Born in 1983. Graduate of the Faculty of Painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow, received her Diploma in the studio of Prof. Stanisław Rodziński in 2009. The laureate of Prof. Janina Kraupe Świderska Scholarship, the Cracow City Artistic Stipend (2022, 2009) and the Anna Maria Siemieńska Grazella Foundation Scholarship.
The winner of the Grand Prix in the Eibisch Award Competition. Awarded with a honorable mention in the 7. International Picture Biennale ‘Quadro Art’ in 2021 as well as in the 2. Polish Nationwide Biennial of Drawing ‘Time – Movement – Spece’ and 4. Nationwide Painting Biennale Architectural Landscape 2022. The artist was a finalist in the STRABAG Artaward International 2022 competition and multiple national competitions, among others: the Promotions 2009. 19th National Young Painters’ Review, the Leon Wyczółkowski Painting Competition in 2013 and 2019, the 42. Painting Biennial Bielska Jesień 2015.
Marta Kawiorska expands her artistic practice with curatorial activity (‘Still life?’ exhibition in Rostworowski Gallery, Cracow in 2010; ‘Pustostan’ exhibition in Kąt Kultury, Cracow in 2020 / within Cracow Art Week KRAKERS; ‘less / more’, Pryzmat Gallery, Cracow). She is artistically active in the fields of painting, drawing, collage. Lives and works in Cracow, Poland.

solo exhibitions:

2022
– Dark Land, Bright Light, Rostworowski Gallery, Cracow, Poland / Anomalia Gallery, Poznań, Poland
2019
– Dialogue. Marta Kawiorska/ Dariusz Milczarek, Ogniwo Cooperative, Cracow, Poland (two person show)
2017
– What was and is not, Floriańska Gallery, Cracow, Poland
2015
– Photo-sensivity, (-1) Gallery of Polish Olympic Committee, Warszawa, Poland
– Close-ups, Gallery of Contemporary Sacral Art ‘Dom Praczki’, Kielce, Poland
2013
– Quiet Places, Artemis Gallery, Cracow, Poland
– Between the Places, Klettgau Galerie, Klettgau, Germany
2011
– Isolation, Artemis Gallery, Cracow, Poland

selected group exhibitions:

2022
– less / more, Pryzmat Gallery, Cracow, Poland
– The Land of Sensitivity, The Palace of Fine Arts, Cracow, Poland / within Cracow Art Meetings 2022 ‘Territories’
– Reaction, BWA Gallery of Contemporary Art in Olkusz, Poland
2021
– PAN(AKA)DEMIA, ASP Bronowice Gallery, Cracow, Poland / within Open Eyes Art Festival
– Time – Movement – Spece. II Polish Nationwide Biennial of Drawing, Contemporary Art Gallery in Włocławek. Poland
– Draught, Tlen Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
– 10. Triennial of Polish Contemporary Drawing, Test Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
– 7. International Picture Biennale ‘Quadro Art’. Łódź 2021, Łódz Philharmonic, Poland  
– 11. International Biennial of Miniature Art, Centrum Gallery, Cracow, Poland
2020
– Photosensivity, ZPAP Gallery, Toruń, Poland
– Pustostan, Kąt Kultury, Cracow / within Cracow Art Week KRAKERS
– 10. Triennial of Polish Contemporary Drawing, Kresy Museum in Lubaczów, Poland
– 11. International Biennial of Miniature Art, Ośrodek Promocji Kultury „Gaude Mater”, Częstochowa, Poland
– 4th National Leon Wyczółkowski Painting Competition, Municipal Gallery BWA in Bydgoszcz, Poland
2019
– Starting Point, NCK Gallery, Cracow, Poland / within Cracow Art Meetings 2019 – Dialogues
2018
– The Essence of White, Kolory Gallery, Częstochowa, Poland
– Shades of Black, Kolory Gallery, Częstochowa, Poland
2017
– Architecture of Art. Space of the Interior, Municipal Museum in Żory, Poland
– Inanimate Matter, Panorama Gallery, The Tomaszowice Manor, Poland
– The Young, Bunkier Sztuki Gallery of Contemporary Art, Cracow, Poland / within Cracow Art Meetings 2017 – Configurations.
2016
– Young Art Pomeranian Biennale 2016, Sopot Centrum, Sopot, Poland
2015
– Bielska Jesień 2015. The 42. Painting Biennale, BWA Bielska Gallery, Bielsko-Biała, Poland
– Young Art Compass, (-1) Gallery of Polish Olympic Committee, Warszawa, Poland
2014
– Marian Michalik Competition for Young Painters – post-competition exhibition, City Art Gallery in Częstochowa, Poland
– Leon Wyczółkowski Painting Competition, Municipal Gallery BWA in Bydgoszcz, Poland
2013
– Winter Salon, Stalowa Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
– Summer Salon, Stalowa Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
2012
– Exhibition for the Ray Eames’s 100th birthday anniversary, Gallery of the Faculty of Design of the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow/ in Katowice, Poland
– Fine Art – We like it very much, Rempex Auction House, Warsaw, Poland
2011
– NordArt 2011, Kunstwerk Carlshutte, Büdelsdorf, Germany
2010
– Still Life?, Dominik Rostworowski Gallery, Cracow, Poland
– 7th Sacrum Art Triennial. The Home in Young Art, City Art Gallery in Częstochowa, Poland
2009
– PROMOTIONS 2009. The 19th National Young Painting Review, The Gallery of Art in Legnica / Museum of Archeology and History in Głogów, Poland
– Master and Students, exhibition of painting studio of Prof. Stanisław Rodziński, Painting and Sculpture Gallery of Częstochowa Museum, Częstochowa, Poland
2008
– Drawing – exhibition by students of Drawing Studio no.4, Natta Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
– The Master and Students – exhibition of the Painting Studio of Prof. Stanisław Rodziński , Pod-Nad Gallery, Tarnowskie Góry, Poland
– The Master and Students – exhibition of the Painting Studio of Prof. Stanisław Rodziński, Consulate General of Germany, Cracow, Poland
2007
– Journey. Artistic interpretation, Nautilus Gallery, Cracow, Poland
– Four painters, Gallery of the Ludwik Solski State Theatre School in Cracow, Poland
– City – post-competition exhibition by students of Drawing Studio no.4, Theater Academy Gallery, Cracow, Poland

awards and distinctions:

– Distiction in the 4. Nationwide Painting Biennale Architectural Landscape 2022
– Cracow City Artistic Stipend, 2022 and 2009
– Preselection of the STRABAG Artaward International Competition, 2022
– Honourable mention in the II Polish Nationwide Biennial of Drawing ‘Time – Movement – Spece’
– Honourable mention in the 7. International Picture Biennale ‘Quadro Art’. Łódź 2021
– Cracow City Artistic Stipend within ‘Resistant Culture’ programme, 2020
– Anna Maria Siemieńska Grazella Foundation Stipend, 2017
– Nomination for the Arteon 2014 Award
– Grand Prix of the Eibisch Award Competition, 2013
– Prof. Janina Kraupe-Świderska Scholarship, 2007/2008 academic year
– Honourable mention in the ‘City’ competition organised by the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow, 2007