Born in 1960, lives and works in Warsaw. In the years 1982-1984 he studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, poster in the studio of Professor Maciej Urbaniec, and painting in the studio of Teresa Pągowska. He creates large-format works on paper in watercolor technique, oils and multi-dimensional objects in synthetic resins. He also deals with conceptual projects, using new multimedia techniques.

The artist’s first individual exhibition took place at the Brama Gallery in 1985. Next, there were presentations of Slezkin’s works, including: at the Promocyjna Gallery in Warsaw in 1990, and then at exhibitions in Prague and Budapest in 1991, as part of the program of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In 1994 exhibited a multimedia installation in Saint Tropez. Subsequent projects were presented in Warsaw at Bochenska Gallery in 2003 and Galeria Promocyjna in 2005, at Galeria BWA in Zielona Góra in 2007, in Bytom at Galeria Kronika in 2009, at the Bęc Zmiana Foundation in 2014 and 2015


Selected shows

2012 “The State. “Game from the archive” Working on memory. BLA Pictogram. Warsaw.

2014, “State – Kriegsspiel”, solo show. BWA Gallery Zielona Góra.

2015, “The State, Le Bord des Mondes.” Group exhibition. Palais de Tokyo, Paris. 2018, “I dreamed nothing.” Solo painting exhibition. Visiting Gallery Warsaw.

2018, “Common Area, Own Area”, Munsterhof, with the participation of Paweł Althamer and Roman Stańczak. Zurich Switzerland.

2019, “First world problems, life before death” Group exhibition. Stefan Gierowski Foundation. Warsaw.

2019, “Borderline”, Main Exhibition of the Drawing Triennial, MWW Wrocław.

2021, Slezkin / De Smet. “Life begins at fifty and ends at forty” BWA City Gallery Bydgoszcz. Poland.

2021, “Hybrids from the lives of individuals / Lele Art Space. Solo show + invited guests. Warsaw.

2022, “Les Fleur du mal. The moment that passed” Bimer House. Warsaw.

2022, Season in Hell. 11th Bielsko Autumn Curatorial Exhibition. Galeria Bielska BWA, Bielsko Biała.

2023, ‘Strange Garden’ Inne Towarzystwo / Fringe Warszawa.

2023, Final exhibition of “Bielska Jesień.Galeria Bielska BWA, Bielsko Biała.

2024 “Peace”, Michał Slezkin Jacek Świdziński. Galeria Bielska BWA, Bielsko Biała.

2024, &ECHO, group exhibition. Ewa Opałka Gallery/Pomoja Fundacion. Warsaw.