sebastian grochocki

Born in 1988 in Łódź. Since 2008 he has been studying at the Department of Graphics and Painting at the Strzemiński Academy of Fine Arts in Łódź. In 2014 he has got a Diploma of Master of Art Degree with very good honours. He has participated in over 40 plein air painting workshops and exhibitions.

awards and achievements:

2014

  • Scholarship of the Minister of Science and Higher Education of Poland for outstanding achievements 2013/2014. 31th March
  • Muzeum Sztuki (Museum of Art) of Łódź Award in the 31st edition of the Władysław Strzemiński Contest - Fine Arts for students of the Academy of Fine Arts in Lodz, Poleski Art Centre, Lodz, Poland. 17th March
  • Manhattan Gallery Award in the 31st edition of the Władysław Strzemiński Contest - Fine Arts for students of the Academy of Fine Arts in Lodz, Poleski Art Centre, Lodz, Poland. 17th March

2013

  • Award of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland for outstanding artistic achievements, Warsaw. 2nd December
  • Scholarship of the Chancellor for the best students 2013/2014
  • Young Artists Award in the 6th Split Graphic - International Graphic Art Biennial, Old City Hall, Split, Croatia. 2nd October
  • 1st Award in the 7th Contest of Small Graphic Forms for students of the Strzemiński Academy of Fine Arts in Lodz, Amcor Gallery, Lodz, Poland. 20th June
  • 1st Zofia Kossak Award accompanying the 2nd Creativity Workshops at the Art and Culture Center - The Kossak Manor House, Górki Wielkie, Poland. 15th June
  • Commendation in the Young Graphic Designers for Biedronka Contest, Lodz, Poland. 24th May
  • POSpieszna Gallery Award in the 30th edition of the Władysław Strzemiński Contest - Fine Arts for students of the Academy of Fine Arts in Lodz, Poleski Art Centre, Lodz, Poland. 12th March

2012

  • Scholarship of the Minister of Science and Higher Education of Poland for outstanding achievements 2012/2013
  • Scholarship of the Chancellor for the best students 2012/2013
  • Kobro Gallery Award in the 29th edition of the Władysław Strzemiński Contest - Fine Arts for students of the Academy of Fine Arts in Lodz, Poland.

2011

  • Scholarship of the Chancellor for the best students 2011/2012

individual exhibitions:

2016

  • Between metaphore and abstraction: Grochocki, Kaca, Olejniczak, Printmaking exhibition, Regional Museum of Bełchatów, Bełchatów, Poland. 23rd March (catalogue, video)
  • Between Black and White: Grochocki, Wydrzyński, Printmaking exhibition, Okno na Sztukę Gallery, KDK, Kutno, Poland. 14th of January (video)

2015

  • NEW PLASTERCUT, Printmaking exhibition, Museum of the Factory, Manufaktura, Lodz, Poland. 29th January (catalogue)

2013

  • Osuch Anita, Berlak Krystian, Grochocki Sebastian, Drawing exhibition, POSpieszna Gallery, Poleski Art Centre, Lodz, Poland. 16th April

group exhibitions:

2015

  • The 4th Bangkok Triennale International Print and Drawing Exhibition, Post-contest exhibition, Bangkok Art and Culture Center, Bangkok, Thailand. May (catalogue)
  • PRIME TIME 2014, Exhibition of best diplomas of Academy of Fine Arts, Central Museum of Textiles, Lodz, Poland. 23rd January (catalogue)
  • 8th Contest of Small Graphic Forms for students of the Strzemiński Academy of Fine Arts in Lodz, Post-contest exhibition, Pomiędzy Gallery, Lodz, Poland. 21st January (catalogue)

2014

  • Manufaktura – Miasto w mieście, Museum of the Factory, Manufaktura, Lodz, Poland. December
  • 8th Contest of Small Graphic Forms for students of the Strzemiński Academy of Fine Arts in Lodz, Post-contest exhibition, Amcor Gallery, Lodz, Poland. 10th December (catalogue)
  • OSTEN BIENNIAL OF DRAWING Skopje 2014, Post-contest ehibition, The Exhibition Hall of Macedonian Academy of Arts and Science, Skopje, Macedonia. 18th September (catalogue)
  • 2nd International Mokuhanga Conference, Student exhibition of the Woodcut Techniques and Book Art Studio, Tokyo, Japan. 10-14.IX
  • XV International Biennial of Small Graphic Forms and Exlibris, Post-contest exhibition, Museum of the Town, Ostrów Wielkopolski, Poland. 06.IX (catalogue)
  • 15th International Trennial of Small Graphic Forms, Post-contest exhibition, Villa Gallery, Łódź, Poland. 12th June (catalogue)
  • 1st International Students Drawing Triennial Katowice 2014, Post-contest exhibition, Rondo Sztuki Gallery, Katowice, Poland. 16th May (catalogue)
  • Computer Image Studio, Student exhibition of the Faculty of Graphics and Painting, Galeria Ogród Sztuki, Konstantynów Łódzki, Poland. 09.V (catalogue)
  • Students and Professors Exhibition of the Department of Printmaking, Koridor Gallery, University of Ostrava, Ostrava, Czech Republic. 15th April
  • Woodcut Techniques and Book Art Studio Ehibition – Students and Professors, Czytelnia Institute of Design Kielce, Kielce, Poland. 11th May
  • 7th Contest of Small Graphic Forms for students of the Strzemiński Academy of Fine Arts in Łódź, Post-contest exhibition, Pomiędzy Gallery, Łódź, Poland. 19th March (catalogue)
  • Fine Arts - 31st edition of the Władysław Strzemiński Contest, Post-contest exhibition, City Art Gallery of Łódź, Łódź, Poland. 17th March (catalogue)
  • Exhibition of 211 Drawing Studio, Pod Napięciem Gallery, Technical University of Łódź, Łódź, Poland. 11th March

2013

  • Graficzny Białystok, Exhibition of the Department of Printmaking, Building of the Faculty of Architecture, Technical University of Białystok, Białystok, Poland. 12th December (catalogue)
  • Fabryczne ścieżki kultury - oczami łódzkich artystów, Post-plein-air exhibition, Museum of the Factory, Manufaktura, Łódź, Poland. 7th December
  • 7th Contest of Small Graphic Forms for students of the Strzemiński Academy of Fine Arts in Łódź, Post-contest exhibition, Amcor Gallery, Łódź, Poland. 28th November (catalogue)
  • 7th Contest of Small Graphic Forms for students of the Strzemiński Academy of Fine Arts in Łódź, Post-contest exhibition, Amcor Flexibles Reflex Sp. z o. o., Łódź, Poland. 28th November (catalogue)
  • 6th Exlibris Contest of Klemens Raczak, Post-contest exhibition, Edward Gallery, Raczyński Library, Poznań. 14th November (catalogue)
  • Exhibition of students and graduates of the Department of Graphic Design, Kobro Gallery, Academy of Fine Arts, Łódź. 18th October
  • 6th Split Graphic - International Graphic Art Biennial, Post-contest exhibition, Old City Hall, Split, Croatia. 2nd October (catalogue)
  • Exhibition accompanying the 2nd Creativity Workshops, Art and Culture Center - The Kossak Manor House, Górki Wielkie. 15th June
  • Proste zadania, Student exhibition accompanying FOTOFESTIVAL, Photography Studio I and Photography Studio II of Department of Multimedia, Nasza Ściana Gallery, Academy of Fine Arts, Łódź. 24th May
  • Fifth International Artists’ Book Exhibition, King St. Stephen Museum, Székesfehérvár, Hungary. 18th May (catalogue)
  • DRAWING WORKSHOPS HARENDA 2012, Student exhibition, Aula Gallery, University of Arts, Poznań. 22nd April (catalogue)
  • Student exhibition at the Biała Ściana Gallery, Biała Ściana Gallery, Academy of Fine Arts, Łódź. 19th April
  • DRAWING WORKSHOPS HARENDA 2012, Student exhibition, Biała Ściana Gallery, Academy of Fine Arts, Łódź. 9th April (catalogue)
  • Ptaki, dziobaki i inne skrzydlate cudaki, Printmaking exhibition, POSpieszna Gallery, Poleski Art Centre, Łódź. 19th March
  • Fine Arts - 30th edition of the Władysław Strzemiński Contest, Post-contest exhibition, City Art Gallery of Łódź, Łódź. 12th March (catalogue)
  • Exhibition of students of the Computer Image Studio, Faculty of Graphics and Painting, Ogród Sztuki Gallery, Konstantynów Łódzki. 7th March
  • Exhibition of students of the Woodcut Techniques and Book Art Studio - Faculty of Graphics and Painting, Kutno Community Centre, Kutno. 6th March
  • DRAWING WORKSHOPS HARENDA 2012, Promocyjna Gallery of the Academy of Fine Arts, Cracow. 24th January (catalogue)

2012

  • 5th International Drawing Competition Wrocław 2012, Post-contest exhibition, Museum of Architecture, Wroclaw. 12th December (catalogue)
  • Exhibition of the Department of Graphic Design at OFF Piotrkowska, Łódź.
  • 6th Contest of Small Graphic Forms for students of the Strzemiński Academy of Fine Arts in Łódź, Post-contest exhibition, Amcor Flexibles Reflex Sp. z o. o., Łódź. (catalogue)
  • 6th Contest of Small Graphic Forms for students of the Strzemiński Academy of Fine Arts in Łódź, Post-contest exhibition, Amcor Gallery, Łódź. 8th December (catalogue)
  • Interlinie - Manufaktura wczoraj i dziś, Post-plein-air exhibition, Museum of the Factory, Manufaktura, Łódź. 7th December
  • Students of the Intaglio Techniques Studio, 2010-2012 works, Pomiędzy Gallery, Academy of Fine Arts, Łódź. 25th October
  • Fine Arts - 29th edition of Władysław Strzemiński Contest, Post-contest exhibition, Kobro Gallery, Academy of Fine Arts, Łódź. (catalogue)
  • Drawing and Sculpture, Exhibition of students of Drawing Studios and Sculpture Studios, Department of Graphics and Painting, Kobro Gallery, Academy of Fine Arts, Łódź. (catalogue)
  • 11th Open Exhibition Festival, Students Exhibition of the Basics of Graphic Design Studio, Central Museum of Textiles, Łódź. 12th April
  • Students of the Department of Printmaking, Exhibition of students of the Faculty of Graphics and Painting, Pomiędzy Gallery, Academy of Fine Arts, Łódź. 9th March
  • Open Exam of Photography Studio, Exhibition of students of the Faculty of Graphics and Painting, Cytryna Cinema, Łódź. 3rd February

2011

  • Nie tylko Manufaktura, śladami Poznańskiego, Post-plein-air exhibition, Museum of the Factory, Manufaktura, Łódź. 9th December
  • Górki Wielkie, Zakopane – Harenda 2011, Post-plein-air exhibition of students of the Faculty of Graphics and Painting, Biała Ściana Gallery, Academy of Fine Arts, Łódź.

2010

  • Exhibition of students of the Basics of Graphic Design Studio, Faculty of Graphics and Painting, 101-121 Gallery, Academy of Fine Arts, Łódź.
  • Exhibition of students of the Basics of Composition Studio, Faculty of Graphics and Painting, Kobro Gallery, Academy of Fine Arts, Łódź.
  • Manufaktura – genius loci, genius temporis, Post-plein-air exhibition, Museum of the Factory, Manufaktura, Łódź. 10th December
  • Kotowisko, Drawing exhibition, Poleski Art Centre, Łódź. 18th March

2009

  • Sztuka i Przemysł, Post-plein-air exhibition, Museum of the Factory, Manufaktura, Łódź. 7th August (catalogue)

other activities:

2015

  • Cooperation with graphic design studio - Kropki Kreski Studio.
  • Since 2012 cooperation with a contemporary art gallery Galerie Miejskie LLC, Łódź

2013

  • 2nd Creativity Workshops at the Art and Culture Center - The Kossak Manor House, Górki Wielkie. 15th June

2012

  • DRAWING WORKSHOPS HARENDA 2012, Harenda, Zakopane. 1st October
  • Internship at Se-ma-for Studio Film Production LLC (making of scenography and film props for animated movie titled Solan Og Ludwig), Łódź.
  • Curator of the Pomiędzy Gallery, Academy of Fine Arts, Łódź.

2009

  • Art workshops for children, Museum of the Factory, Manufaktura, Łódź.