Galeria M

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Monika Cichoń(1980)

Studied Graphic Arts at the Academy of Arts and Design in Wrocław, received diploma in 2005 under the guidance of professor Eugeniusz Get-Stankiewicz in professional drawing (…on ugliness and relativity) and professor Eugeniusz Smoliński in graphic design; also graduated from the Kunstakademie für Grafik und Buchkunst in Leipzig, Germany, in professor Thomas Muler’s class. Drawer, illustration and graphic artist, painter, she also works with artistic book.

  solo exhibitions:
2013 beautypainting & drawing, Galeria M, Wrocław, Poland
2012 shadows, graphics & drawings, Galeria M, Wrocław, Poland
2011 The Granary Hotel, Wrocław, Poland
2010 what’s wrong with me?, Galeria Pod Plafonem, Wrocław, Poland
2009
  1. what’s wrong with me?, Jan Fejkiel Gallery, Kraków, Poland
  2. 4th International Drawing Competition, Wrocław, Poland
  3. from the diary, Kalaczakra Gallery & Coffee, Wrocław, Poland
2008 images & pictures, Modjeska Theatre in Legnica, Legnica, Poland
2007
  1. zarysowania, Jan Fejkiel Gallery, Kraków, Poland
  2. …on ugliness and relativity, City Gallery MM, Chorzów, Poland
2006
  1. study of emotions, Mleczarnia, Wrocław, Poland
  2. …on ugliness and relativity, Opus Gallery, Wrocław, Poland
2003 Graphics & Drawings, Esra Gallery, Atwerp, Belgium
  group exhibitions:
2013
  1. Świńskie obrazki (Dirty pics), Galeria M, Wrocław, Poland
  2. Chapeau, Der Kunstmarkt, Innsbruck, Austria
2012
  1. Graphomania, BWA, Wrocław, Poland
  2. Now I know who it is, BWA, Wrocław, Poland
  3. 5th International Drawing Competition, Museum of Architecture, Wrocław, Poland
2011 7th Polish Contemporary Drawing Triennial, Lubaczów, Poland
2010
  1. Michael Landy Art Bin, South London Gallery, London, UK
  2. Aliensimmigrationsdienst, The Forgotten Bar, Berlin, Germany
  3. Wrocław Press Centre, Wrocław, Poland
  4. The book not only to read, Ceramic Museum, Bolesławiec, Poland
2009 4th International Drawing Competition, Wrocław, Poland
2007 Daniel Chodowiecki Award Competition, Państwowa Galeria Sztuki, Sopot, Poland
2006
  1. International Bookart Festival – CZAS, award Wydawca Pro Figura V. Junge Kuenstler der Akademie Wrocław, Art Fugrman Galerie, Rostock, Germany
  2. SATYRYKON International Exhibition, Legnica, Poland
  3. Caricature & Critical Graphic, A.Paul Weber – Museum, Ratzeburg, Germany
2005 11th International Biennial of Small Graphic Forms & Bookplate, Ostrów Wielkopolski, Poland
2004
  1. Krasnalomiasto, Eastern Europe Collegium Gallery, Wrocław, Poland
  2. Wrocław Non Stop, Miejsce dla Sztuki Gallery, Wrocław, Poland
  3. Four essays on sheathing, Stara Drukarnia, Wrocław; Galeria Akademicka, Łódź, Poland
2003
  1. Polaków Portret Przaśny, I Forum Młodych, Caricature Museum, Warsaw, Poland
  2. 2nd International Drawing Competition, Wrocław, Poland
  3. Pizza Hut, The City Museum of Wrocław, 1st award for drawing, Poland
  4. Painting of the Year 2002, Królikarnia, Warsaw, Poland
  5. Drawings & Graphics, Strzeliński Ośrodek Kultury, Strzelin, Poland
  6. Caricature & Critical Graphic, A.Paul Weber – Museum, Ratzeburg, Germany
  7. SATYRYKON International Exhibition, Legnica, Poland
  8. Pro Figura V. Junge Künstler der Akademie Wrocław, Art Fuhrman, Galerie, Rostock, Germany
  9. Illustrators’ Salon, Poznań Book Fair, Poznań, Poland
2002 Metaphors ex Cathedra, BWA, Wrocław, Poland

awards & distinctions:

Autobiography, Gutek Film & Wysokie Obcasy editor’s competition – distinction

11th International Biennial of Small Graphic Forms & Bookplate, Ostrów Wielkopolski, Poland – nomination

International Bookart Festival – CZAS – Wydawca editor’s award

Kompas Młodej Sztuki 2007 – young Polish artists ranking – 18th place

7th Triennial of Polish Contemporary Drawing, Lubaczów – nomination

Kompas Młodej Sztuki 2007 – young Polish artists ranking – 19th place

I lost my head, art-book, since 2013 in collection of Musashino Art University Museum, Tokyo