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visual artist's bio, cv, list of exhibitions, awards, achievements

Marta Wapiennik lives and works in Cracow, Poland, born there in 1988.


She graduated from the Graphic Department at the Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts in 2013 and has a diploma in Screenprinting. Marta works mostly in the medium of digital photography and oil paintings.



9 - 27 January, Artifact Gallery, Manhattan, New York, USA, 2019

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS (full list on demand)


​The Still Life, Praxis Gallery, Minneapolis, USA​

From the Seed, ​New York Center for the Photographic Arts (USA), Juror: Aline Smithson (from Lenscratch), Honorable Mention (online​)


25th Arts North International (formerly Arts in Harmony), Hopkins Center for the Arts, USA

Truth In Disguise, GESTE Paris - 4th Edition, France

Beyond The Real, Cupola Gallery, Sheffield, England

ChaShaMa Art Party, One World Trade Center, New York, NY, USA

Altered Realities, Juror: Brooke Shaden, PhotoPlaceGalleryVermont, USA

EKRANO PRESO IV, Academy of Fine Arts, Katowice, Poland

Little treasures 2019, Gallery De Marchi, Bologna, Italy

Our eARTh, Kunsthuis Gallery, Yorkshire, England

Slideshow, Roman Susan Gallery, Chicago, USA

PCNW 22ND JURIED PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION, JURORS: Conor Risch, PDN Senior Editor + Lara Behnert, Starbucks Senior Manager, Creative, The Photographic Center North West, USA

Arts in Harmony International Juried Art Exhibition, Main Exhibition: Hopkins Center for the Arts, with Traveling Show: American Swedish Institute,2019, USA


Wild, great and fascinating art, PAKS Gallery, Vienna, Austria

Contemporary Life. Contemporary Art, PAKS Gallery, München, Germany

We contemporary Art Show, Museum of JOBS Foundation Palazzo Castrone di Santa Ninfa, Palermo, Italy

Contemporary Photography 2008-2018, Site: Brooklyn Gallery, NY, USA

Rock Stars IV, Metropolitan Gallery, Las Vegas, USA

London Photo Show Competition, 5th Base Gallery, London, England

Woman's Essence SHOW 2018, Fundacion PONS, Madrid, Spain

Art is life, life is art, PAKS Gallery, castle Hubertendorf, Austria

Modules, LoosenArt, Millepiani, Rome, Italy

Art moves the world, PAKS Gallery, Vienna, Austria



NowArt, Werkkunst Art Gallery, Bergamo, Italy

The London Group Open 2017, The Cello Factory, Waterloo, London, England

1st Mantova International Biennale, Museo Francesco Gonzaga, Italy

Glass, Juror: Traer Scott, New York Center for Photography, NY, USA

"Paper Beauty Orient  Ceremony Paper" Pattern Design Invitation Exhibition, Suzhou Culture Broadcasting of Press and Publication Board, China

NanoArt, Roi Dore Gallery, Paris, France

A.I.R. Gallery, 16th annual postcard show, Wish You Were Here, NY, USA

100 Artists – 11 Countries, Kunsthuis Gallery, Yorkshire, England

A Surreal Vision, Loosen Art Gallery, Rome, Italy

Property, Rogers Park, West Ridge Historical Society, Roman Susan Gallery, Chicago, USA

International Contemporary Masters, Metropolitan Gallery in association with WWAB, World Wide Art Books, Las Vegas, USA



BODYSPACES, HUMAN+HYBRIDS, It’s LIQUID Art Show, WorldHotel Ripa Roma, Rome, Italy

FUTURE LANDSCAPES, BORDERS, International Art and Architecture Festival, Venice, Palazzo Ca' Zanardi and Venice Art House Gallery, Italy

Pre-During-Post Contemporary, Bayer Gallery, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria

FRAGMENTED IDENTITIES, International Art and Architecture Festival, Venice, Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi and Venice Art House Gallery, It’s LIQUID Group; International ArtExpo, Italy

What a Wonderful World, international photography exhibition, by Act Image, St. Vincent church of Merignac, Bordeaux, France

IX Triennale of Polish Graphics, History Museum of Mińsk, Polish Institute, Mińsk, Belarus

Fine Art, Los Angeles Center of Photography, CA, USA

Exposure: The Photo Re-Imagined, New Hope Arts, NewHope, Pennsylvania, USA

SELF IDENTITIES, Buenos Aires, Laura Haber Gallery, It’s LIQUID Group; International ArtExpo, Argentina

Spring Edition of Art Shopping Exhibition Contemporary Worldwide Art 2016 au Carrousel du Louvre - Paris, Queen Art Studio Gallery, France

Art in Rome 2016, Flyer ArtGallery, Rome, Italy

FAUX, International Exhibition, juror: Louise Clements, The Center for Fine Art Photography, CO, USA

Sonia Delaunay 130, International poster exhibition, Kharkiv and Kyiv, Ukraine

Un seul grain de riz, Metanoia Gallery, Paris, France



Dalian International Graphic Design Biennale, China

digital presentation at The Louvre Museum, part of the Exposure Awards, Paris, France

Polish Print Triennial (TGP), Katowice, Muzeum Śląskie, Poland

Bolivia Poster Biennale

Ficciones Typografika, juror: Erik Brandt, USA



Un Seul Grain de Riz, Metanoia Gallery, Paris, France

Gaza Poster Exhibitions, Turkey

Decatur Festival, Georgia, USA

Candela Books + Gallery, USA

Black Box Gallery,  Portland, Oregon, USA

A/NT Gallery, Seattle, Washington, USA

Lahti Poster Triennial, 19 International Poster Exhibition, Finland

14 International Biennal of Theatre Poster, Rzeszów, Poland & Gallery of the Polish Home, Vilnius, Lithuania 


International Poster Biennale, Bolivia



Bronze Winner, Fine Art - Still Life, Tokyo International Foto Awards TIFA 2021

Silver Winner in Covid-19 Related Photography - Still Life, New York Photography Awards, 2021

Bronze Winner, Fine Art - Still Life, Budapest International Foto Awards BIFA 2021

Nominee in Conceptual Category (Amateur) at the 7th Fine Art Photography Awards, London, 2021


3rd place, Bronze Star Award, Neutral Density ND Awards 2020

Finalist, One Eyeland Photography Awards 2020, Fine Art, Still Life

Honorable Mention in the 2020 Prix de la Photographie de Paris, France

Honorable Mention, New York Center for the Photographic Arts (USA), From the Seed, Juror: Aline Smithson (from Lenscratch), 2020

Winner, "Artist of the month" September 2020, Art Jobs

Second place award in Photography category, Arts in Harmony International Juried Art Exhibition, Hopkins Center for the Arts, USA, 2019

2 Honorable Mentions, Neutral Density Awards, Category: Professional-FineArt-Conceptual, 2017

Juror First Award and Honorable Mention, GLASS, Traer Scott, New York Center for Photography, NY, USA, 2017

Finalist, NanoArt International Competition, Roi Dore Gallerie, Paris, France, 2017

2 Honorable Mentions, ND Awards, Neutral Density Awards, USA, 2016

Second Place, Silver Glass, People Category, Open Photographic Championship Olsztyn, PL, 2016

Honorable Mention, IPA - International Photography Awards, LA, USA, 2016

Finalist, International Competition Art Kudos, 2016

Honorable Mention, Moscow International Foto Awards (MIFA), Russia, 2016

Silver Award Winner, photography, Art Forward contest#5, Show and Sell, NY, USA, 2016

Honorable Mention, FAUX, Juror: Louise Clements, The Center for Fine Art Photography, CO, USA, 2016

Honorable Mention, ND Awards - Neutral Density Awards, USA, 2015

Honorable Mention, Moscow International Photography Award (MIFA), Russia, 2015

Honorable Mention, PHOTO15/Juror: Johannes DeYoung|Yale MFA Professor, FRONT art space, NY, USA, 2015

Finalist, Art of contemplation, Rome, Italy, 2015

Honorable Mention, IPA - International Photography Awards, Los Angeles, USA, 2015

Honorable Mention, Moscow International Foto Awards (MIFA), Russia, 2014

Nomination for an award, XXIV National Artistic Photography Salon Żary, PL, 2014

Distinction, TIFF Festival, PL, 2014

Distinction, Cyberfoto, PL, 2014

Winner, poster competition, Red Cross, Venezuela, 2013




VIII Art & Fashion Forum, Styling & Art Direction workshop with Amanda Ringstad, Poznan, PL, 2014

Drawing and paper modeling with Tone Fink, International Summer Academy Traunkirchen, Austria, 2014

Magnum Professional Practice Weekend, Fotofestiwal in Łódź,  PL, 2014



Interview, Contemporary Art Curator Magazine

Inspiration Art Book: Contemporary Masters volume 5, 2017 by "Inspiration Art Book"

Hidden Treasure Art eMagazine Easter, 2017

Peripheral ARTeries Art Review - Biennial Edition/12.2016 

Nature Inspired: Autumn, Falling Leaves Press, 2016 (book)

portal Rynek i Sztuka, review by Małgorzta Goral, 09.2016

TheWovenTalePress, review by Emily Jaeger, USA, 2016

TheWovenTalePress, two photo series at the online art&literature magazine, USA, 2016

ArticulAction Art Review, Magazine, Anniversary Edition, Special Issue, interview by curators Josh Ryder and Barbara Scott, UK, 2016

Glint Literary Journal, issue 7.11.2016, USA

Riflettori sull'Arte, canale nazionale Italia 143, tv

Catalogo ufficiale di Art Shopping, 2016

June Blouin International Gallery Guide, NY, USA, 2016

ExpoArt Magazine, Carrousel du Louvre, Art Shopping, Paris, France, 2016

Almax Magazine, 2016

bohemianizm, an article by Desirée O, Founder&Editor

vasari21,  an article by Ann Landi (art critic/USA) about my collaboration with Cheryl Gross

Exposure Award - Art Photography Collection/ SeeMe/2015 (book)

DEBUTS - book presenting the most talented young (at heart) Polish photographers/ by BlowUp Press/2014




City Council, Georgia, USA

private collectors in Paris, France; Rome, Mantova/Italy; Warsaw, Cracow, Bytom/Poland; Kyiv/Ukraine, Berlin/Germany; Crayke/England







Marta Wapiennik

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