Basia Bańda

(born 1980)


She graduated from professor Jarosław Kozłowski’s studio at the Academy of Fine Arts in Poznań (2006). She lives and works in Zielona Góra, Poland. In her artistic practice she uses media such as painting, drawing, collage, photography, sculpture and perfromance.

In 2007 and 2009 she was scholarship holder of Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland. Currently, she works as an assitant of professor Ryszard Woźniak at Visual Arts Institute Department of Univeristy of Zielona Góra. Her works appears in many public and private collections including: Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, National Museum, Gdańsk, Bunkier Sztuki Gallery of Contemporary Art, Cracow, Labirynt Gallery, Lublinie and The ING Polish Art Foundation.


Selected solo exhibitions:



– Wave Lifts and Drags, Small Space at BWA Gallery, Katowice

– Summer Resort, MS44 Gallery, Świnoujście

Sea and Mountains, Monopol Gallery, Warsaw


– Aus Woge und Schnee, Museum Junge Kunst, Frankfurt am Oder, Niemcy


– Onomatopeias, BWA Gallery, Zielona Góra


– Yesterdays Evening, Art Gallery, Legnica


– Everyday News, Zachęta Project Room, Warsaw

I’ve Got Clean Conscience and Calm Dreams, The Arsenal Municipal Gallery, Poznań

Sketchbook, BWA Studio, Wrocław


Spring, Galeria Szara, Cieszyn

– Everyday News, Bunkier Sztuki Gallery of Contemporary Art, Cracow

– Cabinet, Museum Ziemi Lubuskiej, Zielona Góra


Fable About One, Who Went Off To Learn How To Be Scared, BWA Gallery, Olsztyn


– Softly, Wozownia Art Gallery, Toruń

– Fluffy and filthy, Galerie ZP, Karlsruhe [DE]

– Girl with a Fish, Galeria Platan, Budapest [HU]


– Polish Alphabet, Modern Art Section, BWA Gallery, Tarnów

Cuckoo, WizyTUjąca Gallery, Warsaw

– It Was So Wonderful, BWA Gallery, Zielona Góra


Oh God, How Do I Suffer, Stains on the Sun, Entropia Gallery, Wrocław

– Furry, Górnośląskie Center of Culture, Katowice


– English Lesson, Zderzak Gallery, Cracow

– Put me down, BWA Gallery, Zielona Góra


– Monster, Szara Gallery, Cieszyn

– Basia Bańda, BWA Gallery, Zielona Góra


– Fatty, Naprzeciw Gallery, Poznań

Shh Shh…, Zderzak Gallery, Cracow


Selected group exhibitions:



– Bestiary, Centre of Polish Sculpture, Orońsko

– Young Polish Painting. Gdańsk National Museum Collection, National Museum, Gdańsk

– Nature in Art, MOCAK, Cracow


– Art Depot, Labirynt Gallery, Lublin


– Close Your Eyes!, Labirynt Gallery, Lublin

– Animals, WizyTUjąca Gallery, Warsaw

– Bestiary, Chodowiecki and Grass House, Gdańsk City Gallery, Gdańsk


– Art At Our Age, Zachęta – National Gallery of Art, Warsaw

– Awry, Labirynt Gallery, Lublin

– Art At Our Age, BWA Gallery, Katowice


– Nomen Woman, BWA Gallery, Kielce

– (Don’t) Touch! Haptic Aspects of Polish Art After 1945, Contemporary Art Centre, Toruń

– Zbiory wspólne, Arsenał Gallery, Białystok

– We Are Here, BWA Gallery, Zielona Góra

– Paintresses, Biała Gallery, Centre of Culture, Lublin


– Day Is Too Short (A Few Autobiographic Stories), The Arsenal Municipal Gallery, Poznań

– Ecce Animalia, Contemporary Sculpture Museum, Centre of Polish Sculpture, Orońsko

– Day Is Too Short (A Few Autobiographic Stories), BWA Sokół Gallery, Nowy Sącz

– Day Is Too Short (A Few Autobiographic Stories), BWA Gallery, Kielce

– Nomen Woman, Łaźnia Gallery, Radom


Day Is Too Short (A Few Autobiographic Stories), Contemporary Museum, Wrocław

Day Is Too Short (A Few Autobiographic Stories), BWA Gallery, Jelenia Góra


– 1:1 – Works from The ING Polish Art Foundation, National Art Gallery, Sopot

– Knot, Format Gallery, Warsaw


– Gifts Exchange, Contemporary Museum, Wrocław

– Three Roses, Labirynt Gallery, Lublin

– Newcomers and Natives, BWA Gallery, Zielona Góra


– Greetings from Zielona Góra, Museum Jung Kunst, Frankfurt am Oder [DE]

– Beloved Bird, Raven, Tak Gallery, Poznań

– With No Substantiation,The Arsenal Municipal Gallery, Poznań


Who Hear Me? I Can’t See Anything., Studio Gallery, Warsaw

– Prague Biennale 4., Prague [CZ]

– Coincidental Pleasures, Part 2, BWA Gallery, Katowice

Collections. International Collection of Contemporary Art. 5th Edition, Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw

– Fancy success, Bunkier Sztuki Gallery of Contemporary Art, Cracow


Raise The Curtain – (or) Theatre On Sale, Arsenał Gallery, Białystok

– Master and Monster, Łódź Czterech Kultur Festival, Łódź

– Polish Girl’s Journal, Polish Institute, Berlin [DE]

– Tribute to Wróblewski, Program Gallery, Warsaw

– Tribute to Wróblewski, Pies Gallery, Poznań


At First Sad, Then Cries, Artists Colony, Gdańsk

– Beautiful and Rich, Art-Pol, Cracow

– Beautiful and Rich, Pies Gallery, Poznań


– Brithday Party, Pies Gallery, Poznań

– No landscape, Zderzak Gallery, Cracow

– Embroideries, laces, Artists Colony, Gdańsk

– Painting of XXI Century, Zachęta – National Gallery of Art, Warsaw


– E. Geppert Competition Exhibition, BWA Gallery, Wrocław

– Bielska Jesień, BWA Bielska Gallery, Bielsko-Biała

– Exhibition About Travels, Zderzak Gallery, Cracow