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Stępkowska-Nowak Anna

Assistant professor Anna Stępkowska-Nowak

ass. tutor Anna Stępkowska Nowak, MFA

Faculty of Graphics and Media Art

Department of Graphic Design

Studio of Advertising and Visual Information

a.stepkowskanowak@asp.wroc.pl


Subjects taught

    Graphic Design


In 2000 she graduated from the Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Wrocław, where she received a diploma in graphic design in the studio supervised by Prof. Eugeniusz Smoliński and an addendum to the diploma in painting and drawing in the studio of Prof. Wanda Gołkowska. Professionally, she specializes in functional design. She has completed several industrial implementations introduced into the domestic and foreign markets, e.g. for the furniture, interior furnishings and clothing industries. As part of her didactic activities, she draws on selected methodologies used in design, such as Design Thinking, popularizing and applying them in her work with students. Co-founder of the artistic group Continuation and Opposition /1999/.

In her artistic work she is fascinated by geometric and conceptual art. In 2018 she started the Interdepartmental Doctoral Studies at the Academy of Art and Design in Wrocław within the Ministerial Implementation Doctorate Programme.


Awards and scholarships

2011 – Distinction in the competition Furniture Plus PRODUCT OF THE YEAR

2010 – Distinction in the competition Furniture Plus PRODUCT OF THE YEAR

2009 – Good Design Award, Polish Institute of Industrial Design

2009 – DME Award 2009 Design Management Europe, award for the overall implementation activity together with the Meble Vox brand.

2008 – PRODECO TRADEMARK, Elle Decoration magazine

2006 – PRODECO TRADEMARK, Elle Decoration magazine

Certificates

2011 – Certificate of the Polish Institute of Industrial Design for effective cooperation in the process of implementing a new design product

2009 – Certificate of the Polish Institute of Industrial Design Good Design

Exhibitions

2019 – Konkret – Jahresendausstellung, group exhibition, Alte Feuerwache Loschwitz Gallery,

Dresden, Germany

2016 – A place where I have never been before, exhibition of the collection of the Lower Silesian Society for the Encouragement of Fine Arts, Museum of Architecture in Wrocław, Wrocław, Poland

2010/2012 – Ein Jahr 40 Positionen 31 Räume, group exhibition, curator: Gerhard Blum-Kwiatkowski,

Museum of Modern Art, Hünfeld, Germany

2005 – Motiva-Internationale, Konstruktiv, Konkret, Intelligibel, group exhibition, curator: Gerhard Blum-Kwiatkowski, Austria Center Vienna, Vienna, Austria

1999 – Chronologic – jeder meter für die Kunst, group exhibition, curator: Hans Kasper, THE PLANET ART GALLERY, Cape Town, Africa

Conferences

2020 – International $ Design Days 2020, keynote speaker Design with Sense. How to shape your offer to reflect

the changing perception of living space, Spodek Congress Centre in Katowice, organised by GRUPA PTWP SA.

2019 – International Conference Your one day with design 2019, originator and co-organiser of the conference. The Academy of Art and Design Wrocław, organizer: Pfleiderer Polska, Korner Sp. z o.o.

2019 – Industry conference in Kazimierz Dolny, speaker, Trends in design. A Report from Salone del Mobile Milano, organiser: Pfleiderer Polska, Korner Sp. z o.o.

Publications

2003 – Newsweek Polska, interview and presentation of works, no. 4/2003 pp. 42, 47

2003 – Businessman, interview and presentation of works, no. 4/2003 p.12

2007 – Elle decoration magazine, presentation of works, no. 11/2006 pp. 60/62

2010 – Time for the Interior magazine, interview and presentation of works, no. 9, pp. 26/28

2019 – Business Furniture magazine, article entitled: Multi-track business strategy and new ideas. An account of the Warsaw Home trade fair. The trade magazine Business Furniture Sp. z o.o.