alicja gaskon



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

    Education:

    2005-2010  
    MFA from Department of Painting,  Academy of Fine Arts 
    Warsaw, PL 
    2003-2005  
    Department of Architecture and Urbanism
    WSEiZ, Warsaw, PL 

    Selected group and solo exhibitions:

    2018   The Map and the Territory. NARS Foundation Main Gallery, curated by Tansy    
                Xiao, New York, NY, United States (upcoming: 10/05/18__11/05/18)
                Somewhere down the line there’s a fine line between a deadline and the bottom
                line. 
NARS Artist-In-Residence, curated by Vanessa Kowalski, New York, NY,
                United States ( 08/31/18__09/21/18)
                Cardinal Planes. Gallery Korea of the Korean Cultural Center of New York, New
                York City, NY, United States ( 05/16/18__07/06/18)
                New / Newly Discovered. Le Guern Gallery, Warsaw, Poland (12/19/17__01/20/18)
    2017   Reflections. solo presentation by Le Guern Gallery and Balzer Projects 
                at Vienna Contemporary Vienna, Austria ( 09/26/17__09/30/17)
                Visual-Virtual. Noyes Museum of Art, curated by Yang Qing Qing and Carolyn Li,
                Atlantic City, NJ, United States ( 08/25/17__10/15/17)   

                Minimal Impulse.  balzer projects and Le Guern Gallery, Basel Art Week, Basel,
                Switzerland (06/14/17__07/16/17)
                Interior. Le Guern Gallery, curated by Michał Jachuła, Warsaw, Poland,
                (12/16/16__02/11/17)
    2016   New Beginnings. solo exhibition at balzer projects, Basel, Switzerland 
               (06/04/16__07/16/16)
                Transitions. two-person exhibition with Arpad Forgo, Platan Gallery of the Polish
                Institute in Budapest, curated by Tomasz Piars, Budapest, Hungary

                (03/02/16__03/31/16)
    2015   Artissima. two person presentation with Lilly Keller, balzer projects, Artissima Art
                Fair, Turin, Italy (11/01/15__11/04/15)

                Myopia of Identity. solo exhibition at balzer projects, Basel, Switzerland
                (18/04/15__06/06/15)

                Mere formality. Galeria Labirynt and Galeria Labirynt 2, curated by Marcin Krasny,
                Lublin, Poland  (06/24/15__08/09/15)
                Solo Positions. solo presentation by balzer projects at Contemporary Art Berlin,
                Berlin Art Week, Germany (09/17/15__09/20/15)

                Order out of chaos. Le Guern Gallery, curated by Michał Jachuła,  Warsaw,
                Poland (06/20/15__08/15/15)
               The Open Work. solo exhibition at Dubner Moderne Gallery, Lausanne,
               Switzerland (02/12/15__03/07/15)

                La Ligne f(x)=ax+b. balzer projects, curated by Isabel Balzer,  Basel, Switzerland
                (01/17/15__03/07/15)
    2013   Saatchi Screen- Project Le Lignon. presentation of the art competition finalist at
                Saatchi Gallery, London, United Kingdom (06/12/13-09/01/13)
                The Tetris Effect: Urbanism of Color. solo exhibition at Espace Gaia Gallery,
                Geneva, Switzerland (09/12/13__10/08/13)

                Map.Straction. solo exhibition at the Espace Helvetie, Montreux, Switzerland
                (01/24/13__03/10/13)

                Les nouveaux artistes de la galerie. Dubner Moderne Gallery, Lausanne,
                Switzerland (06/20/13__08/30/13)
    2012   MAP.struction: The Tetris Effect. solo exhibition at Espace Gaia Gallery, Geneva,
                Switzerland (11/01/12__12/15/12)

               The Dynamic Arena. solo exhibition at the Schweizer Kunstraum- Project Space,
               Lausanne, Switzerland (03/29/12__04/26/12)

               Summer Six. Espace Gaia Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland (06/04/12__06/30/12)
    2011   Red & White. Schweizer Kunstraum-Project Space, Lausanne, Switzerland
               (08/25/11__09/21/11)
                Dyplomy ASP. Lubelska 30/32, Warsaw, Poland ( 01/14/11__01/20/11)
    2010   Torpedo Pinata II: derailment. solo exhibition (MFA diploma show) at Le Guern
                Gallery, Warsaw, Poland (09/28/10__10/22/10)

          

    Awards and residencies :

    2018   NARS Foundation Residency, Brooklyn, New York, United States
    2017   ArtSlant Prize Juried Winner, Painting Category, 6th Edition
    2017   IAM Program, New York Foundation for the Arts NYFA, New York, United States
    2014   LCC finalist, London Creative Competition, London, United Kingdom
    2012   Artist Wanted finalist, Chashama and Times Square Alliance, New York, United  
               States

    2011   StartPoint Prize finalist for the best art diploma in European Union, Czech Republic
    2009-2010   Received an artist grant from the Ministry of Culture, Poland
    2007-2008   Received an artist grant from the Ministry of Culture, Poland

    Bibliography / catalogues, reviews, interviews:

    •Basler Zeitung, Aller Anfang ist grau, by A.Hoffmann, 06/25/16
    •Perfect Shape for the Concept, Contemporary Lynx, edited by Aleksander Cellmer, 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
    •Le Temps, Communiqué, 05/24/15
    •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
    •Rzeczpospolita newspaper, Kompas Sztuki , 09/2014
    •Ten Words, online magazine, #5, interview, 09/2013
    •Rzeczpospolita newspaper, Kompas Sztuki , 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
    •Wprost (culture), printed edition, # 32, 09/2010
    •Polskie Radio 3, ( radio broadcast. Culture: the young is coming), 01/16/10
    •Independent.pl, Polish Culture magazine, 01/2010






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