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Slipcasting,
Chasing accidents,
Always checking what is through the looking glass.
 

photo: Olga Grabiwoda

born: 1973, Warsaw, Poland

1993- 1994 Den Danske Husflidshojskole, Kerteminde, Denmark
1994- 1999 Academy of Fine Arts (Department of Ceramics), Wroclaw, Poland
          1999 graduated from Academy Of Fine Arts, Master Degree
2014- 2015 SWPS, Design: History and Criticism

     2001 designer at ZPtS Pruszkow, Poland
2008-13 president of the International Ceramics Symposium „Porcelain Another Way",
              Wałbrzych, Poland
2014-16 Artistic Director, Institute of Design, Kielce, Poland

2002 set up own ceramic studio, Milanówek
since 2009 member of International Academy of Ceramics (AIC/IAC), Geneve,
                  Switzerland
since 2014 lecturer at School of Form, Poznań, Poland

awards:
2016- grant/ Polish culture worldwide, Adam Mickiewicz Institute, Poland
2016- Artists Grant, Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, Poland
2015- Master Prize, European Prize for Applied Arts, Mons, Belgium
2015- grant/ Polish culture worldwide, Adam Mickiewicz Institute, Poland
2013- Artists Grant, Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, Poland
2012- Prix de la Ville de Vallauris, XXIIème Biennale Internationale de Vallauris,
          France

2011- Honorable Mention Award, 1st China Kaolin Grand Prix, Jingdezhen, China
2011- Honorable Mention, 9th International Ceramics Competition Mino, Japan
2009- Premio Per Il Design, V° Simposio della Ceramica Contemporanea, Bassano
          Del Grappa, Italy

2008- Finalist Prize, Taiwan Ceramics Biennale, Taiwan
2008- Mloda Polska/ Young Artists Grant, Ministry of Culture and National Heritage,
          Poland

2005- Publiekspris, Theepottenshow, Goudse Keramiek Dagen, Gouda, Netherlands
2000- Forma 2000, Poznan International Fairs DOMEXPO, Poznan, Poland
2000- Judges Special Award, 3rd Mashiko International Pottery Contest 2000,
          Mashiko, Japan

1993- study grant, Kulturminesteriet Danmark and Den Danske Husflidshojskole,
          Denmark

shortlisted forGyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale, Icheon World Ceramic Center, Gyeonggi-do, Korea (2017); Focus Vessel, 8th Ceramics Talent Award, Nassauische Sparkasse, Keramikmuseum Westerwald, Höhr-Grenzhausen, Germany (2016); 59° Premio Faenza- Concorso Internazionale Della Ceramica D'Arte Contemporanea, Italy (2015); 58° Premio Faenza- Concorso Internazionale Della Ceramica D'Arte Contemporanea, Italy (2013); Santorini Biennale of Arts, Greece (2012); Tallinn Applied Art Triennial, Tallinn, Estonia (2012); Prix Européen des Arts Appliqués, Mons, Belgium (2012); 57° Premio Faenza-Concorso Internazionale Della Ceramica D'Arte Contemporanea, Italy (2011); European Ceramics- Westerwald Prize, Germany (2009); International Ceramics Festival Mino, Japan (2008); Elle Deco Award (2002); Dobry Wzor/ Good Design Award (2001); International Ceramic Competition: Teapot, Carouge, Switzerland (1999); Kutani International Decorative Ceramics Competition, Japan (1997);

works in public collections:
Casa Municipal de Cultura, Talvera de la Reina, Spain (2017); Escuela de Arte "Talavera", Talavera de la Reina, Spain (2017); Gaya Ceramic Arts Center Ubud, Bali, Indonesia (2016); Międzynarodowe Centrum Ceramiki, Bolesławiec, Poland (2016); Taoxichuan International Arts Center, Jingdezhen, China (2015), Rīgas Porcelāna Muzejs, Riga, Latvia (2014); Rathfarnham Castle, Dublin, Ireland (2014); Architonic, Zurich, Switzerland (2014); International Ceramic Studio, Kecskemét, Hungary (2014); The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, USA (2013); Aberystwyth University Ceramics Collection, Aberystwyth, Wales (2013); Danmarks Keramikmuseum, Middelfart, Denmark (2012); Musée Magnelli, Musée de la Céramique, Vallauris, France (2012); Museum of Modern Ceramic Art, Gifu, Japan (2012); Dawang Cuture Highland, Shenzhen, China (2012); Musée Ariana, Geneva, Switzerland (2012); Keramikmuseum Westerwald, Höhr-Grenzhausen, Germany (2011); Jingdezhen Ceramics Museum, China (2011); FuLe International Ceramic Art Museums (FLICAM), Fuping, China (2010); Mungyeong Ceramics Museum, Mungyeong, South Korea (2010); Fondazione Accademia dell'Artigianato, Este, Italy (2009); Taipei County Yingge Ceramics Museum, Taiwan (2008); Mashiko Museum of Ceramic Art, Japan (2000)Academy of Fine Arts, Wroclaw, Poland (1999, 2007)

commissions:
2017- Peter Marino Architect, Paris
2016- Peter Marino Architect, Paris
2014- Peter Marino Architect, New York

2013- Peter Marino Architect, New York
/ Maison Guerlain, Paris

solo & two-person exhibitions:
2017- The Waste Land, Escuela de Arte "Talavera", Talavera de la Reina, Spain
2016- Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed...,
Gaya Ceramic &
          Design, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
2016- VirtuReal, WrocLove Design Festival, Wrocław, Poland
2015-
Projektanci IDK: Monika Patuszyńska, Galeria Brama, Institute of Design Kielce
2014- Monika Patuszyńska & Michael Flynn, Puls Contemporary Ceramics, Brussels,
          Belgium
2013- O
peracja Książ, Łódź Design Festival, Łódź, Poland
2013-
Bastards&Orphans, Institute of Design, Kielce, Poland
201
3- Operation Spode/ In Dust We Trust, British Ceramics Biennial, Spode Factory
          Site, Stoke-on-Trent, Great Britain
2013- 
Bastards&Orphans, Jeroen Bechtold Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2013- Bastards&Orphans, Galeria Szkła i Ceramiki BWA, Wrocław, Poland
2011- Monika Patuszynska, Puls Contemporary Ceramics, Brussels, Belgium
2011- Spor af porcelæn & magi, Galleri Brantebjerg, Nakke, Denmark (with Michael
          Flynn)
2010- Fragment og forvandling, Galleri Brantebjerg, Nakke, Denmark (with Tine
          Jakobsen & Kamila Slocinska)
2009- Nr.13, Galerie Frederik Bollhorst, Freiburg, Germany (with Gabriele Hain)
2008- Ponawianie-panowanie, Serenissima, Warsaw, Poland
2007- Sweets, Bohema, Szczawno Zdroj (with Billie Theide)
2002- (Nie)powtarzalnosc/ (Un)repeatibility, Blue Melon, Warsaw, Poland

group exhibitions:
2017- Przekrój przez Międzynarodowy Plener Ceramiczno-Rzeźbiarski w Bolesławcu               Centrum Ceramiki Unikatowej, Wałbrzych
          Gy
eonggi International Ceramic Biennale, Icheon World Ceramic Center,
          Gyeonggi-do, ROK

2016- European Triennial for Ceramics and Glass, Les anciens abattoirs, Mons, B
          Focus: Vessel, Keramikmuseum Westerwald, Höhr-Grenzhausen,
D
          52.Międzynarodowy Plener Ceramiczno-Rzeźbiarski, Bolesławiec, PL
        
 Ceramics Studio Contemporary Ceramics Collection, Castle Museum, Targu
          Mures, RO
          P
rzed/ Po, Rynek, Bolesławiec , PL
          Ceramics Studio Contemporary Ceramics Collection, Nador Gallery, Pécs, H
          Gäste aus Polen, Keramikmuseum Westerwald
, Höhr-Grenzhausen, D
          O
bszary sensualne, Arsenał Miejski, Wrocław, PL
2015- Omnia vanitas, Les anciens abattoirs, Mons, B
          European Prize for Applied Arts, Les anciens abattoirs, Mons, B
          
Ceramic Event VII, Les Ateliers Galerie de l'Ô, Brussels, B
          Ceramika by PL, Wawa Design Festival, Warszawa, PL

          59° Premio Faenza, Museo Internazionale delle Ceramiche, Faenza, IT
          In.Stability (et omnia vanitas), Institute of Design Kielce, PL
          Ceramic Art London 2015, Royal College of Art, London, UK
2014- Small Form Porcelain, Rīgas Porcelāna Muzejs, Riga, LV
          Designblok. Art House, Praha, CZ
          Nasza Polska, Design September Brussels, Bruksela, B
          IAC Members Exhibition, Dublin Castle, Dublin, IRL
          Nasza Polska,
Paris Design Week, La Rotonde, Paris, F
          New
Energy, Kápolna Galéria, Kecskemét, H
          Made at The Clay Studio, Harrison Gallery/The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, USA
          Ceramic Art London 2014, Royal College of Art, London, UK
          Szklanka i filiżanka, Zamek Cieszyn, Cieszyn, PL
          Designers From Poland @ Meet My Project, Le lieu du design, Paris, F
2013 - X AYS, Warszawa, PL
          Materia Prima, KKKC, Klaipėda, LT
          International Ceramics Festival, Aberystwyth, UK
          U
npolished, Lviv National Academy of Arts, Lviv, UA
          
Materia Prima, Munkeruphus, Dronningmølle, DK
          58° Premio Faenza, Museo Internazionale delle Ceramiche, Faenza
, IT
          Unpolished- Young Design from Poland, DesignHalle, Graz, A
          Porcelain Another Way 2012, Galeria Szkła i Ceramiki BWA, Wrocław, PL
          Goed Gebakken. Contemporary Ceramics, Kasteel Le Paige, Herentals, B
 
2012- Światło i materia, Muzeum Karkonoskie, Jelenia Góra, PL
          Nina Hole- Friends & Firemates, Danmarks Keramikmuseum, Grimmerhus, DK
          Porcelain Another Way 2011, Galeria Szkła i Ceramiki BWA, Wrocław
, PL
          
Archeologia Fabryki, Zamek Cieszyn, Cieszyn, PL
          UnPolished 12. Young Design from Poland. Design Museum, Helsinki, FIN;
          Ceramic Art London 2012, The Royal College of Art, London, 
UK
          Porcelain Another Way, Magazyn Praga, Warszawa, 
PL
          UnPolished 13. Centre Meridional de l'Architecture et de la Ville, Toulouse, F
          My Wrocławianie, Galeria DAP, Warszawa, PL
          XXIIème Biennale Internationale de Vallauris, Vallauris, F

          Prix Européen des Arts Appliqués, Site des anciens abattoirs, Mons, B

          Santorini Biennale of Arts 2012, Pyrgos, Santorini, GR

          Porcelain Another Way 2011, Galeria Długa, MCC, Bolesławiec, PL

          XXXVI ICS Porcelain Another Way, Muzeum w Wałbrzychu, PL

          UnPOLISHED 15, Muzeul Naţional de Artă Contemporană, Bucureşti, RO
          Schneeweiss Kasino, Höhr-Grenzhausen, DE
          6th Applied Art Triennial, Eesti Tarbekunsti- Ja Disinimuuseum, Tallinn, EST

2011- Porcelana Inaczej 2010, Galeria Szkła i Ceramiki, BWA, Wrocław, PL
          ART-emocje, Rosyjski Ośrodek Nauki i Kultury, Warsaw, PL
          Nina Hole- Friends and Fire Mates, Apple House Gallery, Guldagergaard, DK
          UnPOLISHED 6/ Milan. Salone del Mobile, Milano, IT
          Formwelt- Farbwelt- Fliese, Keramikmuseum Westerwald, Höhr-Grenzhausen, D
          UnPOLISHED 7/ Paris. Designers Days, Paris, F
          57° Premio Faenza, Museo Internazionale delle Ceramiche in Faenza, IT
          UnPOLISHED 8/ Cologne. Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Koln, D
          UnPOLISHED/ edition speciale, Paris Design Week, 
F
          9th International Ceramics Festival '11 MINO, JP
          UnPOLISHED 8/ Hannover. Handwerksform Hannover, D
          UnPOLISHED 9. Iparművészeti Múzeum, Budapest, H
          XXXV ICS Porcelain Another Way, Muzeum w Wałbrzychu, PL
          1st China Kaolin Grand Prix, Great China Museum, Jingdezhen, CHN

          UnPOLISHED 10/
Zagreb. Centar za dizajn, HR
2010- V° Simposio Internazionale della Ceramica, Accademia dell'Artigianato
          Artistico. Este. IT
          Porcelain Another Way 2009, Galeria Szkła i Ceramiki BWA, Wrocław, PL
          Mun-gyeong Chassabal Festival, Mun-gyeong, ROK
          UnPOLISHED 3, Museum Tuch + Technik, Neumünster, D
          UnPOLISHED 4, The Nordic Design Fair CODE, Copenhagen, DK
          UnPOLISHED 5, Bella Center, Copenhagen, DK
          Circuit céramique at Sèvres, Sèvres – Cité céramique, Sèvres, F
          Materia Prima, Galeria Bielska BWA, Bielsko Biała, PL
          XXXIV ICS Porcelain Another Way, Wałbrzych Museum, PL

2009- Porcelain Another Way 2008, Galeria Szkła i Ceramiki BWA, Wrocław, PL
          Design- Antydesign, Muzeum Architektury, Wrocław;, PL
          European Ceramics– Westerwald Prize 2009, Höhr-Grenzhausen, D
          XXXIII ICS Porcelain Another Way, Muzeum w Wałbrzychu, PL
          V° Simposio della Ceramica Contemporanea, Bassano del Grappa & Nove, IT
          Non Object ive, Łódź Design 2009, Łódź Art Center, Łódź, PL
          Rzecz Małopolska. Etnodizajn Festiwal, Muzeum Etnograficzne, Cracow, PL
          Polish Design, Shanghai World Financial Center, Shanghai, CHN

2008- Ziemia Palona, Muzeum Ziemi Otwockiej, Otwock, PL
          XXX ICS “Porcelain Another Way”, The Municipal Museum of Wrocław, PL
          Salon du Decentrisme, Galerie im Hofgut, Reinheim, D
          Decentryzm.W poszukiwaniu ukrytej dominanty,BWA,Ostrowiec Swiętokrzyski,PL
          XXXII ICS "Porcelain Another Way", Wałbrzych Museum, PL
          Decentryzm. W poszukiwaniu ukrytej dominanty, Kalisz Museum, PL
          Decentryzm. W poszukiwaniu ukrytej dominanty. Centrum Promocji Kultury,
          Warsaw, PL
          Taiwan Ceramics Biennale, Taipei, TW

2007- Different faces of ceramics 4, Muzeum Historii Przemysłu, Opatówek, PL
          XXX ICS “Porcelain Another Way”, The Municipal Museum of Wrocław;
          Decentryzm, Kalisz Museum, PL
          XXXI ICS “Porcelain Another Way”, Wałbrzych Museum, PL
          A Polish House, Łódź Design, Łódź Art Center, PL
          Dark & Light, Galerie Santee, Nietap, NL
          Art of Fire, Galeria Design, Wrocław, PL
          Different faces of ceramics 8, Norblin Factory, Warsaw, PL
2006- Small pleasures of Life”, New Delhi, IND (The Polish Year in India)
          XXX ICS “Porcelain Another Way”, Wałbrzych Museum, PL
2005- Theepottenshow, Goudse Keramiek Dagen, Gouda, NL
          The Polish Art of the Object, Racim Gallery, Algiers, DZ (The Polish Week
           in Algeria)
          Transdesign, Hessisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst, Wiesbaden, D
           (The Polish Year in Germany)
2004- Amarant table, Comforma, Wrocław, PL
          Polka Design Goes Berlin, Inselgalerie, Berlin, D (DesignMai)
          Design.PL, Lengyel Intézet, Budapest, H (Budapest Design Week)
2002- Polka design, touring exhibition, PL
          PRODECO 2002, Palac Krolikarnia, Warsaw, PL
2001- Rok po, touring exhibition, PL
          Poznan International Fairs DOMEXPO 2001, Poznan, PL (with ZPtS Pruszkow)
          Art of Design 2001, Institute of Industrial Design, Warsaw, PL
2000- Ab Ovo, Galeria Opera, Warsaw, PL
          Art of Design 2000, Galeria DAP, Warsaw, PL
          Form&Function, Poznan International Fairs DOMEXPO, Poznan, PL
          Young Design 2000, Institute of Industrial Design, Warsaw, PL
          Mashiko International Pottery Contest 2000, Mashiko, JP
1999- Young Ceramics’99, Galeria Zamkowa, Lubin, PL
          Dyplomy'99 (The final exam show), Galeria Szkla i Ceramiki, Wrocław, PL
          International Ceramic Competition: Teapot, Carouge, CH
          Form&Function, Poznań International Fairs DOMEXPO 1999, Poznań, PL (with
          Wrocław Academy of Fine Arts)
1998- Erwartung, Künstlerhaus 188, Halle, D
1997- Kutani International Decorative Ceramics Competition, Komatsu, JP
          Young Ceramics’97, Galeria Zamkowa, Lubin, PL

curator:
2016- European Triennial for Ceramics and Glass (Guest country: Poland), Mons, B
2016- Wakou...co? Historia nienazwanej zabawki, Muzem Zabawek i Zabawy, Kielce, PL
2015- Re(c)akcje, Institute of Design Kielce, PL (with Adam Abel)
2015- In.Stability (et omnia vanitas), Institute of Design Kielce, PL
2012- Porcelain Another Way 2011, Międzynarodowe Centrum Ceramiki, Bolesławiec, PL
2012- Porcelain Another Way, Magazyn Praga, Warszawa, PL
2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013- Porcelain Another Way 2008, Galeria Szkła i Ceramiki BWA, Wrocław, PL
2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012- XXXII ICS Porcelain Another Way, Muzeum w Wałbrzychu, PL

symposia & residencies
:
2017- Shangyu Ceramic Arts Center Shangyu, China
2017- 
Escuela de Arte "Talavera", Talavera de la Reina, Spain
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016- Gaya Ceramic Arts Center, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
2016- International Ceramics and Sculpture Symposium, Bolesławiec, Poland
2015- Jingdezhen Taoxichuan International Arts Center Jingdezhen, China
2014- New Energy, International Ceramics Studio, Kecskemét, Hungary

2013- Guest Artist-in-Residence, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, USA
2013- Explore/ British Ceramics Biennial, Stoke-on-Trent, UK
2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008- ICS „Porcelain Another Way"- as a president, Wałbrzych, Poland
2012- Da Wang Culture Highland, Shenzen, China

2010- FuLe International Ceramic Art Museums (FLICAM), Fuping, China
2010- Mun-gyeong Chassabal Festival, Mun-gyeong, South Korea 
2009- V° Simposio della Ceramica Contemporanea, Bassano del Grappa, Italy
2008- Communication Through the Fire, Luboradów, Poland
2007- Sztuka Ognia/ Art of Fire, Luboradow, Poland
2006, 2007- International Ceramics Symposium Porcelain Another Way, Walbrzych, Poland
2000- Porcelain Factory "Książ", Wałbrzych, Poland, residency

lectures, demonstrations:
Breaking the mould: Slip-casting Disassembled, 
Gaya Ceramic Arts Center, Ubud, Bali, ID  (June 2017)
Artist demo, Escuela de Arte "Talavera", Talavera de la Reina, E (March 2017)
Artist talk, Escuela de Arte "Talavera", Talavera de la Reina, E (March 2017)
Slipcasting Redefined,Gaya Ceramic Arts Center, Ubud, Bali, ID (November 2016)
Gäste aus Polen, Keramikmuseum Westerwald, Höhr-Grenzhausen, D (June 2016)
VirtuReal, WrocLove Design Festiwal, Wrocław, PL (May 2016)
(Nie)Stałość, School of Form, Poznań, PL (summer term, 2016)
Pottery Workshop, Jingdezhen, CHN (December 2015)

Schule für Gestaltung Bern und Biel, Bern, CH (autumn term, 2015)
Odlewanie nonformalne, Institute of Design, Kielce, PL (January 2015)
(Nie)stałość, School of Form, Poznań, PL (winter term, 2014/201
5)
Second life of a mould, BE! Ceramics, Russeignies, BE (August 2014)

Krajobraz po-fabryczny/ Tranfer Wiedzy, School of Form, Poznań, PL (May 2014)
Odlewanie dla nomadów czyli pochwała mobilności, Galeria CPK, Warsaw, PL (May 2014)
De
 Koploper, Harelbeke, B (March/April 2010, April 2011, March 2012, April 2013, April 2014)
Porcelana, Szkoła Ceramiki Ceramiq, Warsaw, PL (March 2014)

Artist Talk, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, USA (November 2013)
In
ternational Ceramics Festival, Aberystwyth, UK (June 2013)
Porcelain Another Way, Międzynarodowe Centrum Ceramiki, Bolesławiec, PL (August 2012)
Archeologia Fabryki, Porcelana Śląska, Bogucice, PL (October 2011)
Casting of experimental plaster moulds: talk/demo. Art in Clay. Hatfield House, Hatfield, UK (August 2011)
Wald als Theater. Michael Flynn (Einfuhrung). Keramikmuseum Westerwald, Höhr-Grenzhausen, D (June 2011)
Kunst Akademie, Tielt, B (April 2011)
Academie voor Beeldende Kunst (SABK), Ieper, B (April 2011)
deKunstAcademie, Knokke-Heist, B (April 2011)
 
Porcelana, Mistrzowska Szkoła Ceramiki i Szkła Ceramiq, Warsaw, PL (February 2011)

'Porcelain Another Way', Kolloquium Mixed Media- Keramik plus..., Keramik Museum Westerwald, Hohr Grenzhausen, D (September 2010)
'Nie-Formalność', Warsaw Design Week, PL (June 2010)
konferencja "Ceramika- obszary działań twórczych", ASP Wrocław, PL (May 2010)
Syntra West, Sint-Michiels, B (April 2010)
Cardiff School of Art and Design, Cardiff, UK (January 2010)