Piotr JanasBORN 1970, Warszawa
Piotr Janas, born in Warsaw in 1970, lives and works in his hometown. A student of the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw from 1991 to 1996, graduating from the faculty of professor Jerzy Tchórzewski. One of his first important presentations was the exhibition Painters’ competition in 2001, and in 2003 his works were presented as part of an exhibition at the Biennale in Venice, whose curator was Francesco Bonami. Other crucial solo exhibitions include the presentation of works at the Wrong Gallery in New York in 2004, the Foksal Foundation Gallery in Warsaw in 2005, and the New York Bartolami Gallery in 2008. In 2010, Janas participated in the Villa Reykjavik project, where he presented his works on paper.