Noemi Staniszewska is a graduate from The Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk and is working on her PhD studies within visual arts.
In her works, she mostly focuses on the concept of passing time in the relation between the modern world and the history of art.
In the series of artworks titled “Paintings About Speed Are Painted Slowly” Staniszewska deliberately slowed down the process of painting in the conviction that haste is stopping the experimental state that leads to progress.
The series act as a manifesto against the increasing rush of the modern life regarding Marc Auge’s concept of non-places. I this context, highways are particularly interesting as they are spaces that one can only pass by, without any possibility to stop and experience the place.
Artworks from this series were created using only the primary colors red, blue, yellow and white to obtain all the colors she needed. Developing the right colors from the very beginning, was an attempt to maximize the mount of decisions taken during a process of painting and avoid automation. That attitude resulted in decreasing speed of painting process and was the source of the title of series.
2017 - PhD studies in visual arts filed at Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk
2014 - Master degree in painting at Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk
2013 - Exchange student at fine arts department at Royal Academy of Arts in Hague
2017 - Short-listed artist at contest Celeste Prize, London
2015 - Overall winner in painting section at 9th Arte Laguna Prize, Venice
2015 - 2nd prize at contest Ale Sztuka!, Kraków
2016 - One of the paintings included in the collection of National Museum in Gdańsk
2013-2014 - Scholarship of the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education
2011-2014 - Scholarship of the President of the City Gdańsk
2010-2014 - Scholarship of the Rector of Acedemy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk
Selected solo exhibitions
2016 - Distance/Time, Galeria pod Baranami, Kraków
Selected group exhibitions
2017 - Premio Lynx, Scali della Fortezza Nuova, Livorno
2017 - Nowy Obraz/Nowe Spojrzenie, Galeria Miejska Arsenał, Poznań
2017 - Nowy Obraz/Nowe Spojrzenie, Miejski Ośrodek Sztuki, Gorzów Wielkopolski
2016 - Premio Lynx, Lux Art Gallery, Triest
2016 - Premio Lynx, Lokarjeva Galerija , Ajdovščina
2016 - Potok Sztuki – Pomeranian Biennale of Young Art, Sopot Centrum, Sopot
2015 - Premio Combat Prize, Museo Civico G. Fattori, Livorno
2015 - 9th Arte Laguna Prize, Nappe Arsenale, Venice
2015 - Młode Malastwo w Gdańsku. Dyplomy 2014, Academy of Fine Arts, Gdańsk
2015 - Promocje, Galeria Sztuki, Legnica
2015 - Ale Sztuka, Galeria Solvay, Kraków
2014 - Gdańsk Biennale, GGM, Gdańsk
2014 - ArtNoble, Bielnik, Żyrardów
2014 - Artystyczna podróż Hestii, Dom Towarowy Bracia Jabłkowscy, Warsaw
2014 - BlackOut, IS Wyspa, Gdańsk
2014 - Night, during The European museum night, Academy of Fine Arts, Gdańsk
2012 - Bliskoznacznie, Museum of Academy of Fine Arts, Wrocław
2012 - Last Minute, Galeria Spotkań WOAK, Toruń
2012 - International Festival of Student's Culture Artenalia, Poznań