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JOLANTA SZYMCZYK

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Jewellery | Fashion Design

With an engineering background specialising in surveying, cartography and geographical information science, backed up by master of botanical illustration, photography and printing, Jolanta creates experiential printing with Australian natives and wearables focusing on one-off designs, both wearable and conceptual works. Most recently commenced to work with metals to bring the textile surface design skills into the art of metal and metal designs. The artist’s practice is committed to zero waste design.Through various mediums (photography, textile and fibre art, mixed media, and metal work) the artist explores the land’s rich forms and patterns and well as its naturally occurring flora…from the heart of the suburbia to the remoteness of the outback…colours, textures, patterns that define one’s unique, intimate Australian landscape experience are core interest of the artist. Artist’s works have been included in international textile collections, exhibited in Germany, USA and Poland. Currently the artist’s work is part of the international Baltic Mini Textile Gdynia, one of the four most prestigious exhibitions in the world that the artist assisted to bring as travelling exhibition to Australia (2021-2023). Over the years developed strong and close relations with artists abroad, particularly in Poland, running culturally themed travelling experiences under the umbrella of Experience Poland. Through this avenue established close working relations with artists such as NeSpoon, national museums, art galleries and art and artisan design businesses.