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  1. Zofia Klajs is a freelance graphic artist, poster designer and printmaker.
    Currently based in Warsaw, Poland, but travelling a lot (recent art & design trips: to Bretagne, France in 2017; to Quebec, Canada in 2017; to New York, USA in 2014-2016).

     

    EDUCATION:

    Sep 2016–Dec 2016 – The Kosciuszko Foundation Short Term Scholar, Parsons The New School for Design, NYC, USA

    June 2015 – "Implementing Impact, Strategies for Creative Intervention" Program, School of Visual Arts, NYC

    Aug 2014–Feb 2015 – Fulbright Visiting Student Researcher, Parsons The New School for Design, NYC, USA

    2011–present – PhD student, Faculty of Graphic Arts, Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, Poland

    2006–2011 – MFA in Graphic Design, additional specializations in Printmaking and Painting, Faculty of Graphic Arts, Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, Poland

    2008–2010 – BA in the Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, University of Warsaw, Poland

    2004–2007 – Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, University of Lodz, Poland 

     

    SELECTED AWARDS:

    2016 – The Kosciuszko Foundation Research Grant 2016/2017

    2014 – Fulbright Fellowship, Junior Advanced Research Award 2014/2015

    2013 – 2nd Prize of the Year 2013, Warsaw Graphic Print

    2012 – Henryk Tomaszewski Golden Debut Prize, 23rd International Poster Biennial in Warsaw, Poland

    2011 – 2012 Art Grant of the City of Warsaw, Downtown District

    2011 – 3rd Prize of the Year 2011, Warsaw Graphic Print

    2008–2013 – Warsaw Graphic Print monthly awards

     

    SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

    2014 – Golden Bee Moscow Global Biennale of Graphic Design

    2013 – "Multigenerational perspectives", individual poster exhibition, Deutsch-Amerikanisches Institut, Heidelberg, Germany

    2013 – 1st Italian Poster Biennial, Finale Ligure, Italy

    2013 – exhibiting and curating "The Art of Poster. Young Polish Artists", Polish Institute Sofia, Bulgaria

    2013 – Salon of Polish Poster, Wilanów, Warsaw, Poland

    2012 – International Print Triennial in Cracow, Main Exhibition, Bunkier Sztuki, Cracow, Poland

    2012 – 23rd Warsaw International Poster Biennial: The Henryk Tomaszewski Golden Debut Exhibition, Sinfonia Varsovia, Warsaw, Poland

    2012 – Student Printmaking Biennial, Poznan, Poland

    2012 – individual poster exhibition, Poznan, Poland

    2012 – "Love no candy", AMS's finalists exhibitions, Royal Łazienki & Plac Bankowy, Warsaw, Poland

    2012 – Kissprint: Grand Printmaking Exhibition, SOHO Factory, Warsaw, Poland

    2012 – MFA 2011 Painting Exhibition, Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, Poland

    2009–2013 – "Grafika Warszawska" Warsaw Graphic Print annual exhibitions, 2008–2012 editions