Joanna Pilarczyk is a London-based contemporary figurative painter. Born in Poland, Joanna studied at the Art University in Zielona Gora. She holds an MA degree in Visual Arts and Art Education.
After moving to London over a decade ago, Joanna fell in love with the city immediately. Amazed and entranced by diverse cultures and the vibrant energy, Joanna began to paint oil portraits of new acquaintances and friends within the artist community of North London. In her recent vibrant paintings, she focuses on leisure, intimacy, self-awareness, relationship with other people, and nature.
"In my new body of work, I explore the subject of stillness. A moment where the subjects are simply being and free of responsibility."
Pilarczyk is a finalist in the Women United Art Prize 2022 and 2021. She has exhibited her work both nationally and internationally. Recently, she presented her latest paintings at Start Art Fair at Saatchi Gallery in London and during her solo show 'My Paradise' with Oink Gallery. She participated in the Spring and Summer edition of the Other Art Fair and a group show at J/M Gallery in Notting Hill, London.
The artist currently lives and works in London, UK.