BIOGRAPHY:

Łukasz Wodyński was born in 1985 in Bydgoszcz (Poland). He comes from Wodyński family (Kościesza coat of arms) witch strong artistic roots, in which have particularly marked:

Józef Wodyński ( 1884 - 1947 ) - polish stage designer and painter, J. StanisławskiJ. Fałat and J. Mehoffer student at the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow
Jan Wodyński ( 1903 - 1988 ) - polish painter, illustrator, interior decorator inter alia Palace of Culture and Science in Warsaw
Danuta Wodyńska ( 1922 - 2001 ) - polish film and theatrical actress

The work of Łukasz Wodyński centers around the subject of man and the deep existential background associated with it.

Apart from classical visual techniques such as drawing and painting artist uses in his projects many kinds of new media techniques like installation, sound, graphics and digital photography as well as video. He's also carrying out Live Acts (interdisciplinary projects constituting the synthesis of the theater, performance and of visual arts using his own body as a medium). Despite the expressive form derived from the New Figuration or Viennese Actionism artist also takes inspiration from classical art using for example multi-layered painting methods. 

In 1999 Łukasz Wodyński started his education in The School Of Fine Arts in Bydgoszcz on degree subject - graphic. Five years later he get degree certificate in Franciszek Otto atelier. Since 2005 he continued his education at The Faculty of Fine Arts, Universitas Nicolaus Copernicus in Toruń - the direction of easel painting with painting in architecture speciality. In 2010 he received an painting honors degree in prof. Piotr Klugowski atelier. In 2011 he co-founded "Les Artes" Foundation for Development and Creative Activity in Toruń, where he taught drawing and painting techniques. He also collaborates with various artists, illustrating music releases, creating videos and and creating the visual sound projects.

 

HE COOPERATED WITH ARTISTS:

Waldemar Knade (WOJCIECH KILAR) / Calvin Weston  (JOHN ZORN / ORNETTE COLEMAN) / Ma Lena Wasielewska / Jarosław Pijarowski / Yach Paszkiewicz / Xavier Bayle / Tim Sanford / Jorgos Skolias / Sławomir Ciesielski (REPUBLIKA) / Rafał Iwański / Wojciech Zięba / Bogusław Raatz / AENAON / HORRORSCOPE / QUESTION MARK / RITUAL ART ORCHESTRA (ex RITUAL DUO/

 

 

INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS:

TOTAL CHAOS / DWORZEC ZACHODNI GALLERY Toruń 2019
- EXZISTANCES / A GALLERY Starogard Gdański 2013
- HUMAN LIGHT / WATER PUMPS HALL Toruń 2010 / CENTER OF CONTEMPORARY ART Toruń 2011
- MONUMENTS / MAŁA GALLERY Grudziądz 2009
- Drawing Exhibition / THEATER Grudziądz 2009
 

JOINT EXHIBITIONS:

WODYŃSCY / GALLERY OF CONTEMPORARY ART Włocławek 2020
- TERRE D'EAU ET LUMIERE / METRO: AURA LIEU A  Paris 2017 / ANAGMA GALLERY Valencia 2018
ZARADA 3RD PAINTING CONTEST / ZADRA GALLERY Warsaw 2010
- IV ALL POLISH DRAWING EXHIBITION / WOZOWNIA ART GALLERY Toruń 2010
- IV SAMSUNG ART MASTER / CENTER OF CONTEMPORARY ART UJAZDOWKI CASTLE Warsaw 2007

PIOTR POTWOROWSKI TRIBUTE THEME / CITY ART GALLERY Częstochowa 2003


LIVE ACT:

MANIFESTATIONS / NETFIRE GALLERY Bydgoszcz 2013
J'M - LIVE INSTALLATION / CENTER OF CONTEMPORARY ART Toruń 2013 / with X. Bayle, music by B. Raatz & T. Sanford
-  La Terra Rossa / HERKULES HALL Bydgoszcz 2012
- performance in project "CASTLE OF SOUND / GOLUB CASTLE Golub Dobrzyń 2011
- DRAWING THEATER ACT III / CENTER OF CONTEMPORARY ART, Toruń 2011 / with X. Bayle, J. Pijarowski, music by B. Raatz 
DRAWING THEATER ACT II / CULTURAL CENTER Zakrzewo 2011 / with X. Bayle, J. Pijarowski
DRAWING THEATER ACT I / LES ARTES GALLERY Toruń 2011 / with X. Bayle, J. Pijarowski

 

AWARDS:

- an honors degree in Fine Arts discipline, Universitas Nicolaus Copernicus, Toruń 2010
- 2nd award in all-Polish competition PIOTR POTWOROWSKI TRIBUTE THEME / Ośrodek Promocji Kultury GAUDE MATER Częstochowa 2003

 

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