ANNA SADOWSKA                                                                                

 

Lives and works in Cracow.

 

1994-98 studied The Academy of Fine Arts, Printing Department, Krakow, Poland

1998 diploma with honors for the work entitled "Trials"

2015 doctoral degree, cycle of graphics “Back in the footsteps”

Twelve individual and about eighty group exhibitions in Poland, Germany, Denmark, France, Belgium, Spain, Greece, Slovakia, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Hungary, Italy, Sweden, Corea and USA.

 

She is the member of Polish Art Association, International Print Triennial Society and artistic woman group Grupa 13.

Artistic work mainly in plate printing, also drawing, in the last years digital print. Parallel to the graphic arts she work in graphic design.

There are more than 150 published titles of books in the market with her project covers – for example for Jagiellonian University Press, WAB, Black Sheep and others.

 

She is also drawing and graphic teacher at the Faculty of Arts at the Pedagogical University in Cracow, Poland.

 

Participation in the symposium "Future of Graphic” Hungarian Art Association, Budapest, Hungary (2003).
Participation in the program organized by the Network Baltic - Grafikenshus (House of Graphic), Sweden (2003).

 

 

INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS:

 

2016     graphics “Back in the footsteps”, Jan Fejkiel Gallery, Cracow, Poland

2013    graphics, Wasabi Club Gallery, Szczecin, Poland

2009    graphics, Jan Fejkiel Gallery, Cracow, Poland

2008    graphics (with Agnieszka Berezowska), Jan Fejkiel Gallery, Cracow

2005    graphics (with Agnieszka Berezowska), Polish Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

graphics (with Agnieszka Berezowska), „Zest-Cultura” Gallery, Bordeaux, France

2004     graphics, Jan Fejkiel Gallery, Cracow

            graphics (with Agnieszka Berezowska), Polish Institute, Sofia, Bulgaria

            graphics (with Agnieszka Berezowska), Polish Institute, Budapest, Hungary

2002     graphics, Na Styku Gallery, Chrzanów, Poland

            individual show of graphics, National Museum in Cracow

1996     graphics and drawing, Home of Creative Environments, Kielce, Poland

 

 

PRIZES AND DISTINCTIONS:

 

2012     Third Award in the Canson Competition, The 8th Triennial of Polish Graphics, Katowice

2011     Mazovia Province Marshal Award, 2nd Kulisiewicz International Graphic Arts Triennial in Warsaw IMPRINT’2011, Poland

2009     Honour, The 7th Triennial of Polish Graphics, BWA Contemporary Art Gallery in Katowice, Poland

2008     Award from the Polish Minister of Culture and Arts

2007     Grand Prix – Print of The Year 2007, Polish Art Assotiation, Cracow, Poland

2007, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2001   Honour Prize, “The Best Print of the Month”, Cracow

2006     Nomination to The Daniel Chodowiecki Prize, Sopot, Poland

2002     Honour Prize, XI Art Salon – Egeria 2002, Ostrów Wielkopolski. Poland

I Prize „The Best Print of the Month”, Sukienice Gallery, Cracow

II Prize “Print of theYear 2001”, Cracow

2001     II Prize, “Print of theYear 2000”, Cracow

1999     The First General Polish Student Print Biennial, Poznań, Poland:

     I Prize established by Rector of the Academy of Fine Arts in Poznań

     III Prize granted by Mrs.Grażyna Kulczyk

1996     III Prize for the poster of  “90 years of the Wisła Sports Company”, Cracow

            III Prize for the poster of the XXXII-nd Student Song Festival, Cracow

 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

 

2016     OSTEN BIENNIAL of DRAWING Skopje 2016, Macedonia

4th Graphic Art. Biennial of Szeklerland, Romania (2016)

1st Virtual Biennial 2016, Douro, Portugal

8th International Printmaking Biennial Douro 2016, Portugal

Graphics and Time, exhibition within the Jubilee of 50 years of the International Biennial

and Triennial in Kraków; Pryzmat Gallery, Cracow, Poland

Graphic Exercise Books - Interaction, Intimate Gallery, Home Educational Silesian Library, Katowice, Poland

           

2015     exhibition of the members International Print Triennial In Cracow, Centrum Gallery, the International Centre of Graphic Arts, Cracow, Poland

The exhibition NOTO Art 2 – Exercise books, Regional Public Library in Cracow Arteteka

The 9th Triennial of the Polish Graphics, Silesian Museum, Katowice, Poland

XII International Graphic Art Biennial Dry Point, Uzice, Serbia

Imago Mundi Project, an exhibition accompanying the Biennale in Venice, Italy

Kombucha, which is the vision of earthly paradise, objects, Bunker of Art, Cracow

            50 years of activity of BWA / 50 artists, BWA Kielce, Poland

 

2014     exhibition of the members International Print Triennial In Cracow, Centrum Gallery, the International Centre of Graphic Arts, Cracow

Marry me, an exhibition of the Grupa 13, Cracow

Tribuna Graphic 2014, international graphic art exhibition, Cluj Napoca, Romania

 

2013    exhibition of the members International Print Triennial In Cracow, Centrum Gallery, the International Centre of Graphic Arts, Cracow

The Great Blue, an exhibition of Grupa 13, Cracow

XI International Graphic Art Biennial Dry Point, Uzice, Serbia

NOTO Art, notebooks of artists, Gallery of Public Library, Cracow

 

2012     exhibition of the members International Print Triennial In Cracow, the International Centre of Graphic Arts, Cracow

Visible / Invisible. Print of the XXI Century. Jan Fejkiel Gallery Collection, Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Boone in North Carolina, USA

The 8th Triennial of the Polish Graphics, BWA Contemporary Art Gallery in Katowice, Poland

7th International Triennial of Graphic Art, Bitola, Macedonia, Bitola, Macedonia

Formatting the Gallery, graphics, Jan Fejkiel Gallery, Cracow

Art In the Interiorgraphis and painting, Kraków

 

2011     graphic, Gallery of Public Library, Banska Bystrica, Slovakia

2nd Kulisiewicz International Graphic Arts Triennial in Warsaw IMPRINT’2011, Poland

100 years of Polish Art Association, Pryzmat Gallery, Cracow

Expo Trade, Hangdzou, China

 

2010     3 th L. Meidner Polish Print Competition, Oleśnica, Poland

 Medium, exhibition of Grupa 13, OKO DLA SZTUKI Gallery, Cracow

 Abstract Motives, Kotłownia - University of Technology Gallery in Cracow

 

2009      Graphic, women in Polish Print (program of International Print Triennial’2009 in Cracow),   Centrum Gallery, Białystok, Poland

 Sex, exhibition of Grupa 13, Jan Fejkiel Gallery, Cracow

             The 7th Triennial of the Polish Graphics, BWA Contemporary Art Gallery in Katowice, Poland

  The 6th International Print Triennial – Colour in Graphic, “WozowniaArt Gallery, Toruń,   Poland

Pressing Matter: A Glimpse at the Polish Print Continuum, Polish Museum of America,   Chicago, USA

 

2008      Bridges over The Mediterranean and The Baltic, Thessaloniki, Greece

             3 International Etching Triennial Premio di Citta Chieri 2008,

             International Print Triennial IMPRINT 2008, Warsaw, Poland

 

2007      VIII International Graphic Art Biennial Dry Point, Uzice, Serbia

             Cracow’s artists and their children, Space Gallery, Cracow

             graphics „Choices”, exhibition of Grupa 13, 8 Dzień Tygodnia, Cracow

           

2006     The 6th Triennial of the Polish Graphics, BWA Contemporary Art Gallery in Katowice, Poland

The 5th International Print Triennial – Colour in Graphic Art, “WozowniaArt Gallery, Toruń,   Poland

             Polish Eagles 2006 – Young Polish Print in Seoul, Korea Foundation Cultural Center

             Polish Eagles 2006, International Print and Photograph Fair, Seoul, Korea

             International Art Festival, Busan, Korea

  Graphics - Sadowska, Berezowska, Jarża - Alchemia Club (program of International   Print Triennial’2006 in Cracow), Cracow

             Competition of Daniel Chodowiecki Prize, Contemporary Art. Gallery, Sopot, Poland

             Grand Prix Young Polish Print, Bunker of Art, Cracow

 „Poza passe-partout”, Jan Fejkiel Gallery – (program of International Print Triennial’2006 in   Cracow), Cracow

            „Kontrapunkt – Kontrapunkty”, ArtDialog Galerie, Bonn, Germany

             IX International Biennial Exhibition of Engraving, Caixanova, Spain

  

2005       The Second Art Poznań 2005 Art Fair, Stary Browar, Poznań, Poland

              graphics and photographs, exhibition of Grupa 13, Apollo Foundation, Bremen, Germany

 graphics and photographs, exhibition of Grupa 13, Camelot Gallery, Cracow

 graphics and photographs, exhibition of Grupa 13, City Gallery of Art, Rzeszów, Poland

 graphics and photographs, exhibition of Grupa 13, Węgrzce near Cracow

            “The Best Print of the Month” award winners exhibition of 2004, Sukiennice Gallery, Cracow

 

2004     graphics “Dialogue with Paper”, Philadelphia International Institute, Philadelphia, USA

            International Triennial of Graphic Art, Bitola, Macedonia

            Print of the Year 2003, Gallery of the Academy of Fine Arts, Cracow, Poland

            7th International Art Triennial, Majdanek State Museum, Lublin, Poland

            The 5th Triennial of the Polish Graphics, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Hercegovina

 

2003    “The Best Print of the Month” award winners exhibition of 2002, Sukiennice Gallery, Cracow

            “The Best Print of the Month”, award winners exhibition of 2001 and 2002, Art Association Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

            4th European Biennial of Engraving 2003, Liege, Belgium

            The 5th Triennial of Polish Graphics, Contemporary Art Gallery, Katowice, Poland

            5th Biennial of Small Painting Forms, Wozownia Art Gallery,Toruń, Poland

           “Man”, exhibition of Grupa 13, Polish Institute, Budapest, Hungary

            Future-Polish Print Institute, Pryzmat Gallery, Cracow

            Integrations-European Print Workshops, Pryzmat Gallery, Cracow

            “Black on White”, Sukiennice Gallery, Cracow

            graphics, Polish Consulate, New York, USA

            graphics, TWO 07 Art Gallery, New York, USA

 

2002    “Print of the Year 2001”, Gallery of the Academy of Fine Arts, Cracow

            “The Best Print of the Month”, award winners exhibition of 2001, Sukiennice Gallery, Cracow

            graphics, the Young Artists from Cracow, Katarzyna Napiórkowska Gallery, Warsaw, Poland

            XI Art Salon – Egeria 2002, Contemporary Art Gallery, Ostrów Wielkopolski, Poland

            graphics and photographs - “Man”, exhibition of Grupa13, Jan Fejkiel Gallery, Cracow

            Autumnal Art Salon, Central Art Office, Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski, Poland

            Recommendations – Young Polish Print, the gallery of Europe Council building, Strasbourg, France

 

2001     posters, Studió Utazasa, Budapest, Hungary

            Recommendations – Young Polish Print, Museum in Przeworsk, Poland

            graphics, Olympia Gallery, Cracow

            “Print of the Year 2000”, Gallery of the Academy of Fine Arts, Cracow

            graphics, the exhibition of the plate printing workshop of the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow, the Centre of Jewish Culture, Cracow

            International Exhibition “Satyrykon 2001”, Copper Museum, Legnica, Poland

            First Polish General Competition for Young Painters, City Art Gallery, Częstochowa, Poland

 

2000     X-th Art Salon – Egeria 2000, Contemporary Arts Gallery, Ostrów Wielkopolski, Poland

            VI-th International Art Triennial, Summer Gallery of the Museum at Majdanek, Lublin, Poland

            graphics – exhibition of  Grupa13, Pryzmat Gallery, Cracow

            “Print of the Year 1999”, the Academy of Fine Arts-Cracow

            graphics (six young artists from Poland), ”House of Culture Krudttonden”, Copenhagen, Denmark

            International Print Triennial Cracow`2000, Recommendations – Young Polish Print, Bunker of Art, Cracow

 

1999     First General Polish Student Print Biennial, City Gallery in Arsenał, Poznań, Poland

            Best Diplomas of Artistic Colleges 1998, Gdańsk, Poland

            international exhibition “The Wrocław Ex Libris and Small Graphic Forms”, Pod Plafonem Gallery, Wrocław, Poland

            graphics, “Cracow In Olsztyn”, the Gallery of the Mazury-Warmia University, Olsztyn, Poland

            International Biennial of True Graphic Art, Ljubljana, Slovenia

            Cracovian Youngest Artists Confrontation, Culture Centre, Myślenice, Poland

 

1998     “Contemporary Landscape Painting”, Pryzmat Gallery, Cracow

            “States of Space”, graphics and instalation, Art Gallery in the Castle, Sucha Beskidzka, Poland

            graphics, Na Pięterku Gallery, Cracow

            “Print of the Year 1998”, the Academy of Fine Arts, Cracow

 First Polish General Open Competition of Graphics for Graduates from Artistic Colleges, the Nidzica Castle, Poland

 

1996/97 drawing, Independent Student Art, Łódź, Poland

 VII-th Comprehensive Polish Drawing Survey of Artistic Colleges, Katowice, Poland

 graphics and drawing, Hochschule fur Gestaltung, Offenbach am Main, Germany

             painting, Gallery of the Theatre College, Cracow, Poland

 

 

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS:


Museo Civico of Cremona, Italy
City Gallery of, Uzice, Slovenia
Institute and Museum Bitola, Macedonia
The State Museum at Majdanek, Lublin
Art Exhibitions Bureau, Katowice, Poland
National Museum, Cracow
Association of Polish Artists, Cracow
International Print Triennial Society, Cracow
private collections.

 

Since 2000 constant cooperation with Jan Fejkiel Gallery, Cracow