Jan Bajtlik



Jan Bajtlik (born in 1989 in Warsaw) is multidisciplinary artist working on fields of illustration, graphic design, painting and drawing. He graduated from the Graphic Arts Faculty at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw (2013). He lives and works in Warsaw and Argentière in the French Alps.



selected solo exhibitions:


2021 – "Élan Vital", double solo show with Alexander Skorobogatov, Szydlowski Gallery, Warsaw


2020 – "Lines, Rythmes, Labyrinths", Polish Institute, Düsseldorf


2018 – Drawings, Szydlowski Gallery at the Artissima Art Fair, Torino


2018 – "Dog Mix", 3sec.gallery, Breda


2018 – "Jardin Particulier" Promocyjna Gallery, Warsaw


2017 – "Greek Labyrinths" Szydlowski Gallery, Warsaw


2016 – poster exhibition in Librairie Polonaise in Paris


2016 – “Utopies & Réalités #2” poster and book exhibition, Fête du Graphisme 2016, Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris


2016 – poster exhibition in Typomania Festival in Moscow


2016 – exhibition of posters, graphics, drawings, paintings in Poster Gallery in Hoża 40 St. in Warsaw.


2015 – “Che carattere! Le lettere dell’alfabeto tra arte e design” poster and book exhibition in Galleria Corraini, Festivaletteratura 2015, Mantova.


2014 – poster exhibition in “Dom Słowa Polskiego” organised by Polish Association of Applied Graphic Designers STGU in Warsaw


 2014 – “Jan Bajtlik - The New Generation of Polish Posters” , poster exhibition in Cristina Dos Santos Gallery in NYC.


2013 – “Be a man, read!” poster exhibition in Pałac pod Baranami, Conrad Literature Festival, Kraków.


2013 – Diploma exhibition - posters and books in Warsaw University Library in Warsaw.



selected awards:



2018 – Bronze Medal at the 12th International Poster Triennial in Toyama (Japan)


2016 – Gold Prize - 1st Ecuador Poster Biennial


2016 – Silver Medal - International Poster Biennial in Mexico


2015 – Special Mention Bologna Ragazzi Award for book „Typogryzmol” (Wydawnictwo Dwie Siostry, 2014) / english version: “Alphadoodler” (Tate Publishing, 2016)


2015 – Special award from Polish Minister of Culture and National Heritage prof. Małgorzata Omilanowska for his children books and educational work for children.


2015 – TDC Certificate of Typographic Excellence - Type Directors Club, NYC


2015 – Best children book of the year 2014 - PTWK Book Competition in Poland


2015 – Award of Excellence - Communication Arts Typography Annual


2015 – Grand Prix International Italian Poster Biennale


2014 – Ministry of Culture best scholarship “Młoda Polska 2014”


2014 – Special Mention in Warsaw Poster Biennal


2013 – Rector Prize for diploma work, Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw


2013 – Best Diploma Project, Polish Association of Applied Graphic Designers STGU


2011 – Silver Medal at the 10th International Poster Triennial in Toyama (Japan)


2011 – Special Mention in 12th Poster Biennal in Mexico


2011 – 1st award in 12th AMS poster competition in Poland for poster „Dom”.


2011 – 1st award in “Skopje Poster” International Student Poster Competition in Skopje


2011 – Special Mention in “Book of the year 2010” IBBY Polish Section for book “Europa Pingwina Popo”


2010 – 1st award in student poster competition in festival „Le Mois du Graphisme d'Échirolles”


2010 – Special Mention in 11th AMS poster competition in Poland for poster “Man can do science too”.


2009 – 1st award in“Skopjeposter” International Student Poster Competition in Skopje




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