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
Website Agata Materowicz

Agata Materowicz (born 1963) is a contemporary artist, born in Warsaw. Agata is currently studying for PhD in Multimedia Arts at ASP Lodz after 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 WindowJohannes 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 College 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, based on a Pieter Bruegel the Elder masterpiece, Łódź, (2012)
  • 2014 – Scenography, puppets: design and construction for Natalia Kukulska video "Headdress" (Polish: Pioropusz)[8][9][10][11][12]
  • 2013 -Master’s Degree, project: "Illusions in Art – the road from painting to the movie" – nominated for the Best Fine Arts Diploma in Poland, Diplomas 2013
  • 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[13]
  • 2011 – Award Gallery Kobro in 29 Strzeminskiego Competition at ASP Lodz[14]
  • 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.[15][16]
  • 2004 – Winner Logo Competition (USA)
  • 1979 – Silver Medal at Shankar’s International Children’s Competition, New Delhi, Indie

Solo exhibitions[edit]

Copy of Witlkacy self-portrait from1913, Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, Łódź, (2014)
During music video production: Pioropusz, Natalia Kukulska, (2014)
  • 2013 – „Alter Ego” – Photo Exhibition at Parramatta Art Gallery Sydney – Australia – July 2013[17]
  • 2007 – "The Four Eyes" – Art Gallery „Ogrod” – Jablonna[18]
  • 1998 – Polish Art and Handicrafts Exhibition – Trade Formex '98 in Stockholm
  • 1987 – "Fimo World of Agata Materowicz” Cultural Centre in Ciechanów
  • 1984 – "Anna Jantar- First Step- Last Step” at the Students Club „Stodola” – Warsaw, then moved to Lublin, Łódź, Kraków. Poznań

Group exhibitions[edit]

  • 2015 – The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, Havant, UK
  • 2014 – Gallery Neon "Łódź z Łódzi" (eng: Boat from Boat), Wrocław[19]
  • 2014 – Museum of Textiles "Prime Time", Łódź [20][21][22][23]
  • 2013 – International Festiwal "Art & Documentation", Łódź[24][25][26][27]
  • 2013 – Exhibition:"Boat from Łódź". Work exhibition- "Brick Boat", Strzegom
  • 2013 – Professors and students post symposium exhibition:"Me, Here and Now" Gallery Kobro – Łódź[28][29][30]
  • 2012 – Participant's exhibition ArtCamp Digital Photography/ Open Air– International Summer School of Art. University of West Bohemia – Plzen, Czech Republic
  • 2012 – Exhibition: „Łódź, the Transborder City, Transmediale Art” Scheiblera Factory, Łódź
  • 2012 – The Winners Exhibition: XXIX W. Strzeminskiego Competition. Gallery Kobro[31] Łódź, 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.[32]
  • 2012 – Participation in the project: "Embroider Lodz", Ksiezy Mlyn, Gallery Manhattan, Łódź
  • 2012 – Exhibition "Łódź, the Transborder City”, Park-Gardener's Cottage, Zrodliska in Łódź
  • 2012 – Painting Exhibition:"Corpus”, Gallery -Free Space, ASP Lodz[33]
  • 2011 – Painting Exhibition:"Risk” – Gallery: Short and Up to the Point. Łódź
  • 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,[34] Warsaw, Zielona Gora, Deblin.
  • 2005 – Photo Exhibition:"Remember the Summer", Warsaw – Bemowo[35]
  • 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 [36][37][38]


  • 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 – 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, Łódź
  • Gallery: Free Space, Łódź


  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. ^ Headdress (Pioropusz), Natalia Kukulska Warsaw, Retrieved, 04 November 2014
  9. ^ Headdress (Pioropusz), Natalia Kukulska, Retrieved 04 November 2014
  10. ^ Pioropusz – new song, new video idea Retrieved 04 November 2014
  11. ^ Natalia Kukulska
  12. ^ Marek Skrobecki
  13. ^ Scholarship Marshal of Lodz Archived June 6, 2013, at the Wayback Machine., 2013
  14. ^ 29 Strzeminskiego Competition, ASP Lodz, ‘Award Galerii Kobro Agata Materowicz, position 34, 26 April 2012
  15. ^ Warsaw City Council Warsaw-News, Agata Materowicz, Photo Competition: My way of seeing Warsaw, 29 October 2007, Retrieved 03 June 2013
  16. ^ M. Rychter, T. Bonda, ‘Agata Materowicz: Golden children, Tygodnik Wprost, Nr13/2008
  17. ^ "ALTER EGO” Photos by Agata Materowicz exhibition
  18. ^ M. Smolinski, Council Jablonna, Materowicz's Photo exhibition, Gallery Ogrod 9 Maj, 2008, Retrieved 03 June 2013
  19. ^ Gallery Neon Exhibition Wroclaw, The News ASP, Łódź, 2014
  20. ^ Prime Time Archived February 2, 2014, at the Wayback Machine., Muzeum of Textiles, Łódź, 2014
  21. ^ Prime Time 2013 Muzeum of Textiles, Plaster Lodzki, 25 January 2014
  22. ^ Graduation Works Exhibition, in ASP, Gazeta Lodzka, 24 January 2014
  23. ^ Graduation Works Exhibition in ASP, Gazeta Wyborcza 24 January 2014
  24. ^ International Art & Documentation Festival, Łódź, April 2013
  25. ^ International Art & Documentation Festival, Łódź, April 2013
  26. ^ International Exhibition: “Art for Documentation – Documentation for the art”, (paragraph#7), Anka Lesniak, Retrieved 17 June 2013
  27. ^ Lesniak Anka, Between art and Documentation, Living Gallery, July 2013
  28. ^ Milano Expedition, Photos by Agata Materowicz Archived April 13, 2016, at the Wayback Machine., September 2012
  29. ^ A. Materowicz, Agata Materowicz, Video photos presentation: Milan: Me, Here and Now, September 2012
  30. ^ Exhibition Me, Here and Now, April, 2013
  31. ^ Galeria Kobro,‘Exhibition Kobro's House, Photos Agaty Materowicz’, November 2012
  32. ^ Materowicz artwork:I don't give up ArtInfo,2012
  33. ^ Group exhibition Corpus, ‘Pillow – painting made by Agata Materowicz, Galleria Cobro’, February 2012
  34. ^ Group Photo Exhibition, Agata Materowicz Galery Ermitaz – Lazienki Królewskie Warsaw, August 2006, Retrieved 03 June 2013
  35. ^ Materowicz's solo photo exhibition in Warsaw-Bemowo, Gazeta Echo, 25 Maj 2007
  36. ^ Shankar’s International Children’s Competition, Delhi
  37. ^ Materowicz Shankar's Letter#1
  38. ^ Materowicz Shankar's Letter#2

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