You might not consider yourself a “collector” but you do surround yourself with works of art because art is a balm for your soul. You believe that enhancing your environment enhances your life. And while you appreciate all kinds of creative expression, the art you’re most drawn to is the one that awakes your senses.
Polish abstract painter Wiktoria Florek is a kind of artist whos work is deeply expressive, passionate and energetic. She takes the impulse to paint from experiences. The emotions are translated into the painting through layeres of paint and loose, free, gestural movements. The painting is a living being, a journey into the soul. The way Wiktoria starts a painting is often far from the end result. She doesn’t depart from a pre-conceived concept of how the painting should finish. She applies layer after layer, move after move, decision after decision until she decides it’s finished. The use of vivid pigments creates a powerful vibrancy which became a distinctive quality of her style.
Working mostly on the floor using various media her process is a rhythm that demands motion, engaging the whole body. She pours, drips or glazes layers of paint onto the canvas and often interferes with graphite, markers, sprays, pastels and knifes to cover and uncover layers. The accidents inspire following movements.
Purposefully used color, rich textures and passionate marks take the spectator on an exciting journey of experiences and feelings.
She currently lives and paints in her studio near Barcelona. Her works are exhibited regularly in Europe including European Museum of Modern Art in Barcelona and are part of private and corporate collections on all continents.
February: Escola d’Humanitats Artkhé, “Flow of Emotions”, Solo Exhibition, Barcelona
December: Barcelona International Art Fair, Barcelona
November: Holistic Clinic & Galeria Gruning, “Personal Color”, Solo Exhibition, Kraków
June: Escola d’Humanitats Artkhé, Solo Exhibition, Barcelona
May: Galeria Gruning, “Flow Zone”, Group Exhibition, Kraków
“Soulmade” Art Festival, Barcelona
“Private Art Viewing”, Solo Show, Sabadell
“Breaking Ground”, Cor23 Art Gallery, Group Exhibition, Barcelona
“Private Art Viewing”, Solo Show, Sabadell
“Jordi Diaz Alamà & Barcelona Academy of Art”, Group Exhibition, Destil·leria,Mataró
MEAM (Museu Europeu d’Art Modern), Collaboration, Barcelona
“Dance Is Energy” Ballet Dancers Series, Solo Exhibition, Novum House, Krakow
Koelner Liste, Art Fair | Cologne
Centro Cívico, Group Exhibition, Barcelona
See what others say about Wiktoria Florek’s Paintings
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“I got really blessed with obtaining Wiktoria‘s
„Joy“ earlier this year. Before I reflect on this tremendous art piece I should perhaps share some general remarks. I must admit that I have never been into abstract art, and it was through Wiktoria that I found myself starting to understand this field of art – and most importantl y feel it. Art can be very powerful, and one should definitely explore the interplay with its own personalit y.
Moving on to „Joy“, one should know that I have not seen it live for the first time as it was exhibited in another city in Europe during my stay in Barcelona.
The picture I found online was really inspiring and I felt connection with it straight away. Then it got delivered to my first domicile and I couldnt leave the room I put it in for an hour or so!
Only very recently I got it at my living room wall in my flat in Paris and I receive the positive energy from it every morning. „Joy“ for me is about passion, optimism and risk-takin
g“ – values I explore every day. For this reason I also dont shy away from inviting friends over and sharing this energetic and bright painting by Wiktoria!”
“Amazing paintings from a very talented artist! I highly recommend Wiktoria’s Artwork
for those who like a combination of energetic colors and high quality paintings!”
“I received Wiktoria’s painting from a friend as a wedding gift. It was a perfect gift!
It’s so beautiful and full of positive energy!! My husband and I love it.”
Aga & Brandon Wright
“I have received Wiktoria’s painting as a gift and I loved it – very intense brave colours made the composition lively and appealing, several layers gave it an in-depth view allowing you to discover new figures and impressions in an expressive way, a real power pack. In addition I bought few others in order to combine them in pairs or another way, but the first one stayed on its own. The other paintings I bought are a bit more calm, but there is always one or two leading colours and a different composition that catches your eye to tell you a story. And you can feel the emotions behind the work. They are good and positive put in an abstract way. Abstract, though inviting”.
“When I recieved Wiktoria’s painting it instantly injected life and energy in me! Will be framing it up in my room to look at it every morning! I highly recommend Wiktoria’s art for raw, energetic pumps of zest and emotion into your life!”
“It’s the first painting in my life. ‘Hot Chili’. Live it’s different than the one I bought in the online shop. In real I can observe the texture, the paint split and continuity – on the photo the painting is flat. I like looking at it in the artificial light, the colors become more intense and I can perceive the space, I also like looking at the details from very close, evaluating the harmony of colors or lack of it, wondering why the artist decided to use such colors. The painting became the focal point of the living room, I’m happy that it’s on my wall and that I can look at it. I definitely recommend”
“It was the first painting I’ve ever ordered so I was a bit worried about the process and the outcome. But after our first conversation on skype all my doubts were gone. Wiktoria was attentive and focused on my needs, passions, personality. She took great care of each detail during the commission process and was very patient, taking the time to understand on a deeper level what I needed. The painting totally exceeded my expectations! I love it and it inspires me every day! I can’t wait to order another piece.”
“I love the painting, it looks gorgeous on my wall”
“We love it [the painting]!!! I fell in love the moment I first saw it! we are very happy to have it and it looks so nice…! the walls won’t be white anymore! lots of kisses!”
Pati G. & Jordi L.
“Beautiful art and Beautiful Artist”