Author of poster 26. Ludwig van Beethoven’s Easter Festival is Agata Kus. She was born in 1987. She lives and works in Krakow, Poland. She graduated from Faculty of Painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow. She completed her diploma at the studio of Professor Leszek Misiak in 2012. She received her PhD in 2018. She works in painting, drawing, video and ceramic. She is a recipient of many awards and scholarships, including the Grand Prize at the International Media Art Biennale WRO 2015. In 2017, she was nominated for “The Views” Deutsche Bank and Zachęta National Gallery of Art Award. In 2011 and 2018, she was shortlisted for the Vordemberge-Gildeward Award.
In 2021, she won the first place in the ranking of young artists “Kompas Młodej Sztuki”, published in the “Rzeczpospolita” newspaper.
She cooperated with galleries and institutions in Poland, Austria and Paris. Her paintings are in the collection of the MOCAK Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow, National Museum in Gdańsk, Bunkier Sztuki Gallery in Kraków, M Bank Collection and in many private collections in Poland and abroad.