BIOGRAPHY // ENGLISH

gotoweBorn in Szczecin in 1979. Connected with Toruń, where she lives. From 2015 on, co-founder of the artistic group Piñata. From 2016 on, she has been the president of the board of the Piñata Foundation. In 2006 she graduated from easel painting, painting in architecture (wall painting and stained glass), she also defended the annex from drawing at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń. Winner of the Professor Stanisław Borysowski Award in the discipline: painting 2003/2004. In 2004 – 2006 she graduated from the Pedagogical College of Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń. In the years 2006 – 2012 she was associated with educational and cultural institutions, among others: the Feliks Nowowiejski Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz (2007 – 2009), Gallery and Artistic Work Center of Children in Toruń (2010 – 2016). Author of educational programs, art workshops and painting plein-airs. She participated in individual and collective exhibitions at home and abroad (Germany, Ireland). From 2007 on, member of the Polish Artists’ Union. She deals with broadly understood contemporary painting, painting in architecture, design engages in experimental drawing in her own techniques.

Education:

since 27.06.2007 – Contract teacher qualification

2000/2001 – 2005/2006 – Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun

Faculty: Painting

Subject: Easel painting

Speciality: Painting in architecture:

Mural painting, stained-glass work

Annex: Drawing

2004 – 2006 – Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun – Pedagogical Studies (four terms)

PERSONAL EXHIBITIONS:

2019 FOLLOW THE SUN, Gallery of Polish Artists Association in district of Toruń, Toruń2018 „Pinata Crusades” with Alicja Wieczorek and Grzegorz Wawrzyńczak, West Pomeranian Museum in Bytów

2018 „AQUAPRESJA 04”with Alicja Wieczorek and Grzegorz Wawrzyńczak The Center of Culture and Art. Water Supply Tower, Konin

2017 „TRES PINTEROS” with Alicja Wieczorek and Grzegorz Wawrzyńczak GOK, Raciążek

2017 „AQUAPRESJA” with Alicja Wieczorek and Grzegorz Wawrzyńczak, Gallery 011 club From Nowa, The Hall of Pomp Museum of water supply and sewage system, Toruń

2017 „All along the watertower” with Alicja Wieczorek and Grzegorz Wawrzyńczak / Dom Muz, Toruń

2017 „DYFUZJE” / Academic Space of Arts, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Nicolaus Copernicus University,Toruń

2017 „AQUAPRESJA 03” with Alicja Wieczorek and Grzegorz Wawrzyńczak / Water Tower Gallery, Płock

2017 „AQUAPRESJA 02” with Alicja Wieczorek and Grzegorz Wawrzyńczak / Gallery of the Tower of Pressure , Museum of water and sewage systems, Bydgoszcz

2015 ” Illustrated Space” with Alicja Wieczorek / The Museum of Writing and Printing in Grębocin

2014″Irij” Community Cultural Centre in Raciążek

2009„Painting”Individual exposition, House of Muses, Toruń

2006„stratosphere„– Individual exposition accompanying New Art Exhibition, „ Piwnica Pod Aniołem”, Toruń

2005„Painting„– Individual exhibition, Children’s Creative Art Centre and Gallery in Torun

JOINT EXHIBITIONS:

2018 II art confrontation „SPACE” / Mazovia Institute of Culture, Gallery TEST
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Warsaw

2018 Pro Polonia Jubilatea – 100 lat – ,Gallery of Polish Artists Association in district of Toruń

2018 9. Charity Auction for Children with Autism Aperio – pre-auction exhibition – Municipal Gallery Arsenał, Poznań

2018 SUMMER – House of the Muses ul. Podmurna, Toruń

2018 exhibition of art related to the auction of the XXI century (VII / IX auction) / Contemporary Art Gallery 101 project Warsaw

2018 – Open air in Płotow, open-air exhibition, Zagroda Styp-Rekowskich branch of the West Pomeranian Museum , Płotowo

2018 Young Art Fair Toruń 2018, Artus Court, Toruń

Annale – 2017/2018, exhibition of members of the Toruń constituency ZPAP , Gallery of Polish Artists Association in district of Toruń

2018 – „III Kuyavian-Pomeranian historical travels”, voivodeship post-competition exhibition, Cultural Center Teutonic Castle, (Distinction) Toruń

2018 exhibition accompanying the auction of XXI century art / Contemporary Art Gallery 101 Projekt,Warsaw

2018 „Na Rabe” exhibition after outdoor / a branch of the West Pomeranian Museum, Płotowo

2017 The After Plein-Air Exhibition „Plener Hawaje” / Stara Wiśniewka

2017 „17th Mogilyn Art Meetings” Fundamental Activities „On the Road”, Mogilno

2017 „ITER PER TEMPUS – OR BACK TO THE PAST” exhibition accompanying the project, Culture Center Teutonic castle, Pinata Toruń Foundation, Toruń

2017 AQUAPRESJA intermedia exhibition, Water Supply Tower of Old Bielany, Torun

2016 ORGANIZATION OF THE PLEIN-AIR, collective exhibition for the Museum of Writing and Printing, Grębocin

2016 circles – an open air exhibition of ZPAP members, ZPAP Gallery, Toruń

2016 „I Kujawsko-Pomorskie historical journeys”, regional art contest, Cultural Center Teutonic Castle, Toruń

2014 VIII Polish Art Festival , „Celtic – Slavic vision of woman”, The Hunt Museum, Limerick, Ireland

2014 `Galernicy” -Collective exhibition, House of Muses, Toruń

2011 “Presentations” The Hothouse of Palace Complex in Lubostroń

2011 XXXVII Competition of Polish Artists Association in district of Toruń .` Masterpiece of the year 2010`, The Wozownia Art Gallery, Toruń

2010 Collective exposition of Polish Artists Association in district of Toruń.` Masterpiece of the year 2009`, The Wozownia Art Gallery, Toruń

2009 XXXV Competition of Polish Artists Association in district of Toruń.` Masterpiece of 2008 the year`, The Wozownia Art Gallery, Toruń

2008 XXXIV Competition of Polish Artists Association in district of Toruń.` Masterpiece of the year 2007`, The Wozownia Art Gallery, Toruń

2007 VII Biennale of Small Painting forms, The Wozownia Art Gallery, Toruń

2006/2007 „Diploma” Gőttingen University, Gőttingen, Germany

2006„Diploma``, The Interior Gallery Arpol , Toruń

2006„Postmodernism in Art``, Feliks Nowowiejski Musical Academy, Bydgoszcz

2005/2006„Artists of Torun School from the Collections of Andrzej Lubawy``, Ks. dr Władysław Łęga Museum, Grudziądz

2005 The post open-air exhibition of Polish National Open Air Painting „Master and the Students„, Dębno; The Pomeranian Dukes’ Castle , Szczecin

PINATA FOUNDATION / ARTISTIC GROUP PINATA PROJECTS BETWEEN 2016 – 2018 ( Katarzyna Wendland, Alicja Wieczorek, Grzegorz Wawrzyńczak)

„Dragon” original art workshops accompanying the exhibition „Crusades of Pinata”, 19 May 2018, Night of Museums, West Pomeranian Museum, Bytów 2018


The Unknown Torun Dragon original literary and art workshops- I Archipelago of Fun, Toruń Festival for Children, 15-16 June 2018, Arena Toruń, 2018


„YOUNG ART ARTS OF TORUN 2018” project implemented thanks to funds of the Marshal of Kujawsko-Pomorskie and the Municipal Office of the City of Toruń. Artus Court, Toruń 2018


„STRING OF LIGHT” workshops for seniors as part of a project with the same title – May 8, 2018, Day care home in Toruń (ul. Rydygiera), Toruń 2018


„Still life with a bitworkshops for seniors as part of the project „String of Light” – 9 May 2018, Day care home in Toruń (branch at Gagarina Street), Toruń 2018


„Knight’s Order of Dragon’s Breath” workshops for children as part of the „Gliniaki Homolutum” project – 13 March 2018- SP No. 14, project implemented from the resources of the Torun Cultural Agenda under the „Micro-support” project Toruń 2018


„Dragons and other beasts” workshops for children as part of the „Gliniaki Homolutum” project – March 14, 2018- SP No. 14, implemented from the funds of the Torun Cultural Agenda under the „Micro-support” project Toruń 2018


„Kingdom of Gliniak Homolutum” workshops for children as part of the „Gliniaki Homolutum” project – March 15, 2018- SP No. 14, implemented from the resources of the Torun Cultural Agenda under the „Micro-support” project Toruń 2018


„ALL ALONG A WATERTOWER” artistic project carried out with the funds of the Torun Cultural Agenda as part of the „Micro-support” project Toruń 2017

ITER PER TEMPUS – means a return to the past” educational and artistic project carried out with the funds of the City Council of Toruń, Teutonic Castle, Toruń 2017

INDUSTRIALgraphic workshop (linocut) as part of the AQUAPRESJA project, 19 April 2017, Junior High School No. 4, Toruń 2017


BESTIARIUSZ – graphic workshops for children (kegraphy) as part of the ITER PER TEMPUS project, Cultural Center Teutonic Castle, Toruń 2017


Helmet for Palladine mixmedia workshops for children as part of the ITER PER TEMPUS project, Cultural Center Teutonic Castle, Toruń 2017


Rosa Pulchra Est mixmedia workshops for seniors as part of the ITER PER TEMPUS project, Cultural Center Teutonic Castle,Toruń 2017


Rosa Pulchra Est – mixmedia workshops for seniors as part of the ITER PER TEMPUS project, Dom Pomocy Społecznej in Wielka Nieszawka, Toruń 2017

„ROMANUSY I GOTOKI” – original educational project: implemented from the resources of the Torun Cultural Agenda under the „Micro-promotion” project, Toruń 2016


„Tantaradei” on April 26, sculptural workshops from the series „Romanus and Gotoki” realized as part of the project „Crusades of Piñata”, organizers – Grupa Piñata, SP No. I, Toruń 2016

„Medieval PVC” May 22, graphic workshop (linocut) from the cycle ” Romanusy i Gotoki „implemented as part of the project” Crusades of Piñata „, Junior High School No. XI, Toruń 2016


„Medieval ryngraf” on May 24, graphic workshops (template) from the series „Romanusy i Gotoki” implemented as part of the project „Crusades of Piñata”, Junior High School No. XI, Toruń 2016


„Dragons” on June 10, graphic workshops (monotype) from the series „Romanus and Gotoki” implemented as part of the project „Crusades of Piñata”, Junior High School No. XI, Toruń 2016


„Ryngraf UV” June 10, graphic workshop (template) from the series „Romanusy i Gotoki” implemented as part of the project „Crusades of Piñata”, Junior High School No. XI, Toruń 2016


„HYDROZAGADKA”– co-author of an educational project implemented from the resources of the Torun Cultural Agenda under the „Micro-promotion” project, Toruń 2016


„Aquatorbacze” 28 April, graphic workshop (linocut) from the „Hydrozagadka” cycle implemented as part of the „Aquapresja” project, organizers – Grupa Piñata, SP No. XIII, Toruń 2016


„Inhabitants of the seas” May 23, graphic workshops (collagrafia) from the „Hydrozagadka” cycle implemented as part of the „Aquapresja” project, SP No. XIII, Toruń 2016


„H2O” May 23, graphic workshops (collagrafia) from the „Hydrozagadka” cycle implemented as part of the „Aquapresja” project, Children’s House „Młody Las”,Toruń 2016


„What lives in the pipes?” May 26, graphic workshops (monotype) from the „Hydrozagadka” cycle implemented as part of the „Aquapresja” project, SP No. XIII, Toruń 2016


„Aquagalaxy” 9 June, graphic workshop (frottage) from the „Hydrozagadka” cycle implemented as part of the „Aquapresja” project, Children’s home „Młody las”,Toruń 2016

2016- May 30, June 2 and 6 – organization of an intermedia open air for students of the year of Conservation and Restoration of Works of Art, Grębocin 2016


„Graffiti Workshops” 4 and 5 November 2016 – running and organizing workshops on wall painting and easel painting in the Municipal Cultural Center in Raciążku as part of the project Dom Kultury + co-financed from the National Center for Culture, Raciążek 2016

CULTURAL ANIMATION – CHOSEN PROJECTS BETWEEN 2007 – 2015

2007 Own program, conducting and implementing of the open air painting workshop for teenagers between 15 and 18 years old in Lipnica Murowana

2010 Own artistic workshops for Commune Libaries on behalf of County Office in Łysomice,

2010 a coordinator of The 17th International Biennial of Children and Youth Graphic Art , organized with The Ministry of Culture and National Heritage in Warsaw, Toruń

2011 a coordinator and leader during the 16th international children and youth art competition „Always green, always blue”, organised with The Ministry of Culture and National Heritage in Warsaw, Toruń

2011 XI Toruń Science and Art Festival, workshops called „Hip, hop i bęc”, Toruń

2011 a coordinator of the project Art, art show the horns” , leader of art workshops for children and teenagers, Children’s Creative Art Centre and Gallery in Torun with financial 2011 support of The Ministry of Culture and National Heritage in Warsaw

” The author and leader of workshops – “Experimental spaces”, “Search for the third dimension”, “”Wire mobile”, ” New meanings of old objects ” , „Stars constellations”, „Accident”, Toruń

a coordinator and leader of art workshops during the 18th INTERNATIONAL BIENNIAL OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE GRAPHIC ART, Organised with The Ministry of Culture and National Heritage in Warsaw, Toruń 2012

coordinator and leader of art workshop of the 17th international children and youth art competition „Always green, always blue” , organised by The Ministry of Culture and National Heritage in Warsaw, Toruń 2013

XIII Toruń Science and Art Festival, workshops „ArtLight” (co-author) author of „Aqua – traces” workshop , Toruń 2013

Co-author of „Typogra” project , art. Workshops for children and teenagers. Children’s Creative Art Centre and Gallery in Torun, financed by The Ministry of Culture and National Heritage in Warsaw. Author of workshop – „Wibracje”, „Druciany anagram”, „Cyber miasto liter”, „Studia nad literą”, „Game over”, Toruń 2013

2013 Author of workshop „Chopin’s constellations” in Płocka Galeria Sztuki Dzieci i Młodzieży in CH Atrium Mosty within”Chopin – inspiration of the imagination” . With cooperation of The Ministry of Culture and National Heritage in Warsaw,as a part of program “Fryderyk Chopin 2010 – Promesa” ,Płock

2014 XIV Toruń Science and Art Festival, workshop „Podziemiuszki” (co-author)
workshop author – „Zwierzaki druciaki” Toruń

2014 a coordinator and leader of art workshop during XIX INTERNATIONAL BIENNIAL OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE GRAPHIC ART, Organised with The Ministry of Culture and National Heritage in Warsaw,, Toruń

2015 XIV Toruń Science and Art Festival, workshops (co-author) author of „Walking city” workshop , Toruń

2015 coordinator and leader of art workshop of the 17th international children and youth art competition „Always green, always blue”, organised by The Ministry of Culture and National Heritage in Warsaw, Toruń 2013) workshop autor – „Drutozwierze”,”Mechanical birds”, Toruń

2015 Co-author of „Lightpreviev” project , art. Workshops for children and teenagers. Children’s Creative Art Centre and Gallery in Torun, financed by The Ministry of Culture and National Heritage in Warsaw.Author of workshop – „The way towards the sun”, „The most distant galaxy by Jackson Pollock”, „Road to infinity”, „light environment”, Toruń

EXHIBITION ORGANIZATION:

AQUAPRESJA 04 Cultural Center Water Tower in Konin, opening on January 19, 2018, Konin, 2018


Young Art Fair Toruń 2018, Artus Court – 12, 13 May 2018, Toruń 2018


Plener in Płotowo – organization of open-air and post-open-air exhibition, Zagroda Styp-Rekowskich, Płotowo – open air: 23/06 – 2 July 2018, exhibition 1.07-30.07 2018, opening – 1 July 2018, Płotowo 2018


SUMMER- Muz House at ul. Podmurnej, Toruń, 7-30 September 2018


AQUAPRESJA 01– common concept, organization and implementation of the exhibition together with Alicja Wieczorek and Grzegorz Wawrzyńczak, Tower of Ciśnień „Stare Bielany”, ul. Józefa 37-49, vernissage on January 29, 2017, Toruń 2017

AQUAPRESJA 02– common concept, organization and implementation of the exhibition together with Alicja Wieczorek and Grzegorz Wawrzyńczak, Waterworks Museum Galeria Wieża Ciśnień, 1 Legarcka St., vernissage 17 March 2017, Bydgoszcz 2017


AQUAPRESJA 03– common concept, organization and implementation of the exhibition together with Alicja Wieczorek and Grzegorz Wawrzyńczak, Galeria w Kawiarnia and Restauracja Wieża Ciśnień, ul. Warszawska 26, vernissage on 1 July 2017, Płock 2017


„All Along The Watertower” – a common concept, organization and implementation of the exhibition together with Alicja Wieczorek and Grzegorz Wawrzyńczak, Dom Muz ul. Poznańska, Toruń, vernissage on September 15, Toruń 2017


AQUAPRESJA – common concept, organization and implementation of the exhibition together with Alicja Wieczorek and Grzegorz Wawrzyńczak, Hala Pomp Stare Bielany, ul. Józefa, Toruń, vernissage on December 13, 2017, Toruń 2017


AQUAPRESJA – common concept, organization and implementation of the exhibition together with Alicja Wieczorek and Grzegorz Wawrzyńczak, Gallery 011, From Nowa, Toruń, vernissage December 13, 2017, Toruń 2017


Outdoor Grębocin – organization of outdoor and open-air exhibitions at the Museum of Literature and Printing, vernissage on November 14, 2016, Grębocin 2016

ORGANIZATION OF EXHIBITIONS:

CHOSEN EXHIBITIONS BETWEEN 2010 – 2015 (in Children’s Creative Art Centre and Gallery in Torun)

-curator of exhibition „Exhibition of works by children from China” Toruń, 2011

curator of exhibition „Works of children from Bulgaria” in Bulgarian Cultural Intitute in Warsaw, Warsaw 2011

curator of exhibition „Children work from Iran, Toruń 2013

curator of exhibition „20 000 miles of undersea journey”,Toruń 2013

curator of exhibition „Toruń – Copernicus– Space”, Toruń 2013

curator of exhibition of Natalia Miedziak’s photography, Toruń 2014

curator of exhibition „Raindeer’s footsteps” Toruń 2014

curator of exhibition „Galernicy” House of Muses, Toruń 2014

-curator of exhibition of pupils in „Zakladnej Umeleckiej Skoly” in Pilzno, Czech Republic „Children from Pilzno”, Toruń 2015

curator of exhibition „teenage illustrators” Toruń 2015