Grzegorz Gwiazda was born in
1984 in Lidzbark Warmiński.
He studied at Poznań and Warsaw Schools of Fine Arts, and then at Accademia di
Belle Arte di Brera in Milan, Italy, having been granted a scholarship. In 2009
he graduated with honours from Academy of Art in Warsaw) (ASP), where he had studied
sculpture under Professor Adam Myjak. In January 2014 he was awarded his
doctorate. Since 2009 he has been working as Assistant to Professor Maciej
Zychowicz in the Graphics and Sculpture Department at the Institute of Art
Education at the School of Special Education (IEA ASP) in Warsaw.
In the academic year 2008-9/In 2008 he was awarded a grant by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, and in 2010 he received a grant from Inicjatywa ENTRY (Initiative ENTRY). In 2010 his work Behold the man (Oto Człowiek) was honourably mentioned in the international competition of figurative art organized by Fundació de les Arts i els Artistes.
His works have been shown in individual exhibitions in several Polish cities and towns: Lidzbark Warmiński (Warmia Bishops’ Castle, 2008), Warsaw (the Promocyjna art gallery, 2011; the Fibak art gallery, 2013; the 101 projekt art gallery, 2014), Poznań and Mosina (2013), Bydgoszcz (the Wspólna art gallery, 2013). His sculptures have also been displayed in collective exhibitions both in Poland and abroad: Coming Out: the Best Graduates of ASP (Warsaw, 2009), Exhibition of Professors and Graduates of the Department of Sculpture at ASP (Warsaw, 2012), in Madrid (2010, 2011) and Barcelona (2011). His works are also part of the collection of Museu Europeu d’Art Modern in Barcelona.