Aleksandra Prusinowska

Aleksandra Prusinowska painter and printmaker

Biography

Aleksandra Prusinowska born 1986 in Gdynia (Poland). Studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk at the Faculty of Painting and Graphic Arts. In 2010, she obtained her diploma in painting at the studio led by Prof. Maciej Świeszewski with a supplement in linocut under Prof. Czesław Tumielewicz. After graduation, Aleksandra Prusinowska started didactic work as assistant teacher in the Linocut Studio led by Prof. Janusz Akermann.
She often takes part in various exhibitions and has been successful in several competitions.
Her oil paintings often depict images of night dreams. She is particularly interested in linocut techniques, thanks to which she tells stories about relations between people and environment in a very poetic style.

Scholarships from

2011 - Culture & National Inheritance Minister
2011, 2015 - Governor of Pomeranian region
2011, 2009, 2008 and 2006 – Town of Gdynia (scholarship for students with outstanding achievements)
2006 – until now – The Fine Arts Academy (scholarship for outstanding achievements)
2001 - Jolanta and Aleksander Kwaśniewscy’s „Communication without barriers” Foundation (Scholarship for Young Talents)

Awards and distinctions

2017 - Rector Fine Arts Academy of Gdańsk aword, III degree,  for involvement in teaching, organization activity and printmaking achievements.
2015 - Grand Prix in the competition held by Franciszka Eibisch’s Foundation.
2015 - the 2nd award in the XIII printmaking competition held by Józef Gielniak.
2014 - Winner of 5th National Marain Michalik’s competition with the award from the director of the Częstochowa City Gallery.
2014 - Rector Fine Arts Academy of Gdańsk aword, III degree, for involvement in organization work related in preparation conference "Linocut in XXI... and so further?".
2012 – Distinction in the competition held by Franciszka Eibisch’s Foundation.
2011 – the 2nd award in the "Student Graphic of the Year" at the Fine Arts Academy of Cracow.
2010 – the 2nd award in the „Hestia Artistic Journey” competition.
2010 – Distinction in the „Student Graphic of the Year” at the Fine Arts Academy of Gdańsk.
2009 – the 3rd award in the 2nd L. Meidner’s National Graphics Competition.
2008 – Winner of „Integralna 2008” competition with the award from the Rector of the Fine Arts Academy in Cracow.
2008 – Accolade from the Mayor of City of Cracow.
1999 – the 1st award in the „Gdynia 2000” competition in Gdynia.

Individual exhibitions

2018 - "Connoisseur", Graphics department Gallery, Fine Arts Academy of Gdańsk, Poland.
2016 - "Mountain", Art Pavilion ERGO Hestia, Warsaw. Poland.
2015 - "Paintings", Sierakowski’s Manor House, Sopot, Poland.
2015 - "Constellation", City Gallery, Częstochowa, Poland.
2014 – „Main Course", ZPAP Gallery, Gdańsk, Poland.
2013 – „Paintings and Prints”, AHAVA ART Studio, Gdynia, Poland.
2010 – „Paintings and Prints”, Od czasu do czasu Gallery, Gdynia, Poland.
2003 - „Fonseca” Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark.
2002 – „Abakus” Gallery in the Old Town, Warsaw, Poland.
2001 – „Ratusz” Gallery in the Town Hall in Gdynia (opening of the gallery).

Collective exhibitions

2019 - (maj) "The 7th Guanlan International Print Biennal", China Printmaking Museum, Chiny.
2019 - "Arts Cathedral Lectures Exhibition", Gallery of Printmaking WSzP UMK in Toruń. Poland.
2019 - "Train to Łódź", Kobro Gallery, Fine Arts Academy held by Władysław Strzemiński in Łódź. Poland.
2019 - "III Pomeranian Arts Triennial", State Art Gallery, Sopot. Poland.

2018 - "Polish Printmaking Triennial", Katowice. Poland.
2018 - "Everything on paper", Printmaking and Visual Survey Center, Belgrad, Serbia.
2018 - "42 Contemporary Artists + collection". EAF Foundation. Gerichtshofe, Gerichtstrase 12, Berlin. Germany.
2018 - "9 International Printmaking Biennial Douro 2018", Portugal.
2018 - "Five prudent ladies and one rockless man", City Gallery, Wrocław, Poland.
2018 - "Gdańsk printmaking Month", After 111 stairs MDK2 Gallery. Lublin. Poland.

2017 - „Ideas printmking thinking”, Spokojna Gallery, Warsaw. Poland
2017 - "GRAFIKA POST-CYFRA | Redefinicion printmaking", Neon Gallery, Fine Arts Academy held by Eugeniusz Geppert in Wrocław. Poland.
2017 - "Exhibition of Fine Arts Academy graphics department in Gdańsk", Debiut Gallery, Gdynia. Poland.
2017 - "Faculty exhibition", Sztuka Wyboru. Garnizon. Gdańsk. Poland.
2017 - "49 Contemporary Artists". Fundacja EAF. Kantgarage. Kantsrasse 126/127.  Berlin. Germany.
2017 - "10 years of Graphic in Gdańsk". Fine Arts Academy in Gdańsk, Gdańsk. Poland.
2017 - "3rd GLOBAL PRINT 2017 - International Printmaking Biennial Exhibition" - Museum Douro. Portugal.
2017 - "Ewolution". Dagma Art Gallery. Katowice. Poland.
2017 - „In the garden. exhibition polish - czech”. BWA, Kilelce. Poland.
2017 - "FIRST GENERAL".  Fine Arts Academy in Gdańsk, Gdańsk. Poland.

2016 - „In the garden. exhibition polish - czech”. Galerie 9 w Pradze. Czech Republic.
2016 - „In the garden. exhibition polish – czech”. City Art Gallery, Częstochowa, Poland.
2016 - "Jurorzy", Sztuka Wyboru. Gdańsk. Poland.
2016 - Exhibition of XIII printmaking competition helb by Józef Gielniak. Weaving Museum. Kamienna Góra. Poland.
2016 - „By prism. Scene 3.” Neon Gallery/Fine Art Academy im. Eugeniusza Gepperta. Wrocław. Poland.
2016 - Exhibition of XIII printmaking competition helb by Józef Gielniak. Muzeum Karkonowskie. Jelenia Góra. Poland.

2015 - "Metapfor and i reality". Fine Art Academy. Gdańsk. Poland.
2015 -  Exhibition of competition held by Franciszka Eibisch’s Foundation. Katarzyna Napiórkowska Gallery. Warsaw. Poland.
2015 - OSTRALE'15, Dresden, Germany.
2015 - YOUNG PRINTMAKING, City Gallery, Wrocław, Poland.
2015 - YOUNG PRINTMAKING, Stalowa Gallery, Warsaw, Poland.
2015 - exhibition " Main Course " during WOMAN IN ART event, Sfinks700, Sopot, Poland.
2015 – Post-outing exhibition, Janów Podlaski, Zaborek, Poland.
2015 – Through the Prism. Second Edition, presentation of the winners of the nationwide competition Hestia Artistic Journey 2002-2014, Arsenał City Gallery, Poznań, Poland.

2014 - "OUR PORTREITS", Pieńków Gallery. Samogitia, Poland.
2014 - "40 years pomerian graphics". Fine Arts Academy of Cracow, Poland.
2014 - "Large-EGOed PROVINCE". Regional Museum, Głogówek. Poland.
2014 - "Jasiński&Friends III" AMARISTO Gallery, Warsaw, Poland.
2014 – Gdańsk Art Biennial, City Gallery, Gdańsk, Poland.
2014 - "KATEDRA" Sulmin Gallery. Sulmino. Poland.
2014 - "DIONYSUS". A Contemporary View on the Myth, City Art Gallery, Częstochowa, Poland.
2014 - "MłodziZdolni.Art.pl", Galeria Sztuki Hortar. Tarnów.
2014 – „Pomerian graphics of the year”, PUNKT Gallery, Gdańsk, Poland.
2014 – Exhibition following the Young Painters Competition for a Paintin, City Art Gallery, Częstochowa, Poland.
2014 – Through the Prism… Presentation of the winners of the Hestia Artistic Journey competition 2002-2013, TPSP Palace of Art in Krakow, Poland.
2014 – Leona Wyczółkowski post-competition exhibition, BWA City Gallery, Bydgoszcz, Poland.

2013 – Pryzmat Gallery "Diploma – the beginning of the way”, Cracow, Poland.
2013 – VII International Biennale of Painting & Tapestry, Gdynia. Poland.
2013 – Post-competition exhibition “Satyricon”, Museum of copper, Legnica, Poland.
2013 – Pomeranian Print of the Year 2012, GTPS Gallery, Gdańsk, Poland .
2013 – Linocut Fine Arts Laboratory of Gdańsk, Sierakowski’s Manor House, Sopot, Poland.

2012 – Students Printmaking exhibition in the HALL Gallery, Arts University, Poznań, Poland.
2012 –"DIALOG", teachers’ exhibition of Fine Arts Academy in Gdańsk, Gdańsk. Poland.
2012 – Foundation Frances Eibish, Napiórkowska Gallery, Warsaw, Poland.
2012 –"Graphic + graphic" teachers & students’ exhibition from the Fine Arts Academy in Gdańsk, Polish Philharmonic Hall in Gdańsk, Poland.
2012 - "Graphics and education. Polish Arts Academy” TPSP Arts Palace, Cracow, Poland.
2012 – Landscape paintings “10 Pieńków International Art Workshops 2011”, Fine Arts Academy, Gdańsk, Poland.

2011 –X Quadriennale Polish Linocuts”, Olsztyn. Poland.
2011 - The 10th Baltic States Biennale of Graphic Art "Kaliningrad-Koenigsberg 2011", Kaliningrad, Russia.
2011 – VI International Biennale Painting & Tapestry, Gdynia. Poland.
2011 - “10 Pieńków International Art Workshops 2011”, Pieńków Gallery, Samogitia, Poland.
2011 – “The figurative self-portrait” artists-educators Gdańsk Academy of Fine Arts, Museum of printmaking, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
2011 – “ 7 Print Biennial of Student-Poznań 2011”, Fine Arts Academy, Poznań, Poland.
2011 - "Student Graphic of the Year" at the Fine Arts Academy, Cracow, Poland.

2010 – „Debuts of the Year”, Baltic Art Gallery, Koszalin, Poland.
2010 – „Young Art”, State Art Gallery, Sopot, Poland.
2010 – „Hestia Artistic Journey” competition exhibition, State Art Gallery, Sopot.
2010 – The „Intro” club, Gdańsk, Poland.
2010 – Students’ exhibition, Science & Technology Park, Gdańsk. Poland.

2009 – „Sport in Graphics” – Sport & Exhibition Hall, Gdynia .
2009 – VI Biennale of Students’ Graphics, Poznań, Poland.
2009 – Exhibition of students of graphic art of the Fine Art Academy, Gdańsk.

Others

2018 - PhD title
2015 – Briefcase of printmaking „YOUNG PRINTMAKING”, issued by City Gallery in Wrocław and Stalowa Gallery in Warsaw. Poland
2015 - Commissioner of exhibition "OD CZERNI DO KOLORU". City Art Gallery, Częstochowa, Poland.
2014 - Art Workshops in Zaborek, Janów Podlaski, Poland.
Since 2013 - Member of the association of Polish Artists andDesigners. District of Gdańsk.
Since 2013 - Member of the International Association of Polish Journalists, Writers and Artists ARENA, based in Sweden.
2011 - “10 Pieńków International Art Workshops 2011”.
2002 – Illustrations to the book „Kościerzyna Fairy Tales” by K. Wójcicki.
2000 - Illustrations to the book „Gdynia Fairy Tales” by K. Wójcicki.