Aleksandra Toborowicz

graphic designer, artist, muralist, painter, lecturer

Cracow, Poland
looking for a freelance job

Work Experience

Jan Matejko Academy Of Fine Arts In Cracow

Professor Assistant

October 2016 - Poland

Jan Matejko Academy Of Fine Arts In Cracow

assistant at the Lettering and Typography Studio

October 2009 - September 2016 Poland

New Art Foundation Znaczy Się

member of a board

February 2012 - November 2013 Cracow, Poland

Museum Of Erotic Art

curator, art director

November 2008 - Present Cracow, Poland

Neumannbrown

graphic designer

packaging design
January 2009 - August 2009 Cracow, Poland

Education

Academy Of Fine Arts In Cracow

PhD in Fine Arts

Department of Graphic Design / editorial design
February 2013 - December 2015 Poland

Jan Matejko Academy Of Fine Arts In Cracow

Master of Arts

Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow,
Faculty of Graphic Arts,
Department of Graphic Design
Commercial Art Studio (prof. Władysław Targosz, Kuba Sowiński) - diploma - Virtual Museum of Erotic Art (www.muzeumerotyzmu.pl)

Principal subjects/occupational skills covered:
GRAPHIC DESIGN – magazine layout, typography, posters, logotypes, visual
identification, packaging, web design;
graphic techniques workshop, drawing, painting, photography, animation, history of art, culture theory
October 2003 - October 2008 Cracow, Poland

Secondary School Of Fine Arts In Czestochowa

Fine Artist

School of Fine Arts in Czestochowa,
graphic design workshop,
specialisation: utilitarian graphics, speciality: publishing forms

Principal subjects/occupational skills covered: graphic design - editorial design - posters, typography, layout gazety, book; drawing, painting, photography, history of art
September 1998 - June 2003 Czestochowa, Poland

Lahti University Of Applied Sciences

scholarship 2007

February 2007 - June 2007 Lahti, Finland

Languages

English (Advanced),

Awards

Design Observer

Winner in 50 Books category, 50 books | 50 covers / album "Alintaglio. Krzysztof Tomalski"

2016

A Design Award And Competition

Bronze A' Design Award / category: Graphics and Visual Communication Design / album "Grafika ASP Kraków"

2015

Icograda And Hiii Typography 2014

Merit Award / Hiii Typography 2014 / album "Grafika ASP Kraków"

2015

Polskie Towarzystwo Wydawców Książek

Distinction / 55. competition "Najpiękniejsze Książki Roku 2014" (The most Beautiful Books of the 2014 Year) / album "Grafika ASP Kraków"

2015

Icograda - European Design Award

Silver Award / category: Information Site / Virtual Museum of Erotic Art (muzeumerotyzmu.pl)

2009

European Design Award

Finalist / category: Artistic catalogue / album "Grafika ASP Kraków"

2015

Machina Design Awards

distinction / website Virtual Museum of Erotic Art (muzeumerotyzmu.pl)

2009

Design Observer

Winner of category 50 Books, 50 books | 50 covers / album "Grafika ASP Kraków"

2015

Editorial Design Served

Distinction / album "Grafika ASP Kraków"

2015

Adobe Flash Design Awards

Bronze / website Virtual Museum of Erotic Art

2009

Polish Design Quarterly 2+3D

participation in exhibition „Najlepsze Projekty Dyplomowe 2008/09” (“The best Design Diploma Works 2008/09 in Poland”) / website Virtual Museum of Erotic Art

2009

Behance

Distinction / album "Grafika ASP Kraków"

2014

Icograda - European Design Award

finalist / category: Signs & Displays / Typomural

2012

Trnava Poster Triennial

the Prize Slovak Design Centre in Bratislava / category: design of websites / Virtual Museum of Erotic Art

2009

Transvizualia Mediascream TV 09

the finalist, Poland Gdynia '09 / website Virtual Museum of Erotic Art

2009

Art Of Packaging

winner / category Life Style in polish packaging competition Art of Packaging 2006 - Debuts, Poznan 2007 / bottle of wine packaging

2007

The Third Polish Biennale Of Digital Graphics

GRAND PRIX

2002

Ministry Of Culture And Art

scholarship of Minister of Culture and Art

2002

Skills

Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, Animation, Curating, Drawing, Editorial Design, Flash, Graphic Design, Illustration, Installation, Logotypes, Magazine Layout, Mural, Packaging, Painting, Photography, Photoshop, Posters, Street Art , Typesetting, Typography, Visual Identification, Web Design,

PRIVATE EXHIBITIONS

2015, Red Gallery, Tarnow, Poland

2015, Exhibit Online, Communication Arts, USA

2014, Gallery Centrum, Nowohuckie Centrum Kultury, CRACOW / POLAND

2013, "Zapis spontaniczności – malarstwo Aleksandry Toborowicz", Galeria Elektor, Mazowieckie Centrum Kultury i Sztuki, WARSAW/POLAND

2011, typograhic installation „Typo Noise”, Onamato Gallery, CRACOW/POLAND

MIXED EXHIBITIONS WITH OTHER ARTISTS AND DESIGNERS

2016, "Dot Manifestation" / 7th Sharjah Calligraphy Biennial in Sharjah, UAE

2016, Fresh Book From Poland, London Book Fair, UK

2015, A'Design Awards and Communication, Como, Italy

2015, AIGA Conference, 50 Books | 50 Covers winner's exhibition, New Orlean, USA

2015, „Lettra / sign and letter, from graphics to book”, Jagiellonian Library, Cracow, Poland

2014, "TYPOPLA(G)KAT", Galerie Satelit, BRATISLAVA/SLOVAKIA

2013, exhibition STGU, Targi Wiedzy Graficznej, WARSAW/POLAND

2013, "Academy of Fine Arts in Bronowice", Gallery Bronowice, CRACOW/POLAND

2013, "Pracownia Malarstwa II", Gallery Palace Vauxhall, KRZESZOWICE/POLAND

2012, „Projekt Roku – Polski Konkurs Graficzny STGU 2012”, Starter Gallery, WARSAW/POLAND

2012, „322 Love”, DOLNY KUBIN/SLOVAKIA

2012, exhibition STGU „Overdesigned?”, Fundacja Sztuki Nowej Znaczy Się Gallery, CRACOW/POLAND

2011, exhibition STGU „Overdesigned?”, Łódź Design, LODZ/POLAND

2011, exhibition STGU, Rondo Sztuki, KATOWICE/POLAND

2011, „XXX w DNA”, Zbiornik Kultury, CRACOW/POLAND

2011, Typographic Poster exhibition, Zamek Sztuki i Przedsiębiorczości w Cieszynie, CIESZYN/POLAND

2011, graphics and paintings, Onamato Gallery, CRACOW/POLAND

2011, „322 Out of Space”, DOLNY KUBIN/SLOVAKIA

2009, Awarded Design Works, Triennale in Trnava, Jan Konniarek Gallery, TRNAVA/SLOVAKIA

2009, exhibition STGU, Rondo Sztuki, KATOWICE/POLAND

2007, finalists' design student exhibition, Międzynarodowe Biennale Studenckiej Grafiki Projektowej AGRAFA 2007, Rondo Sztuki, KATOWICE/POLAND

2006, drawing student exhibition, PWST, CRACOW/POLAND

2006, „Usti design/Sąsiedzi” USTI NAD LABEM/CZECH REPUBLIC

2006, Poster Studio Student Exhibition, Pałac Sztuki, CRACOW/POLAND

2006, „Granice rysunku”, W. Siemaszkowa Theatre, RZESZOW/POLAND

2006, workshops' exhibition, JAROSLAW/POLAND

2006, III International Drawing Competition Exhibition, WROCLAW/POLAND

2005, Centrum Rzeźby Polskiej, ORONSKO/POLAND

SCHOLARSHIPS

2015, scholarship founded by the Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage

2015, Ars Quaerendi Award, category Master, Cracow, Poland

2010, "Młoda Polska" Scholarship ("Young Poland") founded by the Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage

2002, scholarship founded by the Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage

2002, Scholarship founded by the Mayor of Częstochowa

PRESS APPEARANCES

2015, "Grafika ASP Kraków. Grafika o sobie samej albo książki w książce", Wiadomości ASP nr 68, CRACOW/POLAND

2014, "Koncert na scianie NCK", Wiadomosci ASP nr 64, CRACOW/POLAND

2013, "W meandrach wyobrazni", EksMagazyn, CRACOW/POLAND

2013, "Zapis spontanicznosci. Malarstwo Aleksandry Toborowicz" Wiadomosci ASP, CRACOW/POLAND

2013, "Taki weekend to sztuka!", Lodolamacz, CRACOW/POLAND

2013, "Mamy czas. Krakowscy graficy mlodego pokolenia", quarterly 2+3D – grafika plus produkt nr 48, CRACOW/POLAND

2012, "Murale", Soul Magazine nr 22, CRACOW/POLAND

2012, "Dziennik Polski” nr 289, Kronika Krakowska, CRACOW/POLAND2012, „Gazeta Wyborcza”, CRACOW/POLAND

2012, „Gazeta Wyborcza”, CRACOW/POLAND

2011, „Gazeta Wyborcza”, CRACOW/POLAND

2009, "Najlepsze dyplomy Projektowe", quarterly 2+3D – grafika plus produkt, CRACOW/POLAND

2009, "Wstepnie, wstydliwie, wystepnie", Sztuka.pl, CRACOW/POLAND

2009, „Machina Design”, WARSAW/POLAND

BOOKS AND CATALOGUES APPEARANCES

2014, "Grafika ASP Krakow" ("Graphic Arts Academy of Fine Arts in Kraków"), 432 pages, edit. Krzysztof Tomalski, Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts Press in Cracow, ISBN: 978-83-64448-19-5

2014, "Krakowski Szlak Street Artu" ("Cracow Routes of Street Art"), 50 pages, Galeria Krakowska

2013, "Akademia w Bronowicach" ("Academy of Fine Arts in Bronowice"), Gallery Bronowice, Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts Press in Cracow, 60 pages, CRACOW/POLAND, ISBN: 978-83-64448-02-7

2013, „Pracownia Malarstwa II”, ASP Kraków, 32 pages, edit. Stanisław Tabisz, Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts Press in Cracow, CRACOW/POLAND, ISBN 978-83-62321-27-8

2012, „European Design Awards 2012”, ATHENS/GREECE

2012, „83 lata Pracowni Liternictwa i Typografii w ASP w Krakowie” ( The 83rd Anniversary of the Lettering and Typography Studio of the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow"), 160 pages, Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts Press in Cracow, CRACOW/POLAND, ISBN 978-83-62321-26-1

2011, „TOUCH the design of beauty!” vol. 02, Wondering Publishing Co. Ltd. edit. Chris Li, 200 pages, SHANGHAI/CHINA, ISBN 193714400-3

2011, "Liberatura - unia formy i treści", "Tekst, Tworzywo, Twórca", 264 pages, Koło Naukowe Edytorów, edit.: Justyna Niedbała, Jowita Podwysocka-Modrzejewska, LODZ/POLAND ISBN: 978-83-928185-2-6

2011, "Overdesigned?", STGU, 106 pages, WARSAW/POLAND

2010, „PGR – projektowanie graficzne w Polsce", 300 pages, Karakter Publishing House, edit. Jacek Mrowczyk, Michał Warda, CRACOW/POLAND, ISBN 978-83-927366-8-4

2009, „European Design Awards” 2009, 342 pages, ATHENS/GREECE, ISBN 97896098284-1-3

2009, „Trnava Poster Triennial 2009”, 120 pages, TRNAVA/SLOVAKIA, ISBN 978-80-85132-58-8,

2008, „Najlepsze Dyplomy Projektowe 2007/2008" (Best Graduation Projects 2007/2008), CRACOW/POLAND

2006, „Art of Packaging Dossier”, 80 pages, POZNAN/POLAND

2006, „Sousede”, USTI NAD LABEM/CZECH REPUBLIC, ISBN 80-7044-791-5

2003, "Najdoskonalsza droga", 48 pages, St. Paul's Publishing, ISBN: 83-7168-775-3
2002, „III Biennale Sztuki Komputerowej”, 12 pages, LODZ/POLAND

CLIENTELE

HA!ART Corporation, LG, Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow, Znak Publishing House, "Slask" Dance and Song Ensemble, Krakowskie Biuro Festiwalowe, Fundacja Sztuki Nowej Znaczy Się

SYMPOSIUMS AND ACADEMIC CONFERENCES

2015, TypoTok, Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow / POLAND

2011, "Tekst, Tworzywo, Twórca" ("Text, Material, Author"), Koło Naukowe Edytorów, Lodz University, LODZ/POLAND

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS

2015 – IAD: International Assotiation odf Designers

2009 – member of the Association of Applied Graphic Designers (STGU) / POLAND

2012–2013, member of a board at Fundacja Sztuki Nowej Znaczy Sie, CRACOW/POLAND

JURY MEMBERSHIPS

2014, A Mural Competition "101 Murali dla Krakowa" (101 Murals for Cracow), CRACOW/POLAND

2013, Design Competition „Wirtualne Muzea Małopolski”, Małopolski Instytut Kultury, CRACOW/POLAND

2012, Coca-Cola, Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow, CRACOW/POLAND

2012, www layout competition, Biuro Karier Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow, CRACOW/POLAND