The Artist

Mirek Struzik

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.

Offers

  • Sculpture realization:
    • in public areas
    • indoors and outdoors
  • statues and statuettes
  • portraits and busts
  • monuments

Services

  • Realization in various materials:
    • metal
    • wood
    • stone
    • synthetics
  • Designing
  • Modeling

Prizes and awards

  • 2020 International Sculpture Center - November/December 2020 Featured Artist - Outdoor & Public Art Category
  • 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 price for commision, appointed by the City of Ballart’s Public Art Advisory Committee, Australia
  • 2011 1st price in public art project competition for Futura Park, Krakow, Poland
  • 2009 1st price in public art project competition for "Memorial of Gratitude to World War II Victims", Opoczno, Poland
  • 2007 First prize in competion of sculpture realization for Factory Outlet in Luboń near Poznań, Poland
  • 2006 First prize in competion 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

  • 2020 Dandelions, Kirkland, Washington, USA
  • 2020 Dandelions, Dallas, Texas, USA
  • 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, Burj Khalifa, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • 2017 Walk, City Park of Stanislaw Tolpa, Wrocław, Poland
  • 2015 Dandelions for Zorlu Center, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • 2012 Dandelions in front of the "Integart" office building, Blonie near Wroclaw, Poland
  • 2011 Butterflies, "Birds" and "Leafs" 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

  • 2020 Participation in The Landscape of Form exhibition at Baker-Howard Contemporary, London
  • 2020 Participation in the Genius Loci exhibition in the municipal museum of Jelenia Góra
  • 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, Japonia
  • 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 Botanic Garden, Dublin, Ireland
  • 2008 Exhibition of 100th anniversary of Hungarian Polonia in Budapest, Hungary
  • 2008 World Art Vision in Cancun, Mexico

Publications