Arobal

Biography

Works

Bartek Arobal Kociemba (1984) is a polish visual artist and teacher of meditation in the tradition of Shambhala Buddhism. Since 2005 he has been recognized as a leading polish illustrators engaging in various collaborations with editors, magazines, theatre, and various other institutions, parallel to which he pursued his independent career as a visual artist. In his works he uses paper, crayons, pencil and paint and other mediums to create portraits of humans and plants, moody landscapes and visual stories about human connection to oneself, other beings and nature. Over the last years his initial illustrating and portraiture background has expanded into working with animation, spatial installation and sculpture.

 

Selected Exhibitions:

 

2020

“Vi Lever På Polsk”, VLP gallery, Copenhagen

 

2019

"Creative Sick States CANCER HIV AIDS" Galeria Miejska Arsenał, Poznań

“That What is Hidden”, Muzeum Śląskie, Katowice

 

2018

“The Books of Pan Tadeusz as seen by contemporary artists”, Pan Tadeusz Museum, Wrocław

 

2017

“Drawing Tutoring”, Galeria Biała, Lublin

“Meet the new artists”, Artoteket, Copenhagen

 

2015

“ Inside out. Polish graphic design and illustration in the making”, Wanted Design, New York

“Transfestiwal*: Dafne/Daphne”, Onamato Gallery, Krakow

 

2014

“Public space, space of common presence", Trafostacja Sztuki, Szczecin

 

2013

“Bajeczne są rzeczy przyziemne, kiedy dotknie je ręka geniusza”, Kordegarda Gallery, Warsaw

“Illustrative 16th Biennale of Illustration and Graphic Art”, Berlin

“Niezwykły Świat”,  Galeria Grafiki i Plakatu, Warsaw

 

2012

 “Dług/Debt”, Living Theatre, New York

 

2011

“Dramaturgia plakatu”, Muzeum Grafiki i Plakatu w Wilanowie, Warsaw

 

2010

“Ilustracja PL”, Sinfonia Varsovia, Warsaw

 

 

 

 

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