Joanna Rajkowska, Poland

Born in 1968 in Bydgoszcz, Poland


MFA in Painting, Academy of Fine Arts, Krakow, 1988 - 1993
MA in Art History, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, 1987 - 1992

Studio Semester Program, State University of N.Y., New York, 1994 - 1995


2002  Greetings from Jerusalem Avenue,[public project], Warsaw
Rosa Stern and the Side Effects, Galeria Nowy Wiek, Zielona Gora

2001  Stockholm International Art Fair, Stockholm, Sweden
The Diary of Dreams, XX1 Gallery, Warsaw

2000  Satisfaction guaranteed, Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
Satisfaction guaranteed, AMS - Outdoor Gallery

1999  On Saturday I Eat Sweets and I Masturbate, Open Gallery, Kraków
Things I Do In the Evenings, Manhattan Gallery, Lódz

1998 Menu of Desires, Bunkier Sztuki Gallery, Krakow
Starmach Gallery, Krakow
The Love of a Man Named Dog, Contemporary Art Gallery Zacheta, Warsaw

It Was Not Me, Kronika Gallery, Bytom

1997   Midget House, Biala Gallery, Lublin
Lobster Lovers, Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo, NY

1996   Trio for Skin, Voice and the Madman, Bucklein Theatre, Krakow
Indispositions. Principles of Internal Medicine, Prowincjonalna Gallery, Slubice, Poland
Water-Tower. Headache, Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw
1995   No Sign of Dying Soon. The Past - the Physical Presence, State University of NY, NYC
Irritation, Zderzak Gallery, Krakow

1994   Fluids, Zderzak Gallery, Krakow


2002  Open House, Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg
The Young Are Realists, Really, Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw
Semiotic Landscape, Charim Gallery, Vienna
Ostensiv-Moscow, Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia
Oder-Sprung, Kunsthalle Essen, Germany

2001  In Freiheit endlich, Polnische Kunst nach 1989, National Museum, Krolikarnia, Warszawa
Slubice-Krakow, Prowincjonalna Gallery, Slubice
The Last Woman, Inner Spaces Gallery, Poznan
Ostensiv, Kunstraum B/2, Leipzig, Germany
Irreligia, Muzeum Atelier 340, Brussels, Belgium
Museum Junge Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany

2000  Scena 2000, Centre for Contemporary Art., Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
In Freiheit endlich, Polnische Kunst nach 1989, Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Germany
Postindustrial Sorrow, Kunstverein Wiesbaden, Germany

1999   Blue Fire, 3rd Biennial Praque, Young Artists from Central Europe, Praque, Czech Republic

1998   Fragment of Collection 3, Zacheta, Warszawa
1997   Re-Bates, The L.C.Bates Museum, Hinckley, ME
1996   Art in Poland, New Directions, UB Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Sensitive, Arsenal Gallery, Bialystok, Poland
Solvay, Blok A/D, L¹Atelier Gallery, Krakow

1995   Unter Einem Dach, Podewil, Berlin, Germany
1994   Let Me Wash Your Hands, Sauce Place, New York


2001   The Ministry of Culture and National Heritage Scholarship
1998   The Civitella Ranieri Fellowship
1997   The Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture Fellowship
1996   The ArtsLink Partnership, Buffalo, NY

President¹s Award of the City of Krakow, Krakow