Joanna Sokolowska

Joanna Sokolowska

Warsaw, Poland

About Joanna Sokolowska

Polish artist, specialising in Painting and Sculpture. Contemporary, Figurative Expression.

The human being, with his dual nature-sensual and spiritual, is my biggest inspiration and focus.

Education

2013-2015
Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, USA
MFA Fine Arts 3D

2007-2012
Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, Poland
MFA program in Sculpture, Faculty of Sculpture


2009-2010
Academy of Fine Arts in Rome, Italy
Sculpture Department, Erasmus exchange program

2006-2009
MA program in English Philology, specialty in Teaching and Translating, Institute of Applied Linguistics, University of Warsaw, Poland

2003-2006
B.A program in English Philology, University College of English Language Teacher Education, Centre for Foreign Languages Teacher Training and European Education

Events

2015 Artist in Residence in the Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, West Rutland, Vermont, USA

2012-2015 FULBRIGHT Scholarship, Polish-US Fulbright Commission (to study and work at Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, USA) 


2010 Bergen, Norway – grant to participate in one week international workshop in ceramics “Reverse Fabrication”– part of cooperation between Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw and Bergen National Academia of Arts, concluded with exhibition in Vestlandske Kunstindustrimuseum – Museum of Modern Art in Bergen

2010 Tivoli Terme, Italy – grant to participate in third edition of international sculpture workshop in travertine „Lega’mi -un Segno nel Parco”, concluded by exhibition at the space of Antiche Cave del Barco, Tivoli, organized by Accademia di Belle Arti di Roma and M.U.S.P.A.C – Museo Sperimentale d’Arte Contemporanea inl’Aquila

Exhibitions

2017
- “State of Hope”, Sculptfest, Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, Vermont, USA
- “Przenikania” (“Interfusion”), Officna Art and Design, Warsaw
- “Fascinations” – solo exhibition of painting, Ulegla Gallery, Lysy Pingwin, Warsaw

2016
- "Vibrations", Art Center Fort Sokolnickiego, Warsaw - a solo exhibition of sculpture and painting
- "1000 ° C in the sculpture" Laboratory Technician Artistic Foundry at the Department of Sculpture at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, Galeria hall, ASP łódz

2015
“Shape of Beauty”, Boston Arts Academy, Boston, MA – SOLO EXHIBITION
- “Humanscape” MFA thesis Show, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
- “26th Annual MassArt Auction”, Paine and Bacalar Galleries, Boston, MA
- “Painting and Ceramics Show”, President's Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

2014
“MassArt Show”, Boston City Hall, Boston, MA
- “Graduate Show”, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
- “The Art of Dying”, Chaffee Art Center, Rutland, Vermont - “Emerge Boston”, Menino Arts Center, Boston, MA, USA

2013
“Talk To – A Salon of Paired Works”, Arnheim Gallery, MassArt, Boston, USA 
 2012 - “Ecce Homo- Behold the Man” - defense of diploma work Academy of Fine Arts in
Warsaw, Krakowskie Przedmiescie 5, main Palace

2011
“Finalists of Artistic Hestia Journey competition”, National Gallery of Art, Sopot; 


2010
“Reverse Fabrication” - Group exhibition in Vestlandske Kunstindustrimuseum – Museum of Modern Art in Bergen, Norway – ending international workshop in ceramics; - “Lega’mi un Segno nel Parco” - Group Exhibition at the space of Antiche Cave del Barco, Tivoli, organized by Accademia di Belle Arti di Roma and M.U.S.P.A.C – Museo Sperimentale d’Arte Contemporanea in l’Aquila, ending third edition of international sculpture workshop in travertine, Tivoli Terme, Italy;

- “Annual exhibition” – Group exhibition of students of Academy of Fine Arts in Rome- Accademia di Belle Arti di Roma, Italy 


2009
Zepter Gallery, Warsaw- exhibition of students of Sculpture Faculty of Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw; 

- University of Warsaw, Marketing Faculty- exhibition of students of Sculpture Faculty of Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw 


2008
Olympic Center, Warsaw- exhibition of students of Sculpture Faculty of Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw