Third Parallax Forum 2019

Stereotypes & storytelling. Research strategies for art education.

Stereotypes & storytelling. Research strategies for art education.

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News 05.12.2019

Third Parallax Forum

Stereotypes & storytelling. Research strategies for art education.

Stereotypes & storytelling. Research strategies for art education.

05.12.2019 – 07.12.2019
News 19.11.2019

Design 32: 10th edition of the Best Design Diplomas competition

The competition is a review of the best diploma projects in graphic design, visual communication, industrial design, interior architecture, ceramics, glass, textiles and clothing.

The competition is a review of the best diploma projects in graphic design, visual communication, industrial design, interior architecture, ceramics, glass, textiles and clothing.

News 18.11.2019

Design na BezTydzień / Weekdays Design – workshop week

In the Silesian lect „beztydzień” stands for weekdays. Design na BezTydzień / Weekdays Design are workshops organized by the Faculty of Design of the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice, where students are accompanied by design from Monday to Friday, participating in workshops carried out by...

In the Silesian lect „beztydzień” stands for weekdays. Design na BezTydzień / Weekdays Design are workshops organized by the Faculty of Design of the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice, where...

18.11.2019 – 22.11.2019
News 06.11.2019

2019 Figurama: award for AFA Katowice student

250 exhibited works. 11 art universities from Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic and Hungary. Best drawing award for AFA Katowice student.

250 exhibited works. 11 art universities from Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic and Hungary. Best drawing award for AFA Katowice student.

News 04.11.2019

International Student Drawing Triennal

The competition is open to students of art universities and colleges from Poland and abroad.

The competition is open to students of art universities and colleges from Poland and abroad.

News 30.10.2019

Apocalypse in the Library

Have you read Memoirs of a Survivor yet? Shall we read together?

Have you read Memoirs of a Survivor yet? Shall we read together?

15.11.2019 – 15.11.2019
News 26.10.2019

Zbigniew Furgaliński in Nakło Śląskie

Exhibition opening at the Silesian Culture Centre. Zbigniew Furgaliński’s paintings as centrepiece, and music.

Exhibition opening at the Silesian Culture Centre. Zbigniew Furgaliński’s paintings as centrepiece, and music.

News 15.10.2019

AFA Katowice designers at Dutch Design Week

28 young designers present their visions for an intelligent, aesthetic and responsible improvement of the world

28 young designers present their visions for an intelligent, aesthetic and responsible improvement of the world

News 15.10.2019

Fonts SK 2019

Typeface design in Slovakia

Typeface design in Slovakia

News 15.10.2019

Beyond the Veil 2019

One project. A hundred women. Five continents. Opening: 15 October, 13:00, Raciborska 50.

One project. A hundred women. Five continents. Opening: 15 October, 13:00, Raciborska 50.

News 10.10.2019

Gardening fair? Designs by AFA teachers are there, too.

2100 exhibitors from 60 countries, and the items on show include public space furniture designed by Andrzej Klisz.

2100 exhibitors from 60 countries, and the items on show include public space furniture designed by Andrzej Klisz.

News 01.10.2019

Inauguration of the 2019/2020 Academic Year

The Inauguration ceremony will begin in the Auditorium at 37 Raciborska street on Thursday 3 October at 12:00.

The Inauguration ceremony will begin in the Auditorium at 37 Raciborska street on Thursday 3 October at 12:00.

News 30.09.2019

100 years of Bauhaus

The project was developed to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the foundation of Bauhaus, the design school that set off modernity in architecture, design and art.

The project was developed to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the foundation of Bauhaus, the design school that set off modernity in architecture, design and art.

News 29.09.2019

Antoni Kowalski in Indonesia

Prints by Antoni Kowalski will be presented in the Indonesian city of Yogyakarta from 17 October to 17 November.

Prints by Antoni Kowalski will be presented in the Indonesian city of Yogyakarta from 17 October to 17 November.

News 16.09.2019

Workshop practice: first-year students in Tarnów

“Workshop practice”: exhibition presenting the works of firs-year students of Graphic Art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice

“Workshop practice”: exhibition presenting the works of firs-year students of Graphic Art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice

News 07.09.2019

Równonoc/Equinox: Faculty of Art in the USA

Students and lecturers of the AFA Katowice present their works in Springfield, Missouri.

Students and lecturers of the AFA Katowice present their works in Springfield, Missouri.

News 05.09.2019

Energia-Napięcia (Energy-Tensions): exhibition of Polish prints

Over twenty Polish artists, different printing techniques and the industrial space of Galeria Elektrownia in Czeladź

Over twenty Polish artists, different printing techniques and the industrial space of Galeria Elektrownia in Czeladź

05.09.2019 – 29.09.2019
News 04.09.2019

Ewa Zawadzka in Kraków

The Scientific Library of the PAAS and the PAS in Kraków hosts an exhibition of works by Ewa Zawadzka

The Scientific Library of the PAAS and the PAS in Kraków hosts an exhibition of works by Ewa Zawadzka

News 01.09.2019

Students-designed rest zone

In cooperation with the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice, the Lech company has organized a competition for the benefit of the users of the youth community centre run by Fundacja Gniazdo in Katowice.

In cooperation with the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice, the Lech company has organized a competition for the benefit of the users of the youth community centre run by Fundacja Gniazdo in Katowi...

News 29.08.2019

Schronienie (Shelter): opening on 1 September

Works of students and lecturers of the AFA Katowice to be seen in the heavy Polish combat bunker in Ruda Śląska. The exhibition opens on 1 September, on the 80th anniversary of the WWII outbreak

Works of students and lecturers of the AFA Katowice to be seen in the heavy Polish combat bunker in Ruda Śląska. The exhibition opens on 1 September, on the 80th anniversary of the WWII outbr...

News 27.08.2019

Weronika Siupka: exhibition in Colombia

Weronika Siupka’s solo exhibition at the Sala Macaregua - Universidad Industrial De Santander was opened on 5 September.

Weronika Siupka’s solo exhibition at the Sala Macaregua - Universidad Industrial De Santander was opened on 5 September.

News 12.08.2019

Weronika Siupka wins in Barcelona

Our teacher Weronika Siupka has won the most important award of the 39th Mini Print International of Cadaqués.

Our teacher Weronika Siupka has won the most important award of the 39th Mini Print International of Cadaqués.

News 30.07.2019

Cześć Brześć 2019 exhibition

Students and teachers of AFA Katowice have organized a poster exhibition to celebrate the 1000th anniversary of the town of Brest (Belarus). The exhibition at the Brest Regional Socio-Cultural Centre will be open until 11 August.

Students and teachers of AFA Katowice have organized a poster exhibition to celebrate the 1000th anniversary of the town of Brest (Belarus). The exhibition at the Brest Regional Socio-Cultural...

News 19.07.2019

The sarcophagi of Polish kings travel to Tychy to meet an AFA teacher

The sarcophagi of Ladislaus IV Vasa, his wife Cecilia Renata of Austria and King August II the Strong left Kraków on 4 April 2019 and arrived in Tychy, where they will undergo restoration.

The sarcophagi of Ladislaus IV Vasa, his wife Cecilia Renata of Austria and King August II the Strong left Kraków on 4 April 2019 and arrived in Tychy, where they will undergo restoration.

News 12.07.2019

7+2: Exhibition of digital prints

The National Maritime Museum in Gdańsk and the ERA ART Association invite visitors to the “7+2” exhibition of digital prints onboard the “Dar Pomorza” museum ship, al. Jana Pawła II in Gdynia, from 5 August 2019. The exhibition will include works by Judyta Bernaś, Vice-Dean of the...

The National Maritime Museum in Gdańsk and the ERA ART Association invite visitors to the “7+2” exhibition of digital prints onboard the “Dar Pomorza” museum ship, al. Jana Pawła II in...

News 10.07.2019

Design 32 at Gdynia Design Days

Award-winning works of the participants of this year’s 9th edition of Poland’s Best Design Diplomas can be viewed at the Gdynia Design Days festival until 14 July.

Award-winning works of the participants of this year’s 9th edition of Poland’s Best Design Diplomas can be viewed at the Gdynia Design Days festival until 14 July.

News 10.07.2019

Young Animation 2019: awards for artists from AFA Katowice

The second prize and a third prize shared with two others were brought home by AFA students and graduates from the Young Animation 2019 festival in Gdańsk

The second prize and a third prize shared with two others were brought home by AFA students and graduates from the Young Animation 2019 festival in Gdańsk

News 07.07.2019

AFA Katowice teachers will be deciding about Oscars

The American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited new members to join its ranks. The invitees include two AFA Katowice teachers.

The American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited new members to join its ranks. The invitees include two AFA Katowice teachers.

News 05.07.2019

Sign up for the International Studio

The 2019/2020 winter semester studio will be taught by Philippe Gerlach.

The 2019/2020 winter semester studio will be taught by Philippe Gerlach.

News 16.06.2019

Naturino: we are visiting the AFA Katowice. With children, naturally.

Workshops, games, exhibitions and films, all for children (even the grown-up ones) and all for free. Let's meet in the courtyard of the 50 Raciborska building on Sunday 16 June from 12:00 to 16:00.

Workshops, games, exhibitions and films, all for children (even the grown-up ones) and all for free. Let's meet in the courtyard of the 50 Raciborska building on Sunday 16 June from 12:00 to 16...

News 06.06.2019

See you later: end-of-year exhibition at the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice

519 students including 21 from abroad, 28 doctoral students and two semesters of work. On Wednesday 12 June the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice will show works of our students artists and designers made since October. The opening starts at 16:00, the exhibition will be available every day from...

519 students including 21 from abroad, 28 doctoral students and two semesters of work. On Wednesday 12 June the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice will show works of our students artists and designer...

News 03.06.2019

Art Therapy: public defence of diploma projects

Poland's first interdisciplinary programme of studies is delivered jointly by three Katowice schools: the Music Academy, Academy of Fine Arts and Medical University of Silesia. Art Therapy joins elements of art, pedagogy, special needs education, therapy and psychology.

Poland's first interdisciplinary programme of studies is delivered jointly by three Katowice schools: the Music Academy, Academy of Fine Arts and Medical University of Silesia. Art Therapy joins...

News 23.05.2019

Muschalik & Friends Auction: we support the search for Bruno

On Thursday 23 May the Szyb Wilson Gallery in Katowice will host an auction, whose proceeds will support the search for Bruno Muschalik. The patronage over the event has been taken by the Rector of the AFA Katowice and by Johann Bros. The works have been donated by the teachers of the Academies...

On Thursday 23 May the Szyb Wilson Gallery in Katowice will host an auction, whose proceeds will support the search for Bruno Muschalik. The patronage over the event has been taken by the Rector of...

News 20.05.2019

Film by AFA alumna in the competition of the 72nd International Festival de Cannes

Out of over 2,000 entries, seventeen films were qualified for the 22nd Cinéfondation competition. Only three of those were animations, including two made by Polish film-makers. One of the authors is an alumna of the AFA Katowice.

Out of over 2,000 entries, seventeen films were qualified for the 22nd Cinéfondation competition. Only three of those were animations, including two made by Polish film-makers. One of the authors...

News 18.05.2019

Design 32: results announced

An extraordinary vehicle has won the young designer competition. See you in Katowice.

An extraordinary vehicle has won the young designer competition. See you in Katowice.

News 15.05.2019

Forgive me for being a human – Michalina Klasik in Brno

The exhibition shows a cycle of works connected to the artistic residence at the Joya : arte+ecologia institute in Spain, completed by Michalina W. Klasik last year.

The exhibition shows a cycle of works connected to the artistic residence at the Joya : arte+ecologia institute in Spain, completed by Michalina W. Klasik last year.

News 15.05.2019

We are reading Derek Jarman's book together

He is known as 'the director of Caravaggio.' Wonder what Caravaggio would say. On Friday 21 June we are reading Derek Jarman's Chroma: A Book of Colours. Admission is free as usual, all participants welcome.

He is known as 'the director of Caravaggio.' Wonder what Caravaggio would say. On Friday 21 June we are reading Derek Jarman's Chroma: A Book of Colours. Admission is free as usual, all participant...

News 14.05.2019

A' Design Award & Competition – award for AFA Katowice design student

Adam Szczyrba, a student of the AFA Katowice, has won the Bronze A'Design Award in the Home Appliances Design category of the international A' Design Award & Competition in Italy.

Adam Szczyrba, a student of the AFA Katowice, has won the Bronze A'Design Award in the Home Appliances Design category of the international A' Design Award & Competition in Italy.

News 07.05.2019

EKRANO PRESO IV

Exhibition of the works of the Serigraphy Studio students of the Academy of Fine Arts in Kraków: Galeria Wertykalna, AFA Katowice (Raciborska 50). Opening on Tuesday 7 May, 12:00.

Exhibition of the works of the Serigraphy Studio students of the Academy of Fine Arts in Kraków: Galeria Wertykalna, AFA Katowice (Raciborska 50). Opening on Tuesday 7 May, 12:00.

News 06.05.2019

17th edition of Poland's National Festival of Expression

This year, the festival focuses on the art of creation, looks at the different dimensions of experiencing art, the broadly-understood creation and its conditions, and the possibilities of using art in supporting development, education, therapy or prevention.

This year, the festival focuses on the art of creation, looks at the different dimensions of experiencing art, the broadly-understood creation and its conditions, and the possibilities of using art...

News 24.04.2019

How to see the world? A readers' meeting.

Friday 10 May at 12:00. We are reading an accessible and evocative guide on the contemporary visual culture. Free admission, of course.

Friday 10 May at 12:00. We are reading an accessible and evocative guide on the contemporary visual culture. Free admission, of course.

News 17.04.2019

Print of the Year 2018 Grand Prix

The exhibition will feature over 70 works produced in different techniques. Opening: Wednesday 17 April, 13:00. Printmaking: AFA Katowice, 19 Koszarowa str., Katowice.

The exhibition will feature over 70 works produced in different techniques. Opening: Wednesday 17 April, 13:00. Printmaking: AFA Katowice, 19 Koszarowa str., Katowice.

News 16.04.2019

Mehdi Darvishi, The Magic of Printmaking: exhibition closing event

The exhibition is presented at Galeria Engram of the City of Gardens. The project includes also workshops conducted by the author at the Intaglio Studio of the AFA Katowice on 16 and 17 April.

The exhibition is presented at Galeria Engram of the City of Gardens. The project includes also workshops conducted by the author at the Intaglio Studio of the AFA Katowice on 16 and 17 April.

News 16.04.2019

Direction: Coal-Mine in Tychy

The Académie des Beaux-Arts de Namur, Belgium, cooperates with the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice. The effects can be viewed in Tychy.

The Académie des Beaux-Arts de Namur, Belgium, cooperates with the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice. The effects can be viewed in Tychy.

News 11.04.2019

AGRAFA ’19 – decision of the Jury

On 4 April 2019, the Rondo Sztuki Gallery opened the exhibition of the 13th AGRAFA International Competition of Student Graphic Design. The exhibition included 83 works selected out of over 400 competition entries.

On 4 April 2019, the Rondo Sztuki Gallery opened the exhibition of the 13th AGRAFA International Competition of Student Graphic Design. The exhibition included 83 works selected out of over 400...

News 08.04.2019

Exhibition of theatre posters by students of the AFA Katowice Branding Studio

The Association of Polish Artists and Designers and the AFA Katowice Branding Studio invite visi-tors to the exhibition opening at the ZPAP ArtNova2 galley at 13 Dworcowa str. in Katowice on Friday 12 April at 17:00.

The Association of Polish Artists and Designers and the AFA Katowice Branding Studio invite visi-tors to the exhibition opening at the ZPAP ArtNova2 galley at 13 Dworcowa str. in Katowice on Friday...

News 02.04.2019

Katowice Graphic Art Month in Lublin

The Chair of Graphic Art of the AFA Katowice, Faculty of Art of the Marie Curie-Skłodowska University and Galeria Po 111 Schodach in Lublin invite visitors to the opening of the exhibition of works by students of the AFA Katowice, in the framework of the Katowice Graphic Art Month. The opening...

The Chair of Graphic Art of the AFA Katowice, Faculty of Art of the Marie Curie-Skłodowska University and Galeria Po 111 Schodach in Lublin invite visitors to the opening of the exhibition of...

News 25.03.2019

Monika Panek. Phantasms and awakenings

Monika Panek creates an oneiric vision in her paintings – a dream-like representation, unreal space with preserved figuration. The artist evokes the dark, mystical state of an intimate and painful experience of grieving.

Monika Panek creates an oneiric vision in her paintings – a dream-like representation, unreal space with preserved figuration. The artist evokes the dark, mystical state of an intimate and painfu...

News 07.03.2019

Ucho igielne – readers’ meeting

This month we are reading Ucho Igielne by Wiesław Myśliwski. As usual, we meet at the AFA Library.

This month we are reading Ucho Igielne by Wiesław Myśliwski. As usual, we meet at the AFA Library.

News 27.02.2019

Monika Mysiak. Privacy

On entering the Privacy exhibition we enter an untouchable, inviolable private space.

On entering the Privacy exhibition we enter an untouchable, inviolable private space.

News 26.02.2019

Amor vacui at Katowice Miasto Ogrodów Institution of Culture

It is easy to lose oneself in the face of excess. The Amor Vacui exhibition offers a symbolic approach to the need for ornamentation, inherent in the human nature. Galeria Pusta presents the works of Paweł Mendrek.

It is easy to lose oneself in the face of excess. The Amor Vacui exhibition offers a symbolic approach to the need for ornamentation, inherent in the human nature. Galeria Pusta presents the works...

News 25.02.2019

POCZYTALNOŚĆ: The Silesian school of reportage – meeting with Magdalena Kicińska

The next meeting of the Poczytalność literary cycle will focus on Magdalena Kicińska’s Pani Stefa, which sheds light on Stefania Wilczyńska, the woman who ran the orphan home in Warsaw together with Janusz Korczak.

The next meeting of the Poczytalność literary cycle will focus on Magdalena Kicińska’s Pani Stefa, which sheds light on Stefania Wilczyńska, the woman who ran the orphan home in Warsaw togeth...

News 25.02.2019

GDZIENIEGDZIE (Here and There). Pawel Henrich, Tomasz Strojecki

A multimedia installation accompanying the 8th Festival of First Performances of New Polish Music, organized by the National Symphonic Orchestra of the Polish Radio.

A multimedia installation accompanying the 8th Festival of First Performances of New Polish Music, organized by the National Symphonic Orchestra of the Polish Radio.

News 24.02.2019

Cold War: 3 Oscar nominations

They did it again. AFA Katowice teachers Katarzyna Sobańska-Strzałkowska and Marcel Sławiński created set design for the film that has just received three Oscar nominations.

They did it again. AFA Katowice teachers Katarzyna Sobańska-Strzałkowska and Marcel Sławiński created set design for the film that has just received three Oscar nominations.

News 08.02.2019

Dorota Nowak at the Museum of the History of Katowice

Transposition is the title of the new exhibition of Dorota Nowak: artist, graduate and teacher of the AFA Katowice.

Transposition is the title of the new exhibition of Dorota Nowak: artist, graduate and teacher of the AFA Katowice.

News 06.02.2019

Figurama 2019: International Competition of Figure Drawing for Art Students

This year’s competition starts with an exhibition organized by the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice at the Rondo Sztuki Gallery and Vertical Gallery, presenting the works of the drawing teachers.

This year’s competition starts with an exhibition organized by the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice at the Rondo Sztuki Gallery and Vertical Gallery, presenting the works of the drawing teache...

News 04.02.2019

The Crystal Laurel of Expertise for AFA Katowice

The members of the awards committee decided to award the Crystal Laurel to Prof. dr hab. Antoni Cygan, Rector of the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice and President of the Conference of Rectors of Academic Art Schools in Poland.

The members of the awards committee decided to award the Crystal Laurel to Prof. dr hab. Antoni Cygan, Rector of the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice and President of the Conference of Rectors of...

News 25.01.2019

Agrafa 2019 – new deadline

The new deadline for applications is January 27 (Sunday) at 23:59.

The new deadline for applications is January 27 (Sunday) at 23:59.

25.01.2019 – 28.01.2019
News 21.01.2019

“Design is for you” exhibition at the 4DD

Right where the needs, problems and emotions are. Come and take a close look at the designs created at AFA Katowice. 4DesignDays, 24-27 January 2019, ICC and Spodek.

Right where the needs, problems and emotions are. Come and take a close look at the designs created at AFA Katowice. 4DesignDays, 24-27 January 2019, ICC and Spodek.

News 17.01.2019

Weekend Academy: semester wrap-up

Friendly atmosphere, show opening and certificates. The participants of Weekend Academy have met to summarize several months of their work.

Friendly atmosphere, show opening and certificates. The participants of Weekend Academy have met to summarize several months of their work.

News 15.01.2019

Nordalicus – competition results announced

On Friday 11 January 2019 the most interesting designs were chosen from the 17 entries in this year’s competition.

On Friday 11 January 2019 the most interesting designs were chosen from the 17 entries in this year’s competition.

News 14.01.2019

Agrafa'19

Dear Students & Graduates, We have the pleasure of inviting you to take part in Agrafa ’17 – 13th International Competition of Students’ Graphic Design, which will take place during International Design Conference – Opportunities.

Dear Students & Graduates, We have the pleasure of inviting you to take part in Agrafa ’17 – 13th International Competition of Students’ Graphic Design, which will take place during Internati...

News 14.01.2019

Will we miss you? Tales from the city.

The eights students from Belgium, Czechia, Slovakia and Wales who have studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice will show what impact the Katowice has made on them as the city where they lived a studied for one semester. The exhibition will include prints, collages, posters and paintings...

The eights students from Belgium, Czechia, Slovakia and Wales who have studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice will show what impact the Katowice has made on them as the city where they...

16.01.2019 – 16.01.2019
News 11.01.2019

SZTUKA TERAZ (ART NOW): students, alumni and lecturers of the AFA Katowice at the National Museum in Kraków

The National Museum in Kraków will house, along with Leonardo’s Lady with an Ermine, 100 works selected by the authors of the SZTUKA TERAZ project. Twelve of the works are by artists connected with the AFA Katowice. The exhibition opens on 12 January 2019 and closes on 10 February 2019.

The National Museum in Kraków will house, along with Leonardo’s Lady with an Ermine, 100 works selected by the authors of the SZTUKA TERAZ project. Twelve of the works are by artists connected...

11.01.2019 – 11.01.2019
News 11.01.2019

Mine, Chemin des mines Pologne-Belgique – invitation from the Université du Travail in Charleroi, Wallonia

The exhibition shows the photographs of Nathalie Hannecart and Olivier van Rossum (Belgium), etchings of Weronika Siupka (Poland) and sound portraits of Mathilde Lacroix (France).

The exhibition shows the photographs of Nathalie Hannecart and Olivier van Rossum (Belgium), etchings of Weronika Siupka (Poland) and sound portraits of Mathilde Lacroix (France).

11.01.2019 – 11.01.2019
News 10.01.2019

Nie ma – readers’ meeting

AFA Library invites readers to discuss Nie ma by Mariusz Szczygieł. Admission is free.

AFA Library invites readers to discuss Nie ma by Mariusz Szczygieł. Admission is free.

News 10.01.2019

Four walls of jazz

Poster exhibition. The artists include AFA Katowice lecturers: Monika Starowicz, Roman Kalarus and Mariusz Pałka and alumni: Sebastian Kubica and Waldemar Świerzy.

Poster exhibition. The artists include AFA Katowice lecturers: Monika Starowicz, Roman Kalarus and Mariusz Pałka and alumni: Sebastian Kubica and Waldemar Świerzy.

10.01.2019 – 10.01.2019
News 04.01.2019

Workshop with Bogna Świątkowska

Come to the workshop organized by Hestia Artistic Journey and AFA Katowice and learn how to present your achievements and projects for the purposes of your portfolio, competition entries, residence profiles or grants.

Come to the workshop organized by Hestia Artistic Journey and AFA Katowice and learn how to present your achievements and projects for the purposes of your portfolio, competition entries, residence...

News 02.01.2019

Design in the market – a series of free workshops for designers

AFA Katowice and Michał Drożdż host a series of 10 lectures focused on the cooperation of the designer with the business world. The lectures are aimed at Design students but non-AFA participants are also welcome.

AFA Katowice and Michał Drożdż host a series of 10 lectures focused on the cooperation of the designer with the business world. The lectures are aimed at Design students but non-AFA participants...

News 27.12.2018

Two AFA Katowice graduates in the top ten of Kompas Sztuki ranking

Kompas Sztuki is an award presented by one of the most important Polish dailies, Rzeczpospolita. Martyna Czech was placed in the 4th place, and Maciej Cholewa in the 9th.

Kompas Sztuki is an award presented by one of the most important Polish dailies, Rzeczpospolita. Martyna Czech was placed in the 4th place, and Maciej Cholewa in the 9th.

News 16.12.2018

AFA Katowice graduate wins the 3rd Macao Printmaking Triennial

1097 works from 720 artists from 39 countries were entered into the competition. The Gold Prize went to Łukasz Koniuszy, a recent graduate of AFA Katowice.

1097 works from 720 artists from 39 countries were entered into the competition. The Gold Prize went to Łukasz Koniuszy, a recent graduate of AFA Katowice.

News 12.12.2018

Ministry of Culture grantees

The grantees received their awards during a ceremony at the Ballroom of the Royal Castle in Warsaw.

The grantees received their awards during a ceremony at the Ballroom of the Royal Castle in Warsaw.

News 12.12.2018

Christmas in the art of Michał Kliś

The Christmas prints of Michał Kliś – often smaller than a wafer, whiter than a wafer and as fragile as a wafer – are a sign of the artist’s great heart.

The Christmas prints of Michał Kliś – often smaller than a wafer, whiter than a wafer and as fragile as a wafer – are a sign of the artist’s great heart.

News 06.12.2018

Cool Down Contemporary art group show

“Cool Down” project invites the viewer to think about our individual roles in tackling the climate change, and about our relationship to others. It also questions our impact on the implementation of common solutions. This theme is at the heart of a growing trend among climate experts.

“Cool Down” project invites the viewer to think about our individual roles in tackling the climate change, and about our relationship to others. It also questions our impact on the implementati...

02.12.2018 – 16.12.2018
News 06.12.2018

Diploma defences open to the public in December

Students of the AFA Katowice obtain their Master’s and Bachelor’s titles at the Museum of the History of Katowice, at the 50 Raciborska building and at 17 Koszarowa.

Students of the AFA Katowice obtain their Master’s and Bachelor’s titles at the Museum of the History of Katowice, at the 50 Raciborska building and at 17 Koszarowa.

News 04.12.2018

Ball at the Opera and Jerzy Stuhr at AFA Katowice

Performance by the students of the AST National Academy of Theatre Arts in Kraków, Faculty of the Dance Theatre in Bytom, in the building at 50 Raciborska st., followed by a lecture by the director Jerzy Stuhr. Admission is free to both events.

Performance by the students of the AST National Academy of Theatre Arts in Kraków, Faculty of the Dance Theatre in Bytom, in the building at 50 Raciborska st., followed by a lecture by the directo...

News 01.12.2018

Turning points – AFA Katowice artists inspired by global warming

Global environmental thinking gets its representation in the local. The exhibition includes the Faculty of Design diploma projects, work results of AFA studios, and works produces specially for the show, which opens on 4 December at 13:00 at the Raciborska 50 building.

Global environmental thinking gets its representation in the local. The exhibition includes the Faculty of Design diploma projects, work results of AFA studios, and works produces specially for the...

News 29.11.2018

2nd Parallax Forum

In this year's programme the conference organisers ask questions about the future, discuss tradition, define the social role of the artist and the position of the audience, and try to find whether the role of the mentor in art education is still indispensable.

In this year's programme the conference organisers ask questions about the future, discuss tradition, define the social role of the artist and the position of the audience, and try to find whether...

29.11.2018 – 30.11.2018
News 23.11.2018

Free workshops at the Ćmielów porcelain factory and Julia crystal factory

The Academic Design Centre of the Strzemiński Academy of Art in Łódź invites students and teachers of design to free workshops at Ćmielów porcelain factory and Julia crystal factory on 6 and 7 December 2018.

The Academic Design Centre of the Strzemiński Academy of Art in Łódź invites students and teachers of design to free workshops at Ćmielów porcelain factory and Julia crystal factory on 6 and...

06.12.2018 – 06.12.2018
News 23.11.2018

2018 Ars Cameralis Festival: Punk London 1977/ photographs of Derek Ridgers

Punk London 1977 records the emotions and nihilistic fun of the ‘no future’ time. The exhibition offers another glimpse of the punk heritage: one of the festival’s main themes.

Punk London 1977 records the emotions and nihilistic fun of the ‘no future’ time. The exhibition offers another glimpse of the punk heritage: one of the festival’s main themes.

News 22.11.2018

How charts lie and how they make us smarter: open lecture

Are data visualisations always objective and easy to understand? How to spot the manipulation of the authors of charts that lie?

Are data visualisations always objective and easy to understand? How to spot the manipulation of the authors of charts that lie?

14:30
News 19.11.2018

The story of wool: open lecture

A familiar material but its story can be fascinating, especially as told by Józef Michałek.

A familiar material but its story can be fascinating, especially as told by Józef Michałek.

News 12.11.2018

More light! The Ars Cameralis Festival begins.

This year’s festival comprises, as usually, literature, music and visual arts, as well as workshops and meetings, some of them involving AFA Katowice alumni and lecturers.

This year’s festival comprises, as usually, literature, music and visual arts, as well as workshops and meetings, some of them involving AFA Katowice alumni and lecturers.

News 26.10.2018

10th Triennial of Polish Graphic Art – AFA Katowice graduate wins again

Barbara Jura, last year’s graduate of the AFA Katowice, has won the oldest and most prestigious review of Polish contemporary graphic art. Three years ago the top prize went to Kamil Kocurek, who had just graduated from AFA Katowice. The post-competition exhibition is on display at the Silesia...

Barbara Jura, last year’s graduate of the AFA Katowice, has won the oldest and most prestigious review of Polish contemporary graphic art. Three years ago the top prize went to Kamil Kocurek...

News 15.10.2018

International Photo Awards: two awards for AFA Katowice artists

Dominika Koszowska, a doctoral student at AFA Katowice, has won the 1st place in the Editorial: Personality category of the 2018 International Photography Award in New York. Anka Sielska, a lecturer of AFA Katowice, received an honourable mention in the Fine Art: Portrait category.

Dominika Koszowska, a doctoral student at AFA Katowice, has won the 1st place in the Editorial: Personality category of the 2018 International Photography Award in New York. Anka Sielska, a lectur...

News 24.07.2018

iF Design Talent Award and two other awards

Kamil Kowalczyk, a design student of the AFA Katowice, has received honourable mention in the 2018 iF Design Talent Award

Kamil Kowalczyk, a design student of the AFA Katowice, has received honourable mention in the 2018 iF Design Talent Award

News 24.06.2018

2018 Diplomas: Faculty of Art at BWA, Faculty of Design and Rondo Sztuki Gallery

The exhibition of diploma projects of AFA in Katowice students opens on Monday 25 June. We meet in BWA at 17:00 to view the works of the Faculty of Art students. An hour later the exhibition will open at Rondo Sztuki Gallery, showing the projects of the Faculty of Design.

The exhibition of diploma projects of AFA in Katowice students opens on Monday 25 June. We meet in BWA at 17:00 to view the works of the Faculty of Art students. An hour later the exhibition will...

News 19.06.2018

Aces of Design

Celebration event in honour of Prof. Jan Dubiel, Prof. Michał Kliś, Prof. Manuel Sabalczyk, Prof. Jerzy Wuttke

Celebration event in honour of Prof. Jan Dubiel, Prof. Michał Kliś, Prof. Manuel Sabalczyk, Prof. Jerzy Wuttke

News 17.06.2018

Another award for Dominika Koszowska’s Master’s diploma project

Dominika’s latest award is the silver medal in the Prix de la Photographie, Paris (P×3) international photography contest for her photography book titled Wild Oregano, a Master’s diploma project made at the AFA Photography Studio under the supervision of Dr. Piotr Muschalik.

Dominika’s latest award is the silver medal in the Prix de la Photographie, Paris (P×3) international photography contest for her photography book titled Wild Oregano, a Master’s diploma...

News 20.05.2018

Design students put new designs into production with Porcelana Śląska BGH Bogucice

Results of the competition for decoration design of ceramic sets dedicated to two composers: Tadeusz Sygietyński (Mazowsze ensemble) and Stanisław Hadyna (Śląsk ensemble)

Results of the competition for decoration design of ceramic sets dedicated to two composers: Tadeusz Sygietyński (Mazowsze ensemble) and Stanisław Hadyna (Śląsk ensemble)

News 30.04.2018

Design 32: Poland’s Best Design Diplomas will be shown at the Łódź Design Festival

We already know the winners of the best design diploma competition of the state academies of art. We also know who was voted the winner of the Audience Award. All works were exhibited at the Rondo Sztuki Gallery until 6 May. The winning projects can be seen at the Łódź Design Festival from 19...

We already know the winners of the best design diploma competition of the state academies of art. We also know who was voted the winner of the Audience Award. All works were exhibited at the Rondo...

News 09.04.2018

6th edition A WELL DESIGNED BOOK – let’s start with children

“A well designed book – let’s start with children” is a cultural project merging several events: a competition for the best book design for the youngest readers, a scientific conference dedicated to children’s book design, and numerous exhibitions.

“A well designed book – let’s start with children” is a cultural project merging several events: a competition for the best book design for the youngest readers, a scientific conference...

News 04.04.2017

POLISH DESIGN. Tomorrow is today. Katowice Academy of Fine Arts Presents Itself.

From 4th to 9th April 2017, the most important world design event, Milan’s Salone de Mobile is held that hosts the “POLISH DESIGN. Tomorrow is today” exhibition, devoted to presenting design faculties of Polish artistic universities. The Katowice Academy is also there.

From 4th to 9th April 2017, the most important world design event, Milan’s Salone de Mobile is held that hosts the “POLISH DESIGN. Tomorrow is today” exhibition, devoted to presenting design...

04.04.2017 – 09.04.2017
News 10.03.2017

Passage Through Time - Ingrid Ledent

Ingrid Ledent is a frequently awarded Belgian artist (she received, among others: Grand Prix at International Triennial of Graphic Arts, Prague 2001 and Grand Prix at International Print Triennial 2006, Cracow 2006). She has become a master of lithography and combines it with digital print, video...

Ingrid Ledent is a frequently awarded Belgian artist (she received, among others: Grand Prix at International Triennial of Graphic Arts, Prague 2001 and Grand Prix at International Print Triennial...

15.03.2017 – 15.03.2017
News 19.02.2017

Snow Art Poland awarded in Sapporo

At the 44th International Snow Sculpture Contest, the Snow Art Poland team formed by ASP teachers won the fourth prize.

At the 44th International Snow Sculpture Contest, the Snow Art Poland team formed by ASP teachers won the fourth prize.

News 14.02.2017

Cyrus Highsmith – Big, easy, small, complex drawings - open lecture

The event was the result of cooperation started by Agnieszka Małecka-Kwiatkowska and Zofia Oslislo-Piekarska, teachers of the Writing and Sign subject at the Katowice Academy of Fine Arts.

The event was the result of cooperation started by Agnieszka Małecka-Kwiatkowska and Zofia Oslislo-Piekarska, teachers of the Writing and Sign subject at the Katowice Academy of Fine Arts.

News 14.02.2017

Contextual and system design – lecture

On Wednesday 14 February 2017, Rasmus Holscher gave a lecture at the ASP’s cinema hall.

On Wednesday 14 February 2017, Rasmus Holscher gave a lecture at the ASP’s cinema hall.

News 14.02.2017

Space in the Space – Pavel Korbička

He creates site-specific light installations, audiovisual projects and animated calligraphies. He bases his works on exploring space and its perception modes. From 14 February to 21 March 2017, Pavel Korbička presented his works at the Intermedia Experimental Gallery of the Katowice ASP (Koszaro...

He creates site-specific light installations, audiovisual projects and animated calligraphies. He bases his works on exploring space and its perception modes. From 14 February to 21 March 2017...

14.02.2017 – 21.03.2017
News 09.01.2017

Exhibition of graphic art at St Louis College of Meramec

In January 2017, the representatives of the Katowice ASP graphic art faculty presented their works at St Louis Community College of Meramec in the USA. The exhibition’s curator is Marcin Białas PhD, teacher at the Intaglio studio at the Katowice Academy of Fine Arts.

In January 2017, the representatives of the Katowice ASP graphic art faculty presented their works at St Louis Community College of Meramec in the USA. The exhibition’s curator is Marcin Białas...

News 01.12.2016

The day after by Lesław Tetla

On 10th December at The Magalen Art Gallery in Cleveland was a venue of an exhibition of the Katowice ASP professor, Leslaw Tetla.

On 10th December at The Magalen Art Gallery in Cleveland was a venue of an exhibition of the Katowice ASP professor, Leslaw Tetla.

News 16.09.2016

The Insects Project

The Insects Project – Problems od Diacritic Design for Central European Languages publication; ed. Agnieszka Małecka-Kwiatkowska PhD, Zofia Oslislo-Piekarska PhD.

The Insects Project – Problems od Diacritic Design for Central European Languages publication; ed. Agnieszka Małecka-Kwiatkowska PhD, Zofia Oslislo-Piekarska PhD.

News 02.06.2016

The Connect Project

In June 2017 at the Rondo Sztuki Gallery, the ASP in Katowice will present another exhibition of the Connect project.

In June 2017 at the Rondo Sztuki Gallery, the ASP in Katowice will present another exhibition of the Connect project.

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