Lecturers - Fashion School in English - KSA
Master of art Chmielek Magdalena
She graduated in Graphic Arts from the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow. She obtained her master’s degree in the Pracownia Drzeworytu of Prof. Bogdan Miga. She works in printmaking (linocut, woodcut), painting, collage and installation techniques. She has participated in group and individual exhibitions in Poland and abroad.
Master of art Dubanowicz Marta
Lecturer in accessories design, fashion design and fabric design. She graduated from SAPU and the Academy of Fine Arts in Lodz with a degree in Fashion Design. She runs her own design business and also designs clothing for many Polish companies. She cooperates with such companies as Dziedzic, Lamers, Tutto, SU, MEtafora, CLICKfashion, Emma, Fenomenale. He organizes photo shoots, prepares catalogs and advertising brochures, designs clothing labels and advertising prints for trade fairs. He also deals with construction, modeling and grading of garments.
Master Franczyk-Witkowska Anna
An art historian by education (Jagiellonian University) and a graduate of SAPU School of Fashion Design, she is a certified garment designer.
In her academic work, she deals with the history of clothing, especially the relationship between fashion and art. She has lectured and delivered speeches for many cultural and scientific institutions (e.g. the National Museum in Krakow, the Jagiellonian University Art History Students’ Scientific Circle, the Malopolska Institute of Culture), she teaches styling and Fashion History at the FAM School of Makeup and Characterization.
She is a costume designer (she designed costumes and created styling for films, music videos and commercials), and worked as a master tailor in one of Krakow’s theater studios.
As a hobby, she is involved in historical reconstruction by creating replicas of old clothes. As a student of SAPU, she won first place in the competition for the reconstruction of Helena Modrzejewska’s dress, organized by the Wilanów Castle.
She runs a blog on ancient fashion and a Facebook fanpage: www.facebook.com/UnicornisUbioryDawneOdPodszewki.
master Kęskiewicz Magdalena
She is a lecturer at the School of Fashion Design. A graduate of SAPU School of Fashion Design, she also graduated from Journalism and Social Communication at Jagiellonian University. She runs her own business Concept Studio Młoda Moda, which is at the same time a tailor’s studio, store and gallery in one. She designs collections, participates in fashion shows and competitions including OFF Fashion Kielce, Złota Nitka 2007, FUTURE. She also works as a stylist for photo shoots, published in Eks-Magazine and City of Women, among others. As a stylist, she cooperates with fashion photographers, clothing companies, advertising agencies and show producers (Moda&Styl, Lounge Magazine, Secret Lashes).
Fine Art Photographer Massa – Mąsior Michał
Fashion and advertising photographer graduated from the International Center of Photography in New York and other courses including Getty Images. He learned from the world’s top photographers including Bruce Gilden and Wojciech Plewinski. He was nominated for the Polish Fashion Oscars. He has worked with many publications and well-known personalities including: Lounge Magazine, Miasto Kobiet, Si-Magazyn, Sinfonietta Cracovia, Capella Cracoviensis, Film Polska, 4F, Gena, Sizeer, Symbiosis, Krakbau, Bikershop, Gemini Park and many others. He maintains a blog where you can see his work – madmassa.com
PhD Nieniewski Marek
Graduate of the Faculty of Industrial Forms at the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow. He received his doctorate in 2001 from the Faculty of Graphic Arts and Painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Lodz. Together with his wife, Lucyna Nieniewska, they participated in about 80 exhibitions at home and abroad (Feria Mundial de la Plata, Mexico, 1974, Polens Kunstlerischer Silberschmuck, Vienna, 1977, Contemporary Jewellery the Americas, Australia, Europe and Japan, Kyoto, 1984, Kunst aus Krakau, Cologne 1985, VII International Jewelry Exhibition, Jablonec, 1987, From asceticism to emotion – solo exhibition, Warsaw, Helsinki, 1994, Cloth Hall, ZPAP Gallery – solo exhibition, Cracow, 1999, Od koronek babuni do… (From granny’s lace to….) – Stanko Gallery, Wroclaw, 2000, I merletti della regina Bona, Polish Institute individual exhibition, Rome, 2000). His works are in the collections of the Museum of Goldsmith Art in Kazimierz Dolny, the Copper Museum in Legnica and in private collections. He has won a number of awards and prizes for his artistic activities.
Master of art Niemczyk Anna
Lecturer in fashion design and fashion illustration School of Fashion Design. Graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Lodz, she received her diploma with honors from the Department of Visual Education and Fashion Design. Clothing designer at „PABIA” and „Mode Bruckmann”, she cooperated in the creation of an exclusive line of coats for Pierre Cardin. She also designs high-tech garments from unconventional fabrics. She cooperates with event companies in creating the image of various brands, including TYMBARK, REIFFEISEN BANK, Warsaw Chopin Airport, POLKOMTEL, NESTLE, MAZDA, MERCEDES, PROCTER&GAMBLE, KNORR, LA FESTA.
Master Walicka Anka
She developed her passion for fashion at the SAPU School of Fashion Design in Krakow, which she graduated in 2012. She completed an internship at Atelier Aśka in Paris and a course in textile design using thermal transfer at the University of the Arts London Central Saint Martins. She has won a number of prestigious awards at national and international competitions. Among other awards, she received the 2012 Golden Thread Media Award and the 2012 Golden Thread Creators’ Award. In addition, she won the Grand Prize of the Council of High Tailors and the Media Council at the 2012 Cracow Fashion Awards, second place at Off Fashion Kielce 2012, the Grand Prize at the 2012 Art & Fashion Festival in Poznan, the Grand Prize at the 2013 Fashion Culture competition in London. Her N_HIL collection was named the best in the 2012 Habitus Baltija competition
Master Zajączkowska-Fajto Katarzyna
Lecturer of sustainable fashion also at the SAPU School of Fashion Design. Graduate of SAPU School of Fashion Design and Upper Silesian School of Economics (major in Marketing and Management). Designs clothes for leading clothing brands in Poland such as MOHITO, HOUSE, RAVEL, deals with fashion trend analysis, market tracking, fashion marketing and trends’ researching.
Fine Art Photographer Idczak Rafał
Artist with a diploma in photography and artistic ceramics, dealing with visual arts in the broadest sense. Painter, graphic designer and photographer in his daily life. Graduate of Krakowskie Szkoły Artystyczne (Cracow School of art and Fashion Design) in the field of artistic photography – SKF School of Creative Photography.
He has worked as a photographer at events such as Cracow Fashion Week, art biennale (documentary photographer), reconstruction of the Battle of Grunwald (press photographer) and as a private photographer and set and set assistant commissioned by the Shannon group. He is the author of a mural commissioned by the organizers of the juggling festival „Koloryt” in 2017.
With painting being his greatest passion, to which he devotes most of his time, he develops artistically by seeking new solutions in classical arts. Continuous development in many fields of art makes him cooperate with many private collectors. In the field of painting, he has won prizes and awards such as:
-I place in the IX National Competition „Compositions”, Elblag 2015, Category: Painting-youth
-award in the field of painting at the Art Review entitled: „Człowiek (Human)”, Poznań 2017
-award at the national painting review in Bielsko-Biała, 2017, for achievements in painting
In addition to classical arts, he is also widely involved in computer graphics, including: retouching, vector design, video editing, 3D graphics or UI/UX design. He is proficient in Adobe creative suite on Mac and Windows systems.
He works in sculpture, drawing and often creates his own literary works. He is a freelance artist, taking on a wide range of challenges and projects, regardless of the theme or degree of difficulty in any given endeavor. He also devotes his time to teaching others in the fields of computer graphics, drawing, classical and digital photography, sculpture and painting. With her knowledge of English, she shares her acquired knowledge with students from different parts of the world.
Master Larmuth Margaret
Margaret Larmuth is a Swiss specialist and lecturer at the Cracow Schools of Art and Fashion Design. At the School of ashion Design, she holds special lectures for students. She has many years of experience in various fields of art. She has worked and continues to work for many well-known companies including such big companies like Michelgroup (Switzerland). Quality and innovation of products are extremely important to her. She gained her extensive knowledge by studying at Port Elizabeth Technikon (Textile and Weaving Arts), the University of South Africa (Art History and Conservation) and the Höhere Fachschule für Farbgestaltung (Colour and Material Design in Architecture). She has also worked in Spain, the Netherlands and Turkey, where she has been involved in many projects. She supports creative ideas and is involved in conducting analyses on new trends and market research. She eagerly participates in trade fairs and industry events. She was a special guest at the festival Zaprojektowani – Krakowskie Spotkania z Dizajnem. Cracow Design Days. She is also an artist and journalist.
Igor lives in Düsseldorf as a digital fashion designer and creative projects lead with a lot of experience in international projects in Europe and Asia. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion and Textile Design from the Faculty of Textile Technology in Croatia. He worked with Artificial Intelligence for the Fashion Industry in a global working environment and does a lot of creative design work that includes using industry standard 2D and 3D software, as well as generative Artificial Intelligence.