Agnieszka Borkowska

Artist working in the field of ceramic, drawing and photography.

Born in 1972, Łódź, Poland


Conscious and underconscious elements are the same importance during the act of creation. Exploring various areas of expression and concept, which are concerned with Drawing, Sculpture, Photo Objects. Concentrating on the language of metaphor, symbol and connections. The essential act is combination of intuition, experience, and intellect.

1998 - present Bronisławów, Poland.
1997 - 1998 Bergen, Norway.
1997 - 1998 National College of Art and Design, Bergen, Norway (Postgraduation studies).
1990 - 1995 Academy of Fine Art, Łódź, Poland (Master Degree with Distinction).
Symposiums, Seminars, Meetings
2005 - 2008 Ceramic Meetings, Warszawa, Poland
2014 - 2015 Ceramic Meetings, Warszawa, Poland
1999 “Ceramic Millennium”, The 8th International Ceramics Symposium, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Awards,Grants, Stipends
2004 Studio Grant in Lademoen Kunstnerverksteder, Trondheim, Norway
1997 - 1998 Norwegian Government Scholarship, Bergen, Norway.
Individual program of postgraduation studies.
1995 The Władysław Strzemiński Competition, Superintendant’s Award.
1994 - 1995 The Spetial Grant of the Polish Ministry of Culture and Art for the best students. Poland.
1992 - 1994 The Special Scholarship from the Academy of Fine Art in Łódź for the best students.
Solo Exhibitions
1998 “Ecco” Gallery, Bergen, Norway (SHKD Support).
1996 The Gallery of the Jazz Club “Partes”, Łódź, Poland.
1996 The Gallery of the Culture Centre, Zgierz, Poland.
1995 The Gallery of the Academy of Fine Art, Łódź, Poland.
Group Exhibitions
2007 25th Aniversary of Visual Education Department of Academy of Fine Art in Łódź, Museum of City Łódź, Poland
2002 The exhibition of the professor Roma Hałat students, the Gallery of the Academy of Fine Art, Łódź.
2001 “Nine” The 3th edition Polish-Scandinavian Exchange Program, The Town Gallery, Łódź, Poland (co-curator).
2001 “Nine” second edition Polish–Scandinawian Exchange Program, Foreningen Kunstnernes Hus, Arhus, Denmark.
1999/2000 The First International Drawing Competition, Wrocław, Poland.
1999 “5”, The 1st edition Polish-Skandinawian Exchange Program, Manhattan Gallery, Łódź, Poland (curator of the exhibition).
1998 “Fast Forward”, Hordaland Kunstner Sentrum, Bergen, Norway.
1997 “Me” 11 young artists, the Gallery of the Museum of the Town Łódź, Poland.
1993 The Gallery of the Academy of Fine Art, Łódź, Poland.
1989 “For once”, the Gallery of the Culture Center, Zgierz, Poland.

Magdalena Wicherkiewicz. “Dziewiątka”, Art & Business, no. 11 (November 2001).

Alicja Cichowicz. “Dziewięć twarzy”, Kalejdoskop, no. 11 (November 2001).

Krzysztof Jurecki. “In the Sinking Łódź”, Exit. New art. in Poland, no. 4(52) 2002.

Study Tours
2004 Trondheim, Norway
1998 New York,NY, USA - with students from National College of Art and Design in Bergen, Norway.
1996 The Center of Polish Sculpture, Orońsk, Poland (Zgierz, Poland).
1994 Paris, France.
Markets and Shows
2015 Euregio, Raeren, Belgium
Höhr-Grenzhausen, Germany
2008 - 2015 Ceramic Festiwal, Bolesławiec, Poland
2005 - 2008,
2014 - 2015
Ceramic Meetings, Warszawa, Poland