About

About Me

My main interests are roots of culture – myths, magic, symbols. I am fascinated by prehistoric and archaic religious art and by primitive magic dolls. I deal mainly with painting and dollmaking. Occasionaly I design interiors, graphics etc. My works are in public and private collections.

Education

2005-6

Bornholm Folk High School, Aakirkeby, Denmark

2000

Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin, MA in sculpture and art education

1995

Fine Arts Secondary School, Lublin

Exhibitions

Individual

2017

Kore/Persephone, Gardzienice Gallery, Lublin

2014

Dolls, Gardzienice Gallery, Lublin

2013

Dolls, Wozownia Gallery, Toruń

2011

Madonnas, Otwarta Pracownia Gallery, Cracow

Madonnas, BWA Labirynt Gallery, Lublin

2009

Madonnas, Galeria Interdyscyplinarna, Słupsk

Group

2018/2019

Motherhood from the beginning and edndless. Antropological story. Ethnographic Museum, Toruń

2018

Art Doll Prague, Czech Republic

2017

Art Doll Prague Biennale –  contest exhibition (3rd prize for art doll, category “soft dolls”), Prague, Czech Republic

2015

[A]symmetries. Contemporary art in the context of the museum, Lublin Museum

POLA Polish Art Doll:

  • BWA Gallery, Kielce
  • BWA Gallery, Skierniewice
  • Służew Culture House, Warsaw

2012

Motherhood, Workshops of Culture, Lublin

Ars loci – image of the collection, Lublin Society fot the Encouragement of Fine Arts – Zachęta Gallery, Lublin

Ars loci – current image, Workshops of Culture, Lublin

2004

Young Art Biennale Rybie Oko 3, Baltic Contemporary Art Gallery, Słupsk/ Ustka

Women Feast, “Mute” club, Cracow

Texts

  • Autocenzura w galeriach sztuki, w “Swoboda wypowiedzi w działalności artystycznej” (materiały z konferencji HF, Politologii UMCS i Zakładu Praw Człowieka UW), red. Dominika Bychawska – Siniarska i Dorota Głowacka, s. 134, Helsińska Fundacja Praw Człowieka, Warszawa, 2014.
  • Słabi artyści, czy po prostu cenzura?, kulturaliberalna.pl, 2012
  • Otwarte Warsztaty Rękodzieła i Plastyki, kulturaenter.pl, 2010
  • Performance a la Gusto Polacco, kulturaenter.pl, 2009 oraz w: Kultura Enter – Almanach. Koncepty miejskie 2008-12, red. Grzegorz Kondrasiuk, Marcin Skrzypek, Jarosław Cymerman, Katarzyna Hołda, Paweł Laufer, Warsztaty Kultury, Lublin, 2012.

Teksty publikowane w Obiegu dostępne TUTAJ.

Teaching

from 2012

Flying Craft Workshops (Latające Warsztaty Rekodzieła)– educational studio, set up and run by Katarzyna. We are the department of the Center for Culture in Lublin (Poland). We make workshops of dollmaking, design, magic, sewing etc. etc. STUDIO’S SITE HERE

2015

guest instructor, Gerðuberg Cultural Center, Reykjavik, Island

2011-12

trainings for art educators, Wojewódzki Ośrodek Kultury (Voivodeship Culture Center), Lublin

2009-2010

Lublin University of Technology

2008- 2010

University of the Third Age, Lublin

before 2012

freelanced teacher in cultural and educational institutions

Prizes

2017

Art Doll Prague Biennale – 3rd prize in category “dolls from soft materials”, Czech Republic

Residencies

2016

Ćmielów Design Studio, Polska Fabryka Porcelany [Polish Porcelain Faktory], Ćmielów

Works in public collections

  • The Lublin Museum
  • Lublin Society for the Encouragement of Fine Arts