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graphic designer / artist / Cracow, Poland
Aleksandra Toborowicz was born in 1983 in Katowice, in 2008 Toborowicz graduated from the Faculty of Graphic Design at the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow (POLAND), where she now works as an assistant lecturer at the Lettering and Typography Studio. PhD candidate.
She works as a freelance graphic designer, designing mostly for typography, publishing, web, murals and installations. The member of New Art Foundation ZNACZY SIĘ.
A winner of national and international awards in such competitions as the European Design Awards in Zurich, the Trnava Triennial, Machina Design Awards, Transvizualia, an award at the 2+3D Magazine Review of Best Graduation Works for her website Virtual Museum of Erotic Art in 2009. The winner of Art of Packaging 2006. In 2002, Toborowicz won scholarships from the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage and the Mayor of the City of Częstochowa. She is a curator at the 3x3 gallery, an institution promoting young graphic designers and artists, and has curated the PRO ARTE show at the Academy of Fine Arts Gallery in Krakow (Galeria ASP). In 2010, she won the Młoda Polska scholarship founded by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage. She is also a member of the Association of Applied Graphic Designers (STGU).
Virtual Museum of Erotic Art: http://muzeumerotyzmu.pl
Typographic instalation "Gwar chmar": http://gwarchmar.tumblr.com
website - Virtual Museum of Erotic Art
book "Historia tekstu wizualnego. Polska po 1867 roku"
album "83 lata Pracowni Liternictwa i Typografii w ASP w Krakowie