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Monika Niwelińska

Curriculum Vitae

Education and professional development:

2013 – PhD degree completed at Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, Poland   

2007 until now – Assistant Professor at the Department of Drawing and Painting, Faculty of Graphic Arts, Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, Poland

2007 – second postgraduate degree: Master of Fine Arts in Printmaking obtained from Department of Art and Design, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada (supervisors: Prof. Liz Ingram, Prof. Sean Caufield)

2005-2007 – graduate studies in graphic arts, Department of Art and Design, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada (supervisor: Prof. Walter Jule)

2005-2007 – Research Assistantship, Department of Art and Design, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

2005-2007 – Teaching Assistantship, Department of Art and Design, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

2004 – graduated (Master of Fine Arts degree, diploma with honors) from the Printmaking Department of the Faculty of Graphic Arts, Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, Poland; supervisor: Prof. Stanislaw Wejman

2002 – the Socrates/Erasmus EU program: studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna, Austria

1998-2004 – studies at the Faculty of Graphic Arts, Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, Poland 1996-1998 – studies at the Faculty of Philosophy of Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland

1996-1998 – studies at the Faculty of Philosophy of Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland

Grants, prizes and awards:

2010 – Second Prize Winner LACDA

2010 International Juried Competition, Los Angeles, USA

2008 – „Young Poland Scholarship” awarded by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of Poland 2007 – Professional Development Grant, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

2006 – the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage Scholarship for Artists, Warsaw, Poland

2006 – J. Gordin Kaplan Travel Award Scholarship awarded by the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

2005-2007 – University of Alberta Master of Fine Arts Scholarship, Department of Art and Design, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

2005 – Student Print Biennial Poznan 2005, Poland – Award of Merit, Poznan, Poland

2004 – Grand Prix in a Competition for an Artwork within the Promotion of Young Talents in Poland, Krakow, Poland

2004 – Award for the Best Diploma Work awarded by the Faculty of Graphic Arts, Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, Poland

2004 – the second place in the Drawing and Print Competition organized by the Rector of the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, Poland

2003-2004 – top honors for the outstanding achievements in a study field in a form of the one-year scholarship awarded by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage in Poland

2003 – honors for the work in painting conferred by the Board of the Faculty of Graphic Arts, Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, Poland

2003 – the City of Krakow Scholarship for the Young Artists, Krakow, Poland

2003 – the third prize in the competition for a drawing work organized by the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow and Canson Company, Krakow, Poland

2002 – the Socrates/Erasmus EU program grant: studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna, Austria

2001 – honors for the work in painting awarded by Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, Poland

2001– the Central Europe Exchange Program for University Studies (CEEPUS) grant at the Academy of Visual Arts in Cluj-Napoca, Romania

2001– the First Prize in the competition for a graphic sign/logo of the Krakow Region Development Agency, Krakow, Poland 

Group exhibitions and workshops:

2013 – The 4. LandArt Biennale, Kjerringoy, Norway

2012 – „Formatowanie galerii”, Jan Fejkiel Gallery, Krakow, Poland

2012 – „Grafika i edukacja”, Palace of Arts, Krakow, Poland

2011 – „Nye Trykk”, MCK (International Culture Center), Krakow, Poland 

2011 – The Land Art and Site Specific Biennale 2011, Kjerringøy, Norway

2010 – LACDA

2010 International Juried Competition, Los Angeles, USA – Nordnorsk Kunstnersenter, Svolvær, Norway – International Art Expo

2010, California Center for Photography, Los Angeles, USA

– Kiehle Gallery, St. Cloud, USA

– Shame University of Fine Arts, Budapest, Hungary

– Consulate General of Germany, Krakow, Poland

2008 – „Agawa”, FAB Gallery, Edmonton, Canada – Interprint

2008, London, University of Arts, LCC, London

– Universidad del País Vasco, Bilbao, Spain 2007

– „Available art 4 Kunstschnee”, Museumsquartier, Vienna, Austria

– „Visual Thinking”, Alberta Gallery of Art, Edmonton, Canada

2006 – „Beyond passe-partout. New spaces in print”, Jan Fejkiel Gallery, Krakow, Poland

– SNAP Gallery – presentation of prints, Edmonton, Canada

– „Fast Forward Show”, FAB Gallery, Edmonton, Canada 2005 – Art Poznań

2005 International Art Fair, Poznan, Poland

– 4. Student Print Biennial Poznan 2005, Arsenal Gallery, Poznan, Poland

– „Available art”, group exhibition, Camelot Gallery, Krakow, Poland

2004 – “Engram”- a graphic installation; the exhibition of awarded diploma works from the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, Palace of Arts, Krakow, Poland

– “Top Graduates 2004”: presentation of the project “Engram” on the website of the International Print Triennial among the best graphic diplomas selected from all the fine art academies in Poland; http://www.triennial.cracow.pl/dyplomy_grafika_2004_pl/

– “New members of the Polish Artists Association”, Prism Gallery, Cracow, Poland

– “Available art”, Sheik Yerbuoti Gallery, Krakow, Poland

– “Young Art of Cracow”, Lamelli Gallery, Cracow, Poland

2003 – grant awarded by the Fondazione Italo-Svedese in a form of free two-week printmaking workshops and a cycle of exhibitions in Venice, Italy

– “Interprint” – international student print exhibition & workshops organized by the University of Connecticut, School of Fine Arts, Storrs, U.S.A. 2002

– the 2. international PrintArt fair, Hamburg, Germany

– Die kleine Galerie, Vienna, Austria

– International Exhibition and Art Workshops “Confrontations” organized by the Koszalin Polytechnic in the Interactive Studio in Gaski, Poland

2001 – „Landscape in contemporary painting”, Prism Gallery, Krakow, Poland

– drawing workshops and exhibition of the students of the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, Lailly-en-Val and Paris, France

1995 – “Young Polish Art”, Terres de l’est Gallery, Paris, France

Solo exhibitions

2013 – „Latent Image” [installation in situ], Cellar Gallery, Krakow, Poland

2012 – „Latent Image”, Otwarta Pracownia, Krakow

2012 – „Into the Dark”, Cellar Gallery, Krakow, Poland 

2009 –„Monika Niwelinska - prints”, Schron Sztuki Gallery, Rzeszow, Poland

2007 –„(dis)appearance”, FAB Gallery, Edmonton, Canada

2005 – „Engram”, Jan Fejkiel Gallery, Krakow, Poland

2000 – individual show within the frames of festival of New Polish Art, Sopot, Poland

1997 – Atelier Gallery, Krakow, Poland