Assistant Professor of Art, Department of Art and Art History

College of Art and Architecture, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Education

1990 M.F.A.Painting and Graphic Arts, Academy of Fine Arts, Wroclaw, Poland

1990-1991 National College of Art and Design, Dublin, Ireland (Textile Design)

1988-1989 Preservation of Monuments Course, Academy of Fine Arts, Wroclaw, Poland

Areas of Specialization

Painting, Drawing, Installation

Grants and Awards

2009 -2010 UNC Charlotte Junior Faculty Research Grant
(for creative research in Greenland and new body of work: Weather Conditions)

2008 Charlotte Arts and Science Council Grant

2008 City of Wroclaw Grant for WODA International, a site-specific four person exhibition during Wroclaw-Non Stop, Poland

2008 UNC Charlotte Department of Art and Art History Travel Grant for WODA International in Poland

2008 UNC Charlotte International Office Travel Grant For WODA International in Poland

2008 UNC Charlotte Center for Humanities, Technology and Science Grant
(for creative research in Spain and Portugal: Vanitas: Beauty, Eternity and Decay)

2008 UNC Charlotte Center for Humanities, Technology and Science Summer Fellowship (for WODA International in Poland)

2007 North Carolina Arts Council Fellowship - finalist

2006-07 UNC Charlotte College of Arts and Sciences Small Faculty Grant

2006 -07 UNC Charlotte Junior Faculty Research Grant
(for creative research in Central Europe and new body of work: Venus and Time: Form into Formless)

2005-06 NC Arts Council Full Residency Fellowship, Johnson, Vermont

2004 Charlotte Area Transit System Poster Competition, 1st Prize

2003 Abstract International, Ivvac, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, 2nd Prize

2002 Charlotte Shout Poster Contest, 1st Prize, Charlotte Center City Partners/Arts and Science Council, Charlotte, NC

1999/2000 Regional Artist Project Grant, Arts and Science Council, Charlotte/Mecklenburg

1996 Kosciuszko Polish-American Foundation Grant, NYC, NY

1990 European Tempus Mobility Individual Grant, Brussels, Belgium

1987 Scholarship, Graphic Art, Ceramica Casa, Modena, Italy

Solo Exhibitions

2008 Form into Formless, Waterworks Arts Center, Salisbury, NC

2008 Cumuli and Other Clouds, San Antonio College, San Antonio, TX

2008 Anticyclone, Joie Lassiter Gallery, Charlotte, NC

2007 Cumulonimbus, Red Gallery, Savannah College of Art & Design, Savannah, GA

2006 Cumulus, Joie Lassiter Gallery, Charlotte, NC

2004 Templates, Joie Lassiter Gallery, Charlotte, NC

2004 Works 2000-2004, Cone Center Gallery and Gallery at Storrs College of Architecture, UNC Charlotte, NC

2003 Tissue, Bank of America, Charlotte, NC (Curator Ce Scott)

2002 Fragments, Joie Lassiter Gallery, Charlotte, NC, USA

2001 Works 1999-2001, Joie Lassiter Gallery, Charlotte, NC

2000 Physical Examination, The Gallery at Carillon, Charlotte, NC

2000 Body and Other Objects of Desire, Christa Faut Gallery, Cornelius, NC

1999 La Peinture, Le Centre Culturel de St. Calais, St. Calais, France

1999 Sans Titre, Le Chateau de Bouloire, Bouloire, France

1998 Forgotten Landscapes, Extinct Languages, Watkins Gallery, Charlotte

1998 Recent Paintings, Christa Faut Gallery, Davidson, NC

1997 Natura, Pease Gallery, CPCC, Charlotte NC

1996 Natural Landscape, Zamkowa Gallery, Lubin, Poland

1995 Les Langues Anciennes, Galerie du Pilier Rouge, Le Mans, France

1994 The Papers, Garbary 48 Gallery, Poznan, Poland

1993 Recent Paintings, La Maison des Avocats, Le Mans, France

1993 Paintings for Birds, Mona Lisa Gallery, Wroclaw, Poland

1992 A la recherche du chat perdu, Opus Gallery, Wroclaw, Poland

1991 Next Litlle Journeys, State Gallery of Art, Wroclaw, Poland

1991 Transfer Print, National College of Art and Design, Dublin, Ireland

1990 All Travels Small and Big, State Museum of Architecture, Wroclaw, Poland

Public Art Projects

2009 I.M. Pei/NASCAR Plaza, Charlotte, NC, Glissando, Project Manager: Joie Lassiter

2008 City of Norfolk Public Art Commission, Norfolk, VA, temporary installation What do You See in a Cloud?
Project Manager: Karen Rudd

2008 Arts and Science Council, Charlotte-Mecklenburg, NC, Beatties Ford Library, permanent installation
Project Manager: Jean Greer

Group Shows

2009 Art in Academia, SECAC, Space 301, Mobile, AL

2009 Going Green/Global Awareness, LIPAC/Bechtler Foundation, Mt. Holly, NC, invitational

2008 FSU Museum of Fine Arts, FL (Juried, catalogue)

2008 WODA (Water) International, Wroclaw NON-Stop, Center City, Wroclaw, Poland
(Four-person, Co-curator with Marcin Wiktorski, catalogue)

2008 Peace, LIPAC/ Bechtler Foundation, Mt. Holly, NC (invitational)

2008 21st century Landscape, Bank of America Plaza, Charlotte, NC, Invitational, Curator: Joie Lassiter, catalogue)

2007/8 River Docs, Light Factory, Charlotte, NC & York County Museum, York, SC
(Collaborative project with sculptor Marek Ranis, invitational, Curator: June Lambla)

2007 Open House and Group Exhibition - Baer Art Center, Baer, Hofsos, Iceland

2007 Afterglow, Lacoste, France (Invitational, Curator: Celina Jeffery, Ph.D., catalogue)

2007 Homegrown 2007, SECCA, Winston-Salem, NC (Invitational, curated by David Brown, catalogue)

2007 Wroclaw Non Stop, Urban Potential, Wroclaw, Poland
(Collaborated on a Melancholy video project, invitational, Curator: Jola Bielanska)

2007 Off Festival - Industrialart, Myslowice, Poland
(Collaborated on a Melancholy video project, invitational, Curator: Jola Bielanska)

2006 Journey's End, 55 Mercer Gallery, NYC, NY, USA (Invitational, Curator: Corliss Cavalieri)

2006 The Ubiquitous Nude, Joie Lassiter Gallery, Charlotte, NC, (Invitational, Curator: Joie Lassiter)

2006 Vermont Studio Center, Red Mill, Johnson, VT

2006 60 Years of the Academy of Fine Arts in Wroclaw, National Museum, Wroclaw, Poland, (Invitational, catalogue)

2006 Revisit, 3 person show, McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC, (Invitational, Curator Ce Scott)

2006 LIPAC/Bechtler Foundation, showing, collaborative video "Melancholy", Mt. Holly, NC

2005/6 Crosscurrents, NC Museum of Art, Raleigh & Mint Museum of Craft and Design, Charlotte, NC
(Juried exhibition, catalogue, commissioned to produce and install an outdoor installation)

2005 LIPAC/Bechtler Foundation, Open House, Mt. Holly, NC, (Invitational, Curator Michael Godfrey)

2005 UNCC Art Department Faculty Show, Rowe Gallery, UNC Charlotte

2004 LIPAC/Bechtler Foundation, Strings in the Wind, Mt. Holly, NC

2004 Barong Rahayu Buana - World Peace Barong, Bali, Indonesia, (Invitational exhibition)

2003 Guemgang International Nature Art Exhibition, site-specific installation, Gongju, South Korea, (Juried exhibition, catalogue)

2003 Parque Escultorico Cementerio de Carretas, environmental installation, Putaendo, Chile (Juried exhibition)

2003 Pease Gallery, CPCC, Charlotte, NC

2002 Chemin d'Art, site-specific installation, St. Flour, France, (Juried exhibition, catalogue)

2002 Body of Work, two person show, Art Association, Jackson, WY, (Invitational, catalogue)

2002 Affiliate Artists, summer 2002, McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC, (Invitational exhibition)

2002 Artists- in-Residence, winter 2002 session, McColl Center for Visual Art, (Invitational exhibition)

2002 What's New, McColl Center Galleries at Spirit Square, Charlotte, NC (Juried exhibition, curator Peter Richards)

2001 Luggage, Performance, Woodford Festival, Queensland, Australia

2001 Rites of Passage, group show, TriZecHahn BofA Plaza, Charlotte, NC, (Invitational, catalogue, Curator Joie Lassiter)

2000/01 Artists of Charlotte, Fayetteville Museum of Art, Fayetteville, NC,(Juried exhibition)

2000 Trouble Shooting Gun Violence, multiple locations in Charlotte, NC, (Juried exhibition)

2000 2 persons' show, Van Every Gallery, Davidson College, Davidson, NC, (Invitational, Curator Brad Thomas)

2000 Courants d'Art, La Soufflerie, Poitiers, France (Juried exhibition)

1999 Darkness, Les Yeux du Monde Gallery, Charlottesville, VA (Invitational, Curator Lynn Rushton)

1998 CPCC Faculty Show, Watkins Gallery, Queens College, Charlotte, NC

1998 After 50, Association of Polish Artist and Designers, show, Historical Museum, Wroclaw, Poland (Invitational)

1997 Slaughterhouse of Art II, State Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland, (Juried, catalogue)

1997 50th Annniversary of Wroclaw Fine Arts Academy, Historical Museum, Wroclaw, Poland (Invitational, catalogue)

1996 Spiral I , Gerard Foundation, Swieradow Zdroj, Poland (Invitational)

1995 Our Presence, Galerie der Kuenstler, Munich, Germany (Invitational)

1995 Slaughterhouse of Art I, State Gallery of Art, Czestochowa, Poland (Juried, catalogue)

1995 Slaughterhouse of Art, State Gallery of Art, Wroclaw, Poland (Juried, catalogue)

1995 Jatki Sztuki, Galerie L'Entrepot, Mulhouse, France, (Juried exhibition)

1995 Tradition and Modern Times, Municipal Gallery, Braunschweig, Germany, (Invitational)

1994 Minima de , Ars Cameralis Festival, State Gallery of Art, Katowice, Poland, (Juried exhibition)

1994 Week Art '94, International Art Exhibition, Le Mans, France (Juried, catalogue)

1993 Ceramic Sculpture, State Galleries of Art in: Wroclaw, Boleslawiec, Jelenia Gora, Poland, (Juried, catalogue)

1993 Week-Art '93, International Art Exhibition, Palais de Congres et de la Culture, Le Mans, France, (Juried, catalogue)

1992 Wroclaw Painting Today, Nuernberg Gallery, Nuernberg, Germany (Invitational, Curator Piotr Wieczorek)

1992 Kontynuacje '92, State Museum of Architecture, Wroclaw, Poland (Invitational, catalogue)

1991 Promotions '90, National Review of Young Painters, State Gallery of Art, Legnica, Poland, (Juried)

1990 Wroclaw Academy of Fine Arts, Gallery of Art and Design at Graduate Art School in Lvov, Ukraine, (Invitational)

1990 PWSSP (Wroclaw Fine Arts Academy) 1946-1990, Zacheta National Gallery, Warsaw, Poland, (Invitational, catalogue)

Selected Press

Barbara Schreiber, Nascar Art, Southpark Magazine, April 2009

Trey Randolph, Forecast for visual arts: Cloudy through Oct. 22, The Ranger, Sept. 12, 2008

Agata Saraczynska, Non-stop bez formy, Gazeta Wyborcza, July 29, 2008

Polska Gazeta Wroclawska, Wroclaw Non-Stop przez caly miesiac, June 27, 2008

Professional Presentations, Lectures, Media Appearances

November 7, Beatties Ford Road Library, Charlotte, NC, Slide Presentation and Community Meeting/Public Art Project

October 24, 2008, UNC Charlotte, lecture on WODA International for the Center for Humanities, Technology and Science

September 16, 2008, San Antonio College, slide lecture

July 15, 18, 2008 Radio 3, Zapraszamy do Trojki, audio reportage/interview from Wroclaw Non-Stop, Poland

July 2, 2008, Wroclaw Non-Stop/City Space, WODA International - 4 artists' lecture, Wroclaw, Poland

June 30, 2008 TVP Wroclaw (regional broadcast); interview on WODA International/Wroclaw Non-Stop, Poland

June 28, 2008 Radio Tok FM, interview, Poland

June 28, 2008 TVP 2 (regional and national broadcast); interview on WODA International/Wroclaw Non-Stop, Poland

June 23, 2007, SCAD Lacoste, France, lecture

July 22, 2006, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont, slide lecture

October 19, 2006, NC Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC, gallery lecture for the museum docents

December 7, 2005, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC, two slide lectures

Summer 2004, WTVI Ashes to Art, as one of the featured McColl Center Artists

Summer 2004, CPCC TV channel, In the Artist's Studio, interview

December 2 2003, Mint Museum of Art, slide lecture

November 9, 2002, Classical WDAV, Charlotte, NC, interview

April 16, 2002, WBTV3 News at Noon, Charlotte, NC, interview

March 6, 2002, Artists Conversations by McColl Center for Visual Arts, Slide lecture

February 26, 2002, McColl Center for Visual Art, slide lecture

December 26, 2002, Planet Radio Woodford, Australia, interview

February 13, 2000, Christa Faut Gallery, N.C. gallery talk

April 15, 1999, Central Piedmont Community College, N.C., slide lecture

March 20, 1998, Queens College, Charlotte, N.C., slide lecture

May 7, 1997, Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, N.C., Gallery talk and slide lecture

February 25, 1996, Zamkowa Gallery, Lubin, Poland, Natural Landscape, Gallery talk

February 10, 1995, Wroclaw TV and Radio, Jatki Sztuki, show promotion

October 2, 1995, Academy of Fine Arts in Wroclaw, slide lecture

September 16-21, CPCC Art Department in Charlotte, N.C., series of slide lectures

November 19, 1994, Garbary 48 Gallery, Poznan, Poland, gallery talk

May 12, 1993, Palais de Congres et de la Culture, Le Mans, France, Gallery talk

September 14, 1992, Wroclaw TV, Wroclaw, Poland, Music and the Visual Arts

September 15, 1992, Opus Gallery, Wroclaw, Poland, About le Chat Perdu, Lecture

June 15, 1991, National College of Art and Design, Dublin, Ireland, Gallery talk

Gallery Representation

Joie Lassiter Gallery, Charlotte, NC

Artist in Residence Programs

2009 planned: Upernavik Museum, Upernavik, Greenland

2008 Rodriguez-Amat Foundation, Garrigoles, Spain

2007 BAER Art Center, Baer, Hofsos, Iceland

2007 Savannah College of Art and Design, Lacoste, France

2001-present LIPAC/Bechtler Foundation, Guest Artist, Mt. Holly, NC

2006 Vermont Studio Center Residency, Johnson, Vermont

2003 Guemgang International Nature Art Residency, Gongju, South Korea

2003 Parque Escultorico Cementerio de Carretas, International Site-Specific Installation Residency, Putaendo, Chile

2002 Chemin d'Art, International Site-Specific Art Residency, St. Flour, France

2002 Affiliate Artist at McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC

2002 McColl Center for Visual Art Residency, Charlotte, NC

1993 Artist-in-Residence, Ceramic Sculpture Symposium, Boleslawiec '93, Boleslawiec, Poland

1990-1991 National College of Art and Design, Dublin, Ireland

1987 Scholarship, Graphic Art and Design, Ceramica Casa, Modena, Italy

Creative Research Projects

2009 planned: Weather Conditions, at Upernavik Museum, Upernavik, Greenland

2008 Vanitas: Beauty, Eternity and Decay, grant sponsored researchIn Spain and Portugal
(focusing on Baroque architecture and azulejo tiles) resulting work is currently in progress

2006/2007 Venus and Time: Form into Formless, grant sponsored research in Central Europe
(focusing on Baroque and Rococo architecture) culminating in the body of work under the same title

Professional Services/ Memberships

2006 Jury Member, County Art Competition, Johnson, VT

2003-2009 Member of McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC

2001-2009 Art in Nature International, EU/Australia, member

2003 Panelist for McColl Center for Visual Art

2001 -2003 Board Director, Charlotte Sister Cities, designing variety of printed materials

1999 Polish-English Interpreter for US Department of State

1993 - 1996 Board Director, Association of Polish Artists

1999 - 2000 Member of the Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC

1995 - 1997 Art Curator for Association of Polish Artists

1995-1997 Panelist for the Association of Polish Artists, several exhibitions

Collections

2005 Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC

2004 Andreas H. Bechtler Collection

2003 Parque Escultorico Cementerio de Carretas, Puta