Jan Dziaczkowski

(born 1983, died 2011)


Painter, photographer, illustrator and collagist. In 2007 he graduated from the Department of Painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. He graduated from the workshop of Krzysztof Wachowiak. Between 2004-2007 he co-founded an informal group called Nuku Workshop. In 2007 his debut album Collages was released by the Ha!art Corporation. His illustrations have been featured in the popular Polish press. Jan Dziaczkowski died in September 2011, while hiking in the Tatra Mountains.


Selected solo exhibitions:

Jan Dziaczkowski. True and untrue stories, Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw

– Keine Grenze, Laurence Miller Gallery, New York
– True and Untrue American Stories, Atak Gallery, Warsaw
– Japanese Monster Movies, ZPAF Gallery, Cracow

– Keine Grenze, ZPAF Gallery, Cracow

– New Collages, Piotr Nowicki Gallery, Warsaw

– Greetings from Holiday, TR, Warsaw


Selected group exhibitions:


– Summer in the City, Galeria Monopol, Warsaw

Connection Warsaw – Zakopane, National Museum, Królikarnia, Warsaw

– Polish Contemporary Illustration Exhibition, Pigasus Gallery, Berlin
– Award of the Vordemberge-Gildewart Foundation, Museum of Contemporary Art, Cracow

– You Can’t Get There From Here, Camera Club Of New York, New York
– The Summer of Youth, Zachęta National Art Gallery, Warsaw
– Modernisation, Photoespana, Aula Cultural Universidad Abierta, Cuenca

– Bielska Jesień – 39. Painting Biennale, BWA, Bielsko Biała
– Renoma/Reflections of Wroclaw, Arup Phase 2 Gallery, London
– Nieodkryte/Niewypowiedziane, Nowy Teatr, Warsaw
– Young?Young!, Angle Art Contemporain, Saint-Paul-Troix-Chateaux

– Painting Attraction, Witryna, Warsaw
– Red Eyes Effect, Centre For Contemporary Art, Warsaw
– Fish Eye, Biennale of Contemporary Art, BWA, Ustka
– Concrete Legacy, Polish Institute, Rome
Polish Venus, Photomonth, Estery St 12, Cracow

– Bielska Jesień – 38. Painting Biennale, BWA, Bielsko Biała
– 8th edition of E. Geppert competition, BWA, Wrocław
– Young from Warsaw, Center for Art Propaganda, Łódź

– Young European Creators, Montrouge, Paris

– Las Lanzas, Fine Arts Academy, Warsaw
– We Will Make It Somehow, Piotr Nowicki Gallery, Warsaw
– 10/1, Faculty of Fine Arts, Cuenca

– Merci pour les fruits, Kuluary Gallery, Warsaw
– Provence, Fabryka Trzciny Art Center, Warszawa