Anita Andrzejewska




ph. +48 501 423017



1989-94 - M.A. Cracow Academy of Fine Arts, Faculty of Graphics Art and Design

  1. 1994 - diploma work with distinction in printmaking and photography 

Since 1997 - member of  The Society of Polish Art Photographers



English - fluent

Spanish - fluent

Russian - basic

Farsi - basic


Professional Activity

1995,96  - international collotype workshop; Leipzig, Germany

2004 - European Children’s Literary Festival in Iran, conducting of the illustration workshop

            for children; Tehran, Iran

2005 - Summer Art Academy (by X-Change Culture and Science), conducting of the      

            photography workshop for students, University of Yazd, Iran

2006 - Caravan (by X-Change Culture and Science), winter journey in Iran

         - residency in the photographic society Pour l’Instant, Niort, France

2008 - Along the Silk Road (by X-Change Culture and Science), Iran

2010 - “2050 - Cultures of Living”, conducting of art workshops for children from different  

            social backgrounds, Ahmedabad, India (by Trans Urban)

2012 - “Junk store", exhibition of illustration and art worshop for children, Torino, Genova, Italy



Main achievements and awards

1995 -  The City of Cracow Artistic Stipend,

- disttinction in The International Competition of Art Photography, „Fotoforum’95”; Ruzomberok, Slovakia 

2001 - Grand Prix in Pro Bolonia competion of children’s book design, Warsaw

2002 - Scholarship of Minister of Culture

- prize of the public, „Figures Futur”- the competition of children’s books illustration, Paris, France,

- distinction of jury and first prize of children’s jury in Pro Bolonia competition of  children’s book design, Warsaw 

2003 - honorable mention in The Photographic Project Competition, Santa Fe Center for Visual Arts, USA

2004 - distinction in the competition „ Most Beautiful Books of The Year 2004”, Warsaw

2005 - first prize in the competition of polish IBBY section „ Book of The Year 2005”, Warsaw

2006 - first prize in the competition “World friendly for children” by The Committee of Children’s Rights Defence, Warsaw

- residence in the photographic society Pour l’Instant, Niort, France


Individual exhibitions

1995 - „Contrasts”; Austrian Consulate Gallery, Cracow (photography)

         - „Portraits of Woman from Cracow”; French Culture Institute, Cracow; Polish Institute, Leipzig, Germany

1997 - „Looking down- under”; Museum of Asia and Pacyfic, Warsaw

1998 - Photography; Gallery of Polish Photographers Union, Cracow

- „20 Faces”; Cracow

2002 - an individual exhibition during „The Month of Photography”, Cracow, Olympia Gallery

2003 - an individual exhibition during „The Month of Photography”, Bratislava, Slovakia

2004 - “Places” Empty Gallery, Katowice

          - photography, Pauza Galley, Cracow

          - “Light, shadow and gesture”, Trencin, Slovakia

2005 - an individual exhibition during “Festival of Photography” Gieraltowski Gallery, Warsaw

         - Gallery 7, Ostrava, Czech Republic

2006 - “ Traces of  Presence”  an individual show during The Decade of Photography, Cracow

2007 - „Delam tange”- photo exhibition, Gallery Persia, Cracow

         - „Footprints” – photo exhibition, Galery Wozownia, Torun

         - „Nur-e jan” – photo exhibition, Gallery Luksfera, Warsaw

         - illustrations for children – Anita Andrzejewska and Andrzej Pilichowski-Ragno, Cafe Szafe, Cracow

2009 - „Nur-e jan 2”, Pusta Gallery, Katowice, Poland

         - „Light of Iran, Soul of Persia”, Month of Photography, Athens, Greece

2011 - „Looking”, Photofestival - Lodz, Pauza Gallery - Cracow, Refleksy Gallery - Warsaw


 Main group exhibitions

1995  - „New Polish Graphics’; Słubice, Frankfurt, Gorzów, Poland, Germany

1997 - „The Print of TheYear”, Cracow

- 3rd Triennal of Polish Graphics; Centre of Art  Exhibitions, Katowice

 - „Photography of  The Year ‘ 97”; Turlej Fundation, Palace of Art, Cracow

 - „Works on Paper”; Carlsten Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, USA

1998 - „Him and Them”; Museum of History of Photography, Cracow; Stokholm, Lund, Sweden /2000/

1999 - „Graphics from Cracow”; Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Berlin, Koln, Bonn

2000 - Cracow 2000- Graphics”; Koge, Denmark

2001 - „Photography without The Past”; Museum of History of Photography, Cracow

2002 - „Transphotographique”, festival of photography, Lille, France,

- „Polish illustation for children”, Bologna Fiere, Bologna, Italy 

2005 - “13 Group”, Camelot , Cracow

- Biennial of Children’s Books Illustration, Bratislava, Slovakia

- “Woman”, Apollon Stiftung, Bremen, Germany

2006 - „From Another Tale”, exhibition and workshop for children, Castle of Art, Cieszyn

- exhibition of resident artists „Pour l’Instant”, Niort, Francja

- „Home”, photography, Luksfera Gallery, Warsaw

2009 - „Suttogsz”, Polish Institut, Budapest, Hungary

2009 - “Sefido siyah”, Art Centre, Tehran, Iran

2012 - “Junk store", exhibition of illustration, Palazzo Ducale - Genova, Italy