Curriculum Vitae

Martin Lukas Ostachowski, German geometric abstraction artist
Born 1984 Katowice, Poland. Lives and works in Montreal, QC, Canada

Martin Lukas Ostachowski, artiste allemande d'abstraction géométrique
Né en 1984 Katowice, Pologne. Vit et travaille à Montréal, QC, Canada

Curriculum Vitae

Martin Lukas Ostachowski, German geometric abstraction artist. Born 1984 Katowice, Poland. Lives and works in Montreal, QC, Canada

Martin Lukas Ostachowski, artiste allemande d'abstraction géométrique. Né en 1984 Katowice, Pologne. Vit et travaille à Montréal, QC, Canada

Education

2013

2008

MA Int'l Business Development, European Business School ESB Reutlingen University, Germany

BA Media Management, Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University Heidenheim, Germany

Exhibition Record

Solo Exhibitions

2019

Tropopause Contemplation, Centre Culturel et Communautaire Françoise-Dunn, Sherbrooke, QC

Group Exhibitions

2021

Bitcoin Art Gallery, Bitcoin2021 Conference, Los Angeles, USA (forthcoming)

2020

CADAF Online, Contemporary and Digital Art Fair, New York, USA (juried)
Intersection #3, Centre Culturel et Communautaire Françoise-Dunn, Sherbrooke, QC (juried)
Sutton Art Prize Winter 2020, Galerie Arts Sutton, Sutton, QC (forthcoming)
Outer Space, SuperRare Virtual Exhibition (curated)

2019

Contemporary Photography, Czong Institute for Contemporary Art, CICA Museum, Gimpo-si, South Korea (juried)
Rare Arts Fest 2, Bushwick Generator, Brooklyn, NY, USA (juried)
iDAF - International Digital Art Festival, Federation House, Manchester, England (juried)
Expo Aux Puces, Centre Culturel et Communautaire Françoise-Dunn, Sherbrooke, QC (juried)
Interface, Trojan Foundation, Osaka Blockchain Week, Osaka, Japan (curated)
E001: Life Size - Berlin Art Week, dot.gallery, Time- and Attendance-bound Virtual Exhibition (curated)
SuperRare Cryptoart Popup Gallery, Ethereum Developer Conference, Denver, CO, USA (curated)
Sutton Art Prize Spring 2019, Galerie Arts Sutton, Sutton, QC
Texte & image - Exposition Collective des Membres Artistes, Maison des arts et de la culture de Brompton, Sherbrooke, QC

2018

Binary / Non-Binary, GESTE Paris, France (juried)
#intersections VOL.9: Blockchain, des promesses aux applications, Printemps numérique, Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal, QC (juried)
Hackatao: Fight Fear, Palazzo Frisacco, Tolmezzo, Italy (juried)
Intersection éponyme, Centre Culturel et Communautaire Françoise-Dunn, Sherbrooke, QC (juried)
SuperRare Cryptoart Popup Gallery, Ethereum Developer Conference, Prague, Czech Republic (curated)
#Artproject Decentralized, Distributed: 2018 Blockchain Conference, San Francisco, CA, USA (curated)
Expo Concours, Galerie Arts Sutton, Sutton, QC
Osez Jaune - Exposition Collective des Membres Artistes, Maison des arts et de la culture de Brompton, Sherbrooke, QC
Exposition de Collectif des Membres Artistes, Galerie Arts Sutton, Sutton, QC

2017

Le Canada pour moi c’est…, Seven venues in Coaticook, Lac-Mégantic, Lennoxville and Sherbrooke, QC

2016

Symposium de peinture « Ma ville en couleurs », Maison de la Culture, Thetford Mines, QC
Ma ville en couleurs, Station des Arts, Thetford Mines, QC

2015

Concours d’œuvres d’art Desjardins de la Chaudière-Appalaches, Museum Marius Barbeau, St-Joseph-de-Beauce, QC

Artist Talks & Panel Discussions

2020

Martin Lukas Ostachowski live on MOCDA, Museum of Contemporary Digital Art
How VR Intersects with Art and Blockchain, Panel discussion, ETH Planet
The New Normal: Are We All Right or Orwell?, Are We There Yet - Festival of Creativity
Snapshots in Blockchain and Crypto Art's History, VRAF Virtual Rare Art Festival

Residencies

2020

RURart - Art contemporain en milieu rural, Cookshire-Eaton, QC

Commissions

Corporate

2019

Connect - Engage (Acrylics on canvas, 4.5 sq. m.), RAD Technologies Inc., Thetford Mines, QC

Press

2020

Pini, Francesca: Il sistema Blockchain per artisti sempre più virtuali, Corriere della Sera / Sette. Milan, Italy. June 19th, 2020: p. 106
Chiara Braidotti: Martin Lukas Ostachowski on his Creative Process, Nifties. August 3rd, 2020, https://nifties.com/news_details/martin-lukas-ostachowski-on-his-creative-process
How “Clouds Artist” Martin Lukas Ostachowski Still Thrives During COVID-19, Digital Journal. Toronto, ON. June 23rd, 2020, http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/4721535#ixzz6SkfYhKIM

2019

Vous Voulez Voir? Expo Tropopause Contemplation. La Tribune. Sherbrooke, QC, Sep. 14th, 2019
Franceschet, Massimo: Crypto art: A decentralized view. Medium. Jun 14, 2019,
https://medium.com/@hex6c/crypto-art-a-decentralized-view-70966c540b07
Thwaites, Denise. & Simbouras, James: Trojan Foundation + Blocumenta’s Decentralized Autonomous Exhibition for the Year Of DAOs conference in Osaka. Medium. Oct 17, 2019, https://medium.com/@TrojanDAO/trojan-foundation-blocumentas-decentralized-autonomous-exhibition-at-the-year-of-daos-2976c3ad4e81

2018

Ostachowski, Martin Lukas: Cloud Sphere Series. Art/iculation Magazine. Montreal, QC, Fall Issue, November 2018: pp. 8, 9. ISSN: 2560-7022
Nathan, David: Martin Lukas Ostachowski: faire de l’art avec la blockchain. Cryptonews. Dec. 6th, 2018,
https://fr.cryptonews.com/exclusives/martin-lukas-ostachowski-faire-de-l-art-avec-la-blockchain-2456.htm
Nathan, David: La blockchain s’est invitée au Printemps numérique. Cryptonews. Dec. 5th, 2018,
https://fr.cryptonews.com/exclusives/la-blockchain-s-est-invitee-au-printemps-numerique-2450.htm

Publications

2019

Franceschet, Massimo; Colavizza, Giovanni; Smith, T'ai; Finucane, Blake; Ostachowski, Martin Lukas; Scalet, Sergio; Perkins, Jonathan; Morgan, James; Hernandez, Sebastian: Crypto Art: A Decentralized View. June 9th, 2019, arXiv: 1906.03263, https://arxiv.org/abs/1906.03263

Affiliation

RAAV - Regroupement des Artistes en Arts Visuels du Québec
Maison des Arts et de la Culture de Brompton
Arts Sutton Art Centre