Academy of Fine Arts

in Warsaw

dr hab. Anna Dorota Potocka, Associate Professor

dr hab. Anna Dorota Potocka

photo by dr Piotr Kucia

Graduate of the Faculty of Conservation and Restoration of Works of Art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw (1992); degree with honours; minors: Painting at Prof. Rajmund Ziemski’s studio (distinction) and Drawing Prof. Marian Nowiński’s studio (distinction). Dr of Fine Arts (2003); Dr hab. of Fine Arts (2015); Assoc. Prof. (2016). Academic teacher at the Faculty of Conservation and Restoration of Works of Art, Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw (since 1992). Rector’s Representative for the National Qualifications Framework (2010-2016), Chair of the Education Quality Council at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw (2012-2016).

Member of the Senate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw (2006-2015). Honoured with the Prizes of the Rector of the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw (2006, 2013, 2017), including a Pegasus (2007). Member of the Central Council of Higher Education (since 2011, RGNiSW) of the 9th, 10th and 11th terms of office (2006-2017), and member of its Bureau (2010-2017). National Coordinator for education standards and unique fields of study in the field of art (2006-2013). Member of the Team for the development of descriptors in specific areas of education at the Ministry of Science and Higher Education (2009). Author of descriptors for the National Framework of Qualifications (KRK) in the field of fine arts. Expert of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education and RGNiSW for the KRK in the field of art. Chairwoman of the National Curia of Doctors of Art Universities (2007-2013). Participant of many research projects and winner of grants. Co-owner of the patent for the production of paper from silk fibres (PL 191886). Author and co-author of many restoration works in the field of easel and wall painting from the 16th to 20th centuries as well as publications and studies on this subject.

She practices painting and drawing. She has presented her works at several individual exhibitions in Poland and internationally, incl. in Uppsala (1987, 1991), Warsaw (1989, 1990, 1991, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2007, 2011), Paris (1991), Białystok (2002), Bologna (2007), Rzeszów (2007), Seoul (2010), Nuremberg (2010) and Taiwan (2011), as well as at many collective exhibitions. Curator of exhibitions presenting contemporary art (Manggha, Kraków, 2008; PKOl, Warsaw, 2008; Inowrocław, 2009) and early art (Warsaw, 2002, 2017, 2019). Winner of national awards – distinctions of the General Conservator of Monuments and the Association of Monument Conservators (2003) and awards of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage (2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2017) and the Minister of Science and Higher Education for international inventive achievements ( 2011) – as well as international ones: gold medal at the International Warsaw Invention Show IWIS (2010); a silver medal at the iENA International Fair in Nuremberg (2010); Bronze Medal at the International Exhibition of Women Inventors KIWIE, Seoul (2010); Gold Medal and First Prize at the International Cultural Innovation Exhibition, I-Shou University, Kaohsiung (Taiwan, 2011); the individual President’s of the International Federation of Inventors Associations award: The IFIA Cultural Innovation Prize, Kaohsiung (2011).