Daria Zapala is a Polish contemporary visual artist who works in painting, printmaking and multimedia. Her practice demonstrates a continued interest in the concept of semiotics, process painting and color psychology. In her recent works, Zapala refers to the theory of sound, investigating the idea of color in sound.
Daria Zapala lives in Glasgow, Scotland. She works from her studio provided by Wasps (Workshop & Artists Studio Provision Scotland).
City of Glasgow College, 3D motion Graphics 2018- 2019
Scottish Museum, Edinburgh, Certificate for Care of Paper and Photographic Collections, 2007
University of Opole, Poland, Masters in Printmaking and Multimedia, Institute of Fine Arts, (First Class Honors), 2000- 2005
I am delighted to announce that my painting got into the virtual exhibition organised by WASPS.
2019 - "Primavera" The Variety Bar Glasgow, Scotland
2019 - Brutti Compadres, Selected Works from Series:100%, Glasgow, Scotland
2018 - The Brunswick Hotel, Brutti Ma Buoni, "World's Lost Enchantment", Glasgow, Scotland
2018 - South Block WASPS, "World's Lost Enchantment", Glasgow
2016 - Bar Gandolfi, “BEABEAR”, Glasgow, Scotland
2008 - Bar10, “Infinity”, Glasgow, Scotland
2008 - Glasgow Print Studio, “Infinity”, Glasgow, Scotland
Selected Group Exhibitions:
2021 Screen Test, Virtual Exhibition, WASPS, Glasgow, Scotland
2021 Virtual Group Show, Shrine 179 East Broadway New York, NY 10002, USA
2019 August Finalist for The Herald and Grand Central Hotel Art competition, Glasgow, Scotland
2019 SPIN An Exhibition Inspired by Table Tennis, South Block, WASPS Gallery, Glasgow Scotland
2019 Glasgow Print Studio, Winter Members Exhibition, Glasgow, Scotland
2018 "40 Years of WASPS Studios", Kirkcudbright Galleries St Mary Street, Kirkcudbright, Scotland
2017 Snap to Grid, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, California, USA
2016 RGI Kelly Gallery, Winter Postcard Exhibition, Glasgow, Scotland
2016 Glasgow Print Studio, Christmas Show, Glasgow, Scotland
2016 Snap to Grid, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, California, USA
2013 Glasgow Print Studio 40/40, 40 years 40 artists a Landmark Exhibition, Glasgow, Scotland
2012 8th British International Mini Print Exhibition, Touring programme around the UK, London Print Studio, London, UK
2011 The Scottish Drawing Competition and Exhibition, Paisley Art Institute, Paisley, Scotland
2011 Siena Art Institute "Drawing Connections", Siena, Italy
2010 Glasgow Art Fair, Glasgow, Scotland
2009 Homes & Interiors Scotland, Glasgow Print Studio, Glasgow, Scotland
2009 Originals 2009, Mall Galleries, London, UK
2009 The Studio 889 Second Annual Holiday Print Show, NYC, USA
2008 Peacock Visual Arts Christmas Exhibition, Aberdeen, Scotland
2008 Snap to Grid, Los Angeles Center For Digital Arts, LA, California, USA
2008 13th International Triennial of Small Graphic Forms, Municipal Art Gallery in Łodz, Poland
2008 Merge Developments in Digital Printmaking, Glasgow Print Studio, Glasgow, Scotland
2007 The 2007 Scottish Drawing Competition, Paisley Art Institute, Paisley, Scotland
Grand Central Hotel Glasgow, Mae West Portrait was selected as a finalist and is going to hang it the Hotel as a permanent feature from March 2020
13th International Triennial of Small Graphic Forms, Municipal Art Gallery in Łodz, Poland. Donated 2008.
Publications and Media:
“Paint The Town”, i-on Glasgow, Cultural Magazine, August 2008, Page 10-11.
“Oh You Pretty Things”, The Times, August 2007, Page 13.
Honors and Awards:
2019 Selected as a finalist for The Herald and Grand Central Hotel art competition.
2014 Artwork chosen to be featured in the Made in Britain Collection on Saatchi Art’s home page by Rebecca Wilson, Chief Curator and Director, Artist Development, Saatchi Art.
Degree distinction: Grazie Jane Avril, H. P. T. Lautrec (etching). Institute of Fine
Arts, University of Opole, Poland. 2005.
2019 Visiting artist, Shawlands Academy Glasgow, Scotland, talk and tutorial for art students
Member of the Following Organizations:
Wasps (Workshop and Artist Studio Provisions Scotland), Joined 2015.