Cieślak, Aleksandra International Festival of Contemporary Music Warsaw Autumn

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Born in 1981 in Częstochowa. Writer, illustrator, graphic designer. She graduated from the Graphic Department of the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. She authors children’s books, including Od 1 do 10Co wypanda, a co nie wypandaCo by tu wtrąbićKoala discoPiwniceŚwińska książeczka, czyli skąd się biorą prosiaczki as well as books for the youth and adults such as Love Story,Złe Sny, and Książka do zrobienia. She has also written the psychedelic drama Tit Anik

She was shortlisted three times to the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. In 2011, she received the Young Poland scholarship. For Książka do zrobienia, published by Dwie Siostry Editions, was commended in the Children’s Books on Art category at the Bologna Ragazzi book show. 

Her work has been featured at collective and individual exhibitions as well as workshop cycles, notably within the Look! Polish Picturebook! programme in Poland and internationally.