Katarzyna Kroczek-Wasińska

PhD

Katarzyna Kroczek-Wasińska
PhD

Biography

She was born in Oleśno Śląskie in 1979. In 2000 she commenced studies at the Faculty of Graphics, in the field of Graphic Design at the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice. In 2005 she obtained a honourable diploma. Over the period of 2004-2005 she worked as an assistant – an intern in the Workshop of Digital Techniques at the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice.

Since 2005 she has been working in the New Media Institute at the Cieszyn Faculty of Art at the Silesian University in Katowice, where she obtained a doctoral degree. She also works in the Artistic and Design School Complex in Tarnowskie Góry. She deals with digital graphics.

She has been a participant of numerous solo and group, nationwide and foreign exhibitions (e.g. Belgium, China. France, South Korea, Lithuania, Macedonia, Germany, Russia, Italy, Serbia, Japan), research projects, workshops, conferences, she is an author of articles, winner of awards and distinctions:
Grand Prix in I Biennial of Digital Miniature in Płock in 2007; a distinction in the
7th International Graphic Ex Libris Competition in Gliwice in 2007; an award
in a competition „Praca Roku 2006” („Art work of the year”) in Katowice in 2007; Grand Prix I International Exhibition of Graphics in Minsk in 2008; a distinction
in Biennial of Digital Graphics in Gdynia in 2008; an Award of the President
of Katowice in 2010 in a competition „Praca Roku” („Art work of the year”); research award for a distinctive doctoral thesis in 2010; a distinction in II Biennial of Digital Graphics in Gdynia in 2010, a distinction in a competition Bosco Stregato Ex Libris, Italy 2014.

Professional activity

  • Solo exhibition entitled „Algorytmy” („Algorithms”) in Płock Art Gallery, 2009
  • International Print Biennial Guanlan 2009, Guanlan Art Museum, Shenzhen,
    China, 2009
  • 7th Triennial of Polish Graphics, Contemporary Art Gallery BWA in Katowice in 2009
  • Grand Prix Exhibition of Young Polish Graphics, Contemporary Art Gallery Bunkier Sztuki, Cracow, 2009
  • Imprint 2011, Kulisiewicza International Triennial of Graphic Arts, Kubicki arcades in Royal Castle, Warsaw, 2011
  • Dekady 1946-2011, Elementy realistyczne w sztuce współczesnej (Realistic elements in contemporary art.), jubilee exhibition for the 65th anniversary of the Association of Polish Artists and Designers (ZPAP) in Katowice Art Gallery Nova 2, Association of Polish Artists and Designers in Katowice, Museum of Katowice History, Katowice-Nikiszowiec, 2011 – 2012
  • 100th anniversary of the Association of Polish Artists and Designers (ZPAP) in Katowice, BWA Gallery in Katowice, 24.02.2012
  • Sztuka kobiet- kobiety w sztuce (Women’s art – women in art.). Female artists
    in Silesia, Silesian Museum in Katowice, 2012
  • An exhibition of the International Print Triennial Society members (SMTG), International Graphic
  • Arts Center in Cracow, 5.12.2012-04.01.2013
  • 7th International Triennial of Graphic Art, Bitola, 2012
  • III International Exhibition Art. In Miniatur, Majdanpark, Serbia, 2012
  • „7th International Triennial of Graphic Art. Color in Graphics”, Toruń, 2012
  • Solo Exhibition „Katarzyna Kroczek-Wasińska – Grafika”(„Katarzyna Kroczek-Wasińska – Graphics”), Small Gallery, Nowy Sącz, 1.08.2013
  • 13th Lessedra World Art Print Annual – Mini Print 2014, Lessedra Gallery, Bulgaria, 11.06 – 2014
  • A solo exhibition of graphics entitled „Miasto” („A city”) in „Pod Nad” Gallery
    in Tarnowskie Góry, 2015
  • International Biennial Contemporary Engraving Exhibition, Moldavia, 2015