Lidia Kosiorek is an accomplished artist with membership in the Warmian-Masurian Association of Visual Artists and a supporting member of the Polish Watercolour Society. She paints using a variety of media, including oil, watercolor, pastel and stained glass, with oil impasto being her favorite technique. Subjects include portraiture, figurative scenes, and—the Universe!
For Lidia, saying "the Universe" is among her favorite subjects to paint is not a remote philosophical concept, but a literal reference to her full time occupation. She just happens to be a professional astronomer who has worked with Planetarium in Warsaw and the Planetarium and Astronomical Observatory in Olsztyn.
Currently, Lidia lives with her family in Olsztyn, Poland, in the Land of the Great Masurian Lakes.
- First prize in the competition WOMEN'S IMPRESSIONS, "My life" - a set of portraits, pastel, 2013
- Prize in the competition IGNACY BIENEK, "Where did we come from? Where are we going " - oil, 2014
- Honorable mention in the competition IGNACY BIENEK, "Another Day", watercolor 2015
- Second prize in the competition WOMEN'S IMPRESSIONS ,"Towards the Sun", watercolor, 2015
- Prize in the competition GOLDEN EASEL, "Tuscan sun swelter", watercolor, 2015
- Honorable mention in the competition WOMEN'S IMPRESSIONS, "The power of nature", watercolor, 2016
- Honorable mention in the competition GOLDEN EASEL, set of works in watercolor, 2016
- Favorite BoldBrush Painting Competitionin, "Road to the Center of the Galaxy", acrylic, November 2018
-Winner, BoldBrush Painting Competition, December 2018, abstract category, "Movement is Life"
Selected Individual Exhibitions:
2019 Art Gallery Winny Przystanek, Warsaw, "Nooks of the Universe" exhibition of abstract painting
2018 Art Gallery Winny Przystanek, Warsaw, "Moods of Summer" exhibition of watercolor painting
2017 Municipal Public Library, Olsztyn, “Color and mood”, mixed media
2016 Municipal Cultural Center, Augustow, “Poetry of Silence”, oil paintings
2009 Art Gallery Ston Tower Socio-Cultural Association Pojezierze “Warmian Landscape”, oil impasto technique
2018 Symposium European Confederation of Watercolour Societies in Cracow
2016, 2015 watercolor workshops of the Association of Polish Watercolor Artists in Kazimierz Dolny
2015 watercolor workshop with the artist Rafał Rudko, Italy, Tuscany
2014 watercolor workshop with the artist Rafał Rudko, Kazimierz Dolny
2009 – 2013 International Open Air Painting in Masuria
To learn more about Lidia and see more of her works, visit: http://lkosiorek.faso.com