LUDWIKA ŻYTKIEWICZ-OSTROWSKA


Born in 1976 in Łódź, Poland. In 1995-2001 studies at the Strzemiński Academy of Fine Arts in Łódź at the Faculty of Textile and Fashion Design. In 2001 she was awarded a first class honours diploma by the Printed Textile Studio led by Professor Maria Zielińska. In 2004 she was employed as Research and Teaching Assistant in the Department of Printed Textile. In 2009 she was awarded an academic degree of Visual Arts. In 2015 assistant professor.

Currently she leads the Experiment and Execution Studio at the Department of Printed Textile in the Faculty of Textile and Fashion Design/ Strzemiński Academy of Fine Arts in Łódź.

Forms of artistic expression: reliefs, objects, installations.

Since 2007 works presented at 8 solo shows (ex. Graz, Bratyslava, Budapeszt, Lauterach, Łódź, Nowy Targ, Kielce, Olkusz).Participated in over 95 group exhibitions and textile competitions in Poland and abroad. Many times awarded: Bronze Medal, 9th International Fiber Art Biennale 2016, From Lausanne To Beijing, Shenzhen/China, 2016; Nominated for Award of the Central Museum of Textile by the Jury of the 14th International Triennale of Tapestry, Łódź/PL 2013; Award of the Presidium of the Polish Academy of Sciences Branch in Lodz and the Conference of Rectors of Higher Education Institutions in Łódź/ PL2011; Award of the Slovak Textile Artists Association TxT, 13.Textile Miniature Exhibition “Revers Avers”/SK;2011; Scholarship of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage 7’th edition Programme “Young Poland’10”; Prize of the Club of Textile Artists “Arttex”,2’nd Triennial of Textile /SK; Crosscultural residencies of emerging textile artists in the framework of the “European Contemporary Tapestry and Textile Art”, residency the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Brussels /B; “WELLEM BAR” residency in Bern / CH 2002; Scholarship of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage’2001.

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