Alicja Habisiak-Matczak


Alicja Habisiak-Matczak was born in Piotrków Trybunalski, Poland in 1978. In the years 1997-2002 she studied at the Faculty of Graphics and Painting at the Strzemiński Academy of Fine Arts in Lodz. Since 2004 employed at the Strzemiński Academy of Fine Arts Łodz, since 2016 Head of the Intaglio Techniques Studio, currently ad a professor of the Academy. In 2003 she received a scholarship from the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage and the Italian Government, and she held a six-month practice at the Academy Read more...of Fine Arts in Urbino and at the International Graphic Arts Centre KAUS in Urbino. Since 2013, together with Giuliano Santini, she has been a coordinator of the International Summer Courses of Printmaking and Textile Art PATA held at the Academy of Fine Arts in Lodz, whose seven editions have enjoyed great popularity among artists from all over the world. In 2009 she defended her doctoral thesis: Perspectives ‒ a cycle of graphics and drawings on urban space and by the resolution of the Faculty Board of the Faculty of Graphics and Painting of alma mater she obtained a degree of Doctor of Arts. In September 2015, she obtained the degree of habilitated doctor.

Skills: aquatint etching aquatint ferrotint etching on iron