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About me

Iwona Golor born 29 November 1991 in Tarnowskie Góry. Contemporary expressive painter specializing in portrait and landscape, poet, video-art artist. From 2019 runs her own "Portrait Company".

Co-author of the spot for the 29th Final of The Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity Final. Creator of the “Save Face” project, organized together with Ela Kraszewska from the Wiele Sztuki Gallery.

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 Museum in Tarnowskie Góry and in many private collections of, including Jurek Owsiak's collection.

Exhibitions

  • Individual exhibition of paintings from Jurek Owsiak's collection, Totuart gallery in Koneser on Praga
    08.2021
  • Collective exhibition, ToTuart gallery in Warsaw - exhibition of Jurek Owsiak's art collection
    07.2021
  • collective exhibition, contemporary art gallery "Przytyk" in Tarnowskie Góry
    05/06.2021
  • Exhibition of the painting series "Portraits in Witkacy" in Bytom Culture Center
    15-29.11.2019
  • "Landscape of Faces | Face of Landscapes", contemporary art gallery "Przytyk" 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

  • An oil portrait of the oldest Polish drag queen Lulla in one of the photos in Vouge magazine
    07.2021
  • Interview on Radio Poznań
    07.07.2021
  • Appearance in TVP3 Katowice in program "Dej Pozór"
    04.2021
  • Publication of a Spot promoting the 29th Finale of The Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity in TVN
    12.2020
  • Publication of the paintings and mention in the monthly "Your Style"
    12.2020
  • Publication of Iwona Golor's painting in weekly newspaper „Gwarek”
    12.2020
  • Interview in the journal "Witkacy" nr. 8
    2020
  • 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