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27.04.2018
 

LITO TEAM, Krakow, Poland

 

LITO TEAM is informal art group and it was founded in 2014 by the group of enthusiasts, the devoted stuff on Lithography Studio of The Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow. It is the group of artists, friends, lithographers and art teachers who believe in same values, with the same passion for lithography. They all work in different styles, artistic poetics, and language of expression. Traditionally, each year Lito Team organize an exhibition to present works from the following year.

This exhibition is the presentation of three different art personalities: Piotr Panasiewicz, Krzysztof Swiętek and Bartłomiej Chwilczynski - stuff on the Lithography Studio at the Graphic Department, Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow.

The show must go on.

 

Piotr Panasiewicz (1963 Krakow, Poland) studied at the Faculty of Civil Engineering at the University of Krakow. He graduated in 1990 at the Faculty of Graphic Art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, Department of Lithography. He completed in 2013his Ph.D. studies at the same school. Since 1990 he has been working at the Lithography Studio of the Graphic Department, Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, as an assistant professor. He was promoted in 2014 as a full-time professor and director of the Studio. He has received numerous awards and scholarships, including: Leipziger Lithographie Verkstatt Scholarship, Lichtdruck Verkstatt Scholarship, CIMA ARTISTS Association Scholarship (Paris, France), Galerie Chabin Scholarship (Paris, France). He is the member of LITO TEAM.

 

Krzysztof Swiętek (born in 1969 in Krakow, Poland) graduated in 1995 in the Lithography Studio at the Graphic Department, Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, where he also in 2010got his Ph.D. in Art. Since 1996 he has been working in the same school, as an assistant, followed by promotion in 2005 to lecturer. In 2011he was named associate professor and in charge of the Lithography Studio. He is the owner of a fashion company behind the brands TDP KRTL, PRETORIAN, ART HOLE, DOGS HATE USA, PSIAKREV, HOLI PAIN, FUEL SUCKER CLUB. He deals with street art and tattooing… He has had 6 solo exhibitions and exhibits at numerous group exhibitions in the country and abroad (Japan, Germany, Sweden, Italy...). For his artistic achievements he was awarded on numerous occasions. He is the member of LITO TEAM.

 

Bartłomiej Chwilczynski (1987, Krakow, Poland) completed his Master studies in 2012 at the Faculty of Graphic Art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow. In the same year, he enrolled in the Ph.D. studies at the same school. He is currently employed as a lecturer and master printer at Lithography Studioat the Graphic Department, Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, Poland. Bartłomiej Chvilczynski is a graphic artist who expresses himself primarily in traditional printmaking technique lithography working on the stone, but he also expresses himself in other artistic disciplines (painting, drawing and mix-media). He was awarded in 2014 with the Artistic Scholarship of the City of Krakow and in 2011 with Grand Prix on the competition Graphic of the Year. He exhibits independently and at numerous group exhibitions all over the world (China, Croatia, Serbia, USA ...). His artworks are part of numerous public collection at home and abroad. He is the member of LITO TEAM.