Nielot is a polish word describing flightless bird. An exhibition “Nielot” is an investigation of artist’s condition. Michał Sikorski works in artistic community for 20 years, but still he tries to work with new forms of expression, he feels unsatisfied, a lot of questions in his mind stay with no answer. Ambiguity, everlasting dilemmas and anxiety are characteristic that attend to art. Analogy to that is flightless bird, which in this case we can to look upon more as a state of mind than characteristic.


Michał Sikorski born 30.01.1972 in Częstochowa. Studies on the Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Wrocław on Painting and Sculpture Department in Studio of Painting and Drawing led by Prof. Stanisław Kortyka. Diploma in the painting in 1998. He lives and is creating in Wrocław. From 2007 has been working as assistant in Studio of Painting on the Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Wrocław. Doctoral student on the same Academy. Michał Sikorski is dealing with painting, film, music, performances live act.

In achievements of the artist:

20 individual exhibitions 8 multimedia displays (live act) participation in 35 collective exhibitions

More important individual exhibitions:

2004 – ‘Michał Sikorski Painting’, Gallery Anna Kareńska, Poznań

2006 – ‘Michał Sikorski Painting’, Gallery of Katarzyna Napiórkowska, Warsaw

2007 – ‘Close your eyes, and you will see …’, painting, ‘Labyrinth’ Gallery, Cracow

2010 – ‘There is no beginning, there is no … end’, painting, ‘Behind glass’ Gallery, Academy of Fine Arts for them. of Eugeniusz Geppert in  Wrocław

2011 – ‘Crossing border of symbol’, ‘Browart’ Gallery, Bourgeois Brewery, Wrocław More important collective exhibitions: 2000 – ‘Image 2000′, an exhibition of paintings organised by Poland-Japan Foundation for them. Miyauchi, ‘Stara Kordegarda’ Gallery, Warsaw

2001 – 4th National Exhibition of Young Painters, BWA, Wrocław

2005 – ’100×100′, Exhibition of Polish and Danish painters, ‘Labyrinth’ Gallery, Cracow – Copenhagen

2010 – ‘Structure of objects. Structure of emotions.’ Exhibition of educationalists of Painting and Sculpture Departments on Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Wrocław . ‘Galeria Miejeska BWA’, Bydgoszcz 2010

2011 – post open air exhibition, Hauptman House, Szklarska Poręba, Michał Sikorski – film “Dead Crystal”

2011 – Survival 9. ‘When the Park is becoming an arena” Michał Sikorski – Installation: Culture! Culture! Culture!

2011 – ‘Tablica/Board’, Art Gallery, Legnica

2011 – ‘Walks and Meetings’, Children’s Community Centre, Zgorzelec, Elektronikmarkt Expert, Gorlitz, Germany

2012 – ‘What here is what is missing here” Oblastni Gallery, Liberec, Czechy/Goerlitz, Germany

2012 – ‘Is the today’s art romantic?’, ‘Cobra’ Gallery, Strzemiński Academy of Art, Łódź 2012 – 12. – Festival of Modern Art ‘Forma’, Community Centre, Rawicz Awards and distinctions

1992 – Scholarship of the Częstochowa province governor

1999 – Scholarship of the Częstochowa Mayor

2011 – Scholarship of Minister ok Culture and National Heritage