Malgorzata Zurakowska

Title: Associate Professor


Degrees: MFA in Printmaking and Graphic Design, Academy of Fine Arts, Cracow, Poland

Exhibitions (selected solo & group) Galerie Michele Broutta, Paris; Salon d’Automne, Paris; Bibliotheque National, Paris; Salon International de l’Estampe, Paris, France; Musee F.Rops, Namur; Galerie Detour, Namur, Belgium; Sylvan Cole Gallery, NYC; International Print Biennial, Ljubljana, Slovenia; International Print Triennial, Cracow; Museum Collegium Maius, Cracow; National Museum, Oliwa; Zacheta National Museum of Contemporary Art, Warsaw; Municipal Gallery, Lodz, Poland; Museum Fridericianum, Kassel; Gallery ZABO, Nuremberg; Kunsthalle, Nuremberg; Kleines Augusteum, Oldenburg, Germany; Print Triennial, Osaka; Tama Art University, Tokyo; 125 Prints of the World, Kagawa, Japan; Listasafn ASI, Reykjavik, Iceland; Galerie Jean-Claude Bergeron, Ottawa; Malaspina Gallery, Vancouver; Open Studio, Toronto; Municipal Gallery, Ottawa; University of Alberta, Canada; Museum of Art, New Orleans, LU; UMass Amherst, MA; Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA; Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA; Framingham State University, MA;  Galerie La Plume, La Chaux de Fond, Switzerland; Print Triennial, Taipei, ROC;  Liu Hai Su Art Museum, Shanghai, China; Academia di Belle Arti, Bologna, Italy

Collections (selected) MFA, Boston, MA; Bibliotheque National, Paris, France; National Museum, Poland; Museum of Art, Trondheim, Norway; Museo di  Arte Conteporanea, Teolo/Padva; Museo “Alla Ponzone” Pinacoteca, Cremona, Italy; Musee d’Art et d’Histoire, Geneva, Switzerland; Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje, Macedonia; Museum of Art, Essen; Graphothek, Bremen; Artothek, Oldenburg, Germany; Ministry of Culture, Brussels, Belgium; Canada Council Art Bank; Edmonton Art Gallery; Municipal Collection, Ottawa; University of Alberta Museums, Canada; Municipal Collection, Seattle, WA; Municipal Collection, Cracow, Poland; Bradley University, Peoria, IL;  Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA

Publications (selected) “Mezzotint: History and Technique”, by Carol Wax, published by H. Abrams; “The Prints of the World”, curated and edited by Toshimiro Hamanu, Japan; Artichoke, “Zurakowska”, exhibition review by A. Antliff 2002; Gazeta Wyborcza, “Mroczna Mistyka”, review by A. Talaga; La Stampa, “Il Mondo guarda a Biella Incisione”; “Mezzotint, Malgorzata and Mysticism”, by Hans Guggenheim and “Profundity, Beauty, Transcendence”, by A. Antliff (exhibition catalogue) Lodz, Poland; Ottawa Citizen, “Zurakowska”, review by N. Baele; Murgunblaid Iceland, “Ljos og Myrkur-Malgorzata Zurakowska”; Vers L’Avenir, Belgium, “Zurakowska ou la Symphonie an Noire velour” by J. Mespouille; Art et Culture “Detour pour Zurakowska”, by C. Laurent; Punkt-Kunst, review by Jurgen Weichardt; “Breathing in the Dark”, by P. Mahon, catalogue published by Malaspina, Vancouver, Canada; “Malgorzata Zurakowska”, by J. Weichardt, cataloque published by Kunstfereine, Oldenburg, Germany

Grants Norwegian Ministry of Culture; Ministere de la Culture, Belgium; Canada Council; Alberta Art Foundation

Awards/Prizes (selected) Premio Biella, Italy; Norwegian International Print Biennial; International Print Biennial Cracow, Poland (medal ‘84 and president’s award ’86); Print & Drawing Biennial, Rockford, IL (juror’s award); International Biennial “Small Forms”, Lodz, Poland (Medal ’81 and Medal ’02); International Print Biennial, Miami, FL; International Print & Drawing Biennial, Peoria, IL (awards ’95, ’97 and ’99), 3rd International Exhibition of Spiritual Art, Omaha, NE (Juror’s Recognition), International Print Quadrennial, Slovakia (First Prize)

Other Elected member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts; Paper given at the International Conference “Sightlines ” University of Alberta, Canada; Speaker at the International Printmaking Conference, University of Saskatchewan, Canada; Paper given at the international conference “Phenomenology of Art”, Cambridge, MA; Published Articles and Papers: “Fourth Dimension of Art”, published in Analecta Husserliana, Kluver Publishing House, Holland; “Sacred time in Profane Spaces”, in “RCA Journal”, Canada; “Polish Printmaking as Part of Cultural Psyche”, essay in book “Sightlines”, Alberta University Press