Bio

1989-94 – M.A. Cracow Academy of Fine Arts, Faculty of Graphics Art and Design

1994 – diploma work with distinction in printmaking and photography

Since 1997 – member of  The Society of Polish Art Photographers

Since 2004 – conductor of photography and illustration workshop for children in galleries and cultural institutions all over Poland

Since 2006 – teacher at the photography course, Institute of  Technology, Krakow

2008 – teacher at the photography course for children and teenagers at Academy of Photography, Krakow

 

Participation in international projects and workshops

1995,96  – international collotype workshop; Leipzig, Germany
2004 – European Children’s Literary Festival in Iran, conducting of the illustration workshop
for children; Tehran, Iran
2005 – Summer Art Academy (by X-Change Culture and Science), conducting of the
photography workshop for students, University of Yazd, Iran
2006 – Caravan (by X-Change Culture and Science), winter journey in Iran
– residency in the photographic society Pour l’Instant, Niort, France
2008 – Along the Silk Road (by X-Change Culture and Science), Iran
2010 – “2050 – Cultures of Living”, conducting of art workshops for children from different
social backgrounds, Ahmedabad, India (by Trans Urban)  Main achievements and awards
1995 –  The City of Cracow Artistic Stipend,
– disttinction in The International Competition of Art Photography, „Fotoforum’95”; Ruzomberok, Slovakia
2001 – Grand Prix in Pro Bolonia competion of children’s book design, Warsaw
2002 – Scholarship of Minister of Culture
– prize of the public, „Figures Futur”- the competition of children’s books illustration, Paris, France,
– distinction of jury and first prize of children’s jury in Pro Bolonia competition of  children’s book design, Warsaw
2003 – honorable mention in The Photographic Project Competition, Santa Fe Center for Visual Arts, USA
2004 – distinction in the competition „ Most Beautiful Books of The Year 2004”, Warsaw
2005 – first prize in the competition of polish IBBY section „ Book of The Year 2005”, Warsaw
2006 – first prize in the competition “World friendly for children” by The Committee of Children’s Rights Defence, Warsaw
– residence in the photographic society Pour l’Instant, Niort, France

 

Individual exhibitions
1995 – „Contrasts”; Austrian Consulate Gallery, Cracow (photography)

– „Portraits of Woman from Cracow”; French Culture Institute, Cracow; Polish Institute, Leipzig, Germany

1997 – „Looking down- under”; Museum of Asia and Pacyfic, Warsaw

1998 – Photography; Gallery of Polish Photographers Union, Cracow
– „20 Faces”; Cracow

2002 – an individual exhibition during „The Month of Photography”, Cracow, Olympia Gallery

2003 – an individual exhibition during „The Month of Photography”, Bratislava, Slovakia

2004 – “Places” Empty Gallery, Katowice

– photography, Pauza Galley, Cracow

– “Light, shadow and gesture”, Trencin, Slovakia

2005 – an individual exhibition during “Festival of Photography” Gieraltowski Gallery, Warsaw

– Gallery 7, Ostrava, Czech Republic

2006 – “ Traces of  Presence”  an individual show during The Decade of Photography, Cracow

2007 – „Delam tange”- photo exhibition, Gallery Persia, Cracow

– „Footprints” – photo exhibition, Galery Wozownia, Torun

– „Nur-e jan” – photo exhibition, Gallery Luksfera, Warsaw

– illustrations for children – Anita Andrzejewska and Andrzej Pilichowski-Ragno, Cafe Szafe, Cracow
2009 – „Nur-e jan 2”, Pusta Gallery, Katowice, Poland

– „Light of Iran, Soul of Persia”, Month of Photography, Athens, Greece

 

Main group exhibitions

1995 – „New Polish Graphics’; Słubice, Frankfurt, Gorzów, Poland, Germany

1997 – „The Print of TheYear”, Cracow

– 3rd Triennal of Polish Graphics; Centre of Art  Exhibitions, Katowice

– „Photography of  The Year ‘ 97”; Turlej Fundation, Palace of Art, Cracow

– „Works on Paper”; Carlsten Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, USA

1998 – „Him and Them”; Museum of History of Photography, Cracow; Stokholm, Lund, Sweden /2000/

1999 – „Graphics from Cracow”; Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Berlin, Koln, Bonn

2000 – Cracow 2000- Graphics”; Koge, Denmark

2001 – „Photography without The Past”; Museum of History of Photography, Cracow

2002 – „Transphotographique”, festival of photography, Lille, France,

– „Polish illustation for children”, Bologna Fiere, Bologna, Italy

– XII Salon de Fotografia „Caja Espana”; Leon, Valladolid; Spain

– .„Figures Futur”, Salon du Livre Jeunesse; Paris, France

2003 – „Polish Contemporary Illustration for Chidren”; Bologna Fiera, Italy; Tokio, Japan

2005 – “13 Group”, Camelot , Cracow

– Biennial of Children’s Books Illustration, Bratislava, Slovakia

– “Woman”, Apollon Stiftung, Bremen, Germany

2006 – „From Another Tale”, exhibition and workshop for children, Castle of Art, Cieszyn

– exhibition of resident artists „Pour l’Instant”, Niort, Francja

– „Home”, photography, Luksfera Gallery, Warsaw

2009 – „Suttogsz”, Polish Institut, Budapest, Hungary

– “Sefido siyah”, Art Centre, Tehran, Iran