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Nikolas Wereszczyński is a Polish artist living in London, whose work is often influenced by his heritage and by his homeland's folklore. He sees folklore and folk traditions to be remnants of a spirituality or religion based on the  workings of nature, which also features as a constant in his work alongside the theme of a connection between nature and divinity. 
He is largely inspired by the Golden Age of illustration, the Young Poland movement as well as Japanese aesthetic ideas such as Yūgen.

He enjoys working with a variety of media, including gouache, pen and ink, as well as linocut and woodblock printing.

Nikolas is a member of the Greenwich Printmakers Association and runs monthly linocut printing workshops with Red Art Club.

Current Events

Spring Colours

13 March  - 12 May
Greenwich Printmakers Gallery

1a Greenwich Market, SE10 9HZ

10:30am - 5:30am

Upcoming Events

RBA Rising Stars 2024

24 April  - 7 July
Royal Over-Seas League

SW1A 1LR

Past Exhibitions

2024 - Royal Watercolour Society Open, Bankside Gallery, UK

2023 - Chelsea Art Society's 74th Annual Exhibition, Chelsea Old Town Hall, UK

2023 - RBA Rising Stars, Royal Over-Seas League, UK

2023 - The Candid Arts Fair, Candid Arts Trust, UK

2022 - Win It!, Aire Place Studios, UK
2022 - Society of Graphic Fine Art's 101st Annual Open, Mall Galleries, UK

2022 - Spring Exhibition, London Lighthouse Gallery, UK

2022 - Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours' 210th Exhibition, Mall Galleries, UK
2021 - Exploring the I and You in an Era of Change, Virtual Group Exhibition, Laura I. Art Gallery, UK
2021 - Lichfield Folk Festival, Samuel Johnson Museum, UK
2021 - Awagami Paper Factory Miniprint Competition, Inbe Art Space, Japan
2021 - Dreaming of Folk, Solo Exhibition, Laura I. Art Gallery, UK

2020 - Autumn Salon, Candid Arts Trust, UK

2017-2019 - University of East London Annual Art Auction, UK
2017 - University of East London End of Year Exhibition, UK

Linocut Printing Workshop with Red Art Club

Dates:

18 May

20 July

 

Address:

Omnibus Theatre

1 Clapham Common North Side, SW4 0LH
2pm - 5pm

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Awards & Achievements

2022 – Third Place, D31 Gallery Art Prize

2021 – Second Place, Lichfield Arts’ art competition "Early One Morning"
2021 - Honourable mention, International watermedia competition, Watercolour Arts Southern Africa, "Expression of Hope", artist category
2020 - Longlist, Association of Illustrators' "World Illustration Awards", exploration category

Publications

2024 - Nikolas Wereszczynski: ‘Printmaking is a very physical process – the calluses make it inch ever closer to being a folk craft’
2021 -
Nikolas Wereszczyński: Polish artist using Folklore as inspiration and escapism in difficult times, www.theneweastisqueer.com
2021 - WYWIAD: Czym dzisiaj jest dla nas folk? (EN: INTERVIEW: What does folk mean to us today?), Cooltura #895, Pages 22 - 24

2020 - Sam, Art Hole #4, 2020, Pages 16 & 17

2018 - Mary Pünjer and Mary Pünjer with Mother, “Zuchwała, Mary Pünjer”, Replika #73, 2018, Pages 28 & 29
2017 - Wołchw, “Transcendent Trangressions: Dark Visions of Transgender Artists”, Independent zine by various artists, 2017

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