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Aleksandra Poplawska

EDUCATION

1990 - certificate completing State Secondary School of Fine Arts in Cracow with a title of technician of exhibitions

1991 - study at the Graphic Art Faculty at the Academy of Fine Arts in Łódź

1991-1996 - study at the Graphic Art Faculty at the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow
(in Prof. Zbysław Marek Maciejewski’s painting atelier and in Prof. Jacek Gaj’s drawing atelier)

1996 - master’s thesis in letterer’s craft studio at the Graphic Art Faculty graduated with the title of MA graphic artist

1996-2003 - study at the Works of Art Conservation and Restoration Faculty at the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow

2003 - master’s thesis at Wooden Panel Paintings Conservation Studio
Title of thesis: “Conservation of wooden Egyptian coffin lid from XXI-XXII dynasty with the suggestion of its unusual exhibiton”
Obtained title: MA art conservator

OCCUPATIONAL EXPERIENCE

1999-2005 co-operation with:
- Photographic Club of Cracow (project and realisation of logotype)
- “Aksjomat” Publishers (illustrations for children books)
- Stary Theatre of Cracow (project and realisation of type for the title of “Iwona...” spectacle)
- Archaeological Museum of Cracow (painted decoration for temporary exhibition “Tutanchamon of Ukrainian steppes”)
- Archaeological Institute of Jagiellonian University in Cracow
(conservation of wooden Egyptian coffin lid from XXI-XXII dynasty)
- Piotr Białko Conservation Firm (among others:
- reconstruction of baroque altar’s polychrome from Myślibórz
- reconstruction of baroque polychrome-balustrade in Carmelite nuns’ church in Cracow


- conservation of baroque pictures’ painting layer from side-chapels in Pijarists’ Church in Cracow
- reconstruction of XVIIth century pictures’ painting layer from Cracow tenement-house)
- conservation of gothic altar from Dzikowice
- transfer and reconstruction of XIXth wall paintings (Kanonicza str. in Cracow)
- conservation of gothic altar from Mycielin
- conservation of baroque, gilded balustrade from St. Andrew Church in Cracow

- co-operation with “Zielona Sowa” Publishing House (illustrations on library editions’ covers “set book with elaboration”, “masterpieces of world literature”)

Meantime:
- teaching of drawing and painting at private lessons (children, students, adults)
- realisation of private commissions in various painting and drawing techniques (portraits, copies of works of art, landscapes, still lifes)
- realisation of private commissions of art conservation

OCCUPATIONAL INTERESTS

- technology of paitning
- photographic techniques (chromate gum)
- design and arranging
- book illustrating
- teaching of drawing and painting