Maess is an artist born in Poland, currently working in European Union.
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Maess is an artist specialized in contemporary drawing.

interview
review at Obieg
Maess at polish art

Education
2007 MA Industrial Design and Visual Communication at Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, PL
2005 Scholarship at ESAD, faculty of Graphic Design, Porto, PT
2006 BA Industrial Design and Visual Communication at Academy of Fine Arts Warsaw, PL
2001 J.Elsner High School of Music, department of Music Theory, Warsaw, PL

Solo exhibitions

2011 Excessive, Galeria Program, Warsaw, PL
2009 Excessive esthetique de la rupture, Able Gallery, Berlin, D
2008 Inverted, Residencia Corazón, La Plata, Buenos Aires, AR
2006 Transit Zones,Waiting Areas, Plumba Contemporary Art, Porto, PT
2005 Maess, ESAD Matosinhos, Porto, PT
2005 Portografia, Poetria, Porto, PT

Group exhibitions
2014 “The day is too short” BWA Sokol, Nowy Sącz, PL
2014 “The day is too short” Arsenal Municipal Gallery,Poznan, PL
2014 Asteroid, LIA, Leipzig Spinnerei, DE
2013 “The day is too short” Contemporary Museum, Wroclaw, PL
2013 “The day is too short” BWA Jelenia Góra, Jelenia Góra, PL
2013 Avaries, Contemporary Museum, Wroclaw, PL
2012 FID Est Ouest, Twilightzone Gallery, Tournai, BE
2012 Cało Palenia, Krasinski Art Space/Library ,Warsaw, PL
2012 Recapitulation, Krasinski Art Space/Library ,Warsaw, PL
2011 Zwykłe drobiazgi ,Galeria Program, Warsaw, PL
2010 Fukt in Warsaw, curated by M.Dobkowska Center of Contemporary Art,Warsaw, PL
2010 The Mazurka: of Poland or of the world, Parco della Musica, Rome, IT
2010 Mazurka: of Poland or of the world, The Sejm of the Republic of Poland, Warsaw,PL
2001 Postworkshop exhibition, Synagogue in Toledo, ES
2001 Final works exhibition, gallery 34 bis-Warsaw, PL
1996 Postworkshop international painting exhibition, Vilnius, LT

GRANTS/AWARDS/Residencies
2014 Transboavista Art Edificio, Artist-in-Residence (upcoming) Lisbon, PT
2014 Leipzig International Art Programme Residency DE
2013 Strabag International Art Award, shortlisted, Vienna AT
2012 Foire Internationale du Dessin, Paris, FR
2008 Residencia Corazón, La Plata, Buenos Aires, AR

ART FAIRS
2012 Volta Show, Basel, CH
2011 Berlin Preview Emerging Art Fair, Berlin, D

REVIEWS
There’s no art without artists, Anna Stec,Obieg.pl .2013
Galleries’ participation in international art fairs promotes Polish artists on a global market , Kama zboralska,29.11.2012, Rzeczpospolita,nr 297/F ,Warsaw
Compass of Young Polish Art (ranking) 20th position, Rzeczpospolita, 29.11,2012,
You can have it all in Basel , Art Regards, Heidi Kiener, 2012
Fascinating discoveries fuel VOLTA8 day one,Volta Show Press Release,Brian Fee,2012
Maess United Networks, Fabio Sebastianelli, File Magazine,2012
Maess, Arte,Antropología Visual y Comisariado,Ana Palacio -Sanchez, 2011
Meestal zie ik het gewoon de tekeningen van Maess. Mister Motley,Marianne Plug: 2011
Inverted by Maess, Emilio Gomariz,Triangulation Blog, 2011
Rencontres asimetriques; Maess et Marie Anne Franqueville-Blog du Dessin,Serghei Lirvin Manoliu,2010
Dessin:Maess: Alexandra De Lapierre, J’ai flâné pour vous,2010
On Contemporary Drawing, MichałFopp,Rzeczpospolita Online,31.12.2010
Contemporary Drawings of Maess,MichałFopp.Foppreview,2010

PUBLICATIONS:

THE DAY IS NOT ENOUGH, Catalogue, Ośrodek Kultury i Sztuki ; Wrocław ; 2013,ed. Magdalena Ujma, ISBN 978836229065
Volta8 Basel Catalogue, Hauser und Schwarz, 2012
Kuba Przybyłwski, Interiew with artist,Lampa i Iskra Boza, Poland, Lampa Magazine 05, 2011 p 73-73, ISSN 1732-4661
PREVIEW BERLIN 2011, (Published by Kristian Jarmuschek, Rüdiger Lange, Ralf Schmitt) Seltmann GmbH Druckereibetrieb, Lüdenscheid, 2011 ISBN: 978-3-942831-20-8
Björn Hegardt, Revolver Publishing ,Berlin, FUKT Magazine for Contemporary Drawing 8/9: 2010, ISBN-10: 3868950885