Bartek Świątecki aka Pener (b. 1981, Lives and works in Olsztyn, Polska) Since 1996 related to graffiti and than street art scene in Poland.
2006 graduated painting department of fine arts at the University of Nicolaus Copernicus in Toruń city From 2008 lives and works as a teacher in secondary school of art in Olsztyn-Polska/ teaches drawing and painting/.
Bartek Świątecki’s work mixes abstraction and traditional graffiti. High art and youth culture, modernism and skateboarding. His images are based around geometric groupings and angular forms which reference futuristic architectural design. The apparent slickness of Świątecki’s productions is often at odds with the decayed settings the works are placed in. The visual language used in these pieces gives a glimpse in to a brave new world of graffiti and fine art cross over.
Its a world where graffiti writers are as happy to quote from De Stijl as they are Wu Tang.
“NOCTURNES”, solo show, 886Geary Gallery, San Francisco, USA, 2015
“G40 Art Summit group show” Artwhino Gallery, Washington, USA, 2015
“Planned Freestyle”, solo exhibition, Sopa Gallery, Kosice, Slovakia, 2015
“COSMOGRAMMA”, solo exhibition, Inoperable Gallery, Vienna, AUSTRIA, 2015
“1AM Revolution”,group exhibition, 1AM Gallery, San Francisco, USA, 2015
“Graffuturism5yr”,group exhibition, 886Geary Gallery, San Francisco, USA, 2015
“1AM “A Major Minority 2015”, group exhibition, 1AM Gallery, San Francisco, USA, 2015
“The Same/Different” group exhibition, TheOutsiders Gallery. Newcastle, 2014
“Arturbain”, Tajan auction house, Paris, 2014
“Urbstractions” group exhibition, PrettyPortal Gallery, Duseldorf, 2014
“PropaStuff” group exhibition, Downstairs at Mother, Londyn, 2014
“Spring art collection” group exhibition, 1AM gallery, San Francisco, 2014
“Major Minority” group exhibition, 1AM gallery, San Francisco, 2014
“PL’ group show” group exhibition, 44309 gallery, Dortmund, 2014
“Graffuturism” group exhibition, OpenSpace Galery, Paris, 2013