Piotr Kachny

Piotr Kachny was born in 1978 in Kluczbork where he lives today (Poland).

He graduated from Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań (Artistic and Pedagogical department, diploma in painting) and National College of Art and Design (Dublin).

His paintings are dealing with artistic photography and photomontage. Besides, music, psychology, philosophy are also reflected in his art as part of his inspiration.

Both in painting and photography, he is interested most in the human figure and the shapes. He often uses images and photos of known people as an excuse for building an image. The most important in his artworks is what is very often invisible at first glance: emotions, feelings, state of mind, character etc. In addition, the artworks show very often the sensual side of a human being - the side that has been suppressed due to the interaction of culture, related conventions including education and upbringing.

Moreover, all sorts of attitudes and patterns of social behavior are being explored in the artworks of Adam.


Group and Solo Exhibitions:

“Locker Room” Gallery, Kalisz 07.07.2008, “amNIEboli”
BWA Gallery Kalisz, 24.11.2009 „A time for painting” – A group exhibition
BWA Gallery, Kalisz 16.06.2010, „ANimAL attrACTION”
Collage Art Cafe, Kluczbork 18.03.2011 „Disagreement of women in the eight of March”
Urban and municipal library, Kluczbork 2011 „Made in China”
Bourgeois brewery Gallery, Wrocław,  A group exhibition on the festival „Underwater Wrocław”, 10- 11.06.2011
Collage Art. Cafe, Kluczbork 10.07.2011 „30 minutes to enlightenment”
Museum-  T. Kulisiewicz graphic and drawing  center, Kalisz 6- 13 paźźernika 2011 „Multi Art Festival in Gallery”
Kofeina Art Cafe Gallery, Opole 29.01.2012  Painting
Lamelli Gallery, Krakow 14.06.2012, A group exhibition. „Mystification”
Museum  Jarocin  07.12.2012, "Culture_Out_Delete"
33 Gallery, Ostrow Wielkopolski 14.12.2012, Group Exhibition Fri "Alternatives 33"
33 Gallery, Ostrow Wielkopolski 08.02.2013, "In Sights"
Museum Kluczbork, 01.03.2013, "STORIES FOR MEN & per process"
33 Gallery, Ostrow Wielkopolski, 11.01.2014, “Re: View”
Dasbuntenhaus Gallery, Monchengladbach, 10.05.2014, „Figures and LandEscapes”
Zamostek Art Gallery, Opole, 20.08.2014, “PER/SON_ic_AL”
Muzeum w Praszce, Praszka, 03.10.2014, “in_TEXT_ernal”
Culture store Gallery,  Kraków, 18.03.2015, „All the women In one”
Hyperion Gallery,  Katowice,  08.05.2015- 05.06.2015, „All the women In one”
Tapper- Popermaier Gallery,  Teckomatorp, Sweden, 08.10.2015-  15.11.2015, “neWsfrOMvENus”
Prachtwerk, Berlin, Germany, 06.04.2016- 06.07.2016, “Temples of de_Light”
Tapper- Popermaier Gallery,  Teckomatorp, Sweden,  29.04. 2016 – 05.06.2016 “The definitive portrait exhibition of expressive women. Oil paintings by Piotr Kachny”

Competitions:

Ars Universitatis Competition - Erich Lütkenhaus Award "The pregnancy", Kalisz 22.02.2008

 

 


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