person presentation with Lilly Keller, balzer projects, Artissima Art
                Fair, Turin, Italy

                Myopia of Identity. solo exhibition at balzer projects, Basel, Switzerland
                Mere formality. Galeria Labirynt and Galeria Labirynt 2, Lublin, Poland 
                Solo Positions. balzer projects at Contemporary Art Berlin, Germany
               Order out of chaos. Le Guern Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
               The Open Work. solo exhibition at Dubner Moderne Gallery, Lausanne, Switzerland
                La Ligne f(x)=ax+b. balzer projects, Basel, Switzerland
    2013   Saatchi Screen- Project Le Lignon. art competition finalist, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
                The Tetris Effect: Urbanism of Color. solo exhibition at Espace Gaia Gallery,  Geneva, Switzerland
                Map.Straction. solo exhibition at the Espace Helvetie, Montreux, Switzerland 
                Les nouveaux artistes de la galerie. Dubner Moderne Gallery, Lausanne, Switzerland 
    2012   MAP.struction: The Tetris Effect. solo exhibition at Espace Gaia Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland 
               The Dynamic Arena. solo exhibition, Schweizer Kunstraum project space, Lausanne, Switzerland
               Summer Six. Espace Gaia Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland
    2011   Dyplomy. MFA Graduation Show, Lubelska 30/32, Warsaw, Poland
    2010   Torpedo Pinata II: derailment. solo exhibition at Le Guern Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
          
    Education:
    2005-2010  
    MFA from Department of Painting,  Academy of Fine Arts
    Warsaw, PL
    2003-2005
    Department of Architecture and Urbanism
    WSEiZ, Warsaw, PL

    Awards and residencies :
    2018   Asylum Arts, International Jewish Artists Retreat, Garisson, NY
    2018   Artist-in-Residence, NARS Foundation International Residency, New York

    2017   ArtSlant Prize Juried Winner, Painting Category, 6th Edition
    2017   NYFA Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program, New York
    2014   LCC finalist, London Creative Competition, London
    2012   Artist Wanted finalist, Chashama and Times Square Alliance, New York
    2011   StartPoint Prize finalist for the best art diploma in European Union
    2009-2010   Received an artist grant from the Ministry of Culture
    2007-2008   Received an artist grant from the Ministry of Culture

    Bibliography:
    •Basler Zeitung, Aller Anfang ist grau, by A.Hoffmann, 06/25/16
    •Perfect Shape for the Concept, Contemporary Lynx,  19/03/16
    •Transitions, Art Guide East , interview by Patrycja Rup, 1.03.2016
    •Derus Konkretok ( The Serene Concrete), Élet És Irodalom, by Sinkó István, March 2016
    •Fragile, culture magazine, nr.28, "The lack of excess", 08/25/15
    •SZUM, art magazine, ” For a good beginning” , 06/15/15
    •Basler Zeitung, “Wunschverwandte Farbenspiele”, Annette Hoffmann, 05/16/15
    •Basellandschaftliche Zeitung, Kultur, “Zeit Zeichnen”, 04/21/15
    •O.pl, online magazine, “Mere Formality, For and Against”, 04/22/15
    •24 heures Suisse Romande, (review), 02/19/15,
    •Idea Fixa, The Trip, # 26, Sao Paulo , Brazil, 03/2014
    •Ten Words, online magazine, #5, interview, 09/2013
    •Vector Magazine, printed edition, newspaper supplement, Paris (cover story), # 44, 08/18/13
    •Polnische Zeitschrift in der Schweiz, printed edition, ( cover story, interview), # 275, 09/13
    •Der Tagesspiegel, online edition “ Art is not dead”, 11/2012
    •La Stampa, “The neon lights on the Future”, 11/2012
    •Culture.pl, online edition, “Polish Artists in Torino”, 11/2012
    •Art Note, “Non e la fine del Mondo, parola di Artissima” 11/13/12
 






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