Agata Materowicz

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Agata Materowicz
5 International Festival Art & Documentation, 2013, Lodz, Poland
Nationality Polish

Faculty of Visual Arts at Academy of Fine Arts in Lodz, Poland

University Of Computer Sciences and Skills, Lodz, Poland
Known for Artist
Agata Materowicz

Agata Materowicz (born 1963) is a contemporary artist, born in Warsaw. She received her MFA in Visual Arts (Puppet Animation, Painting and Drawing) from Academy of Fine Arts, Lodz, Poland, and BFA in Computer Graphic Design from University Of Computer Sciences and Skills, Lodz, Poland. She is a multi-disciplinary artist specialises in oil painting, including copies of masterworks and portraits painting, animation, puppetry, installation art, photography, sculpture, drawing, graphic design and others.


Materowicz graduated with honours from the Faculty of Visual Arts at Academy of Fine Arts in Lodz, Poland. She achieved top marks for her(Girl Reading a Letter at an Open Window - Johannes Vermeer's) project and theory thesis assignments: "Puppet for Film Animation" Faculty of Puppet Animation, promoter prof. Marek Skrobecki and "Painting for the Scenography of the Animated Film" Faculty of Painting and Drawing, promoter prof. Jolanta Wagner. Contemporary Multimedia Artist. She is very active in the following art areas: photography, painting, sculpture, ceramics, illustrations, computer graphics art, design and editorial. She illustrated children's book and also some of them designed and published. The author of several scientific articles and publications including copyright infringement.[1] She gained her Computer Graphic Design Bachelor of Arts from the WSInf, Lodz. She has also Diploma of Landscape Architecture- Warsaw Collage of Architecture, Diploma of Marketing- Ciechanow Collage of Marketing, Diploma of Architecture - Warsaw Collage. She received the certificate - ArtCamp Digital Photography / Open Air-International Summer School of Art, University of West Bohemia - Czech Republic. - University of West Bohemia in Pilsen and the certificate of the Academy of Photography in Warsaw. She also holds a certificate of Internet Marketing, Adobe, Corel Draw, computer graphics, web design organised by Apple. In the 1980s she was the co-founder and then president of the Music Club. Anna Jantar "Bursztyn"and as the chairman she organized concerts, authors readings and exhibitions.[2][3][4][5][6][7] Honorary Members of the Club were: Jarosław Kukulski, Natalia Kukulska, Eleni Tzoka, Halina Frackowiak, Romuald Lipko, Zbigniew Holdys, Marek Karewicz, Michal Rybczynski, Danuta Mizgalska. From 1985 to 1987 Agata worked as a graphic editor for "Weekly Ciechanowski". In 1991, she was co-founded of the "Association of Painters and Sculptors - Warsaw Old Town". She was the Photography Instructor teaching young people techniques how to see things differently.

Old Town in Warsaw, Winning photo in Competition: Remember the Summer, (2007)
Painting Scenography and Animated Puppet prepared for a movie based on Johannes Vermeer masterpiece Girl Reading a Letter at an Open Window, (2013)
Painting Scenography and Animated Puppet prepared for a movie based on Johannes Vermeer masterpiece Girl Reading a Letter at an Open Window, (2013)

Awards and honors[edit]

Lodzka Tower of Babel to old masterpiece by Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Lodz, (2012)
  • 2012 - Art Scholarships for her outstanding achievements: from the Polish Minister of Science and Higher Education
  • 2012 - Art Scholarships from the Marshal of Lodz Region in 2013[8]
  • 2011 - Award Gallery Kobro in 29 Strzeminskiego Competition at ASP Lodz[9]
  • 2006 - Award Photo Competition „Mokotow”, Warsaw
  • 2007 - Award Photo Competition " My way of seeing Warsaw“. Awarded photo was promoted the city of Warsaw on billboards, citylighs and other promotional materials in Poland and aboard.[10][11]
  • 2004 - Winner Logo Competition (USA)
  • 1979 - Silver Medal at Shankar’s International Children’s Competition, New Delhi, Indie

Solo exhibitions[edit]

  • 2013 - „Alter Ego” - Photo Exhibition at Parramatta Art Gallery Sydney - Australia - July 2013[12]
  • 2007 - "The Four Eyes" - Art Gallery „Ogrod” - Jablonna[13]
  • 1998 - Polish Art and Handicrafts Exhibition - Trade Formex '98 in Stockholm
  • 1987 - "Fimo World of Agata Materowicz” Cultural Centre in Ciechanow
  • 1984 - "Anna Jantar- First Step- Last Step” at the Students Club „Stodola” - Warsaw, then moved to Lublin, Lodz, Kraków. Poznan

Group exhibitions[edit]

  • 2014 - Gallery Neon "Lodz z Lodzi" (eng: Boat from Boat), Wroclaw[14]
  • 2014 - Museum of Textiles "Prime Time", Lodz [15][16][17][18]
  • 2013 - International Festiwal "Art & Documentation", Lodz[19][20][21][22]
  • 2013 - Exhibition:"Boat from Lodz". Work exhibition- "Brick Boat", Strzegom
  • 2013 - Professors and students post symposium exhibition:"Me, Here and Now" Gallery Kobro – Lodz[23][24][25]
  • 2012 - Participant's exhibition ArtCamp Digital Photography/ Open Air– International Summer School of Art. University of West Bohemia - Plzen, Czech Republic
  • 2012 - Exhibition: „Lodz, the Transborder City, Transmediale Art” Scheiblera Factory, Lodz
  • 2012 - The Winners Exhibition: XXIX W. Strzeminskiego Competition. Gallery Kobro[26] Lodz, catalogue: ISBN 978-83-63141-09-7
  • 2012 - Paintings Exhibition: VII Charity Auction: "Seed Art - Garden of Hope". Under the auspices of the National Museum in Warsaw, Warsaw University Library. Warsaw.[27]
  • 2012 - Participation in the project: "Embroider Lodz", Ksiezy Mlyn, Gallery Manhattan, Lodz
  • 2012 - Exhibition "Lodz, the Transborder City”, Park-Gardener's Cottage, Zrodliska in Lodz
  • 2012 - Painting Exhibition:"Corpus”, Gallery -Free Space, ASP Lodz[28]
  • 2011 - Painting Exhibition:"Risk” - Gallery: Short and Up to the Point. Lodz
  • 2007 - Participation in the post-competition Exhibition, PKiN Warsaw
  • 2007 - Participation in the Photo post-competition Exhibition: “Mokotow” Warsaw
  • 2007 - Photo Exhibition:"Janow Podlaski”, Town Hall, Deblin
  • 2006 - Participation in the Landscape Photographic Exhibition:"Janow Podlaski”, Ermitaz, Lazienki Krolewskie,[29] Warsaw, Zielona Gora, Deblin.
  • 2005 - Photo Exhibition:"Remember the Summer", Warsaw - Bemowo[30]
  • 1991 - The Association of Artists, Painters and Sculptors Painting Exhibition, Warsaw – Old Town,” Landscape otherwise” - Club „Kadr” Warsaw
  • 1979 - The Winners post-competition Painting Exhibition:"Shankar'a”, New Delhi - Indie [31][32][33]


  • 2013 - Participation in the International “The Booooooom and Adobe Remake Photo Project”. Photo interpretation of Leonardo da Vinci “The Last Supper” Vancouver, Canada
  • 2013 - The catalogue “Me, Here and Now” from International symposium ASP Lodz, ISBN 978-83-63141-17-2
  • 2010 - "Mushroom Dreams”, published by A.M. Design, 2010, ISBN 978-83-62624-02-4
  • 2010 - The article "Examples of copyright infringement by daily newspaper Zycie Warszawy" published in “Ethics in the media vol.7: World standards vice everyday life" by Scriptorium, 2010. ISBN 978-83-62625-02-4
  • 2009 - The article "A Puff of Absurdity , TVN Warsaw, 2011, Retrieved 10 June 2013
  • 2002 - “Peas around wild animals”, ISBN 83-7341-708-7
  • 2002 - "Peas and forest animals”, ISBN 83-7341-706-0
  • 2001 - Eleni CD "Something from Odysseus" Group members polymer clay figurines made by Agata Materowicz, Hellnic-Records / Pomaton EMI
  • 2001 - “Peas and country animals”, ISBN 83-7212-757-3
  • 2000 - "Peas discovers wild animals”, ISBN 83-7341-707-9
  • 2000 - "Peas - kindergarten children's first book”, ISBN 978-8373417779
  • 1991 - Illustrations made for prof. Anna Sieradzka book: "Cloak, train dress, peaked for-pointed cap: art and fashion in Polish Modernism", Ossolineum, 1991, ISBN 8304024535, ISBN 9788304024533

Art catalogues[edit]

Art galleries displaying her art[edit]

  • Kobro Gallery of Art, Lodz
  • Gallery: Free Space, Lodz


  1. ^ Agata Materowicz: ”Examples of copyright infringement by daily newspaper Zycie Warszawy” published in Ethics in the media vol.7: World standards vice everyday life’ by Scriptorium, ISBN 978-83-62625-02-4, online edn. 2010, Retrieved 03 June 2013
  2. ^ Video interview with Agata Materowicz, EMI DVD-"Small Handful of Life" memories of Anna Jantar i Jaroslaw Kukulski January 2013
  3. ^ Iza Parynow, Renata Jarecka, Whatever was sent by fate would be lost, InfoPl, 30 October 2010
  4. ^ Bloog Anna Jantar, First logo of Agata Materowicz: Bursztyn Fan Club
  5. ^ Memories of Anna Jantar,‘Agata Materowicz: In memory of Anna Jantar
  6. ^ Anna Jantar i Jaroslaw Kukulski, In memory of Anna Jantar: Small Handful of Life - Agaty Materowicz, November 2012
  7. ^ Natalia Kukulska Bloog, In memory of Anna Jantar: Small Handful of Life - Agaty Materowicz
  8. ^ Scholarship Marshal of Lodz, 2013
  9. ^ 29 Strzeminskiego Competition, ASP Lodz, ‘Award Galerii Kobro Agata Materowicz, position 34, 26 April 2012
  10. ^ Warsaw City Council Warsaw-News, Agata Materowicz, Photo Competition: My way of seeing Warsaw, 29 October 2007, Retrieved 03 June 2013
  11. ^ M. Rychter, T. Bonda, ‘Agata Materowicz: Golden children, Tygodnik Wprost, Nr13/2008
  12. ^ "ALTER EGO” Photos by Agata Materowicz exhibition
  13. ^ M. Smolinski, Council Jablonna, Materowicz's Photo exhibition, Gallery Ogrod 9 Maj, 2008, Retrieved 03 June 2013
  14. ^ Gallery Neon Exhibition Wroclaw, The News ASP, Lodz, 2014
  15. ^ Prime Time, Muzeum of Textiles, Lodz, 2014
  16. ^ Prime Time 2013 Muzeum of Textiles, Plaster Lodzki, 25 January 2014
  17. ^ Graduation Works Exhibition, in ASP, Gazeta Lodzka , 24 January 2014
  18. ^ Graduation Works Exhibition in ASP, Gazeta Wyborcza 24 January 2014
  19. ^ International Art & Documentation Festival, Lodz, April 2013
  20. ^ International Art & Documentation Festival, Lodz, April 2013
  21. ^ International Exhibition: “Art for Documentation - Documentation for the art”, (paragraph#7), Anka Lesniak, Retrieved 17June 2013
  22. ^ Lesniak Anka, Between art and Documentation, Living Gallery, July 2013
  23. ^ Milano Expedition, Photos by Agata Materowicz, September 2012
  24. ^ A. Materowicz, Agata Materowicz, Video photos presentation: Milan: Me, Here and Now, September 2012
  25. ^ Exhibition Me, Here and Now, April, 2013
  26. ^ Galeria Kobro,‘Exhibition Kobro's House, Photos Agaty Materowicz’, November 2012
  27. ^ Materowicz artwork:I don't give up ArtInfo,2012
  28. ^ Group exhibition Corpus, ‘Pillow - painting made by Agata Materowicz, Galleria Cobro’, February 2012
  29. ^ Group Photo Exhibition, Agata Materowicz Galery Ermitaz - Lazienki Królewskie Warsaw, August 2006, Retrieved 03 June 2013
  30. ^ Materowicz's solo photo exhibition in Warsaw-Bemowo, Gazeta Echo, 25 Maj 2007
  31. ^ Shankar’s International Children’s Competition, Delhi
  32. ^ Materowicz Shankar's Letter#1
  33. ^ Materowicz Shankar's Letter#2

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