Karolina Skorek concept Art
  • MRes, School of Education and Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, UK. 01.2023-01.2024 Research subject: “Using a Creative Space to Engage Young People: Investigating the Feasibility of Using Professional Theatre to Enhance Personal Resilience in Children and Young People.”
  • MA Art Interdisciplinary Practice, Glyndwr University, Wrexham, UK 09. 2021-09.2023
    Research subject: “Dreams in Slavic Cultures” 
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education, Glyndwr University, UK 09.2016 – 08.2017
    Research subject: “Is outdoor learning and experimental education an answer to better creativity and stress relief in HE students?” 
  • M.A in Illustration, Glyndwr University, Wrexham, UK 10.2010- 09.2011
    Research subject: “Etnodesign” analysis of a design trend. M.A artwork: “Slavic Tales” photorealistic and traditional illustrations for Slavic mythology. 
  • M.A Glass Design, Academy of Fine Arts, Wroclaw, Poland 10.2004 – 10.2009
    Desideration and research subject: “Street Art Phenomenon, analysis of the art movement on selected works”.
     M.A artwork: Glass Industrial Design: “Eggy” Breakfast set of 7 pieces including plates, small cereal or fruits bowl, glasses, butter container, juice bottle, salt and pepper containers. Artistic Glass: “Artistic Glass in a Public Space” sculpture made from black steel and fused glass rods and LED lights. Diploma Appendix: “Painting effects in Photography” painting and photography 
Employment History
  • Illustration Lecturer, Tonghua Normal University, Tonghua, China April -May 2024 
  • History and Context and Motion Design Lecturer, CBVC, Chongqing, China February-April 2024
  • Sessional Lecturer, Glyndwr University, Wrexham, UK October 2023 – Present
    Teaching undergraduate courses in Art and Design. 
  • Design Lecturer, Tonghua Normal University, Tonghua, China October 2023-November 2023 
  • Freelance Artist, North Wales, UK 2010 – Present
  • Researcher, Bangor University, Bangor, UK summer 2023
  • Sessional Lecturer, Glyndwr University, Wrexham, UK 2018- 2019
  • Illustration Lecturer, Glyndwr University, Wrexham, UK 2016 – 2017
  • Art and Photography Lecturer/Tutor, Karolina Skorek, Across Europe 2011- Present
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Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • Dreamscapes, Insert Gallery, Wrexham, 01.2024
  • Cabinet of Curiosities, Tichauer Gallery, Tychy Poland, 12.2023
  • Lux et Umbra, Goldenmark Gallery, Opole Poland, 01.2023
  • Lux et Umbra, Goldenmark Gallery, Katowice Poland, 09.2022 (exhibition under the patronage and sponsorship of the Academy of Fine Arts in Wroclaw and the President of the Sosnowiec City)
  • London Dreamers, permanent art installation at the TOWER BRIDGE HOUSE London, 2020 Archetypy kobiet w połączeniu ze szkłem i fotografią, Dąbrowa Górnicza, Poland, 09.2019 
  • Tales, Lot11, Wrexham, UK 06.2018 Jung’s Archetypen der Frau in Verbindung mit Glas und Fotografien, Minden, Germany. 03.2016 
  • Tales, 1260 Gallery, Booth Mansion, Chester. 12.2015 (exhibition with patronage and sponsorship of High Sheriff of Cheshire) 
  • Fragilita, Gallery Za Szkłem, ASP im.E.Gepperta, Wrocław. 11.2015 
  • Kobiecosci/Sensual, Muzeum Śleżańskie, Sobótka. 10.2014 
  • Gum Bichromate, The Art Gallery, Bootle, Liverpool, UK. 05.2013 Slavic Tales, Muza, Sosnowiec. 06.2012 
  • Slavic Tales, Manufaktura, Wrocław, Poland 01.2012 
  • Slavic Tales, wystawa fotografii, Platon, Florence, Italy 08.2011 
  • Perfect Woman, photography and painting exhibition, Art Café, Sosnowiec, 09.2009

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • The Cinema in the City, Dreamers Screening FACT Liverpool, UK. 07.2022 
  • Portraits Responding to Rembrandt, Part of National Portrait Gallery Masterpiece Tour, Oriel Davies, Wales, UK 2022 
  • „Art Saves Humanity”, online exhibition, 05.2020 
  • „S/he Persisted…”, top 10 finalist, SeeMe, NYC Armory week, Bandit Space, New York, 03.2020 
  • Art Takes Miami, finalist, SeeMe, SCOPE Miami, Miami Beach, USA, 12.2019
  • Her Story, finalist, SeeMe, Metropolitan Pavilion, New York City, USA 03.2019 
  • Affordable Art Fair NYC Spring 2019, New York City, USA 03.2019 
  • Domeville, Art Basel Grand Opening, Miami Dome, Miami, Fl, USA 12.2018 
  • SeeMe takes Miami, SCOPE Miami Beach, Miami, FL, USA 12.2018 
  • Tales, Travel and Tolerance, Oriel, Glyndwr Wrexham 04.2016 
  • Kobiecości, ASP Museum, Wrocław. 01.2016 
  • Gloop for Helfa Gelf, Squash Court, Chirk Castle, UK. 09.2015 
  • Het Kleden Van De Naakten, Forma Aktua | Pinakotheek, Groningen, Netherlands. 8.2014 
  • Curiouser & Curiouser, The New Welsh Assembly Building, UK. 09.2012 
  • Stained Glass: Marta Sienkiewicz and Students, Muzeum Piastów Polskich, Brzeg, Poland. 06.2010 
  • Glass Design Exhibition, Enter Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia. 05.2010 
  • Wielka Szajba 2, Design Museum, Wrocław, 11.2008 
  • Sale, Painting Exhibition, Glyndwr, Wrexham, UK. 02.2008
  • Wielka Szajba, Glass Exhibition, Modern Art Museum, Bełchatów. 01.2008 

Selected Publications

  • Liberté!, September Issue 2022 
  • „Rembrandt in a Skirt” DDTVN, Short film documentary, August 2022 
  • Cooltura Magazine, July Issue 2022 
  • Amateur Photographer UK, June Issue 2022 
  • Mans World India, Jan Issue 2022 
  • Harpers Bazaar India, November Issue 2021 
  • Vogue India, October Issue 2021 
  • The Portrait System Magazine, June Issue 2021 
  • Tatler Asia, July Issue 2020 
  • Wrozka Mag, Feb Issue 2020 
  • Tatler Asia, December Issue 2019 
  • Photo Magazine HK, April Issue 2016 
  • Great British Life, November Issue 2015 

Selected Speaking Events and Conferences 

  • „How Karolina Skorek Creates Award-Winning Portraits” Interview on Portrait System Podcast, 2023 
  • „Better Together” panel discussions organised with Ministerstwo Kultury i Sztuki and Iceland, Lichtenstein and Norway Grants at the Tichauer Art Gallery, September 2023. 
  • Curatorial and artist talk about the Lux et Umbra exhibition, Goldmark Gallery, Katowice Poland, 2022 
  • „Magical Portrait”, Republic of Dreams, School of Arts, Gdansk, 2019 
  • Creative Futures Speaker, Glyndwr University, Wrexham, UK 2016