in 1956. Studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, Faculty of
Graphic Art. Graduated in 1981. Grants of the Ministry of Culture and
Art in 1982, 1984-85, 1988 and 1990.
and book artist, painter, writer and poetess. Makes also
installations and performances. Published a few collections of her
poems. Her works are in numerous private collections and museums in
Poland. Took part in many group and solo exhibitions, since 1995 in
the Contemporary Polish Book Art shows.
was A Factory of Confidences and there was the time of Describing the
World. For one year there has been in my artist life the time of
Arboretum. It has appeared in green, full of life, of creeping, lush
and constantly growing prettiness, fascinating with the will to exist
and multitude of this will’s forms. Arboretum is a set of trees and
bushes existing separately (for example Kórnik arboretum) or
as a part of botanical garden. Certainly, a set of green plants is a
metaphor. With a help of it I’ve been trying to define and describe
persons, phenomena, experiences. Next, new, the third creative method
has appeared. A visible trace of deep spiritual transformation.
is so because I decided to replace (I don’t know for how long)
contemplating my own imagination, which I had been writing down for
15 years using Pictograms of the Hermetic Script, with contemplating
the world and people perceived as Eternal Meadow, Green Grove,
Evergreen Tree, Mysterious Garden and Longed-for Paradise. Heading to
the latter I walk along the paths of cordial plants, pass by
blossoming pergolas, parks, gardens, flower beds, silent daisies lost
in lawns. I pass buildings too – symbols of specific situations.
Four diaries presented at the exhibition are the records (maybe
sometimes too emotional) referring to most essential places I leave
or welcome. Their titles are of great importance to me: Home, Temple,
Fountain and Arcadia.