Patryk Stasieczek (b. 1984) is a visual artist living in Vancouver, BC. He holds a Master of Applied Arts from Emily Carr University of Art + Design where he investigated the ontological relationships between photographic acts, objects and experiences. He also holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in photography and philosophy from Concordia University in Montréal, QC. He is the active director and co-curator of Gallery 295, a young gallery located in the heart of Vancouver’s art district that focuses on emerging contemporary photographic practices and dialogues. He also works as a photographic lab technician at The Lab, and is currently a sessional instructor at Emily Carr University of Art + Design.
He has exhibited nationally within Canada, participating in exhibitions at Access Gallery, Galerie Les Territoires, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Eastern Bloc, FIELD Contemporary, and the FOFA Gallery. His work has been published both nationally and abroad, and was featured on the cover of Hong-Kong based Pipeline Magazine’s 2014 Juried Photography Issue. In 2015 he was nominated for Henry Art Gallery’s BRINK award.