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Born in Krakow, grew up in Düsseldorf, Germany. Graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, Faculty of Painting in 2001. Studied at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris in years 2000-2002. Since 2002, she has been working in the painting studio at the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow. In 2007, she worked as a visiting lecturer at the University of the Arts, London College of Communication, London UK. Attained PhD in 2007 and earned a habilitation in 2012. Author of the poster of the 23rd Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival. Since 2015 she has been running together with Michał Bratko the artist-run space Widna in Krakow. Lives and works in Krakow.

Exhibitions:

19.10.2017-01.04.2018
MOCAK Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow
Artists form Krakow: The Generation 1970-79

08.12.2017-20.01.2018
lokal_30 Gallery, Warsaw
Quite possible 
(with Anna Panek, Karol Komorowski)

18.02.2018-31.03.2018
MODEM Modern and Contemporary Arts Centre
Debrecen, Hungary
Dramaturgy of Space (solo exhibition)

In 2014 included in the publication 100 Painters of Tomorrow by Kurt Beers, publisher Thames & Hudson 100 Painters of Tomorrow introduces and presents the work of a global cast of painters selected by an international panel featuring some of the most prominent names in contemporary art, and offers a snapshot of the best new talent in painting from across the world. The selection panel comprised Cecily Brown, Tony Godfrey, Yuko Hasegawa, Gregor Muir, Suzanne Hudson, Barry Schwabsky, Philip Tinari, Jacky Klein, Valeria Napoleone and the author Kurt Beers.

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Selected individual exhibitions:

2018 – Dramaturgy of Space, MODEM, Debrecen, Hungary, curator Abel Konya
2016 – Forms of Imagination, Widna Gallery, Krakow, curator Magdalena Ujma
2015  – Zenith, MGS Częstochowa, curator Barbara Major

Selection of the collective exhibitions:

2017/2018 – Quite possible (with Anna Panek, Karol Komorowski), lokal_30 Gallery, Warsaw, curator Agnieszka Rayzacher
2017 – Polish forest, Biała Gallery, Lublin, curator Magdalena Ujma
2015 – 100 Painters of Tomorrow, Beers London Gallery
2014 – Four painters, Zderzak Gallery, Krakow
2014 – Sztuka piękniejsza niż błoto, Browar Lubicz, Krakow
2014 – Solar System, Browar, Krakow
2014 – Naked walls are beautifull, Browar Lubicz, Krakow
2012 – Jealousy and medicine, cover for the „Gili Gili” illustration magazin, Ligatura Poznań, Fanzin Festival Paris Rookie Festival, Galeria Arenał, Poznań
2011 – “Warsaw is a woman”, (with Michał Bratko) organised by ”Krytyka Polityczna”, Chłodna 25 Club,Warsaw
2010 – Photocopypainting, BWA in Sanok, curator Sławomir Toman
2009 – My Pneuma , as a part of „Art fusion” organised by „Kultura liberalna”, „Nowy Wspaniały Świat”, Warsaw
2009 – Survival_7, Young Art In Extreme Conditions, Stairway and Energia (with Bogna Podbielska), Wrocław
2008 – Young creation, (D. Borowa, M. Szymankiewicz), Program Gallery and Starak Family Foundation, Warsaw

Awards and other achievements:

2011–Awarded by Grazella Foundation Grant
2008–Nominated for the Krystiana Robb-Narbutt Grant
2008–Honorary mention in the “Turn on Feminism” competition (with Michał Bratko)
2008–Finalist of the XXII Festival of Contemporary Painting, Szczecin
2006–Finalist of the Painting of the year 2005 competition, Art&Business, Warsaw
2005–Granted the “Young Poland” Scholarship of the Minister of Culture
2005–Finalist of the Bielsko Autumn 2005 competition, Bielsko-Biala
2004–Granted the Creative Scholarship of the City of Krakow

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