Although trained as a painter, Dominika Skutnik has mostly been creating installations. She has been interested in structures which consist of equally important visible and invisible parts, e.g., electromagnetic field, vibration, pressure, noise. Skutnik has already participated in many group and solo exhibitions in Europe, as well as in the U.S. after completing her MFA from the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdansk, in the 1999.
Skutnik was born in 1971 in Gdansk, Poland, where she lives and works. In 1990-1995 she studied at the University of Gdansk, Institute of English Studies, graduating in 1996 with a BA in English. In 1991-1998 she studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdansk, in the Painting and Graphics Department, graduating with an MFA in 1999. She collaborates with the “Wyspa” Art Institute in Gdansk.