Justyna Machnicka (Poland)
Graphic designer, freelancer, university lecturer. Works on various projects related to Graphic Design, starting from logos to publishing and to web pages. Creative work concentrates mainly on posters. Designing self-edition posters, she relates to events in her private live and to the headline issues. Creativity spreads also to designing posters advertising cultural events. An active participant of Polish and international poster exhibition. Establisher and organiser of Overview of Self-Edition Poster, Roller Poster. Wrote a column in “Ładne strony” in “Przekrój”, the quarterly magazine.
Awarded as many as five scholarships by the Mayor of Szczecin, in the years: 1996, 1997, 2002, 2003 and 2004. Received an award from the Marshal of West Pomerania for “The Best Diploma” in the field of Graphic Design in the 2004/2005 academic year. Diploma work was qualified to “The Best Designing Diplomas” exhibition in Silesian Castle of Art and Enterprise, which was organised within the national competition for Polish art graduates in the field of designing (2006). First-prize winner for logo jubilee competition of the city of Piła (2010). Winner of the funded prize at the 26th Polish Poster Biennale in Katowice (2019). Received an honourable mention in the West Pomeranian Museum Event of the Year competition in the category of educational and popularisation activities for the project "Educational toolkit for the The Museum of Technology and Transport in Szczecin"(2020).
Associate Professor at Szczecin Academy of Art where she runs Publishing and Digital Designing Studio in the Faculty of Visual Art.