PATRYK STASIECZEK (b. 1984) is a visual artist living between Montréal and Vancouver. He holds a Master of Applied Arts from Emily Carr University of Art + Design and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in photography and philosophy from Concordia University in Montréal, QC. He is a visiting full-time faculty member at Concordia University and was sessional faculty member at Emily Carr University of Art + Design. He is the founder of Content / Contenu, an emerging contemporary art project space in Montreal, and was the director and co-curator of Gallery 295 in Vancouver, BC. His curatorial focus is located within re-framing the photographic as a transdisciplinary medium for contemporary art practices and art spaces. He has exhibited nationally and abroad, showcasing work at Soil Gallery (USA), Interstitial (USA), Access Gallery (CA), Galerie Les Territoires (CA), Charles H. Scott Gallery (CA), Eastern Bloc (CA), FIELD Contemporary (CA), and the FOFA Gallery (CA). He is a selected Canadian finalist for Flash Forward’s 2017 emerging photography competition, and in 2015 he was nominated for Henry Art Gallery's BRINK award. In 2014 his work was also featured as the cover for Hong-Kong based Pipeline Magazine’s Juried Photography Issue.
Patryk is currently represented by Wil Aballe Art Projects.