Tomasz Zjawiony – painter, designer, lives and creates in Łódź. He graduated from the Strzemiński Academy of Art in Łódź. He defended his diploma in the Residential Interior Design Studio in 2018. He currently, studies painting at the Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts. He took part in a lot of collective exhibitions and competitions. He was also nominated for the Prime Time Award at the exhibition of The Best Graduate Works of The Strzemiński Academy of Art in Łódź 2018. He is a laureate of numerous awards, among others: Rector’s Award at Academy of Art in Łódź in the 35th Władysław Strzemiński’s Fine Arts Competition in 2018 for cycle of five paintings; Grand Prix in 2nd Polish National Painting Biennial of Architectural Landscape in Bisztynek in 2018 for cycle of three paintings; He is a laureate of the first prize in competition for internet users for the most interesting artist during 44th Bielska Jesień 2019.
His studio is illuminated in flashes of sunlight. Tomek is a man of few words. He doesn’t say too much nor too less. He carefully chooses his words and seeks meaning. Calmness is present throughout the whole talk. We listen to him telling us about his creative process, mindfulness and concentration, how distracting is the view behind the window, when he paints. He works with all the blinds down, listening to classical music – he escapes to the inside. He searches for what is unnamed, to put it on canvas. Time spent with him is a good time. We invite you to take prat in an intriguing interview with Tomek….