Book Art

Renata Pacyna

Renata Pacyna

Studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Wrocław (Faculty of Interior Design). Graduated in 1991. Since then employed in the Department of Interior Design. In 2003 got a PhD in graphic art. Since 2006 has been working at the Interior Design Studio specialised in applying new media to interaction between real and virtual realities. Interior and graphic designer. Cooperates with Wrocław University Press, Wydawnictwo Dolnośląskie, Wydawnictwo Europa, Nasza Księgarnia and other publishing houses. Since 2003 a participant of the Book Art Festival. Won many awards for her books and designs.

Selected solo exhibitions:
1989  art action for TV Wrocław
1994  BWA Small Gallery – GTF Gorzów
1994  graphic design and layout, an exhibition accompanying the Wrocław Good Book Encounters
2008  „Second edition, revised” – illustration, graphic design and layout; BWA Design, Wrocław

Selected group exhibitions:
1991  „Graduates 1990 – 1991” - stage design, Gdańsk
1991  author's books, Wrocław
1995  „Young Designers Propose” BWA – Design, Wrocław
2000  „The Cinema Enthusiasts Award” – post-competition exhibition of posters, Świebodzin
2002  „Polka design”,  BWA – Design, Wrocław
2003  „Polka design”,  BB Gallery, Krakow
2003  7th International Book Art Festival, National Library, Warsaw
2004  „Polnisches design”, Inselgalerie, Berlin
2006  60 Anniversary of Academy of Fine Arts, Museum of Architecture, Wrocław    
2006  8th International Book Art Festival - „Time”, City Art Gallery – Galeria Willa, Łódź
2007  „Polish Book Art", Bornholm Art Museum, Denmark
2008  „Illustrative – Young Illustrators Award’08”, YIA Book Art category, Messehallen Zurich, Switzerland
2008  „Wrocław Design Exhibition” – City Art Gallery in Łódź, Propaganda of Art Centre
VIDICAL 2010 – 6th International Calendar Competition, The Museum of Posters, Wilanów
2010/2011  Artist's Book Triennial – books from Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland, Turčianska Galéria, Martin, Slovakia
2011  „Contemporary Polish Book Art”, Musashino University of Art, Tokyo, Japan