Urszula Sakowska

Introducing Urszula

Urszula Sakowska was born in Maków Mazowiecki, Poland in 1990. She studied Fine Arts at the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk and currently lives and works in Gdynia, Poland. She specializes in painting, fiber arts and illustration. Urszula has participated in several group exhibitions in Poland and abroad. Her first solo exhibition took place in ZPAP Gallery in Gdańsk in 2016.

What we love about Urszula

By overlapping techniques of illustration and painting, Urszula creates vast industrial landscapes with names like “Railway Station” and “Powerhouse IV” that transport your mind to these favorite places she immortalizes on canvas. Solid structures and sweeping scenes stretch softly beyond the reaches of the dimensions of her beguiling work.

Artist Bio

Solo Exhibitions

  1. 2016 – Powerhouse, Master Thesis exhibition, Berger’s Villa, Sopot, Poland
  2. 2016- Urszula Sakowska, solo exhibition, ZPAP Gallery, Gdańsk, Poland

Group Exhibitions

  1. 2016- Potok Sztuki, finalists’ exhibition, Sopot Centrum, Sopot, Poland
  2. 2016- Akcja Ilustracja, collective students exposition, Sztuka Wyboru, Gdańsk, Poland
  3. 2016- Żak Berger’s Atelier Grand Opening, collective exposition, Sopot, Poland
  4. 2015-collective exposition “Everything for nothing”, Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk, Poland
  5. 2015- “In Flight” collaboration with Aleksandra Kalisz, Non Iron Salon, Gdynia, Poland
  6. 2014- collective exposition, “Afterimages”, Zadra Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
  7. 2014- collective exposition, “Kontrasty”, Slippery Rock University of Pensylwania, USA
  8. 2013- collective exposition, “Powidoki”, National Art Gallery, Sopot, Poland

Collaborative Projects

  1. 2016 -Honorable Mention in First Sopot Biennale, Potok Sztuki, Poland
  2. 2015- Animal Parade, participation in artistic show, Teatr Transgatunkowy SFINKS, Sopot, Poland
  3. 2015- Zemsta czyli łoskot ciszy na temat trudności porozumienia, artistic collaboration with
  4. Academy of Fine Arts in Wroclaw, happening symposium, Wroclaw, Poland


  1. 2011- 2016- Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk; field of study: painting



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