Joanna Sarapata

Born in 1962 in Warsaw - Polish painter. In 1984-87 she studied at L'ecole Nationale Superieur de Beaux-Arts in Paris, where 11 of her paintings were accepted into the school archives. During her studies she made several collective exhibitions with students of the Academy of Fine Arts. In 1986 she won the main prize in the student competition for the Paris Opera. After graduation she moved to Saint Tropez, where she exhibited and created for the next ten years. For 4 years she worked for the Cartier company, where she was offered an exhibition at the Cartier Foundation, where 4 of her paintings were exhibited. During her work at Cartier she met her future clients -  Elton John and his agent - John Raid. In 1994, Polish Television made a biographical documentary "Joanna Sarapata" about her and her work directed by Hanna Kramarczuk. In 1995 she exhibited her paintings at the Carré d'Or Hotel at the Champs-Elyées where one of her paintings was purchased by Michael Jackson. She had her first own exhibition in Gustavia on the island of Saint Barthélemy. In 2001 she moved to Barcelona, where she lived and worked for the next 9 years. Currently she creates and lives between Poland and Spain. Among the lovers and clients of her works are: José Carreras, Roger Dartley (The Who), Elthon John, John Raid, Remy Grumach, Rossy De Palma, Gosia Bela and Gene Gutowski.  

1987 - Galeria D’art Contemporain, St. Tropez, France
1989 - Stuttgart, Germany
1991 - Bybelos Gallery, St. Tropez, France
1992 - Galeria Bybelos, St. Tropez, France
1992 - Mona Liza Gallery, Monaco
1993 - Key West, USA
1993 - San Fancisco, USA
1994 - Carre D’or Gallery, Paris, France
1994 - Gstaadt, Switzerland
1995 - Galeria Chantal Nobel, St. Tropez, France
1996 - Galeria Venezia, Venice, Italy
1996 - Carre D’or Gallery, Paris, France
1997 - St. Barthelemy, Caribbean
1997 - Carre D’or, Paris, France
1997 - Soho Art Gallery, NYC, United States
1998 - Gustaw St. Barthelemy
1998 - Polswiss Art - Warsaw, Poland
1999 - Polswiss Art - Warsaw, Poland
1999 - St. Barthelemy, Caribbean
2001 - Galeria Sztuki Krakow
2000 - Barcelona Luzio
2002 - Abudhabi Dubai Arts Gallery
2001 - Mallorca Galería del arte de Mallorca
2002 - Menorca España
2003 - Ibiza España gallería del arte contemporain
2004 - Azul Tierra Barcelona
2005 - Azul Tierra Barcelona
2006 - Ibiza Galeria del Arte Contemporain
2011/2012/2013 - Sarapata Gallery - Warsaw, Poland
 2013 - Beijingin, China
2013 - Art Bienale, China
2014 - Youngeun Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
2015 - Quadrillion Gallery - Warsaw, Poland
2016 - Mazovian Museum in Płock - Poland
2016 - Quadrllion Gallery - Warsaw, Poland
2017 - Quadrllion Gallery - Warsaw, Poland
2017 - Sarapata art Gallery - Warsaw, Poland
2018 - Sarapata Art Gallery - Warsaw, Poland
2018 - Kosciuszko Foundation NYC
2019 - Art in House - Warsaw, Poland
2019 - NURU Gallery, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
2020 - Sarapata Art Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
2020 - Art in House, Warsaw, Poland
2020 - NURU Gallery, Palma de Mallorca, Spain