Arkadiusz  Marcinkowski

Arkadiusz Marcinkowski

He was born in 1970. In 1989 he graduated from the Secondary School of Fine Arts in Szczecin. In 1991 he enrolled at the Academy of Fine Arts in Poznan (PWSSP). During 1995-1996 he studied in the Netherlands. In 1996 he graduated in painting under professor Jan Świtka and in arts education under professor Tomasz Maruszewski. His master thesis was titled "The role of code in the creative process." After graduation he began his professional and artistic activity. He organised exhibitions of graphic art and easel painting, he participated in numerous exhibitions abroad, including Japan, where he travelled for several times and had several exhibitions in prestigious galleries in Osaka and Tokyo. In 1997 he began working at the Schola Posnaniensis College of Applied Arts in Poznan (WSSS) as an assistant in painting and drawing. In 1999 he created the visual identity of the Polish Post, which is now being implemented throughout the country. In 1996, retired from the WSSS and he began work as a lecturer and researcher at the Faculty of Arts in the School of Social Sciences (WSUS), where he teaches drawing. In 2008 he received his PhD at the Academy of Fine Arts in Poznan. He is currently an assistant professor and teaches drawing and electronic media including computer design at the WSUS. Since 2006 he has been a board member of the Poznan District of the Association of Polish Artists and Designers.