Born in 1980, lives and works in Warsaw, Poland

EDUCATION
2018
– PHD program, Fine Art Academy, Gdańsk
2005-2009 BA Fine Art, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam
2008 Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, London
1999-2005 MA History of Art, 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, Nida, Lithuania
2014-2015 Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany
2008 European Exchange Academy, Beelitz

AWARDS
2017
Honorable mention CARIOCA KIDS Prize
2016 Nomination Paszporty Polityki
2015 Nomination Views 2015 – Deutsche Bank Award

SELECTED SOLO & TWO ARTISTS EXHIBITIONS
2019
Pozwól przestrzeni obracać się, BWA Tarnów (within the exhibition Między słowami by Katarzyna Józefowicz)
2017

Hidden Doubts, Kasia Michalski Gallery, Warsaw
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, Nida, Lithuania

COMMISSIONS
2019
Sculptural installation for performance piece Gdzie kształty mają szyje by Holobiont Collective, 22. Biennale Sztuki dla Dziecka, Centrum Sztuki, Art Stations Foundation in Poznań
2018
Sculptural installation Dreamed at Night by the Light of Day, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw
2017
Objects for series of dance 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
2019
Dotknij sztuki, Ujazdowski Castle Center of Contemporary Art, Warsaw
Ku pamięci
, WL4 Mleczny Piotr, Gdańsk
FOGHORN
, Galeria Arsenał, Białystok
2018
Summer Works on View, Cydonia Gallery, Dallas, USA
Skład sztuki / Art Ingredients, Labirynt Gallery, Lublin
Pretty soon if this keeps up I’m going to envelop the entire universe, Gdańska Galeria Miejska, Gdańsk
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
2018

Set design consultant for Uncannings by Magda Ptaszniki, CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
Set design consultant for Księżycowo by Holobiont Collective (Aleksandra Bożek-Muszyńska and Hanna Bylka-Kanecka),
Teatr Ochoty, Warsaw
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, Hidden Doubts, Kasia Michalski Gallery (catalogue)
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)

ART COLLECTIONS
Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Arsenał Gallery in Białystok, Central Museum of Textiles in Łódź,
The ING Polish Art Foundation Collection, Hotel Europejski Art Collection

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2018

Michalina Sablik, Jak tak dalej pójdzie wchłonę cały wszechświat, SZUM 21/2018, pp. 141-143
Michał Sypień, 5 Artists, who left a mark on the artistic landscape of Amsterdam, http://contemporarylynx.co.uk
Art as an Area of Parallel Reality, Contemporary Lynx Magazine, Issue 1(9)2018, pp. 26-33
Attempted Balance. Alicja Bielawska’s hidden doubts, DAMNº66, pp. 138-139
2017

On Newness, VAA Nida Art Colony Log, No 8, pp.162-165
Rzeźby czyli “przedmioty” Alicji Bielawskiej, TOK.FM, http://audycje.tokfm.pl/podcast/Rzezby-czyli-przedmioty-Alicji-Bielawskiej/56481
Ecco i premi assegnati durante le fiere a Torino. Nuove opere arricchiscono le collezioni in città, artribune.com
Isabel Junqueira, Caca ao Tesouro, Vogue Brasil, September 2017, pp. 184-185
Valentina Lonati, Percorsi d’arte: Art of the Treasure Hunt, icon.panorama.it
Seconda edizione per la rassegna ART of the Treasure Hunt. Con grandi nomi dell’arte contemporanea, artribune.com
Alex Urso, La poetica dei materiali di Alicja Bielawska. In Polonia, artribune.com
Alina Pospischil, Kulturalnik – Labirynt, w którym trudno zabłądzić, lubelska.tv
Sylwia Hejno, Alicja w krainie przedmiotów, kurierlubelski.pl
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
Lenkų menininkės Alicjos Bielawskos paroda „Soft Ground“ projektų erdvėje „Sodų 4“ https://artnews.lt/lenku-menininkes-alicjos-bielawskos-paroda-soft-ground-projektu-erdveje-sodu-4-35476
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