Teresa Liana is a designer of decoration of Artistic Handicraft Cooperative “Ceramika Artystyczna” in Bolesławiec. She is a Graduate of Technikum Ceramiczne (high school) in Krotoszyn. Teresa has been working for the Cooperative since 1983. As a decoration designer, she has introduced over 2100 patterns to the collections, decorated not only by the sponge stamp method, but also by utilizing art brushes to achieve her unique decorations. She has received numerous awards by the Industrial Design Institute in Warsaw. Continuing the search for consistency in her decorations, with actual forms, she has artistically created a number of thematic collections for customers such as: “The English Gardens”, and a broad range of decorations depicting bouquets, butterflies and birds. In addition, decorations in a variety of hues in cobalt blue have produced great success.
Monika Kuczyńska is a designer of decorations. She has been working for the Artistic Handicraft Cooperative “Ceramika Artystyczna” since 2007. Monika is a Graduate of the University in Zielona Góra – the Artistic Faculty. “In my designs I combine the tradition of Polish folk art with symbols. The variety of colours and unique interpretations are my inspiration to create new decorations. When I painted the Roosters decoration, I focused on its symbolic meanings.”
Maria Starzyk is a designer of decorations of Artistic Handicraft Cooperative “Ceramika Artystyczna” in Bolesławiec. She is a Graduate of State High School of Fine Arts in Sędziszów. Maria has been working for the Cooperative since 1996. As a designer, she has introduced over 1500 unique decorations.
Her new collection of a unique decoration style is “Łąka”. These decorations are finely painted with delicate details and pastel hues, resembling watercolour designs. Water, wave and bubbles were the inspiration to create the new “Fala” decorations for products in the shape of fish. Colourful tenement houses, which have been decorating the market square in Bolesławiec for decades, were the inspiration to create new decorations which presently grace ceramics.