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Monika Detkos (Monika Dętkoś)

Artist (Poland)
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MONIKA DĘTKOŚ is a Polish artist, born in 1974 in Bydgoszcz.
She graduated from the Faculty of Graphics at the High School of Art in Bydgoszcz in 1994.
She received a diploma at the Faculty of Painting and Graphics from prof. Kiejstut Bereźnicki in 2001.
She lives and works in Sopot.
She was a finalist in the Competition ″Image of the Year 2004″ for the magazine Art & Business.
She took part in an exhibition at the Xawery Dunikowski Museum of Sculpture at the Królikarnia Palace in Warsaw.
In 2008 she received an award in the Worldwide Painting Competition ″Public Space Picture " at PROFIL, „Zamek" Culture Centre, Poznań.
In 2009 she was awarded the City of Rome prize - Diploma di Merito in Italy.
In 2011 she gave a painting presentation at the Great Exhibition of Contemporary Painting, 100 + 1 ,, Beautiful Paintings,, Exhibition and Auction, DAP Gallery, Warsaw.
In 2011 she participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions throughout Poland and abroad.

Group exhibitions and activities :

1993 - the poster exhibition in Munster, Germany.
1994 - nationwide workshop and exhibition near Poznań.
1997 - the open air exhibition in Chmielno.
1997 - till now, member of “Kultywator 3Miejski” Artistic Society.
1998 - the open air exhibition in Rodowo.
1999 - award in the annual graphics competition at the Academy of Arts in Gdańsk.
2001 - participation in the special effects creating for the movie "Wiedźmin" - directed by Marek Brodzki.
2002 - participation in the annual nationwide competition "The Painting of the Year" organised by the Art & Business Magazine.
2002 - exhibition "Friends from the Seaside" in Gdańsk.
2003 - exhibition "The Aim and the Value" in CSW Łaźnia Gallery in Gdańsk in connection with the art workshop.
2003 - participation in the competition and exhibition during the International Festival of Theatre and Art Activity - "Happenings" in Tczew.
2005 - participation in the annual nationwide competition "The Painting of the Year" organised by the Art & Business Magazine, also the final exhibition in the Królikarnia Palace gallery in Warszawa.
2005 - exhibition of Auction "The Painting of the Year,, D.A. Rempex - Warszawa
2005 - competition and exhibition at the “Wozownia” art gallery in Toruń.
2005 - exhibition at The International Artistic Symposium in Rostock, Germany.
2006 - exhibition at The Free Workshop PGR ART/Artists Colony, Gdańsk.
2007 - exhibition at Marian Michalik Nationwide Conquest For Young Painters, Częstochowa.
2008 - exhibition on the XXII Festival of Polish Contemporary Paintings, The Pomeranian Duke’s Castle, Szczecin.
2008 - exhibition of Auction ,,Young Art Auction,, Desa Unicum - Warszawa
2009 - exhibition “Worldwide Painting Competition - Public Space Scene” at Contemporary Art Gallery PROFIL, „Zamek" Culture Centre, Poznań
2009 - 1. Exhibition of Painting and Graphic Art, Polish Colors in Rome, Italy -Cascina Farsetti.
2009 – exhibition of Auction ,,2. Young Art Auction,, Desa Unicum - Warszawa
2009 – exhibition of Auction ,, Young Art Auction,, Polswiss Art - Warszawa
2010 - exhibition “2. Worldwide Painting Competition - Public Space Scene- Contexts” at Contemporary Art Gallery PROFIL, „Zamek" Culture Centre, Poznań
2011 –,, Body,, Stricte , Café Gallery Między Nami, Warszawa
2011 - presentation at the Great Exhibition of Contemporary Painting, 100 + 1 ,, Beautiful Paintings,, Exhibition and Auction, DAP Gallery, Warszawa
2014 - The second annual Bátor Tábor CAA Warsaw, Zachęta – National Gallery of Art.
2015 Fair of Art, Design and Idea, Gdansk International Fair, Gdańsk,


Individual exhibitions :


·1999 - exhibition “Annual Graphic Competition of Academy of Arts”, Gdańsk.
· 2003 - exhibition in The Old Town City Hall in Gdańsk.
· 2003 - exhibition in The Archeological Museum - Arche Gallery in Gdańsk.
· 2004 - exhibition in The Other Way Gallery in Kraków.
· 2006 - exhibition in The SOHO - Club&Gallery, Sopot.
· 2007 - exhibition “Alternative Sugar – refinery Project”, Pruszcz Gdański.
· 2007 - exhibition Oliwa Water Forge, Oliwa department of Technic Warsaw Museum.