Piotr Motyka began his education in Poland, in the accordion class of Artur Miedziński. He is currently studying under the guidance of Univ.-Prof. Grzegorz Stopa at the Musik und Kunst Privatüniversität der Stadt Wien (MUK).
Piotr Motyka was a recipient of multiple scholarships: the National Children's Fund Scholarship (2014–2018), the Young Poland Scholarship (2015), and the President of the Council of Ministers of Poland Scholarship (2017–2019). In 2014, he released his debut album. At the invitation of the Polish community of the year, he performed in Australia in 2015 and 2018, which hosted the world's largest Polonia festival PolArt. Piotr Motyka has won many awards on the European music scene, including first places in competitions in Austria, Germany, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Croatia and Lithuania. In 2016, he won the Hans Schaeuble Award at the Arosa Music Academy, where he subsequently performed a concert with the Georgian Chamber Orchestra Ingolstadt. In 2018, he was a finalist in the Young Musician of the Year competition, one of the most important cultural events on Polish public television. In 2021, Piotr Motyka performed solo at the Vienna Konzerthaus (Wien Modern Festival), and was awarded third prize as a finalist in the 58th Accordion Competition in Klingenthal, and first prize in the 28th Arrasate Hiria Competition, currently two of the most prominent classical accordion competitions in the world.