Karol Pomykała – artist, engraver, graphic and art director. He creates his works mainly in linocut technique, combining traditional graphic art with the new technologies. He is also involved in digital art and advertising. He participated in many nationwide and exhibitions such as: 7th Ulsan Woodcut Festival in South Korea, Guanlan International Print Biennial in China, 10th and 11th International Graphic Art Prize Jesus Nunez in Spain and International Print Triennial in Turkey, Austria, Sweden and Cracow. His works were rewarded with more than a dozen prestigious prize and honorary prizes among which the greatest was the Grand Prix in the International Print Triennial in Cracow.

Lublin, Warsaw, the whole World…

He was born in a small town near Lublin, where he began his artistic education in Faculty of Fine Arts at Maria Curie-Skłodowska University. He lives in Warsaw now, where he creates his artworks and he works as an art director in Saatchi & Saatchi. Being still attached to his alma mater as a PhD student in printingpress department he spreads his knowledge and experience about new form of graphic. Linocut of Karol Pomykała are displayed in museums and private collections in Poland and overseas.

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What’s Eating You?

What’s Eating You?

In collaboration with Saatchi & Saatchi IS I created a series of prints for a social campaign.
To highlight the problem of stress we have created the world’s first relief prints taken from real people’s nails – the part of the body, that shows stress the most. “What’s Eating You?” campaign consists of 3 relief prints – each of the graphics was cut into a real nail sealed off from stress. Our original prints were used in press, outdoor and exhibited in Warsaw’s art gallery Bohema. They appeared in mainstream Polish media successfully starting the conversation around stress.

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