Krzysztof Gil

Krzysztof Gil was born in 1987. He is a visual artist who uses drawing, painting, sculpture, and printmaking in his practice. He graduated from the Faculty of Graphic Arts at the Academy of Fine Arts, Cracow, where he received his master’s degree under the tutorship of Prof. Piotr Panasiewicz, PhD. He defended his doctorate in art in 2018 at his alma mater. Currently, he is a lecturer at the Faculty of Art at the University of the National Education Commission, Cracow. In 2016, he was awarded the Creative Scholarship of the City of Krakow.

He has presented his works in institutions and galleries such as: European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture – ERIAC, Berlin; Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw; Arsenal Gallery, Bialystok; Gdańsk City Gallery, Gdańsk; Central Museum of Textiles, Łódź; Stefan Gierowski Foundation, Warsaw; BWA Wrocław; BWA Tarnów; Szara Kamienica Gallery, Cracow; Museum of Contemporary Art, Wrocław; l’étrangère, London; Akademie der Kunst, Berlin.


Selected solo exhibitions:


Black Night in the White of Day, Pracownia Portretu, Łódź, PL (upcoming)

Black Night in the White of Day, Galeria Monopol, Warsaw, PL


Strange Fruits of Paradise Trees, HOS Gallery, Warsaw, PL (held as a part of Warsaw Gallery Weekend 2022)


They call me Gypsy… / The more you trim, the bigger it gets, Gdańsk City Gallery 1, Gdańsk, PL

…Over and Over Again Tristes Tropiques…, BWA Tarnów, Tarnów, PL


Welcome to the Country where the Gypsy Has Been Hunted, l’étrangère, London, UK

Welcome to the Country where the Gypsy Has Been Hunted, Henryk Gallery, Cracow, PL


Selected group exhibitions:


Solstice, Poczta Główna, Cracow, PL (held as a part of Krakers – Cracow Art Week)

The Navel of the Dream, Municipal Gallery, Wrocław, PL


Bear Island, Warsaw ZOO, Zachęta – National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, PL

And Listen to the Wind Blow, Shefter Gallery, Cracow, PL

Bad Romance, Rondo Sztuki, Katowice, PL


Little Ghost, Galeria Mysia Norka, Cracow, PL (held as a part of Krakers – Cracow Art Week)

Cloudiness, Henryk Gallery, Cracow, PL

Midnight Show, Art Scene of 22. New Horizons International Film Festival, BWA Wrocław, Wrocław, PL

Diffusion. Helena Bohle-Szacka, Central Museum of Textiles, Łódź, PL


In these days of tumult, heat, and dazzle I retreat in my mind, Stefan Gierowski Foundation, Warsaw, PL


Sen tropikalnego słońca. Witkacy i Zakopane, Willa Oksza, Muzeum Tatrzańskie, Zakopane, PL

Spring in the Józef Bem Housing Estate, Arsenal Gallery, Białystok, PL

Open Departments / Closed Departments, Central Museum of Textiles, Łódź, PL


Borderline, Wrocław Drawing Triennial, Contemporary Museum, Wrocław, PL

Trip, BWA Wrocław Główny, Wrocław, PL


Eden, Festiwal Pomada 8, Warsaw, PL

Wielcy sarmaci tego kraju / Wielkie sarmatki tego kraju, BWA Tarnów, Tranów, PL

The Roma Spring: Art as Resistance, European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture, Berlin, DE

The Right of Gaze, Galeria Szara Kamienica, Cracow, PL


Rough Sketch, Wrocław Drawing Triennial 2016, Ossoliński National Institute, Wrocław, PL


Midnight Show II, Galeria Dizajn, BWA Wrocław, PL

Tajsa, BWA Tarnów, Tarnów, PL