Anna  Kołodziejczyk

Anna Kołodziejczyk

born 1979

Biography

Artist, curator.
In the years 1999 - 2005 studied at the Faculty of Painting and Sculpture at Academy of Fine Arts both in Krakow and Wroclaw. Diploma in painting completed under the guidance of prof. Alexander Dymitrowicz at the Academy of Fine Arts in Wroclaw.

Winner of several competitions; for example Award of the President of Wroclaw in the National Painting Competition named after Eugeniusz Geppert, 2007; Grand Prix Samsung Art Master, 2004. Since 2005, is working at the Academy that she graduated at the Faculty of Painting and Sculpture in the studio of Professor  Peter Błażejewski.

She is a member of the Foundation for Contemporary Art "ART TRANSPARENT". Since 2008, the curator of SURVIVAL Art Review (together with Michal Bieniek). Winner of cultural award of Gazeta Wyborcza WARTO 2010 in the field of "Visual Arts".

Since 2010realizes the painting cycle tituled "The image of destruction," which refers to the process of destruction, that takes place at the architecture and urban planning, both in the process of natural degradation and violent acts of destruction sourced among for example the effect of military operations.

Title of the series was born in contact with the publishing house "Damage album.  Wroclaw 1945” (Via Nova, Marzena Smolak) documenting the post-war Wroclaw ruins. Thus, Wroclaw, thanks to its history, is the main inspiration for artistic projects and a starting point for thinking about the nature of the city, the variability of its architectural substance, its ups and downs, expressing also in the condition of architecture.