Luka Rayski


Born in Warsaw in 1982. In 2009, he graduated cum laude from the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw in the department of Graphic Arts. Granted with the Fulbright Scholarship, in 2014 he obtained his MFA in Fine Arts at Parsons School of Design in New York. In his artistic practice he focuses on painting in a larger sense, poster design and press illustration. In the Geppert Competition at the National Exhibition of Young Painters in 2007, he was awarded with the Prize of Ministry of Culture and National Heritage. He also won many prizes for posters, as the first prize at the competition of Poster Gallery AMS in 2006. Since 2009, he publishes drawings in numerous magazines such as Tygodnik Polityka, Wysokie Obcasy, Tygodnik Powszechny among others.



Selected solo shows:


2019 - "Parellel Universe" , double solo show with Stephen Wilks, Szydłowski Gallery, Warsaw

2019 - "Nyarlothetep", double solo show with Augustin Rebetez, Galeria Promocyjna, Warsaw

2017 - "Second Thoughts", Szydłowski Gallery, Warsaw

2014 - „Frame”, two-persons painting exhibition with Bing Han, Fou Gallery, New York, USA

2011  - mural at Warszawa Powiśle, Warsaw, Poland

2010 - „CV”, solo show and book launch, Chłodna25, Warsaw, Poland


Selected group shows:


2021 - "In the Twinkling of an Eye", Szydłowski Gallery, Warsaw

2019     11603: Una Exposición En Una Maleta, IK Projects, Lima, Peru

2019 - "Kwiaty polskie", Centrum Sztuki Współczesnej Łaźnia, Gdańsk

2019 - "Geppert - Sprawdzam / Bez tytułu", BWA Wrocław

2018 - "Merry Crisis & Happy New Fear", la rada, Locarno

2017 - „Far Away from Where?”, group show at Arnold and Sheila Aronson Galleries, New York, USA

2015 - „485 Lorimer Pop-Up Show”, group show, New York, USA

2014 - „Before", Parsons’ graduation show, The Kitchen Gallery, New York, USA

2013 - „Where I come from" group show as a part of Illustrative Festival, Berlin

2012 - „Dlaczego nie wszyscy kochamy przygody? Opowieść o Janku Dziaczkowskim”, group show in Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art in Warsaw, Poland

2008 - „Show Polak”, group show, Diego Manolo Riviera Gallery, Merida, Mexico

2007 - „Prąd zmienny”, 7. National Exhibition of Young Painters, BWA Wroclaw, Poland

2006 - „Malarstwo”, group show, NUKU studio, Warsaw, Poland




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