bio

photo. Den Haag, 2016

Kamila Wolszczak born April 7, 1988, in Chełm, Poland. She has a BFA degree in Painting, Faculty of Fine Arts, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University in Lublin, Poland and an MFA degree in Fine Arts Education/Art Mediation, specialization: curator of exhibitions and performance course. Department of Sculpture and Painting, second-cycle programs, the Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Wrocław.

She creates projects about relations between a viewer, artist and space by performance art, installations and drawing. The main topics of her projects are time, motion, relations and process. She has also organised collective curatorial exhibitions in the independent spaces – Universal Self-Supporting Exhibitions. She is interested in the relation between an artist and the audience in site-specific situations.

Education details     
2015 Grant by Marshal of the Lubelskie Region, Lublin, Poland

2015 Kamila Wolszczak nominated for Gazeta Wyborcza wARTo award, Wroclaw, Poland

2014 Grant of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, 6 month cycle, Poland

2012-2013 Performance and installation, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain (international  exchange)

2011-2013 Art Mediation-specialization curator of exhibitions, Department of Sculpture and Painting, second-cycle programs, the Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Wroclaw, MFA

2010-2011 Graphic Design, Department of Media Arts, the EugeniuszGeppertAcademy of Art and Design in Wroclaw

2007-2011 Painting, Faculty of Fine Arts, MariaCurie-SklodowskaUniversityLublin, BFA

Additional activities

09-10. 2015 Artist in residence, The Baltic Gallery of Contemporary, Art Centre for Creative Activities  in Ustka

21-25.07. 2014  Contexts 2014 Festival International Performance Art Workshops, Sokołowsko, Poland
Workshops tutors: Alastair MacLennan, Adina Bar-On, Terese Longva and Laurel Jay Carpenter

14-24.05.2014   Aesthetic and Bias, performance workshops coordinated by Adina Bar-On, Wroclaw

27.02-08.03.2014  Aesthetic and Bias, performance workshops coordinated by Adina Bar-On, Tel Aviv/Jerozolima, Israel

05-08. 2013  Erasmus Internship in Galerie H2O by Joaquim Ruiz Millet, Barcelona, Spain

02-07. 2013  Academy of Fine Arts in Wroclaw Rector’s Scholarship for the best students, Poland

11-24. 03.2013  Visiting Professor Workshops, coordinated by Milan Kohout, Wroclaw, Poland

2012-2013   Erasmus Exchange Scholarship Program at Politecnica de Valencia, Spain

16-20.05. 2012  Visiting Professor Workshops, fund by Scientiae Wratislevienses, coordinated by Adina Bar-On, Wrocław, Poland

30.11-03.12.2012 Light creations, group RestArt mapping, Nysa, Poland

2008-2010 Faculty of Fine Arts, MariaCurie-Sklodowska University  Lublin, Scholarship for the best students


Work experience

2016
Komuny Paryskiej 45: artistic/cultural and social workshop, Wrocław
2014- 2016
Projects coordinator in Wro Art Center, Wroclaw
2013-2014
-Art Gallery Assistant, Gallery Arttrakt, Wroclaw
-Sunday matinees, animation screenings and workshops for kids, Wro Art Center, Wroclaw
-Archive Project Coordinator, collection ArtBrut Gallery, The Ministry of Culture and National Heritage Program, Wroclaw
-Archive Project Coordinator, collection ArtBrut Gallery, The Ministry of Culture and National Heritage Program, Wroclaw
2012
-Conservation of monuments/ painter, the company stArt, Lublin
2011
-Conservation of monuments/ gilder, the company stArt, Lublin
2010
-Conservation of monuments/ painter, the company stArt, Lublin
2009
-Cyfrowy Polsat company/archivist, Warsaw

Personal skills
Mother tongue Polish
Other languages
English – Intermediate (in writing and speaking)
Spanish – Intermediate (in writing and speaking)
Driving license Category B (Since 2007) Upper Intermediate Elementary
Hobbies: polish movies, walking, traveling, biking, swimming

Additional skills 
Knowledge of Microsoft Office: MS Word, MS Power Point, MS Excel
Knowledge of graphics and multimedia applications: Corel Draw, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Pro

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