Iwa Kruczkowska-Król

About artist


Born in 1977 in Zabrze. She studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow. She graduated with distinction in 2004 in the area of painting, under the supervision of Prof. Jacek Waltoś, and additionally in the area of unique textile under the supervision of Prof. Lilla Kulka. Stipendiary of the Marshall of the Silesian Voivodship and the City of Krakow (2006). In 2006 she was a resident in the Soleil de l’Est Foundation in Tour (France) and an „Artots” intern in Den Bosch (the Netherlands).

Winner of awards and distinctions, including: National Competition “Pastelowe Miasto” (Pastel City), the Castle Gallery in Bielsko-Biała (2007); distinction in the National Art Competition “Muzyka Natury” (The Music of Nature) (2007); 3rd award in the National Painting Competition “Obrazy Muzyką Malowane” (Images Painted with Music), The Palace of Fine Arts in Krakow (2009); awards during II Triennial of Modern Painting “Jesienne Konfrontacje” (Autumn Confrontations), BWA Gallery in Rzeszów (2010); 2nd award at the International Drawing Festival in Zabrze (2010); award nomination during the Triennial of Young Painters, the City Art Gallery, Częstochowa (2010).

She works in the area of painting, unique textile and scenography.


Iwa Kruczkowska-Król

Yukata and Koi from the cycle: Tea Stories

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