Karolina Bednorz is a recent MA graduate from Academy of Art and Design, Wrocław, Poland in speciality “Art and Design in Ceramic” (2010/15). She studied within a scholarship programme at Istituto Superiore per le Industrie Artistiche, Faenza, Italy (2012/13). She took part in several internships abroad, one of which took place at Keramische Werkstatt Margaretenhöhe in Essen, Germany (2012), and projects like “Art Food” (2014). She won the second prize at “Cevisama Lab Ceramic Design” International Award in category “Ceramic products formed by other methods” in Valencia, Spain (2013).

She currently lives in Modena, Italy, where she work on her brand “Splendor”, to promote her porcelain, hand decorated with modern interpretation of renaissance technique majolica.


E. Geppert Academy of Art and Design, Wrocław, Poland, Faculty of Ceramics and Glass:

2014 – 2015 Specialty: Art and Design in Ceramic MASTER

2010 – 2014 Specialty: Design: Ceramic design BACHELOR

2012/13 Scholarship at Istituto Superiore per le Industrie Artistiche, Faenza, Italy

2007-2010 I High School im. Powstańców Śląskich in Rybnik

2005-2010 Extra art education in Państwowe Ognisko Plastyczne in Rydułtowy


Photo by Karina Marusińska


Winning the title of the Ambasador of European Ceramics 2016/2017 in “The Future Lights Ceramics Competition”; run within European Programme “Ceramics and its Dimensions”, Fiskars, Finland. The competition is run by Porzellanikon and co-organised by the British Ceramics Biennial, the Design and Craft Council of Ireland,Staffordshire University and Aalto University, and it is sponsored, among others, by Staatliche Porzellan-Manufaktur Meissen GmbH.

2014/ 2015

Minister of Science and Higher Education scholarship for students with outstanding achievement


Second prize in “Cevisama Lab Ceramic Design” in category B “Ceramic products formed by other methods” in Valencia, Spain


Mayor of Wrocław Scholarship in Culture and Art for Young Talents

2012/2013, 2013/2014, 2014/2015

Rector scholarship for Best Students Of Academy od Fine Art and Design in Wrocław


1.09.2015-28.02.2016 Internship at Carlo Zauli Museo, Faenza, Italy

05-12.2014 Internship at ceramic studio Ende, Wrocław, Poland

01.2014-12.2014 Organizing exhibitions within Young Wrocław Artists program at Małgosia Gallery, Wrocław, Poland

5-23.08.2013 International Symposium of Ceramic Trends 2013 in Porcelain Factory “Sargadelos” in Cervo, Spain

1-6.07.2013 Post-graduated and updating intensive teaching course Giocare con Arte – livello basic in MIC, Faenza

1.10.2012 – 15.02.2013 Internship at Bottega MMorigi – Ceramica ContemporaneaFaenza, Italy

2012/2013 Erasmus Exchange with Istituto Superiore per le Industrie ArtisticheFaenza, Italy

20.07- 4.08 2012 Residency “PleinAir” at Schloß Trebnitz Bildungs und Begegnungszentrum e.V., Trebnitz, Germany

07-09.2012 Erasmus practice at Keramische Werkstatt Margaretenhöhe GmbH, Essen, Germany

24-30.10.2011 En plein air ceramic at Art Center Luboradów: firing in Korean wood kiln Tongama, Poland


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