Born in 1980, Warsaw, Poland
Lives and works in Warsaw, Poland

EDUCATION
2005-2009 BA Fine Arts, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam
2008 Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, London
1999-2005 MA Art History, Warsaw University

SCHOLARSHIPS
2017 Scholarship, Fundusz Popierania Twórczości Stowarzyszenia Autorów ZAIKS im. Andrzeja Szczypiorskiego
2014 Scholarship Młoda Polska, Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland
2012-2013 Startstipendium, Mondriaan Fonds
2012 Scholarship, Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland

RESIDENCIES
2016 Nida Art Colony, Lithuania
2014-2015 Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart
2008 European Exchange Academy, Beelitz

AWARDS
2016 Nomination Paszporty Polityki
2015 Nomination Views 2015 – Deutsche Bank Award

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017 Hidden Doubts, Kasia Michalski Gallery, Warsaw (forthcoming)
            If not here, where?, Galeria Labirynt, Lublin
2016 There are no fixed points in space, Starter Gallery, Warsaw Gallery Weekend
           Soft Ground, Sodu 4, Vilnius
           Beyond the Expected (with Kathi Hofer) Austrian Culture Forum, Warsaw
2015 Reference Points for Potential Constellations, Cydonia Gallery, Dallas, USA
           Line on a Walk, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart
2014 Mufka na trapezie, Starter Gallery, Warsaw
           before the transit after the shift (with Maria Gondek), Hotel Maria Kapel, Hoorn
           Fuzzy Sets, Weekender #17, Jeanine Hofland, Amsterdam
2013 When Things Find Their Place, BWA Gallery, Zielona Góra
2012 Adopted Shapes, Arsenał Gallery, Białystok
2010 The Revolutions of Things, CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
           We Don’t Think Enough About Staircases, Kunstenaarsinitiatief Paraplufabriek, Nijmegen
           – I feel that I’ve forgotten something. – I think you remember too much. Czarna Gallery, Warsaw
            The Mountains – grow unnoticed, Teto Projects, Amsterdam

PERFORMANCES
2017 Action with Shapes, performance for three dancers and a sculpture (with Diana Kubicz and Magda Wolnicka),
Labirynt Gallery, Lublin
2016 Soft Ground (with Kristina Aglaja Skaldina), Nida Art Colony 

COMMISSIONS
2017 Objects for series of performances Wychodząc od działania by Maria Stokłosa
2016 Visual score for Dry Mountain by Keith Rowe / Gerard Lebik, Sanatorium Dźwięku, Sokołowsko
2013 Four curtains for the Auditorium, Four Colors on a Gray Background, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017 It Is As You Think It Is, The Brno House of Arts, Brno
          Un tale che osservo da un po’ di tempo / Someone I Have Been Observing for Some Time, Fondazione Pastificio Cerere, Rome
          Love, Memory, Curiosity, Polana Institute, Geological Museum, Warsaw
          Uważaj! W oczku wodnym pływają rekiny, CCA Kronika, Bytom
          Przesilenia / Solstices, BWA Gallery, Katowice
          The Art of the Treasure Hunt – The Grand Tour, Villa di Geggiano, Italy
          Jest tak, jak się Państwu wydaje / It Is As You Think It Is, Arsenał Gallery, Białystok
2016 Nic o was bez nas, Festiwal Zgromadzenia, Palace of Culture and Science, Warsaw
          When Textiles Become Form, Hunt Kastner Gallery, Prague
          Widmo / Phantom, BWA Gallery, Katowice
          Na opak / A Rebours, Labirynt Gallery, Lublin
2015 Views 2015 – Deutsche Bank Award, Zachęta National Gallery, Warsaw
          Beyond the Obvious – Contemporary women artist from CCE, Erika Deak Gallery, Budapest
          De arrogantie van de jeugd, Gabriel Rolt Gallery, Amsterdam
          4 Acres, Starter Gallery, Petrykozy 
          La Scrittura Degli Echi, MAXXI, Rome
          My respects to Madame Bernard, MoMart, Amsterdam
          For me, abstraction is real!, Boccanera Gallery, Trento
          Around Analogies, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart
2014 Sunrise, Starter Gallery, Warsaw Gallery Weekend
          Around Bauhaus, Arsenał Gallery, Białystok
          ABBA.art books by artists, Vondelbunker, Amsterdam
          Prospects & Concepts, Mondriaan Fonds toont talent, Van Nellefabriek, Art Rotterdam
2013 homeMADE, CCA Łaźnia, Gdańsk
          A Cock in a Frock on a Rock, Juliette Jongma Gallery, Amsterdam
          Unfair Amsterdam, Loods 6, Amsterdam
          The Splendour of Textiles, Zachęta National Gallery, Warsaw
2012 Confetti Generation. Polly’s Picture Show, Vondelparkpaviljoen, Amsterdam
          Make Shift, Arsenał Municipal Gallery, Poznań; BWA Gallery, Katowice
2011 Young Polish Artists onTour, espacio trapézio, Madrid
          The Journey to the East, Arsenał Gallery, Białystok; Mystetskyi Arsenal, Art_Kyiv Contemporary, Kyiv; MOCAK, Kraków
          Selected Projects, BWA Gallery, Zielona Góra
          Sample, Galerienhaus Lindenstrasse, Berlin
2010 Line Y, appendix2 Gallery, Warsaw
         13, Outpost, Amsterdam
2009 Construction Work (with Ulla Eriksen and Barbara Skovmand Thomsen), Art’NPublic, Amsterdam

COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS
2017 Situation no. 4 (7 + 5 days), (with Ulla Eriksen and Morten Ernlund), as part of the exhibition LAND,
Udstillingsstedet Sydhavn Station, Copenhagen
2016 Situation no. 3 (7 days), (with Ulla Eriksen and Morten Ernlund), Böllingetorp, Sweden
2015 Eerste flugversuch, Vanessa Cardui (with R.Armstrong), Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart
          Situation no. 2 (8 + 2 days), (with Ulla Eriksen and Morten Ernlund), Starter Gallery, Warsaw
2014 Situation no.1 (8 days), (with Ulla Eriksen and Morten Ernlund) Hcø Hus, Copenhagen
2007 Sound Carpet (with Ulla Eriksen and Kunji Baerwald), Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
2017 Alicja Bielawska, Labirynt Gallery, Lublin (catalogue)
2014 Alicja Bielawska, Disordered Structures, NERO (artist book)
2013 Alicja Bielawska. When Things Find Their Place, BWA Gallery, Zielona Góra (catalogue)
2012 Adopted Shapes, Arsenał Gallery, Białystok (catalogue)
2010 The Revolutions of Things, Warsaw, (in collaboration with Sarai de Haan)
          Alicja Bielawska. The Mountains – grow unnoticed, Amsterdam (artist book, in collaboration with Sarai de Haan)
          Can’t wait to see you here, Amsterdam (artist book, in collaboration with Rikke Vagner Petersen, Ulla Eriksen and Barbara Skovmand Thomsen)
          – I feel that I’ve forgotten something. – I think you remember too much, Czarna Gallery, Warsaw (catalogue)
2009 Eighty drawings between each other, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam (artist book)
          Places, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam (artist book)
          Memory of Spaces, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam (artist book)

REVIEWS / INTERVIEWS
2017 Alex Urso, La poetica dei materiali di Alicja Bielawska. In Polonia, http://www.artribune.com/arti-visive/arte-contemporanea/2017/03/mostra-alicja-bielawska-galleria-labirynt-lublino/
2016 Warsaw Gallery Weekend 2016, https://magazynszum.pl/krytyka/warsaw-gallery-weekend-ranking-galerii
          „Widmo” w BWA w Katowicach, https://magazynszum.pl/do-zobaczenia/widmo-w-bwa-w-katowicach
          Sculpture Suggests Movement, Contemporary Lynx, http://contemporarylynx.co.uk/alicja-bielawska-sculpture-suggests-movement
2015 Spojrzenia 2015. Rozmowy z Alicją Bielawską…, https://magazynszum.pl/rozmowy/spojrzenia-2015-rozmowy-z-alicja-bielawska-ada-karczmarczyk-agnieszka-piksa-i-iza-tarasewicz
          Karolina Plinta, Zasada mniejszego zła. Spojrzenia 2015, https://magazynszum.pl/krytyka/zasada-mniejszego-zla-spojrzenia-2015
          Zotos, John, Recommendations, Visual Art Source (16 October 2015)
          Smart, Lauren, 2 Art Events for this Weekend, Dallas Observer (24 September 2015)
          Alicja Bielawska: Reference Points for Potential Constellations, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fy_awXqsGS4
          Claudia Gehre, Some Thoughts on »Line on a Walk«, http://schloss-post.com/some-thoughts-on-line-on-a-walk/
           Ania Micińska, Disordered Structures, http://culture.pl/en/work/disordered-structures-alicja-bielawska
2014 Ania Micińska, Alicja Bielawska, http://culture.pl/en/artist/alicja-bielawska
          Konrad Schiller, Od rygoru do gry pozorów. „Wokół Bauhausu” w galerii Arsenał w Białymstoku, https://magazynszum.pl/krytyka/wokol-bauhausu-w-galerii-arsenal-w-bialymstoku
2012 Krzysztof Kościuczuk, Alicja Bielawska, Frieze, Issue No 147, p. 235-236, https://frieze.com/article/alicja-bielawska
          Przekroje warstw materialnej rzeczywistości, Notes na 6 tygodni, Issue No 74, p.170-177, www.beczmiana.pl/notesna6tygodni,243,nn6t74.html
https://issuu.com/beczmiana/docs/notes.na.6.tygodni74