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Kamil Swiatek

Artist member since 2019
Toronto, Ontario

Kamil Swiatek is a cross-disciplinary artist from Toronto, Ontario. Swiatek explores the theme of identity through the subconscious mind as an internal landscape. Painting, photography, drawing, sculpting, writing poetry and short stories and film help him understand and examine the inner workings of the subconscious. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts with a minor in photography from OCAD University in 2018.


Work


Inside the Studio


Q+A

What do you listen to when you work?

Various music genres that can change based on my mood and which painting I'm working on.

Favourite artist(s) right now

Current favourite living artists including Paul Fournier, Wojciech Macherzynski, Erin Loree, Richard Mosse, Tracey Tarling, Ben Young and many more

Coffees per day and from where

Coffee: 1-3 or as needed. Tea: 2-5 cups. I tend to make my own coffee and tea.

During my breaks, I tend to ...

Make more tea

Jays vs. Raptors

Option C: Leafs

In a previous life I was (a) ...

an Engima

Select Past Exhibitions
2018

Beaver Hall Gallery, Toronto, ON
Moving Within While Looking Out

2018

Mercedes Benz, Mississauga, ON
Experiencing Perspectives

2018

The Super Wonder Gallery, Toronto, ON
Upstart

2018

OCAD University, Toronto, ON
GradEx 103

2018

OCAD University, Toronto, ON
The Dig Draw

2015

Super Wonder Gallery, Toronto, ON
The Billion Dollar War Show

2015

Super Wonder Gallery, Toronto, ON
Super Naughty Show

2013

Sovereign House, Oakville, ON
Movement In The Right Direction

2013

The Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre, Oakville, ON
Oakville Artists Fall Show,

2013

Sunnyside Pavilion, Toronto, ON
Sunnyside Juried Art Show,

2012

Sovereign House, Oakville, ON
Tactile Quality

2011

Sovereign House, Oakville, ON
Doors Open

2011

Sovereign House, Oakville, ON
Wine and Jazz

2011

Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, ON
Visual Arts of Mississauga Juried Art Sho

Accolades
2018

Artist Grant
Ada Slaight Fund

Press
2018

Mercedes Benz, Mississauga, ON, 13 Nov 2018. Print
Experiencing Perspectives

2013

Breakfast Television, City TV. Toronto, ON, 31 May 2013. Television
Live Interview with Dina Pugliese.

2013

Loose Leaves Publishing. 2013. Print
Scott E. Blumenthal "The Kiss" (front cover)

2013

Oakville Beaver, 25 September 2013. Web
Oakville Artists fall show and sale

2013

Oakville Beaver, 21 August 2013. Web
Artist Kamil Swiatek paints in front of an audience

2012

Oakville Beaver, 10 July 2012. Web
With Exhibit, Kamil Swiatek takes item off Bucket List

2011

Oakville Beaver, 22 September 2011. Web
Doors Open in Town

2016

McLean Foundation Award, 2016. Print
Working Memory. "Window", (70-71)

Education
2018

OCAD University
Bachelor of Fine Arts

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