Jan Bajtlik

Biography

Works

Jan Bajtlik (born 1989) freelance graphic designer and illustrator based in Warsaw. He is lecturer in New Media Art Department in Polish Japanese Academy of Technology in Warsaw. From 2014 to 2016 he conducted 144 art and typography workshops for children and educators in many different countries in Europe.  His artistic activity encompasses design, illustration, art books, typography, site-specific installations, works on paper and painting.

 

 

selected awards:

 

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

 

 

 

selected (from 17) solo exhibitions:

 

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.

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