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Zbigniew Sikora


Zbigniew Sikora was born in 1985 in Warsaw. In 2010, he graduated from the Department of Painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, in the studio of Professor Jarosław Modzelewski. He also attended the Alternative Imaging Studio led by Professor Włodzimierz Szymański at the Department of Media Arts and Stage Design and Art in Public Space Studio led by Professor Mirosław Duchowski.

In 2012, he completed postgraduate studies in Computer Graphics and Multimedia at the Academy of Special Education in Warsaw, and in 2019, Postgraduate Studies in Blockchain, Smart Contracts, and Digital Currencies at the Warsaw School of Economics. Since 2009, he has co-created the Artistic Association ”Arts Front” (”Front Sztuki”) and has been active at the Artistic Tenement House TA3 in Warsaw’s Ochota district.

From 2013 to 2014, he served as an assistant to Professor Mirosław Duchowski in the Art in Public Space Studio at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. He works at the University of Social Sciences in Warsaw, where since 2018 he has been the head of the Graphics Department and since 2019, the vice-dean of the Department of Applied Sciences. In 2019, he obtained a doctoral degree in art - he carried out and defended his doctoral thesis at the Artistic and Pedagogical Department of the Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce.

The artist has received numerous awards, including in 2008, a distinction at the Art in Public Space Studio for the development project of the Parad Square (Plac Defilad) in Warsaw. In 2009, he won the 5th edition of the competition organized by Gallery A19, where he created the mural ”Metro Museum” (”Metro Muzeum”) inside one of the Warsaw metro stations. In 2011, he was awarded a scholarship to create a mural promoting the city, granted by the Culture Office of the Capital City of Warsaw, and in 2022, he won first place for NFT in a competition organized by Binance.

Sikora has always been fascinated by urban fabric and new technologies which are ubiquitous in metropolises. Like everything else, new technologies have their pros and cons. The artist believes that thanks to technology life is easier, but at the same time it displaces direct human relationships. It allows for greater surveillance of society, the deprivation of civil liberties, and paradoxically, it enables to escape this control - unrestricted flow of financial resources, lack of state regulations. Recently, alongside traditional techniques, Sikora has begun to use AI as a new tool for creating his works.

In addition to art and new technologies, the artist is interested in sports - he holds a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu.


2024 – Concordia Discors / Harmony of Contradictions, Bureau of Artistic Exhibitions (BWA), Kielce
2023 – Urban Guerrilla, TA3 Gallery, Warsaw
2023 – Cont(r)amination, Elektor Gallery, the Mazovia Institute of Culture (MIK), Warsaw
2021 – Elektropolis, Sanocka Gallery, Bureau of Artistic Exhibitions (BWA), Sanok
2020 – External Map, Łaźnia Gallery, Radom
2019 – Urban Panopticon, XS Gallery, Kielce
2017 – Headquarters, TA3 Gallery, Warsaw
2016 – District, Elektor Gallery, Warsaw
2016 – Metropolis, Pod Plafonem Gallery, Wrocław
2016 – Zone, Łaźnia Gallery, Radom
2016 – Cubes, Łazienkowska Gallery, Warsaw
2016 – Urban Net, TA3 Gallery, Warsaw
2016 – Urban Circuits, Mazovian Centre for Contemporary Art „Elektrownia”, Radom
2015 – Objects, TA3 Gallery, Warsaw
2014 – We Only Walk Dogs on a Leash, Skwer - Fabryka Trzciny, Warsaw
2012 – Sports is Health, Warsztat Gallery, Warsaw
2009 – City - Human, N’69 Gallery, Warsaw


2024 – Equlibrium, Sanocka Gallery, Bureau of Artistic Exhibitions (BWA), Sanok
2023 – Sudden Exhibition, Łazienkowska Gallery, Warsaw
2023 – Nothing new in the east, EMMA – Kreativzentrum, Pforzheim, Germany
2023 – It’s Time, Aranciera di San Sisto, Rome, Italy
2022 – Long story Short story, Green house Gallery, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2022 – It’s Time, Stara Prochownia Gallery, Capital Center for Cultural Education (SCEK), Warsaw
2022 – Connection Ministry of Artists & Front Sztuki, TA3 Gallery, Warsaw
2022 – Sudden Exhibition, Elektor Gallery, Warsaw
2019 – Spectrum, Elektor Gallery, Warsaw
2018 – Genius Loci, Kunstlerforum, Bonn
2017 – 60x60, Ślad Gallery, Kielce
2017 – Tomorrow will be hot air, R5 Gallery, Białystok
2017 – Genius Loci, Center for the Promotion of Culture, Warsaw
2016 – Art Now, National Museum in Kraków
2016 – 4th Time Lucky ART, Magazyn Kultury Foundation, Kraków
2016 – 13th International Autumn Art Salon, Bureau of Artistic Exhibitions (BWA), Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski
2016 – Landscape, Association of Polish Artists and Designers, Częstochowa District
2016 – 1st National Biennale of Painting/Architectural Landscape, Miejska Gallery, Bisztynek
2016 – Lights of Mazovia, Zamkowa Gallery, Pułtusk
2016 – Explorations, Elektor Gallery, Warsaw
2016 – We Touch Each Other, Łowicka Gallery, Warsaw
2016 – Urban Stories, Autograf, Warsaw
2016 – Declension, XS Gallery, Kielce
2015 – XXS size for Xmas, Blue Art Space, Berlin
2014 – exhibition at Domoteka, Warsaw
2013 – 19x19”, "Front Sztuki" artists exhibition, 19th District, Warsaw
2013 – Conversations, "Front Sztuki" artists exhibition, DAP 3 Gallery, House of Visual Artist (Dom Artysty Plastyka), Warsaw
2011 – Fresh Blood, young art exhibition, Socato Gallery, Wrocław
2011 – Promotions 2011, 21st National Review of Young Painting, Legnica
2011 – Good Morning Mr. Courbet, 3678 Gallery, House of Visual Artist (Dom Artysty Plastyka), Warsaw
2011 – Polish Art Exhibition, Kienkeurig Foundation, Kaatsheuvel, Netherlands
2011 – Not Bad Art, Mazovian Museum, Płock
2011 – Seven, Bielański Grove, Warsaw
2011 – Confrontations, "Front Sztuki" artists exhibition, Main Library of the Podlasie Academy in Siedlce
2010 – Art Fresh Festival, art fair at Sheraton Hotel, Warsaw
2009 – Exhibition of Polish Contemporary Art, De Terp Art Center, Waalwijk, Netherlands
2008 – Young Drawing, Mazovian Centre for Contemporary Art "Elektrownia", Radom


2022 – Rector of the University of Social Sciences award
2022 – NFT award, Binance
2021 – nomination for the University of Social Sciences professorship
2021 – mural realization in Ochota District, Warsaw
2019 – mural realization at the University of Social Sciences, Warsaw
2016 – mural realization, Łuków
2016 – mural realization, Piaseczno
2014 – participation in the 9th edition of the Stencil Jam Festival (Festiwal Szablon Dżem), Warsaw
2012 – mural realization "Art Factory" for Oficyna Gallery, Płock
2011 – mural realization "Urban Gallery II" in cooperation with the Observatory Foundation, Powiśle, Warsaw
2011 – mural realization "Urban Gallery" as part of the Culture Office of the Capital City of Warsaw scholarship, Powiśle, Warsaw
2010 – participation in the 5th edition of the Stencil Jam Festival (Festiwal Szablon Dżem), Warsaw
2009 – realization of the winning project in the A19 Gallery competition at Marymont Metro Station, Warsaw
2008 – "Power Plant Wall", mural realization at the Mazovian Art Center "Elektrownia”, Radom