Portrait of the artist in front of Mum

Portrait of the artist in front of Mum  Jerry Mann

Zając working in her gallery-tunred studio space;

Zając working in her gallery-tunred studio space;  stencils made of paper, ink, and tape, laid out for use on walls | Jerry Mann

Mum (installation view)

Mum (installation view)  Iwona Zając | latex and spray paint | Jerry Mann

" Iwona Zając's art practice explores issues of feminism and social concern. Formally trained in painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdansk, she began creating murals in 2000. One of her most well-known projects involved a series of stencils on the outer walls of the Shipyards in Gdansk, where the Solidarity movement started. The mural contained stories about the life and work of the shipyard workers.

This year, Zając received a grant from the Polish Ministry of Culture for a project about Polish immigration to London, where she lives part-time. "

About the Artist

Iwona Zajac

From https://www.iwona-zajac.com/ "My work is simple and naive. I seek my inspiration in nature and people or objects surrounding me. I am fascinated with the study of human body and his mimics, gestures and proportions. My works also present the absence of things. People need to live in harmony with... go to artist page

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