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Born in Warsaw, Poland in 1960.

Lives and works in Mexico City.

  

EDUCATION

1991    Institute of Higher Education in Visual Arts, Paris, France

1988    School of Fine Arts, Aix-en-Province, France

1984    Academy of Fine Art, Paris, France

New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture, New York, NY

1980-83      Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, Poland

 

INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS

2013   

“Coming out of a dream”, Galeria Omar Alonso. Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. 

“Concetto Spaziale”, EraStudio Gallery Milano Italy. 

“Origen”, Encuentro Guadalupe, Valle de Guadalupe, Baja California.Mexico 

“Borderline”, Centro Cultural Tijuana  CECUT, Mexico.

 “Moon Cathedral” , ArtHobler Gallery, Zürich, Switzerland

2012             

“Sin Pies ni Cabeza, Xawery Wolski & Maximo González”, duo show at  Galería Mycellium                                           

Ingenium, Club Piso 51, Torre Mayor, Mexico City

“Retablo con Poema”,  limited edition poem book  of  Edward Hirsch Editorial La Joplin, FIL de Guadalajara, México. “

ReVISION” - The Society for Arts, Chicago                        

“Materia de Deseo” at Centro Cultural Tijuana, CECUT. Mexico                       

“Time  Interventions”, Kai Hilgemann Gallery, Berlin, Germany                        

“Xawery Wolski”, Galería Omar Alonso,  Puerto Vallarta, México.     

2011

“Globos”, site-specific installation at Museo Anahuacalli Diego Rivera, Mexico City.

“Thoughts, Meditations, Acts” at Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts, Miami, FL.    

“Graphics, Sculpture and Installation” at Espacio Escultorico La telaraña, Oaxaca,  At Instituto de Artes Gráficas de Oaxaca IAGO, and at Bodega Quetzalli Gallery, Oaxaca, Mexico.                        

“Blysk” at Bochenska Gallery, Warsaw, Poland.                        

“Xawery Wolski – Portrait” at Bielska BWA Gallery, Bielsko-Biala, Poland. 

“Un cielo para cada uno”, Installation at Museo de Textiles de Oaxaca, México. 

Alejandro Sales Gallery, Zona MACO Art Fair, Mexico City. (cat)

2010                

“Show me the garden…” Galería Caja Blanca, Mexico City.

“Globos”, Art New Media Gallery, Warsaw, Poland.

“W Pustke Nieba”, Juan Soriano Foundation, Warsaw, Poland. (Brochure)

“MROK, Nobody knows of what a body is capable of”, Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City

“Más Allá”, five monumental sculptures at Arcos Bosques, Mexico City.

Galería Alejandro Sales, Zona MACO Art Fair, Mexico City. (cat)

“Morfologías”, Galería Alejandro Sales, Barcelona, Spain.

 2009               

“Into an Empty Sky”, Jim Thompson Arts Centre, Bangkok, Thailand.

Itinerant exhibition wich had travelled to Khon Kaen University Museum, Chiang Mai

University Museum, Thailand, National Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Galeria Alejandro Sales. Zona MACO Art Fair, Mexico City. (cat)

2008                 

“Nucleus”, Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts, Miami, FL2007                 

“Tattoos” Galleria Pokaz, Warsaw, Poland.

Galería Emma Molina, Monterrey, Mexico.

2006

“Time, Here and There” Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland. (cat)

“Xawery Wolski: recent sculpture” Long House Reserve, Long Island, NY.

2005                  

Nara Roesler Gallery, Sao Paulo, Brasil

“Koral Zalobny”, Stefan Szydlowski Gallery, Warsaw, Poland

Emma Molina Gallery, Monterrey, Mexico.

2004                  

“Many Drawings”, Devin Borden & Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, TX.

“Polvo/Proch”, Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts, Miami, FL.

“Humus”, Jorge Shirley Gallery, Lisboa, Portugal

“Polvo/Proch”, Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA.

2003                  

“Humus”, Arthobler Gallery, Porto, Portugal (cat.)

“Humus”, Stefan Szydlowski Gallery, Warsaw, Poland.

Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, TX.

“Tattoo”, Pokaz Gallery, Warsaw, Poland  (brochure)

“Polvo/Proch”, Arts Centre, Monterrey, Mexico (cat.)

“Polvo/Proch”, Art Museum Zapopan, Guadalajara, Mexico (cat.)

“Polvo/Proch”, Museum of Contemporary Art MACO, Oaxaca, Mexico (cat.)                  

2002                   

“Polvo/Proch”, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City (cat.)

“Luz, Cuerpo, Materia”, Galería Arte Contemporaneo, Puebla, Mexico (cat.)

Galería María Martín Madrid, Spain

“Humano”, Galería Emma Molina, Monterrey, Mexico.

2001                    

Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts, Miami, USA

“Humano”, OMR Gallery, Mexico D.F.

2000                   

Maria Martin Gallery, FIAC Art Fair, Paris (cat.)

Galería Emma Molina, Monterrey, Mexico (cat.)

University of Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain

1999                   

Galería María Martín, Madrid, Spain

1998                   

Devin Borden & Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, TX.

Der Brucke Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina (cat.)

Galería OMR, Mexico City  (brochure)

1996                    

Museo De la Nacion, Lima, Peru (cat.)

Galería Forum, Lima, Peru

“Humus”, Galería OMR, Mexico DF, Mexico (brochure)

1994                  

Corriente Alterna, Lima, Peru

“Formy”, Kordegarda Gallery, Warsaw, Poland

1992 

Galerie Caroline Serrero, Marseille, France. (brochure)

1991                   

Galerie Boulakia, Paris, France

 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)

2013                   

Exhibition of the artwork “Mercury” at Arte Fiera 2013, International Art Fair of 

Contemporary Art, Bologna, Italy.

“Mercurios”, Arte 13 London. England.

14th International Triennial of Tapestry, Central Museum of Textiles, Lodz, Poland

“Geometrismo escultórico mexicano”, Galería Arte Hoy, México D.F.

2012                   

“Arte Sano entre Artistas 2.0” Museo de Linares, Nuevo León, México.

Centro Cultural Caja Real, de la Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí, México

Galería del Parque Cultural Reynosa. Tamaulipas, México.

Museo de Arte Popular, MAP, México, D.F.

“Cinco de Mayo de 1862” Group show Project Uriarte Talavera,  Franz Mayer Museum,      Mexico City (May-June, 2012)2011                  

“Arte Sano entre Artistas 2.0” Museo de Arte Popular, México D.F.  (cat)

“ Here, Now, Then, There and Here again…”, Religare Art Center, Nueva Delhi, India

“Aire” VI International Bienal of Contemporary Art Textile - World Textile Art, Museo Diego Rivera Anahuacalli México City. (May)                             

“Rojo”, Omar Alonso Gallery, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.2010                    

“Cimbra: formas especulativas y armados metafísicos”, Museo de Arte Moderno MAM, Mexico City.                            

“W przestrzeni”, Opole, Polonia.

2009                    

“Hecho en Casa”, Museum of Modern Art MAM, Mexico City.

“Revisons nos classiques. La terre dans l'art contemporain" Chapelle des pénitents

noirs, Aubagne, France.

2008                    

“Lightness and roughness of the line,” Nara Roesler Gallery, Sao Paulo, Brasil.

“Looky See”, Otis Ben Maltz Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

2007                    

“Espai2nou2”, Galería Senda, Barcelona, Spain.

“Microwave Five”, Josee Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY.

2006                    

“Poza”, Real Art Ways. Hartford, Connecticut, NE

2004                     

“Ground, Field, Surface”, Robert Miller Gallery, New York, NY.

“Pink”, Devin Borden & Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, TX.

2003                     

“White Paintings”, Stefan Szydlowski Galllery, Warsaw, Poland.

“Une culture d’entreprise”, Musee des Tapisseries. Aix-en-Provence, France.

2002                   

Benefit Selections Exhibition”, 25th Anniversary The Drawing Center, New York.

“Systems, Order, Nature”, Devin Borden & Hiram Butler Gallery”, Houston, TX.

“Time, Stone, Clay”, Museo Universitario de Ciencias y Arte, MUCA, Mexico.

“Círculos”, Galería María Martín, Madrid, Spain

2001                   

“Escultura Mexicana de la Academia a la Instalación”, Museo de Bellas Artes, Mexico City (cat.)               

“Bookish Projects”, Devin Borden & Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, TX.

“Papeles”, Galería María Martín, Madrid, Spain

2000                    

“Inapropiadamente dibujo”, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City (brochure)

“Caleidoscopio: Lenguajes contemporáneos”, Banco Nacional de Comercio Exterior, Mexico City

1999                    

“En Blanco”, Galería Maria Martin, Madrid, Spain

“Tierra. identidades dispersas”, Museo Universitario de Ciencias y Artes MUCA,         

Mexico City (cat.)

Fifth Salon Arte Bancomer, Mexico City cat.)

Museo José Luis Cuevas,  Festival del Centro Historico, Mexico City

1998                   

“Hiper”, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil,  Mexico City (brochure)

“Forjar Espacios, La escultura forjada en el siglo XX”, CAAM, Canary Islands, 

IVAM, Valencia, Spain, Musee des Beaux Arts et de la Dentelles, Calais, France

“Spring Selections”, The Drawing Center, New York, NY (brochure)

“Escultures finimilenaristas”, Museo de Arte Moderno,  MAM, Mexico City (cat.)

Aline Vidal Gallery, Paris, France

Fourth Salon Arte Bancomer, Mexico City (cat.)

1997                    

“Sous le manteau”, Thaddaeus Ropac Gallery, Paris, France (cat.)

1996                    

Galería OMR, Mexico City (brochure)

Museo de Osma, Lima, Peru

1995                    

‘Mostra da Gravura’, Museo Municipal de Arte, Curitiba, Brazil (cat.)

1994                    

Bugdahn und Kaimer Gallery, Dusseldorf, Germany

1993                    

“Devant le future”, Tae-jon Exposition, South Korea (cat.)

“Ars Erotica”, Narodowe Museum, Warsaw, Poland

1992                    

“Collection Muzeum Sztuki 1931-1992”, Saint Pierre Museum, Lyon, France (cat.)

ELAC, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Marseille, France.

1991                    

“Parcours Prives”, Paris, France (cat.)

“Magowie I Mistycy”, CSW Zamek Ujazdowski, Warsaw, Poland (cat.)

“Jestesmy”, Zacheta National Gallery, Warsaw, Poland (cat.)

“Abbatoirs” , Marseille, France.

1990                    

FRAC, Fonds Regional d’Arts Contemporain, Marseille, France (acquisition)

“Construction in Process”, Lodz, Poland

 

AWARDS 

2008                         

Grant from Pollock Krasner Foundation, New York, USA

2006                         

Critic Prize Pokaz for the best exhibition of the year, Warsaw, Poland

2000                         

Croix d’Argent pour le Merite et Devouement Francais au titre des Arts.

1998                         

Special Mention, Prix Lacouriere, Biblioteque Nationale de France, Paris

1996                         

‘L’envers des Villes’, AFAA Scholarship, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Caisse des Depots, France

1994                         

Grant for an Individual project, AFAA, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, France

1992                         

Grant for an individual project, FIACRE, Ministry of Cultureat Paris, France

1991                         

‘Sculpture Prize’ at the Bienale de Nice, France

Grant from Pollock Krasner Foundation, New York, USA

Grant for an individual exhibition, Institut des Hautes Etudes en Arts Plastiques, 

Paris, France

 


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2012                     

Residence at Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT. Vermont, USA.

Residence at PVArt Studio Aguacate, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Colección Arte Objeto TANE, “Varsovia”, Mexico.

“Lighten the Darknes” by Edward Hirsch . Conference in Feria Internacional del Libro,                                                  Guadalajara, México.                             

2011

Residence at Religare Art Programme, New Delhi, India.

2008/09               

Residence at Jim Thompson Art Center, Bankgok, Thailand.

“Chain”. Monumental sculpture commissioned by the “Epic Hotel”, Miami.

2005                         

Monumental sculpture for Art Walk, Miami One, Residential Compound, Miami, FL

2003                         

Monumental Sculpture for Museo de Arte de Zapopan, Guadalajara, Mexico.

1996                         

“Estelas”. Public Sculpture for Mexico City, sponsored by AFAA, Ministry of Foreign

Affairs and Caisse des Depots, Mexico City.

1994                         

‘Pulmones de Barranco’. Site-specific Sculpture for the City of Lima, Peru sponsored by AFAA, French Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

1993                         

‘Maison en terre’. Public Sculpture for the Taejon Expo, South Korea.      

1990

Drawing professor, School of Fine Arts, Aix-en-Province, France.

1985-87                 

Works in marble, Carrara, Italy

 

COLLECTIONS

- FNAC, Fonds National d’Art Contemporain, Paris, France

- FRAC, Fonds Regional d’Art Contemporain, Alpes Province, Cote d’Azur, France

- National Library of France, Paris

- Worldbank Art Program, Washington, DC

- Mordena Museet, Stockholm, Sweden

- Museo Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain

- Muzeum Narodowe, Warsaw, Poland

- Museum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland

- Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico

- Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Oaxaca, Mexico

- Museo de Arte de Zapopan, Guadalajara, Mexico

- Secretaria de Cultura, Puebla, Mexico

- Fundacion JUMEX, Mexico

- Colección FEMSA, Monterrey, Mexico

- Fundacion Cultural Bancomer, Mexico

- Banco de Credito, Lima, Peru.

- University of Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain

- Private collections in Poland, France, Spain, U.S.A., Argentina, Peru, Mexico, Germany,    

  Belgium, Switzerland, Italy

 

PUBLICATIONS

2012

El Ensamblaje Escultórico: análisis y tipologías objetuales del Arte Contemporáneo Mexicano

Pablo Estévez Kubli,  México , 2013

Escultura Mexicana, De la Academia a la Instalación. Conaculta-INBA