Barbara Nachajska-Brożek

About artist


Born in Brzeszcze near Oświęcim in 1942. She taught for many years at the Secondary School of Fine Arts in Bielsko-Biala (1968-2002). Her artistic pursuits include rare fabrics; she creates a classic tapestries with the use of mixed media and patchwork. In her work, she elevates knitwear to the rank of art. She is the winner of many awards and honourable mentions, including the First Prize at the Third International Baltic Sea Biennale of Miniature Textiles (1997), numerous awards at the International Symposium on Fibre Arts - Creative Workshop in Kowary (1999, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010); and the International Symposium on Fibre Arts Festival in Kowary: honourable mention (2008); Second Prize (2009); First Prize (2010). Winner of the Grand Prix for the work Maidan at the 8th International Biennale of Artistic Linen Cloth Z krosna do Krosna 2014.


Barbara Nachajska-Brożek

Mandala - Bengal

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