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Marta Wapiennik

Born in 1988 in Cracow, Poland, she lives, works, and is currently doing a postgraduate degree in Finance and Accounting at the Economic University. 


Graduated in 2013 from the Graphic Department at the Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow. Wapiennik did her diploma in the Serigraphy Studio and an annex in the Digital Photography Studio.

Solo exhibition


"Soil", Artifact Gallery, Manhattan, New York, USA

Selected group exhibitions (complete list on demand)


"Strata II: Manifesting Through the Layers", Verum Ultimum Gallery, Portland, USA (online)

"Altered Images", Center for Fine Art Photography, Colorado, USA (online), juror: Lisa Volpe


​The Still Life, Praxis Gallery, Minneapolis, USA​


From the Seed, ​New York Center for the Photographic Arts (USA), Juror: Aline Smithson (from Lenscratch), Honorable Mention (online​)



  • Wild, great and fascinating art, PAKS Gallery, Vienna, Austria

  • Contemporary Life. Contemporary Art, PAKS Gallery, München, Germany

  • We contemporary Art Show, Museum of JOBS Foundation Palazzo Castrone di Santa Ninfa, Palermo, Italy

  • Contemporary Photography 2008-2018, Site: Brooklyn Gallery, NY, USA

  • Rock Stars IV, Metropolitan Gallery, Las Vegas, USA

  • London Photo Show Competition, 5th Base Gallery, London, England

  • Woman's Essence SHOW 2018, Fundacion PONS, Madrid, Spain

  • Art is life; life is art, PAKS Gallery, castle Hubertendorf, Austria

  • Modules, LoosenArt, Millepiani, Rome, Italy

  • Art Moves the World, PAKS Gallery, Vienna, Austria



  • NowArt, Werkkunst Art Gallery, Bergamo, Italy

  • The London Group Open 2017, The Cello Factory, Waterloo, London, England

  • 1st Mantova International Biennale, Museo Francesco Gonzaga, Italy

  • "Glass" Juror: Traer Scott, New York Center for Photography, NY, USA

  • "Paper Beauty Orient  Ceremony Paper" Pattern Design Invitation Exhibition, Suzhou Culture Broadcasting of Press and Publication Board, China

  • "NanoArt" Roi Dore Gallery, Paris, France

  • 16th Annual Postcard Show, Wish You Were Here, A.I.R. Gallery, NY, USA

  • 100 Artists – 11 Countries, Kunsthuis Gallery, Yorkshire, England

  • "A Surreal Vision", Loosen Art Gallery, Rome, Italy

  • "Property", Rogers Park, West Ridge Historical Society, Roman Susan Gallery, Chicago, USA

  • International Contemporary Masters, Metropolitan Gallery in association with WWAB, World Wide Art Books, Las Vegas, USA



  • "BODYSPACES, HUMAN+HYBRIDS", It’s LIQUID Art Show, World Hotel Ripa Roma, Rome, Italy

  • "FUTURE LANDSCAPES: BORDERS", International Art and Architecture Festival, Venice, Palazzo Ca' Zanardi and Venice Art House Gallery, Italy

  • "Pre-During-Post Contemporary", Bayer Gallery, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria

  • "FRAGMENTED IDENTITIES", International Art and Architecture Festival, Venice, Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi and Venice Art House Gallery, It’s LIQUID Group; International ArtExpo, Italy

  • "What a Wonderful World", International Photography Exhibition, by Act Image, St. Vincent Church of Merignac, Bordeaux, France

  • IX Triennale of Polish Graphics, History Museum of Mińsk, Polish Institute, Mińsk, Belarus

  • "Fine Art", Los Angeles Center of Photography, CA, USA

  • "Exposure: The Photo Re-Imagined", New Hope Arts, NewHope, Pennsylvania, USA

  • "SELF IDENTITIES", Buenos Aires, Laura Haber Gallery, It’s LIQUID Group; International ArtExpo, Argentina

  • Spring Edition of Art Shopping Exhibition Contemporary Worldwide Art 2016 au Carrousel du Louvre - Paris, Queen Art Studio Gallery, France

  • Art in Rome 2016, Flyer ArtGallery, Rome, Italy

  • "FAUX", International Exhibition, juror: Louise Clements, The Center for Fine Art Photography, CO, USA

  • "Sonia Delaunay 130", International Poster Exhibition, Kharkiv and Kyiv, Ukraine

  • "Un seul grain de riz", Metanoia Gallery, Paris, France.



  • Dalian International Graphic Design Biennale, China

  • Digital presentation at The Louvre Museum, part of the Exposure Awards, Paris, France

  • Polish Print Triennial (TGP), Katowice, Muzeum Śląskie, Poland

  • Bolivia Poster Biennale

  • Ficciones Typografika, juror: Erik Brandt, USA



  • Un Seul Grain de Riz, Metanoia Gallery, Paris, France

  • Gaza Poster Exhibitions, Turkey

  • Decatur Festival, Georgia, USA

  • Candela Books + Gallery, USA

  • Black Box Gallery,  Portland, Oregon, USA

  • A/NT Gallery, Seattle, Washington, USA

  • Lahti Poster Triennial, 19 International Poster Exhibition, Finland

  • 14 International Biennal of Theatre Poster, Rzeszów, Poland & Gallery of the Polish Home, Vilnius, Lithuania 


  • International Poster Biennale, Bolivia



  • Runner Up, Professional Photography category, Creative Quarterly Journal,69, USA, 2022

  • Bronze Winner, Fine Art - Still Life, Tokyo International Foto Awards TIFA 2021

  • Silver Winner in Covid-19 Related Photography - Still Life, New York Photography Awards, 2021

  • Bronze Winner, Fine Art - Still Life, Budapest International Foto Awards BIFA 2021

  • Nominee in Conceptual Category (Amateur) at the 7th Fine Art Photography Awards, London, 2021

  • 3rd place, Bronze Star Award, Neutral Density ND Awards 2020

  • Finalist, One Eyeland Photography Awards 2020, Fine Art, Still Life

  • Honorable Mention in the 2020 Prix de la Photographie de Paris, France

  • Honorable Mention, New York Center for the Photographic Arts (USA), From the Seed, Juror: Aline Smithson (from Lenscratch), 2020

  • Winner, "Artist of the Month" September 2020, Art Jobs

  • Second place award in Photography category, Arts in Harmony International Juried Art Exhibition, Hopkins Center for the Arts, USA, 2019

  • 2 Honorable Mentions, Neutral Density Awards, Category: Professional-FineArt-Conceptual, 2017

  • Juror First Award and Honorable Mention, GLASS, Traer Scott, New York Center for Photography, NY, USA, 2017

  • Finalist, NanoArt International Competition, Roi Dore Gallerie, Paris, France, 2017

  • 2 Honorable Mentions, ND Awards, Neutral Density Awards, USA, 2016

  • Second Place, Silver Glass, People Category, Open Photographic Championship Olsztyn, PL, 2016

  • Honorable Mention, IPA - International Photography Awards, LA, USA, 2016

  • Finalist, International Competition Art Kudos, 2016

  • Honorable Mention, Moscow International Foto Awards (MIFA), Russia, 2016

  • Silver Award Winner, photography, Art Forward contest#5, Show and Sell, NY, USA, 2016

  • Honorable Mention, FAUX, Juror: Louise Clements, The Center for Fine Art Photography, CO, USA, 2016

  • Honorable Mention, ND Awards - Neutral Density Awards, USA, 2015

  • Honorable Mention, Moscow International Photography Award (MIFA), Russia, 2015

  • Honorable Mention, PHOTO15/Juror: Johannes DeYoung|Yale MFA Professor, FRONT art space, NY, USA, 2015

  • Finalist, Art of contemplation, Rome, Italy, 2015

  • Honorable Mention, IPA - International Photography Awards, Los Angeles, USA, 2015

  • Honorable Mention, Moscow International Foto Awards (MIFA), Russia, 2014

  • Nomination for an award, XXIV National Artistic Photography Salon Żary, PL, 2014

  • Distinction, TIFF Festival, PL, 2014

  • Distinction, Cyberfoto, PL, 2014

  • Winner, poster competition, Red Cross, Venezuela, 2013




  • VIII Art & Fashion Forum, Styling & Art Direction workshop with Amanda Ringstad, Poznan, PL, 2014

  • Drawing and paper modeling with Tone Fink, International Summer Academy Traunkirchen, Austria, 2014

  • Magnum Professional Practice Weekend, Fotofestiwal in Łódź,  PL, 2014



Interview, Contemporary Art Curator Magazine

Inspiration Art Book: Contemporary Masters volume 5, 2017 by "Inspiration Art Book."

Hidden Treasure Art eMagazine Easter, 2017

Peripheral ARTeries Art Review - Biennial Edition/12.2016 

Nature Inspired: Autumn, Falling Leaves Press, 2016 (book)

portal Rynek i Sztuka, review by Małgorzta Goral, 09.2016

TheWovenTalePress, review by Emily Jaeger, USA, 2016

TheWovenTalePress, two photo series at the online art&literature magazine, USA, 2016

ArticulAction Art Review, Magazine, Anniversary Edition, Special Issue, interview by curators Josh Ryder and Barbara Scott, UK, 2016

Glint Literary Journal, issue 7.11.2016, USA

Riflettori sull'Arte, canale nazionale Italia 143, tv

Catalogo ufficiale di Art Shopping, 2016

June Blouin International Gallery Guide, NY, USA, 2016

ExpoArt Magazine, Carrousel du Louvre, Art Shopping, Paris, France, 2016

Almax Magazine, 2016

bohemianizm, an article by Desirée O, Founder&Editor

vasari21,  an article by Ann Landi (art critic/USA) about my collaboration with Cheryl Gross

Exposure Award - Art Photography Collection/ SeeMe/2015 (book)

DEBUTS - book presenting the most talented young (at heart) Polish photographers/ by BlowUp Press/2014




City Council, Georgia, USA

private collectors in Paris, France; Rome, Mantova/Italy; Warsaw, Cracow, Bytom/Poland; Kyiv/Ukraine, Berlin/Germany; Crayke/England, Las Vegas/USA







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