Joanna is a London-based contemporary figurative painter and art educator. Born in Poland, Joanna studied at the Art University in Zielona Gora. She holds MA degree in Visual Arts and Art Education.
After moving to London over a decade ago, Joanna fell in love with the city immediately. Amazed and entranced by diverse cultures and the vibrant energy, Joanna began to paint oil portraits of new acquaintances and friends within the artist community of North London.
In her recent vibrant paintings, she focusses on a relaxing atmosphere, intimacy, femininity, self-awareness and her relationship with nature. She says ‘I want the viewer to notice a simple reasons to be happy, feel the warm sunlight on their skin, smell the sweet fragrance of the flowers and admire beauty and vibrant colours of surrounding life. ‘
Pilarczyk is a finalist of Women United Art Prize 2021. She has exhibited her work nationally and internationally, recently she presented her paintings from the ‘Intimate Times’ series at ‘Memories in Hindsight’ group show at J/M Gallery, Notting Hill, at ‘Press Play’ exhibition at Fitzrovia Gallery and The Other Art Fair at the Old Truman Brewery in London.
Joanna is currently working towards The Other Art Fair, summer edition in King’s Cross and solo exhibition at Oink Gallery in Swindon. Also, she is going to showcase her paintings at StArt Art Fair in Saatchi Gallery in October.
Her paintings have been featured in various global art exhibitions and contemporary art publications including: Create! Magazine, All She Makes, Art Seen, The Huts and New Visionary Magazine.