Piotr Korzeniowski

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Piotr Korzeniowski

1970 born in Cracow, Poland.
Works and lives in Cracow.

Piotr Korzeniowski is active in the fields of painting, drawing, photography, and spatial objects. With Jakub Najbart in 2011 established and is a board member of Transporter Kultury Foundation (transporterkultury.pl). Since 1996 he has been working at the Cracow Academy of Fine Arts, currently (since 2013) as a professor at the Painting Faculty. In addition, he holds classes in portrait photography at the Krakow School of Creative Photography. Piotr Korzeniwski is in Poland represented by the ABC Gallery, Poznan.

1992-97 – studies at the Painting Faculty of the Cracow Academy of Fine Arts, diploma cum laude in the studio of Prof. Zbigniew Grzybowski
1993 artistic trip by land to Siberia (Lake Baikal)
1995-1996 – scholarship and studies at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Nuernberg in the studio of painting, graphic design and object under the supervision of Prof. Rolf Günter Dienst
1996 – art trip to Egypt (by land – via Turkey, Syria, Jordan, Sinai Peninsula)
1996-2001 – assistant professor, Painting Faculty, studio Prof. Sławomir Karpowicz
2001-2010 – ass. professor (since 2006 associate professor), studio Prof. Adam Wsiołkowski
2005 – earned a Ph.D. in Painting at the Cracow Academy of Fine Arts
2012 – received a post-doc degree in the Visual Arts, Painting Faculty, Cracow Academy of Fine Arts
2012-2016 – Dean of the Painting Faculty in the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow
since 2010 – Head of the 5th Drawing Studio, Painting Faculty, Cracow Academy of Fine Arts

He has held 22 solo exhibitions and taken part in over 150 collective shows in Poland and abroad.


Awards, honourable mentions:

1997 – Lions Club Award (Nuremberg) at the “Krakow & Nürnberg” exhibition.
1997 – Scholarship of the City of Krakow.
1998 – Honourable mention at the National Review of Young Painting in Legnica.
1999 – Scholarship of Poland’s Minister of Culture and Art.
1999 – Honourable mention: Eugeniusz Geppert National Exhibition of Young Painters in Wrocław.
2002 – Pollock-Krasner Foundation Scholarship (New York).
2006 – Award, 3rd degree, Rector of the Cracow Academy of Fine Arts for doctoral dissertation.
2013 – Finalist of the 1st Modessque International Painting Competition “PERFECTIONISTS”.
2016 – Award, 1st degree, Rector of the Cracow Academy of Fine Arts
2017 – Silver Cross of Merit in 2017
2017 – Medal of the National Education Commission in 2017

Works in collections:

Museum of the History of Photography in Cracow
Museum of the Krakow Academy of Fine Arts
Krakow Historical Museum
Budimex, Warsaw
Parliament of North Rhine-Westphalia, Düsseldorf
Landschaftsverband Rheinland, Cologne
Zushan Present Art Museum, Funing, Qunhuangdao, Hebei, China
ABC Gallery, Poznan
Visual Park at ABC Gallery, Poznan
Imago Mundi, Luciano Benetton Collection, Treviso (Italy)