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Mirek Struzik

Ćwiczebna
Wrocław, Silesia 51-180, Poland
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Phone: +48692168278
URL: https://struzik-art.com/en

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Mirek Struzik

e-mail:   ms@struzik-art.com

www:       www.struzik-art.com

mobile: +48 692 168 278

facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mirek.struzik.public.art/

Mirek Struzik was born in 1956 in Żarów, Poland. In 1989 he graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Wroclaw in the department of graphics, painting and sculpture - sculpture specialty. Master of fine arts. Before gaining the degree, he worked for 8 years in design studios where he got a few invention patents. Besides that, he also studied industrial design.

Prizes and awards

2020      Awarded a Platinum A' Design Award in Arts, Crafts and Ready-Made Design Category for Bubble Forest

2020      Recognized as one of the top artists in the 25 Creative Revolutionaries by CODAWorx

2018      Honorable Mention Award, Circle Foundation for the Arts

2013      Special Commendation in Nanjing International Sports Sculpture Competition For Youth Olympic Games

2013      Finalist in “Concurso International de Escultura Urbana” “Ciudad de Murcia”, Spain

2013      Sculpture “Dandelion” chosen to “Top 100” of CoD+A Awards in Public Art category

2012      1st prize for commission, appointed by the City of Ballart’s Public Art Advisory Committee, Australia

2011      1st prize in public art project competition for Futura Park, Krakow, Poland

2009      1st prize in public art project competition for „Memorial of Gratitude to World War II Victims”, Opoczno, Poland

2007      First prize in competition of sculpture realization for Factory Outlet in Luboń near Poznań, Poland

2006      First prize in competition of sculpture realization for Factory Outlet in Wrocław, Poland

2005      Sugarman Foundation Award, USA

2001      3rd prize in competition „Sacrum – dzisiaj” Kielce, Poland

1990      Scholarship from the Ministry of Culture and Arts, Poland

Sculptures in public spaces

2019      Dandelions, San Mateo, California, USA

2019      Bubble Forest, Nice, Saint-Laurent-du-Var, CAP 3000, France

2019      Dandelions, Nice, Saint-Laurent-du-Var, CAP 3000, France

2019      Dandelions, Cracow, Poland

2018      Dandelions, Seoul, South Korea,

2017      Dandelions near Burj Khalifa, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

2017      Walk for the Municipal Tołpa Park, Wrocław, Poland

2015      Dandelions for Zorlu Center, Istanbul, Turkey.

2012      Dandelions in front of the „Integart” office building, Błonie near Wroclaw, Poland

2011      Butterflies, Birds and Leaves for Futura Park in Cracow, Poland

2011      Director Stanislaw Lenartowicz memorial, Wroclaw, Poland

2010      Memorial of Gratitude to World War II Victims”, Opoczno, Poland

2008      Splinters for the Factory Outlet II in Wroclaw, Poland

2007      Adam and Eve for the Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park, Chicago, USA

2007      Shawl and Wardrobe for the Factory Outlet in Lubon n. Poznan, Poland

2006      Roots and Composition for the Factory Outlet in Wroclaw, Poland

2004      A project and realization of the St. Hedwig’s Chapel for Caritas of Archdiocese, Wroclaw, Poland

2001-4   A cycle of sculptures for the Municipal Botanic Garden of Wroclaw University, Poland

1989      Force of Nature in front of the „Centrostal” office building, Wroclaw, Poland

Participation in exhibitions

2019      The ARTBOX.PROJECT Miami 2.0 at the ART BASEL MIAMI ART WEEK 2019

2018      K-Lab Land Art Biennale Norway

2015      Istanbul Light Festival Istanbul, Turkey

2015      6th International Art Biennale, Beijing

2015      Beauty of Animals - Global Art Medal Grand Prix, China

2013      9th International Sculpture Symposium, Davos, Switzerland

2013      Post-competition exhibition, Concurso Internatcional de Escultura Urbana Ciudad de Murcia, Spain

2013      25th International sculpture Biennale, Ube, Japan

2012      European Sculpture Exhibition, Stockholm

2012      Art. Expo, New York

2012      Premio Internacionale Tokyo, Galeria Amart Luise, Brusseles, Belgium

2011      European Sculpture: methods, materials, poetry, Edsvik Konsthall, Stockholm

2011      1st International Wood Symposium, Gangelt, Germany

2011      Premio Internacionale Tokyo, Galery Amart Luise, Brusseles, Belgium

2010      Open Art Code, GemlucArt, Monte Carlo, Monaco

2010      Open Art Code, GALLERY@OXO, London, UK

2009      Sculpture in Context, National Botanical Garden, Dublin, Ireland.

2008      Exhibition for the 100th anniversary of Hungarian Polonia in Budapest, Hungary

2008      World Art Vision in Cancun, Mexico

Publications

 

  • Sculpture Network, “Wood – a material for old and new”; June 2020; https://bit.ly/38d3PdQ
  • CODAWorx, 25 Creative Revolutionaries 2020, http://codaworx-5964602.hs-sites.com/creative-revolutionaries-2020
  • Fenomen Polska magazine, 3-4/2019, Made in Poland, Designed by Mirek Struzik – a profile of the artist
  • CODAmagazine, The Magic of Color VI, 2019 https://www.codaworx.com/project/bubble-forest-altarea
  • CODAmagazine, Video lll, 2018
  • Polish Market Special Edition 2018
  • CODAmagazine, Light as Art V,2018, http://flip.it/yMsdWT
  • Sculpture magazine,  October 2016
  • CODAmagazine, Light as Art III, 2016 http://flip.it/fE9lH
  • Memory and Dream 2015 - The Album of 6th Beijing International art Biennale, China
  • Hephaistos magazine No 7/78 2013
  • Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) Catalog, Freshkills Park, NYC 2012
  • Art in Vogue 2012 (coming now)
  • World of Architecture No7 2011 (polish edition)
  • 500 x art in public, Braun Publishing 2011
  • World Wide Art Book 2010
  • Featured artists vol. II 2010
  • Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) Catalog, Dubai & Abu Dhabi, UAE 2010
  • Masters 2009
  • Trends Contemporary Artists 2009
  • NY Arts 2009
  • Sculpture magazine No10 2008
  • Crafts Art International, No 71/2007