Anna Śliwa

Anna Śliwa

Art history PhD and literary scholar, and a diploma-carrying curator. She has finished post-diploma cultural management studies at the Warsaw School of Economics. She has run the Art Department of the Gdynia City Museum since 2014.

She has curated and co-created numerous exhibitions tied to Pomeranian art, textile miniatures, design and architecture. An exhibition she co-curated, Glass, Metal, Details: Gdynia’s Architecture, took first place at the Historical Event of the Year 2016 competition and distinctions at the Sybilla 2017 competition. In 2018, she was nominated for the Pomeranian Storms for the Oskar Zięta: Polish Designs Polish Designers exhibition, in the ‘Discovery of the Year’ and ‘Event of the Year’ categories. The catalogue for this exhibition took the Honorary Mention at the 58th Polish Book Publishers’ Society Most Beautiful Book of the Year Competition 2017, and was a finalist at the Good Design 2019 competition. She has also written a book about visual perception in the work of Miron Białoszewski. She is a member of the Council of the Gdańsk Branch of the Art Historians’ Association.