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Kacper Bożek(1974)

Graduate of the Antoni Kenar’s National Art School in Zakopane and the Faculty of Graphic Arts at the Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts in Kraków.

Received his diploma under the guidance of professor Stanisław Wejman at the copperplate & litography studio, where he works as an associate professor up to date.

In 2013 received his PhD degree for a cycle of prints devoted to The Saragossa Manuscript and Jan Potocki’s biography.

Laureate of numerous awards: D’Ann & Gus’a Mazzocca (1999); Małgorzat & Andrzej Zając Award (1999); Tadeusz Kulisiewicz Award(2000); Print of the Year, 3rd award (2000); 1st Prize in the exlibris competition organised by The Raczynski Library in Poznan (2001); Print of the Year, Grand Prix (2002); Print of the Month, ZPAP, special award (2008); Premio Leonardo Sciascia amateur d’estampes 7th Edition, 2nd award (2013).

He works mainly in metal printing technigues but also drawings. He lives and works in Krakow.

selected solo exhibitions:
2018 Humbert’s Street, Pragaleria, Warsaw, Poland
  1. The Dream of an Etching Artist, Galeria M, Wroclaw, Poland
  2. The Dream of an Etching Artist, Pragaleria, Warsaw, Poland
  3. The Dream of an Etching Artist, Nautilius Gallery, Krakow, Poland
2016 Etched reflection of the world, Museum of Katowice History, Paweł Steller Graphic Art Dept., Katowice, Poland
2015 Sociable etching, Pragaleria, Warsaw, Poland
  1. Prints, Galeria M Odwach, Wrocław, Poland
  2. Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Venice, Italy
  3. Fondazione Il Bisonte, Florence, Italy
  4. Museo della Carta e della Filigrana, Fabriano, Italy
  1. Etched reflection of the world, Pracownia, Kraków, Poland
  2. The Saragossa Manuscript, Galeria Nautilus, Kraków, Poland
2011 Kunstverein, Alsdorf, Germany
  1. Galeria Nautilus, Kraków, Poland
  2. Muzeum Nadwiślańskie, Kazimierz Dolny, Poland
2007 Galeria Nautilus, Kraków, Poland
  1. Galeria Czas, Będzin, Poland
  2. Galeria Nautilus, Kraków, Poland
  3. Faculty of Graphic Art Gallery, Kraków, Poland
  1. The Historical Museum of the City of Kraków, Kraków, Poland
  2. Contemporary Art Gallery, Myślenice, Poland
  1. Galeria na Prowincji, Lublin, Poland
  2. Galeria Gołogórski, Kraków, Poland
selected group exhibitions:
  1. Premio Leonardo Sciascia, Florence, Venice, Fabriano, Milan, Italy
  2. 1st International Exhibition of Printmaking, In Search of the Lost Paradise, Metropolitan Curia of Granada, Spain
  1. Permanent Representation of Poland to the European Union, Brussels, Belgium
  2. Visible/Invisible. Print of the 21st century, Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Boone, North Carolina, USA
  3. The multiplicity in unity. Rotogravure printing technology in Poland after 1900, Muzeum Okręgowe, Bydgoszcz, Poland
  4. 2nd International Printmaking Symposium Bentlage Rheine, Germany
  5. Travelling, Art Meeting, Tomaszowice, Poland
2011 Eastern European Printmakers, New Orleans, Sommerville, New York, Framingham, USA
2007 Journey. Artistic interpretations, Galeria Nautilus, Kraków, Poland
2006 Prints from the collection of the Krakow Academy of Fine Arts 1946-2006, The Czartoryski Museum and Library, Kraków, Poland
2005 Don Kichot, National Museum, Kraków, Poland; Kaunas, Lithuania
2004 Don Kichot. Contemporary interpretation, Galeria Dominika Rostworowskiego, Kraków, Poland
2003 Grand Prix Young Polish Print, Kraków, Poland; Moscow, Russia
  1. Kunst aus Krakau, Galerie Kunen, Dulmen, Germany
  2. Salon d’Estampa, Madrid, Spain
  1. Mondo Cane, Jan Fejkiel Gallery, Kraków, Poland
  2. Confrontations 2001. Polish & Czech print, Dom Polonii, Kraków, Poland
  1. Dyplom 2000, Art Palace, Kraków, Poland
  2. Galerie Kunen, Dulmen, Germany
  3. Galerie Internationale, Aiseau, Belgium
  4. Kunstere fra Polen, Copenhagen, Denmark
1999 1st International Drawing Competition, Wrocław, Poland

works in collections:

National Library in Warsaw, Poland

Raczyński Library in Poznań, Poland

The Historical Museum of the City of Kraków, Poland

County Museum in Bydgoszcz, Poland

Loyola University, New Orleans, USA

Print Triennial, Kraków, Poland

Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts in Kraków, Poland

Katowice Historical Museum, Poland

Salon d’Estampa, Madrid, Spain