Tankpetrol

Born in Poland in 1982. Today he is based in Manchester, UK. Originally came from graffiti scene today is known for stencil art, although he uses different techniques ranging from stencils, typography and traditional painting to freehand murals and fine woodwork.

IMG_1018His artwork embrace the diversity of women characters. His vivid female portraits evoke emotional complexity of woman showing fear, anger, nostalgia or self confidence.
Tankpetrol’s murals can be seen in countries around the world including Iceland, Malaysia, Russia, France, Germany and Luxembourg. His canvases can be found in private collections all over the world.

Shows

2017

Urban Nation Contemporary Art Museum, Berlin
Pretty Portal Gallery, Dusseldorf, Germany

2016

Apr 2016 Group show at Hung Up Gallery in Nottingham.

2015

Dec ‘Beyond walls’ Group show at Reload Gallery, UK.
Sept 2015. ‘Brotherhood’ Group show at Jonathan Levine Gallery, New York.
Apr 2015. ‘2 for 2’ . Group show at Vertikal Gallery, Chicago.
Jan 2015. ‘Cut It Out’. History of stencils group exhibition at Urban Nation Gallery, Berlin.

2014

Nov 2014. ‘Stencils Only 2’ Group show, Pretty Portal Gallery, Germany.
Nov 2014. ‘Concrete Era’ Group show , Wyn317 Gallery, Miami.
Nov 2014. ‘Crossing Over’ Group show , HinBus Art Depot, Malaysia.
Nov 2014. ‘Meeting Point’ Group show, Well Hung Gallery, London.
Jun 2014. ‘Chromatik’ Group show,London.

2013

Nov 2013 ‘Stencils Only’ Group show at Pretty Portal, Germany .
Sept 2013 ‘Urban and Iconic’ Group show . London.
Jun 2013 Tankpetrol, Solo Exhibition. Luxembourg
Apr 2013- ‘New school’ Group show at Graffik Gallery, London.

2011

Oct 2011 – ‘The World Is Mine To Paint Too’ Sides Art&Frames
Gallery in Lytham st.Annes , UK
Apr 2011 – ‘Polish InvadArts4’ Nysa , Poland
Feb 2011 – ‘Mint Tuna’ Playhouse in Bradford UK

2010 – 2008

Dec 2010 – ‘Hold Tight’ Manchester, UK

Dec 2010 – ‘Polish InvadArts3’ Kolobrzeg, Poland
Oct 2010 – ‘Polish InvadArts2’ Halifax, UK
Jun 2010 – ‘Polish InavdArts1’ Leeds, UK
Oct 2008 – ‘International Urban Art Fair’ Urbis in Manchester, UK
Feb 2008 – ‘This Is Us’. Upper Space Gallery, Manchester, UK