Anna Barlik, Ph.d 
Visual artist, sculptor, urban planner
Artist at the Polish Pavilion during 18th Architecture Venice Biennale 2023
Born in 1985 in Warsaw, Poland.
In 2004 she started her art studies in Strzeminski Academy of Fine Arts in Lodz,
where she majored in jewelry design and graduated cum laude three years later.  
At the same time she continued her education at Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, where from 2005-2010 
she studied sculpture. During her time in the Faculty of sculpture, Anna received a scholarship at Universität der Künste in Berlin, which she attended in 2008. After graduation in 2010, Anna continued her education pursuing simultaneously Ph.D. in her Warsaw alma mater and a post-graduate urban planning program in Architecture and Urban Planning Department at Warsaw Technical University. In 2017 she successfully defended her Ph.d. in arts with it finalizing a four-year exploration of space in the Nordic culture. She remains an active member of the academic community by teaching composition and sculpture in Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology.
Artist residences:
September 2014 - Old School Art House, Iceland
October - December 2012 - KulttuuriKauppila, Ii, Finland
September 2012 - Gullkistan, Laugarvatn, Iceland
September 2023 - Stacking objects - exhibition at the Puro Warsaw during WGW 
May/November 2023 - "Datament" at the Polish Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale - presented sculpture in collaboration with the curator of the Pavilion and an architect
November 2022 - "Anomaly 2 - Thank you bye"; PRPGND, Warsaw
September 2022 - "Anomaly 1 - Stairs"; PRPGND, Warsaw
March-May 2017 -  "Aurora Borealis", Propaganda Gallery, Warsaw
September 2014 - “Landscape geometry”, Hvítspói Art Galleri, Akureyri, Iceland
December 2013 - "About north" - presentation of drawings during Winter Salon in Branicki Palace, Warsaw
December 2012 - "White & gray / Valkoinen & Harmaa”, KulttuuriKauppila, Iii, Finland
September 2012 - "Volcanites", Gullkistan, Laugarvatn, Iceland
July 2010 "Paryska 37" - exhibition in lokal_30 gallery, Warsaw
2024 - Eye object - The Academic Design Center, Łódź
2023 - Warsaw Gallery Weekend - Crash Club Project 
2021 - "Forces of nature" contemporary sculpture symposium at Centre of Polish Sculpture, Orońsko
2019/20 - "My name is red" State Gallery of Art, Sopot
2019 - Only the broken clocks show the right time, Gdańska Galeria Miejska, Gdańsk
2019 - Colours used in painting now /BARLIK / CIECIERSKI / JASTRZĘBSKI / KAMOJI, Propaganda, Warsaw
2018 - À la Flamande 3, Propaganda, Warsaw
2018 - "Encounters" featuring Anna Barlik, Julian Palacz and Sergen Şehitoğlu at SCAG, Vienna
2017 - Contexts 7th international festival of ephermeral art in Sokołowsko
2013 - "Small is big", Propaganda Gallery, Warsaw
2012 - "Boundaries of sculpture" - independent group exhibition, Warsaw
2011 - "Workshop on public space - activities ", Galeria Działań, Warsaw
2011 - "Sculpture, Raus!" Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw
2011 - "Cross Art. Cross culture. Cross Europe" public space project for Cross Culture Festival, Warsaw\
2011 - "Dot and line in space", University of Mikolaj Kopernik, Torun
2011 - "Fine Arts Academy Diplomas 2010" graduates exhibition, Lubelska 30/32, Warsaw
2008 - Group exhibition art in public space “MachtRaum”, Studiobuhne and district Kreuzberg, Berlin

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