My heart is made of stone

Anna Trojanowska was born in 1978 in Wrocław, Poland. She holds a Ph.D. Awarded by Academy of Fine Arts and Design (Wrocław, Poland). Until 2015 she has been working as a professors assistant in Studio of Lithography and Graphics’ Promotion. Since 2015 she leads her own studio of Graphic User Interface on her Alma Mater. Her interests includes both: printmaking (mainly marble stone lithography) as well as an animation and graphic user interface design.

She presented her works on numerous exhibitions.

AWARDS
2021

Second Prize, XIII Premio de Grabado y Vino Pedro Vivanco (Logroño, La Rioja, Spain)

Second Prize – Creative Process Award 2021, 7th ANNUAL ON PAPER INTERNATIONAL PRINTMAKING AWARD 2021 (Barcelona, Spain)

Second Prize, 4th Jogja International Miniprint Biennale “Trans Pandemic” (Yogyakarta, Indonesia)

Awagami Prize, 13th Biennial International Miniature Print Exhibition 2021, Center for Contemporary Printmaking (Norwalk, CT, USA)

Second Prize, 4th International Exlibris Competition Varna, Bulgaria

Special award for the development of world contemporary graphic art, 10th International Triennial of Graphic Art, Bitola, Macedonia

Honour Mention, International Triennial of Ex-libris and Small Format Print Graphics World Culture Heritage, Ekaterinburg, Russia

Honour Mention, 6th Kazan International Printmaking Biennale “Rider”, Kazan, Russia

2020

First Prize, International Bookplate Competition 2020, Trakai Peninsula Castle (Trakai, Lithuania)

Special Mention (Mención especial) V BIENAL INTERNACIONAL DE GRABADO CARLOS HERMOSILLA 2020 (Valparaíso, Chile)

Best in Show in Lithography 8th International Miniature Print Biennale Exhibition, Ottawa, Canada

Andrzej Stelmasiewicz’s Award, The 10th International Competition for Small Graphics. FANTASY ISLAND

Second Prize on 7th Biennial FOOTPRINT International Exhibition 2020, Center for Contemporary Printmaking, (Norwalk, CT, USA)

First Prize (EQUAL PRIZE) on XXXVIII FISAE International Exlibris Competition 2020 (London, Great Britain)

First Prize on XXVII International Biennial Exhibition of Modern Exlibris (Malbork, Poland)

First Prize, Printmaking Category “Constantine the Great International Competition” (Niś, Serbia)

2019

Special First Prize International Ex-libris Competition Cyprus & Poland’ 2019, (Farmagusta, Northern Cyprus)

Honour Mention, II National Printmaking Competition„GRAFITEKA 2019”, (Warsaw, Poland)

First Prize Biennale TGB-eMe Miniestampa 2019, Mexico City (Mexico)

Second Prize – 3rd Bienala Internaționala de Gravura Contemporana – Iași (Iași, Romania)

Award in PRINTMAKING category,
The International Graphic Art Festival UNI Graphica (Krasnodar, Russia)

Second Prize – Premio Atlante Dª María del Rosario Martín, X PREMIO INTERNACIONAL DE GRAVADO ATLANTE – 10th International Print Award Atlante (Riveira, A Coruña, Spain)

Honour Mention, The 11th Edition of Fundación Vivanco Engraving and Wine International Awards – XI PREMIO INTERNACIONAL DE GRABADO Y VINO FUNDACIÓN VIVANCO (La Rioja – Logroño, Spain)

Honour Mention, V Certamen Obra Grafica aLfaRa – 5th Printmaking Competition aLfaRa (Oviedo, Spain)

2018

Second Award on 2nd Jan Feliks Piwarski Graphic Competition of the Print Room of University of Warsaw Library, (Warsaw, Poland)

First Prize on The International Biennale of Lithography, Belgrade, Serbia

Honour Mention – II BIENAL AREQUERA DE GRABADO ADOLFO BELLOCQ, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Honour Mention – XIII Premio Internacional de Arte Gráfico Jesús Nüñez, Funcacion Ciec (la Fundación CIEC, Centro Internacional de la Estampa Contemporánea) Betanzos. A Coruña, Spain

Certificate of Honour in the 3rd edition of International Exlibris Competition Varna, Bulgaria

Grand  Prix on IV Certamen Obra Grafica aLfaRa (IVth Printmaking Competition aLfaRa), Oviedo (Spain)

Jury Honourable Mention on XIIth International Competition for Exlibris – Gliwice 2018 (Poland)

Honourable Mention on X BIMPE (The Tenth Biennial International Miniature Print Exhibition), Vancouver (Canada)

First Prize on 46th International Print Award Carmen Arozena 2018, Madrid (Spain)

Award in Lithography Category on 7th International Mini Print Biennale Exhibition, Ottawa (Canada)

Third Prize on the 8th International Biannual Exhibition of Small Graphics, Tetovo, Macedonia

2017

Special Award for the Best Set of Works Biennale TGB-eMe Miniestampa 2017 w Mexico City (Mexico)

Grand Prix on 5th Biennale of Contemporary Engraving, Graphic and Animation (Bassano del Grappa, Italy)

Honorable Mention for the best set of works on XXVI International Biennial Exhibition of Modern Exlibris 2017 (Malbork, Poland)

Diploma of the Organizing Committee of First International Print Biennale, Yerevan, Armenia 2017

2016

Second Award of Intercontinental Biennial of Small Graphics “Inter-Art” (Aiud, Romania)

Award of Merit on the 20th Da Dun Fine Arts Exhibition 2016 (Taichung, Taiwan),

Honour Award on the IX PREMIO INTERNACIONAL DE GRABADO Y VINO FUNDACIÓN VIVANCO 2016 (La Rioja – Logrono, Spain)

2015

Honorable Mention of International Lithography Competition LITHO-KIELCE 2015 (Kielce, Poland)

Grand Prix on the 11th International Senefelder Award 2015 (Offenbach, Germany)

Honorable Mention for the best set of works on XXV International Biennial Exhibition of Modern Exlibris 2015 (Malbork, Poland)

2010

Grand Prix on the 6th International lithographic Symposium 2010 (Tidaholm, Sweden)

AWARDS
2021 / Second Prize, XIII Premio de Grabado y Vino Pedro Vivanco (Logroño, La Rioja, Spain)
2021 / Second Prize – Creative Process Award 2021, 7th ANNUAL ON PAPER INTERNATIONAL PRINTMAKING AWARD 2021 (Barcelona, Spain)
2021 / Second Prize, 4th Jogja International Miniprint Biennale “Trans Pandemic” (Yogyakarta, Indonesia)
2021 / Awagami Prize, 13th Biennial International Miniature Print Exhibition 2021, Center for Contemporary Printmaking (Norwalk, CT, USA)
2021 / Second Prize, 4th International Exlibris Competition Varna, Bulgaria
2021 / Special award for the development of world contemporary graphic art, 10th International Triennial of Graphic Art, Bitola, Macedonia
2021 / Honour Mention, International Triennial of Ex-libris and Small Format Print Graphics World Culture Heritage, Ekaterinburg, Russia
2021 / Honour Mention, 6th Kazan International Printmaking Biennale “Rider”, Kazan, Russia
2020 / First Prize, International Bookplate Competition 2020, Trakai Peninsula Castle (Trakai, Lithuania)
2020 / Special Mention (Mención especial) V BIENAL INTERNACIONAL DE GRABADO CARLOS HERMOSILLA 2020 (Valparaíso, Chile)
2020 / Best in Show in Lithography 8th International Miniature Print Biennale Exhibition, Ottawa, Canada
2020 / Andrzej Stelmasiewicz’s Award, The 10th International Competition for Small Graphics. FANTASY ISLAND
2020 / Second Prize on 7th Biennial FOOTPRINT International Exhibition 2020, Center for Contemporary Printmaking, (Norwalk, CT, USA)
2020 / First Prize (EQUAL PRIZE) on XXXVIII FISAE International Exlibris Competition 2020 (London, Great Britain)
2020 / First Prize on XXVII International Biennial Exhibition of Modern Exlibris (Malbork, Poland)
2020 / First Prize, Printmaking Category “Constantine the Great International Competition” (Niś, Serbia)
2019 / Special First Prize International Ex-libris Competition Cyprus & Poland’ 2019, (Farmagusta, Northern Cyprus)
2019 / Honour Mention, II National Printmaking Competition„GRAFITEKA 2019”, (Warsaw, Poland)
2019 / First Prize Biennale TGB-eMe Miniestampa 2019, Mexico City (Mexico)
2019 / Second Prize – 3rd Bienala Internaționala de Gravura Contemporana – Iași (Iași, Romania)
2019 / Award in PRINTMAKING category,
The International Graphic Art Festival UNI Graphica (Krasnodar, Russia)
2019 / Second Prize – Premio Atlante Dª María del Rosario Martín, X PREMIO INTERNACIONAL DE GRAVADO ATLANTE – 10th International Print Award Atlante (Riveira, A Coruña, Spain)
2019 / Honour Mention, The 11th Edition of Fundación Vivanco Engraving and Wine International Awards – XI PREMIO INTERNACIONAL DE GRABADO Y VINO FUNDACIÓN VIVANCO (La Rioja – Logroño, Spain)
2019 / Honour Mention, V Certamen Obra Grafica aLfaRa – 5th Printmaking Competition aLfaRa (Oviedo, Spain)
2018 / Second Award on 2nd Jan Feliks Piwarski Graphic Competition of the Print Room of University of Warsaw Library, (Warsaw, Poland)
2018 / First Prize on The International Biennale of Lithography, Belgrade, Serbia
2018 / Honour Mention – II BIENAL AREQUERA DE GRABADO ADOLFO BELLOCQ, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2018 / Honour Mention – XIII Premio Internacional de Arte Gráfico Jesús Nüñez, Funcacion Ciec (la Fundación CIEC, Centro Internacional de la Estampa Contemporánea) Betanzos. A Coruña, Spain
2018 / Certificate of Honour in the 3rd edition of International Exlibris Competition Varna, Bulgaria
2018 / Grand  Prix on IV Certamen Obra Grafica aLfaRa (IVth Printmaking Competition aLfaRa), Oviedo (Spain)
2018 / Jury Honourable Mention on XIIth International Competition for Exlibris – Gliwice 2018 (Poland)
2018 / Honourable Mention on X BIMPE (The Tenth Biennial International Miniature Print Exhibition), Vancouver (Canada)
2018 / First Prize on 46th International Print Award Carmen Arozena 2018, Madrid (Spain)
2018 / Award in Lithography Category on 7th International Mini Print Biennale Exhibition, Ottawa (Canada)
2018 / Third Prize on the 8th International Biannual Exhibition of Small Graphics, Tetovo, Macedonia
2017 / Special Award for the Best Set of Works Biennale TGB-eMe Miniestampa 2017 w Mexico City (Mexico)
2017 / Grand Prix on 5th Biennale of Contemporary Engraving, Graphic and Animation (Bassano del Grappa, Italy)
2017 / Honorable Mention for the best set of works on XXVI International Biennial Exhibition of Modern Exlibris 2017 (Malbork, Poland)
2017 / Diploma of the Organizing Committee of First International Print Biennale, Yerevan, Armenia 2017
2016 / Second Award of Intercontinental Biennial of Small Graphics “Inter-Art” (Aiud, Romania)
2016 / Award of Merit on the 20th Da Dun Fine Arts Exhibition 2016 (Taichung, Taiwan),
2016 / Honour Award on the IX PREMIO INTERNACIONAL DE GRABADO Y VINO FUNDACIÓN VIVANCO 2016 (La Rioja – Logrono, Spain)
2015 / Honorable Mention of International Lithography Competition LITHO-KIELCE 2015 (Kielce, Poland)
2015 / Grand Prix on the 11th International Senefelder Award 2015 (Offenbach, Germany)
2015 / Honorable Mention for the best set of works on XXV International Biennial Exhibition of Modern Exlibris 2015 (Malbork, Poland)
2010 / Grand Prix on the 6th International lithographic Symposium 2010 (Tidaholm, Sweden)

Anna Trojanowska