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Słavek Pytraczyk

Calgary, AB

Artist Statement

Słavek Pytraczyk’s work explores themes of urban decay and abandonment. Neglected spaces, often regarded as “eyesores,” serve as prominent subjects in his body of work, as he seeks to draw attention to what is commonly perceived as insignificant. By layering various images, Pytraczyk guides the viewer’s gaze towards these overlooked spaces and structures, encouraging a fresh perspective and appreciation for their beauty. Pytraczyk’s juxtaposes factual elements with imaginative and symbolic imagery, adding complexity and intrigue to his compositions and inviting viewers to contemplate the multifaceted nature of the world around them.

Słavek’s Pytraczyk’s unique visual language explores the interplay between photography, painting, design, and public art. This interdisciplinary approach allows him to explore how different artistic practices interact and influence one another.

Artist Bio

Słavek Pytraczyk is a Polish-born multidisciplinary artist based in Calgary, Alberta. Holding a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Alberta University of the Arts, he is an active participant in the local art scene, showcasing his art across multiple spaces in Alberta. Notably, he contributed to The BLOX 1905 project, designing seven installations commemorating historical buildings in Calgary. As the upcoming artist for the Calgary City Centre Banner Project in 2024, Słavek continues to actively contribute to the public art scene. His latest passion lies in film photography, particularly multiple exposure techniques, which have garnered attention and secured him a spot in a group exhibition in Rome, Italy.

Artworks by Słavek Pytraczyk

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Triple Montage
By Słavek Pytraczyk
12-22 x 24-44 in

$200.00$700.00



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Stavely
By Słavek Pytraczyk
13-26 x 19-38 in

$200.00$700.00



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Eastside
By Słavek Pytraczyk
12-32 x 12-32 in

$200.00$700.00



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A Present Past
By Słavek Pytraczyk
13-26 x 19-38 in

$200.00$700.00



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A Singular Duality
By Słavek Pytraczyk
12-22 x 22-42 in

$200.00$700.00



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Untitled (Van)
By Słavek Pytraczyk
13-26 x 19-38 in

$200.00$700.00



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Untitled (Homestead)
By Słavek Pytraczyk
12-22 x 24-46 in

$200.00$700.00



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Untitled (Queen)
By Słavek Pytraczyk
13-26 x 19-38 in

$200.00$700.00



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Growth & Decay
By Słavek Pytraczyk
13-26 x 19-38 in

$200.00$700.00



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The Baron
By Słavek Pytraczyk
13-26 x 19-38 in

$200.00$700.00



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Pop Building
By Słavek Pytraczyk
13-26 x 19-38 in

$200.00$700.00



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Urban Jungle
By Słavek Pytraczyk
13-26 x 19-38 in

$200.00$700.00



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Urban Rug
By Słavek Pytraczyk
19-38 x 13-26 in

$200.00$700.00



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Motel
By Słavek Pytraczyk
19-38 x 13-26 in

$200.00$700.00



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Mirror
By Słavek Pytraczyk
13-26 x 19-38 in

$200.00$700.00



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Deserted
By Słavek Pytraczyk
13-26 x 19-38 in

$200.00$700.00



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Dumpster Desert
By Słavek Pytraczyk
13-26 x 19-38 in

$200.00$700.00



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Bog Building
By Słavek Pytraczyk
14-26 x 19-36 in

$200.00$700.00



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Trinity
By Słavek Pytraczyk
13-26 x 19-38 in

$200.00$700.00



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Transience
By Słavek Pytraczyk
18 x 18 in

$550.00



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Impermanence
By Słavek Pytraczyk
18 x 18 in

$550.00