alicja gaskon

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


MFA from Department of Painting,  Academy of Fine Arts 
Warsaw, PL 
Department of Architecture and Urbanism
WSEiZ, Warsaw, PL 

Selected group and solo exhibitions:

The Map and the Territory, NARS Foundation, New York, United States (upcoming)
Cardinal Planes, Gallery Korea at the Korean Institute, New York, United States
Newly Discovered, Le Guern Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
Reflections, Le Guern+balzer projects, Vienna Contemporary, Austria
Visual-Virtual, Noyes Museum of Art, Atlantic City, United States
Minimal Impulse, balzer projects, Basel Art Week, Basel, Switzerland
Interior, Le Guern Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
New Beginnings, balzer projects, Basel, Switzerland
Transitions, w/Forgo Arpad, Lengyel Institute, Budapest, Hungary
Artissima, w/Lilly Keller, balzer projects, Turin, Italy
Myopia of Identity, balzer projects, Basel, Switzerland
Solo Positions, Contemporary Art Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Mere formality, Galeria Labirynt+Labirynt 2, Lublin, Poland
The Open Work, Dubner Gallery, Lausanne, Switzerland
La Ligne f(x)=ax+b, balzer projects, Basel, Switzerland
Order out of chaos, Le Guern Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
Saatchi Screen, competition finalists, Saatchi Gallery, London, United Kingdom
The Tetris Effect: Urbanism of Color, EspaceGaia, Geneva, Switzerland
Map.Straction, Espace Helvetie, Montreux, Switzerland
Nouveaux artistes, Dubner Moderne , Lausanne, Switzerland
MAP.struction: The Tetris Effect, Espace Gaia, Geneva, Switzerland
The Dynamic Arena,  Schweizer Kunstraum, Lausanne, Switzerland
Summer Six, EspaceGaia, Geneva, Switzerland
R&W, Schweizer Kunstraum, Lausanne, Switzerland
Torpedo Pinata II -derailment, Le Guern Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
Paranoia Show, Gallery 2a, Warsaw, Poland
Shoe in the buttonhole, Gallery Mlodych Tworcow, Warsaw
Walk your dog, Gallery Aspect, Warsaw, Poland

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
•, 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
•, 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
•, Polish Culture magazine, 01/2010