Aleksandra Prusinowska

Bio


Aleksandra Prusinowska, Gdynia inhabitant, born in 1986 is presently a graduate of the Fine Arts Academy in Gdańsk.

The studies at the at painting department she commences promptly after matriculation exams. Takes part in many exhibitions and competitions with successes quite often.

Oil paintings devotes to the subject of sleepy dreams mainly. Takes an interest of linocuts technique meantime, thanks of which she tells stories about relations between people and environment in very poetry style.

In October 2010 takes degree of Master of Arts in art room of prof. Maciej Świeszewski and linocut room of prof. Czesław Tumielewicz.

 

Awards and distinctions:

2010 – II award in the „Hestia Artistic Journey” competition

2010 – Distinction in the „Student Graphic of the Year” at the Fine Arts Academy Gdańsk

2009 – III award in the II L. Meidner National Graphics Competition

2008 – Winner of „Integralna 2008” competition with the award from the Rector of the Fine Arts Academy in Cracow

2008 – Diploma from the Mayor of City of Cracow

1999 – 1st award in the „Gdynia 2000” competition in Gdynia

 

Individual exhibitions:

2010 – „Od czasu do czasu” Gallery, Gdynia, Poland

2007 - Nescafe Cafe, Gdańsk, Poland

2003 - „Fonseca” Gallery, Kopenhagen, Denmark

2003 – Polish Consulate in Malmoe and School of Arts in Lund, Sweden

2002 – „Abakus” Gallery in the Old Town, Warsaw, Poland

2001 – „Ratusz” Gallery in the Town Hall in Gdynia (opening of the gallery)

1999 - „Klif” shopping mall gallery, Gdynia

 

Collective exhibitions:

2010 – „Debuts of the Year” – Baltic Art Gallery in Koszalin, Poland

2010 – „Young Art” – Sopocki Dom Aukcyjny, Sopot, Poland

2010 – „Hestia Artistic Journey” – State Art Gallery, Sopot

2010 – The „Intro” club, Gdańsk

2010 – Students’ exhibition – Science & Technology Park, Gdańsk

2009 – „Sport in Graphics” – Sport & Exhibition Hall, Gdynia

2009 – VI Biennal of Students’ Graphics, Poznań, Poland

2009 – Exhibition of students of graphics art of the Fine Art Academy, Gdańsk

 

Scholarships:

2009, 2008 and 2006 – Town of Gdynia scholarship for the leading students’ outstanding achievements

2006 – until present – scholarship for the students’ achievements

2001 – Scholarship for Young Talents of Jolanta and Aleksander Kwaśniewscy „Communication without barriers” Foundation

 

Others:

2008 – Design of the music CD cover of „Wersja De Lux” band, Gdynia

2002 – Illustrations to the book „Kościerzyna Fairy Tales” by K. Wójcicki

2000 – Illustrations to the book „Gdynia Fairy Tales” by K. Wójcicki