Hackney Madonna: collaboration between the National Gallery, Complicite and Central Saint Martins. Animation inspired by a painting. The Virgin and Child by Andrea Solario from the National Gallery, London.
I was born in 1971 in Poland. In year 1998 I have graduated from Gdansk Academy of Fine Art in Poland, with a MA Fine Art degree, my education there was covered by practical and theory lessons in drawing,painting, sculpture , history of art, photography and much more. In year 2005 I took a Media course at Hackney Community College, where I got interested in animation, and graduated from Central Saint Martins College on PG Diploma in Character Animation.
2006 - 2007 Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design London
2D Animation · Postgraduate Diploma in Character Animation. Traditional 2D animation, creating animation using Macromedia Flash.
2005 - 2006 Hackney Community College London Access to Digital Media Certificate · Awarded 6 Credits at Level Two, 78 Credits at Level Three, on a programAccess to Digital Media. Units covered; Web Design, Interactive Design and Animation, Desk Top Publishing, Digital Video and Video Production, Digital Imaging.
2002 - 2004 Charles Dickens College London Advance Level , Proficiency Level · General English Language Course at Advanced and Proficiency level.
1993 - 1998 Academy of Fine Arts Gdansk,Poland MA Fine Arts · Awarded professional title of Master of Fine Arts
2007 Adobe Inspired Media Staff
· Customer service 2007 Hackney Community College London Womens in Media
Lecture · Lecture about 2D animation in Flash
2001 – 2006 Fabric591Ltd London Bartender · My duties include serving drinks to customers, stocking shelves and fridges and keeping the bar area clean.
2001 Benugo London Sales assistant
· Supervising Bar and kitchen · stock reordering · weekly staff roster · sales cashing up and reporting · Customer service
2001 DirkBleyer Berlin Marketing assistant · Here I was involved in all aspects of marketing for a freelance designer I travelled Germany as an assistant on photo-shoots, organised PR events and assisted in administrative work on Dirk Bleyer’s photography book which was published and sold to the global market.
2001-1992 CF Gdansk Poland Design Manager · In Poland I ran my own fashion label. With my team I designed,Poland manufactured, marketed and sold fashion wear to the Polish, German and Russian markets. My work was regularly shown at exhibitions and fashion shows throughout East Europe. I have won various prizes and awards for my fashion designs.
Computer Skills Web / Multimedia - Macromedia Flash, Dreamweaver. Graphic Design - Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator. Video editing - Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro. Desk Top Publishing - Adobe InDesign. Animation and moving image - TV Paint, Adobe After Effects, Flash. I work cross platform. I easily switch between Windows based or Mac OS Computer, I offer good understanding of operating systems and networking.
Interests and activities Web Design, Drawing, Painting, Animated Film, Photography, Graphic Design, Illustration, Video and Multimedia. Languages English, Polish,Russian. References Available on request. Awards received
· 1995,”Cinema in vouge”fashion show,Lodz ,Poland
· 1996,”Artgenda”art festival Baltic countries,prize,Kopenhagen
· 1996,”Party Fred”fashion show,Berlin
· 1997,”Moda media”prize,Lodz,Poland
· 1998,”Individuality of the year”,prize from polish Tv,Krakow
· 1998,”Big star party”design for polish Tv,Warsaw,Poland
· 1999,design for polish singer Pati Young,Warsaw,Poland
· 1999,”Talent of the Year”prize,Gdansk,Poland
· 2000,design for Sony Music Entertainment,Warsaw,Poland
· 2000,design for the dance group of the mordern Russian ballet Tatiana Boganowa,sponsored by EU,Gdansk,Poland
Workshops · Victoria and Albert Museum/animation workshop/ · Dulwich Picture Gallery/life drawing workshop/ · Theatre Complicite/acting workshop/