Agnieszka Leśniak-Banasiak

Graduated from the Ceramics and Glass Faculty at the E. Geppert Academy of Art and Design
in Wrocław, 2004. Studies at the Academia di Belle Arti in Milan, Italy, 2002–2003.

Since 2006 employed at E. Geppert Academy of Art and Design at the Glass Department. She has designed glass for the Polish glass factories: KHS Krosno S.A., 2004–2006, the „Violetta" Crystal Glass Factory in Stronie Śląskie, 2006–2008, and the Villa Glass Studio in Krosno, 2004–2007.

She won 1st prize for her „Milano" design in the Polish Beautiful Glass Applied Design Competition, 2005. Won first prize at PRODECO 2007 in the category „Tableware", 2007. Finalist
in the Stanislav Libenský Award, 2009. Grant holder from the Adam Mickiewicz Institute, 2010.

She has participated in 4 solo and about 30 group exhibitions in Poland, the Czech Republic, Denmark, the Netherlands, Germany and Slovakia.