Janina Myronova

02 November 2022

Janina Myronova

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Janina Myronova

Janina Myronova (Wroclaw, Poland) creates narrative through figurative forms and composed backdrops. Utilizing a specific and distorted representation of the body, each composition shows a different personality and personal story to collectively reference a graphic novel and arcing story. Imparting her own emotion through linework, Myronova’s works are strategically charged with color to saturate and amplify their individual stories.

Myronova received her MFA from the Department of Ceramic Art at Lviv National Academy of Fine Arts (Lviv, Ukraine) in 2012, an MFA from the Department of Ceramics and Glass at The Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Fine Arts and Design (Wroclaw, Poland) in 2013, and her PhD from the Department of Ceramics and Glass at Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Fine Arts in 2019. Continually developing her work and practice, Myronova has attended numerous residencies including opportunities’ at the New Taipei Yingge Ceramics Musesm (New Taipei, Taiwan), Clayarch Gimhae Musem (Gimhae-si, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea), Lefebvre and Fils (Paris, France), the Polish Sculpture Centre (Oronsko, Poland), and the International Ceramic Research Center (Guldagergaard, Denmark), International Ceramic Studio (Kecskemet, Hungary).

For her work, Janina Myronova has received myriad awards and honors including the Silver Award at First Yatai Lotus Mountain Prize (Changchun, China), the Franz Rising Star project Scholarship (Taipei City, Taiwan), First Prize at the 7th Biennal Internacional de Ceramica de Marratxi (Spain), First Prize in the Those Who Come category of the 5th Ceramica Multiplex Ceramic Biennale (Croatia), and being names on the Ceramics Monthly’s Emerging Artists of 2019. During her career, Myronova has participated in numerous group and solo exhibitions at locations including the Musée du Four des Casseaux (Limoges, France), Museu de Ceramica (Alcora, Spain), Riga Porcelain Museum (Riga, Latvia), Crocker Art Museum (Sacramento, USA). Myronova also has work in numerous public collections including those at Crocker Art Museum, (Sacramento, USA), Porcelain Museum (Riga, Latvia), the Mark Rothko Art Center (Daugavpils, Latvia), Museu Ceràmica (Alcora, Spain), and the National Museums in both Wroclaw and Krakow (Poland).