BIO


Lena Achtelik

lenalcze@gmail.com


Education:

2008 – 2011
Bachelor’s degree in history – University of Silesia, Faculty of Social Sciences,specialization - education and teaching
2011 – 2016
A Master’s degree in Art – Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice,Faculty of Art: Graphic Art


Individual exhibitions:

- “Osteology” exhibition of photography, 25.04.2014-10.05.2014, Klakier Gallery
- "Secret garden VII", 10-16.11.2016, Galeria Pojedyncza, Katowice Miasto Ogrodów,  Instytucja Kultury im. Krystyny Bochenek, Katowice


Collective exhibitions (selection):

-,,Instynkt lalki”/”,Instinct of a doll” exhibition dedicated to Hans Bellmer, 7.05.2013 - 4.09.2013, Muzeum Historii Katowic
- ,,Adaptery”/ “Adapters”, 12.06-2013-11.07.2013, Dom Oświatowy Biblioteki Śląskiej, Katowice
- XV Festiwal Sztuki Wysokiej/XV Festival of High Art 14.06.2014, Galeria Stalowe Anioły, Bytom
post competition exhibition of 4th edition of "A book well designed - let's start with children" ,9.05- 1.06.2014, Rondo Sztuki, Galeria +, Katowice
- XV International Biennial of Small Graphic Forms and Ex-libris, 6-7.09.2014, Museum Of The City Of Ostrów Wielkopolski
- ,,Inspiracje literackie”/”Literary inspirations”, 17.10.2014-11.01.2015, MOCAK Museum of Contemporary Art in Kraków
- ''Starterprijs"/"Starter Price", 6.11.2014-28.11.2014, Wintergarden in Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp, Belgium
- Art contest "Grafiek" exhibition, 21.11.2014-19.12.2014, Cultuurcentrum Zwaneberg, Heist-op-den-Berg, Belgium
-  illustrations presented in Book Market, 21-23.11.2014, ,,Spodek" Voivodeship Sport and Show Arena, Katowice
- post competition exhibition of 4th edition of "A book well designed - let's start with children", accompanying event to Conrad's Festival in Cracow, 17.10-14.11.2014,Galeria Fundacji Sztuki Nowej ZNACZY SIĘ, Kraków.
- ,,Skupienie"/"Focus",  mini print exhibition, 17.04-22.05.2015, Łazienna Gallery, Poznań
International  Figurative Drawing 'Figurama' 2015, 25.02-31.05.2015 Seul, South Korea, 30.03-2.05.2015 Plzen, Czech Republic, 18.05-31.05.2015 Wrocław, 20.06-20.09.2015 Kuks, Czech Republic
- Connections North, mini print online exhibition. 24.04.15-now
- 4th International Biennale for Miniature Graphics, 28.04-25.05.2015, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Egypt
- XXV International Biennial Exhibition of  Modern Ex-libris in Malbork, 7.06-30.09.2015, Malbork Castle Museum
V International Print Making Competition, 17-31.05.2016, Kadikoy Caddebostan Cultural Centre Art Gallery,  Istanbul, Turkey
- International Biennial Print Exhibit: 2016 ROC, 25. 06-28.08 2016, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan

- BPSC, 8.09-7.10.2016,  Rondo Sztuki, Katowice
-Art Noble, 10.09-30.09.2016, Żyrardów 
Fundacja im. Franciszki Eibisch Grand Prix Contest, 3 - 6.12.2016,  Katarzyna Napiórkowska's Art Gallery, Warsaw 

Publications:
- photography series “Aura of the past” in international publication ,,Doc! Photomagazine” no 4 October 2012
- photography series "Aeternitas" in international publication "F-Stop" photomagazine, October 2014


Awards:
- Honorable Mention at XV International Biennial of Small Graphic Forms and Ex-libris 6-7.09.2014, Museum of the City of Ostrów Wielkopolski
- Honorable Mention at "Student Painting of the Year, 23.04.2015, Dagma Art, Katowice
- Honorable Mention at XI International Graphic Competition for Ex Libris, 10.06. 2016, Municipal Public Library, Gliwice 
- BPSC Prize for the best diploma of the year 2016
- Grand Prix Prize at Fundacja im. Franciszki Eibisch Grand Prix Contest,  3.12.2016, Katarzyna Napiórkowska's Art Gallery, Warsaw 

Public collections:

Museum Of The City Of Ostrów Wielkopolski, Poland
Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Egypt
Kadikoy Caddebostan Cultural Centre Art Gallery,  Istanbul, Turkey
National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan


 
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