Małgorzata Dajewska

Graduated from the Ceramics and Glass Faculty at the State Higher School of Visual Arts (presently the Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design) in Wrocław, 1982. Employed there since 1984. In 1996–2002 she ran the Glass Department. Served as dean of the Ceramics and Glass Faculty in 2005–2008, and from 2012 till present. In 2001 she was awarded the title of professor. Since 2008, she has been a member of the Culture Council at the Lower Silesian Voivodeship Governor’s Office.

Since 2008 a member of the Programme Committee of the Karkonosze Museum in Jelenia Góra, Poland; since 2014 the head of this Committee.

She received the first prize in the Polish Glass 95 competition, as well as the Gold Medal at the Inter-national Poznań Fair, Poland, for her Aquarius table set. She also received the Silesian Culture Award of the Lower Saxony, Germany / Poland, 2006; the Award of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, Poland, 2009; the honorary badge Zasłużony dla Kultury Polskiej (Merit to Polish Culture), Poland, 2012; and the Gloria Artis Silver Medal, Poland, 2013.

She has held 18 solo exhibitions in Poland and Germany, including the City Museum of Wrocław, 2006. She has also participated in over 120 group exhibitions in Poland, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France Germany, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Mexico, Switzerland, and the USA, including the European Glass Context 2008, Bornholm, Denmark.

Her works are in the collections of many museums, including: the Vatican; the National Museums in Poznań, Warsaw and Wrocław, Poland; Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, Ebeltoft, Denmark; and the Karkonosze Museum in Jelenia Góra.

She loves animals (she has 5 cats, a dog and a cockatoo). She writes poetry in her free time