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About me

Iwona Golor born 29 November 1991 in Tarnowskie Góry. Painter specializing in portrait, landscapist.

Creator of the “Save Face” project, organized together with Ela Kraszewska from the Wiele Sztuki Gallery. In 2018 her first painting named “prof. Marian Zembala” joined the museum collection. The portrait was purchased by the Museum in Tarnowskie Góry.

Winner of the golden index, thanks to which she could have been accepted at any Academy of Fine Arts in Poland without the need to pass entrance exams. In 2011-2016 she studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw at the Faculty of Painting under the direction of prof. Krzysztof Wachowiak and prof. Edward Tarkowski. She graduated with honours from the diploma in painting, for which she was awarded the MEP Ewa Tomaszewska's Award.

She has had individual exhibitions and participated in collective exhibitions. Her paintings can be found in many private collections of, including Jurek Owsiak's collection.

Exhibitions

  • "Landscape of Faces | Face of Landscapes", Przytyk Gallery in TCK in Tarnowskie Góry
    2019
  • "Portraits in Witkacy", Teatr im. St. I. Witkiewicza in Zakopane
    2019
  • “Saving face”, Teatr Polski in Warsaw
    2018
  • Inny Śląsk Gallery in Tarnowskie Góry
    2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013
  • Participation in the 18th edition of Festiwal Sztuki Wysokiej
    2017
  • Śląskie Centrum Kultury in Nakło Śląskie
    2017
  • DAP Gallery in Dom Plastyka
    2016
  • Pod i Nad Gallery in Tarnowskie Góry
    2015
  • Wiele Sztuki Gallery, Headquarters of Polish Television in Warsaw
    2014
  • Autograf Gallery in Warsaw
    2013

Awards / publications

  • article "Faces and Landscapes" about paintings and Iwona Golor's exhibition in Gazeta Wyborcza Katowice
    09.08.2019
  • Interview on Radio Warszawa. "Round of Questions"- Piotr Otrębski
    16.07.2019, 16:15
  • Interview in weekly newspaper "Tygodnik Kępiński" entitled "Be free in painting"
    06.06.2019
  • Publication about the project "Portraits in Witkacy" in weekly newspaper "Tygodnik Podhalański"
    25.05.2019
  • The painting “prof. Marian Zembala” joined the museum collection. Purchased by the Museum in Tarnowskie Góry
    2018
  • TV programme on Dzień Dobry TVN “Golor likes color. Untypical portraits of stars”
    05.06.2018
  • Interview on Radio Poranek “Siódma9” programme
    29.05.2018
  • Publication of the painting “Jurek Owsiak” in the Christmas Magazine of Gazeta Wyborcza
    13.01.2018
  • Publication about the project "Saving Face" in the magazines: Imperium Kobiet, Law Business Quality, W Męskim Kręgu
    07.05.2018
  • Publication of Iwona Golor's painting in weekly newspaper „Gwarek”
    25.07.2018
  • Third Prize of MEP Ewa Tomaszewska for the best Diploma of the Academy of Fine Arts 2016
    2016
  • Prize of Grzegorz Kowalik awarded during Coming Out in 2012
    2012
  • Winner of the Golden Index in the National Art Review
    2010