About

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Alexandre Piacsek is a Hungarian artist born in 1968 based in Eastbourne, UK.  Graduated in 1995 at the School of Architecture of the University of Sao Paulo under an original Bauhaus-Style program, for the past 20 years he has been working as teacher of arts, designer, architect and illustrator. He moved to London in 2012 and since then has been showcasing his work in galleries and collective art shows. Piacsek's artworks are inspired by Street Art, Comics, Heraldry and Tattoo art. 

EDUCATION

Self-taught artist graduated from the College of Architecture and Urban Studies of the University of Sao Paulo

EXHIBITIONS

- 'Spark, The Best of Emergent Art', showcasing a selected group of 20 emerging artists, Old Truman Brewery, London, October 2019 ( I'm also the show organizer)

- Represented by Debut Contemporary Gallery, Notting Hill, London, from 2012 to 2014

- Illustrated 2015, The Old Truman Brewery, London, 2015

-" Fantasy meets Fiction", Caiger Contemporary gallery, Docklands, London, 2015

-"Parallels art Exhibition" Brick Lane Gallery, London, 2012

ORGANIZATIONS

2018- Member, Association of Illustrators, London (AOI)

EVENTS

From Feb 2014 to Jun 2015 I was the Director of Piacsek Gallery: a new platform for contemporary art based in the UK, focused on showcasing the finest and fresh emerging art practice. I Represented the selected group of artists:

Arthur Lanyon, Mary Wintour, Phill Hopkins, Katerina Lanfranco, Francis Olvez Wilshaw, Aleksandar Todorovic, Michael Salter, Alice Eikelpoth, Stephen Thorpe, Mark Siebert, Bobby Parmar, Kyle Noble, Georgia Murray, Michal Mráz, Emily Morey, Craig Friesen, Mark John Evans, Iori Endo, Nadége Druzkowski, Diarmuid Corkery, Barbara Cartier, Priscilla Briggs, Ronan Bowes.