About

BIOGRAPHY

Dorota Kycia, art photographer, FIAP liaison officer.

She was born in Milanówek on 26 February 1962.
She completed the Photography School of ZPAF (Union of Polish Art Photographers) in 2005 in Warsaw and the Warsaw Academy of Photography in 2007.
She is interested in landscape and nature photography, and particularly taking pictures of wildlife, mostly birds.

In 2010 she was awarded the distinction Artist FIAP(AFIAP).
In 2011 she was awarded the distinction Excellence FIAP (EFIAP).
W 2012 she was awarded the HonPESGSPC title, Cyprus

In 2018, she received the medal of Polish Republic’s Photoclub „” FOR MERITS FOR POLISH PHOTOGRAPHYon the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Poland regaining its independence.

In 2016 she was awarded the ESFIAP – Excellence for Services Rendered to FIAP

In 2015 she was awarded the gold medal of the Association of Polish Republic Fotoclub „For the contribution to the development of photographic work”.

In 2013 she was awarded the medal of the Association of Polish Republic Photoclub them. L.J.M. Daguerre, in recognition of her contribution to the development of photographic work.

Since 2011 – 2014 Vice President of IFWP (International Federation of Wildlife Photography).
Since 2010 she has been serving as the FIAP Liaison Officer.
Since 2010 – the board member of  IFWP (International Federation of Wildlife Photography).
Since 2009 – the member of Polish Republic’s Photo Club with the title of the AFRP Artist.
Since 2009  – the representative of the Polish Nature Photographers Union in IFWP.
Since 2009 – member of the Polish Nature Photographers Union (ZPFP).

Jury member in national and international photo contests:

2020 – International Photo Salon „Kuferek” (FIAP 2020/098)

2020 – ZPFP Competition Photographer of the Year 2020 from the Łódź District

2019 – Szczecin, Poland  – “XL Pomeranian Meetings with Diaporama” (FIAP 2019/340 )

2019 – Wojnicz – 5th „Wojnicz International Salon of Photography” (FIAP 2019/293 )

2019 – Jarosław, Poland –  International Competition of Photography „Only one photo” (FIAP 2019/323)

2019 – Prague Czech Republic – „Photo Art Prague” (FIAP 079/2018)

2018 – Szczecin, Poland  – “XXXIX Pomeranian Meetings with Diaporama” ( FIAP 2018/599)

2018 – Wojnicz – 4th „Wojnicz International Salon of Photography ( FIAP 2018/376 )

2017 – Encamp, Andora -” Word Cup” FIAP

2017 – Szczecin, Poland  – “XXXVIII Pomeranian Meetings with Diaporama” ( FIAP 2017/199)

2017 – Wojnicz, Poland – 3rd  „Wojnicz International Salon of Photography ( FIAP 2017/329 )

2017 – Bulgaria Plovdiv – 4th International Photo Salon Plovdiv 2017 (FIAP 2017/110)

2017 – Prague Czech Republic – International Salon „Celebration” (FIAP 2017/233)

2016 – Warsaw, Poland – International Competition „Landscapes of the World” (FIAP 2016/462)

2016 – Zamość, Poland – Biennale of Photography – „Monuments of the World” photo competition of Zamość  Photography Society

2016 – Szczecin, Poland  – “XXXVII Pomeranian Meetings with Diaporama” ( FIAP 2016/453)

2016 – Prague, Czech Republic –  „Bohemia International Photographic Competition” (FIAP 2016/460)

2016 – Wojnicz, Poland – 2nd  „Wojnicz International Salon of Photography ( FIAP 2016/283 )

2016 – Jarosław, Poland –  International Competition of Photography „Only one photo” ( FIAP 2016/207)

2016 – Prague, Czech Republic – International Competition „Sunflower” (FIAP 2016/390)

2016 –  Kórnik, Poland – III Interschool Photo Competition  Kórnik 2016  „Protection of natural beauty in the environment”

2015 – Szczecin, Poland  – “XXXVI Pomeranian Meetings with Diaporama” ( FIAP 2015/341)

2015 – Wojnicz, Poland – 1st „Wojnicz Int. Salon of Photography” (FIAP 2015/290 )

2015 – Jarosław, Poland –  International Competition of Photography „Only one photo” ( FIAP 2015/245)

2015 – Prague, Czech Republic –  PhotoArt Vision International Salon (FIAP 2015/397)
2015 – Strakonice, Czech Republic –  „Woman” (FIAP 2015/284)

2015 – Prague, Czech Republic – „Indian Summer Int. Photographic Competition” (FIAP 2015/283)

2015 – Prague, Czech Republic  – „April” International Photo Contest (FIAP 2015/142)
2015
– Prague, Czech Republic –   „Open – Air Photo Award” (FIAP2015/042)
2014 – Prague, Czech Republic – „PhotoArt Vision International Salon” (FIAP  2014/232)

2014 – Szczecin, Poland – “XXXV Pomeranian Meetings with Diaporama” (FIAP 2013/234)

2014 – Pigłowice, Poland – „Nature 2000 Rogalińska Dolina Warty”
2013 – Szczecin, Poland –  “XXXIV Pomeranian Meetings with Diaporama” ( FIAP 2013/233)
2012 – Vienna, Austria  – VTNO – Verein fur Tier und Naturfotografie Osterreich
2012 – Pistoia, Italy –  9 „Concorso Giuliano Carrara” ( FIAP 2012/016)
2012 – Szczecin, Poland –  “XXXIII Pomeranian Meetings with Diaporama” (FIAP 2012/197)
2011 –  Vienna, Austria – VTNO – Verein  fur Tier und Naturfotografie Osterreich
2011 – Radom, Poland – photography contest of members of the FRP Radom Region and the photographic group “Bez nazwy” (Without the Name)

Reprezentative and delegate of ZPFP at the IFWP (International Federation of Wildlife Photography) Congress in Czech Republic 2010

Reprezentative and delegate of ZPFP at the IFWP (International Federation of Wildlife Photography) Congress in Fiss, Austria 2011

Representative and delegate of Polish Republic’s Photo Club at the FIAP Congress in Singapore in 2012

Reprezentative and delegate of ZPFP at the IFWP (International Federation of Wildlife Photography) Congress in Finland 2012

Representative and delegate of Polish Republic’s Photo Club at the FIAP Congress in Paris, France in 2013

Reprezentative and delegate of ZPFP at the IFWP (International Federation of Wildlife Photography) Congress in Dobarz, Poland 2013

Representative and delegate of Polish Republic’s Photo Club at the FIAP Congress in Ankara, Turkey in 2014

Reprezentative and delegate of ZPFP at the IFWP (International Federation of Wildlife Photography) Congress in Hauteluce, France 2014

Representative and delegate of Polish Republic’s Photo Club at the FIAP Congress in Vienna, Austria in 2015

Representative and delegate of Polish Republic’s Photo Club at the FIAP Congress in Seul, South Korea in 2016

Representative and delegate of Polish Republic’s Photo Club at the FIAP Congress in China, Beijing in 2017

Reprezentative and delegate of ZPFP at the IFWP (International Federation of Wildlife Photography) Congress in Bocairent, Hiszpania 2017

Reprezentative and delegate of ZPFP at the IFWP (International Federation of Wildlife Photography) Congress in Gotland, Sweden 2018

2013 – organizer of the IFWP Congress in Poland – The Biebrza National Park
– The Narew National Park

Curator of photography exhibitions:

2011 – “Janów Podlaski 2011” – post-outdoor workshop exhibition of the RP Photo Club dedicated to horses from the Janów stud, the Closed Gallery, Warszawa

2011– “Photographer of the Year 2011 IFWP, international post-contest exhibition of countries belonging to IFWP, The Kampinos National Park
2013 – “Photographer of the Year 2013 IFWP, Galeria Bociania (Stork Gallery), Pentowo (Tykocin), international post-contest exhibition of countries belonging to IFWP
2013 – International exhibition of photography on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Biebrza National Park, Museum of the Earth PAN, Warsaw
2014 – International exhibition of photography on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Biebrza National Park, Polish Parliament, Warsaw

2016 – International exhibition of nature photography „The Nature of the Biebrza marshes”, Pentowo / Tykocin

2017 – International exhibition of nature photography „Nature on the Biebrza and the Narew river”, Storks Gallery, Pentowo / Tykocin

2018 – The exhibition of nature photography of Finn Nielsen (Denmark) and Dorota Kycia, Stork Gallery, Pentowo/Tykocin

2019 – International exhibition of nature photography „Nature on the Biebrza and the Narew river II”, Storks Gallery, Pentowo / Tykocin

Organizer of photo outdoor workshops:

2019 – 5th International Meeting of Nature Photographers 2018, Dobarz, The Biebrza National Park

2018 – 4th International Meeting of Nature Photographers 2018, Dobarz, The Biebrza National Park

2017 – 3nd International Meeting of Nature Photographers 2017, Dobarz, The Biebrza National Park

2016 – 2nd International Meeting of Nature Photographers 2016, Dobarz, The Biebrza National Park

2015 – 1st International Meeting of Nature Photographers 2015, Dobarz, The Biebrza National Park
2011 – Janów Podlaski – Outdoor workshop of RP Photoclub
2010 – Nature Reserve Bukowiec Jabłonowski
2009 – Nature Reserve Bagno Całowanie (Kissing Swamp)

Publications:
2009 – album “Mazovia in focus” ISBN: 978-83-918965-4-9
2011 – album „European ecological network in Mazovia –  Natura 2000”
ISBN: 978-83-62910-08-3
Photo magazine FOTO no. 12/2008
Photo magazine FOTO no. 8/2006
Photo magazine Fotografia Cyfrowa no. 04/2006
Photo magazine Natur Fotografie – VTNO 2012, Austria
Photo magazine Foto Natura 4/2010
Głos Wielkopolski 10/11 June 2006

Awards:

2018 – gold medal „Plovdiv” 2018, Bulgaria
2013 – honorauble mention IAAP “My journey 2013” Ukraine
2010 – Silver medal FIAP, “Pokrova Photovernissage”, Ukraine
2010 – I prize, „Our fascinations”, Museum of the Earth AN, Warsaw
2009 – honourable mention, “National Parks” The Kampinos National Park, Izabelin
2009 – honourable mention, PX3, France
2008 – III prize,  International Open Photography Championships, Olsztyn
2008 – honourable mention “Space of imagination” VIII edition III, Poznań
2008 – honourable mention “Space of imagination” VIII edition V, Poznań
2008 – 2 honourable mentions “Space of imagination” VIII edition VI, Poznań
2008 – honourable mention “Space of imagination” in all VIII edycji, Poznań
2007 – II prize, Photography Academy Contest, Warszawa
2007 – honourable mention, “Meetings with Photography”.
2007 – honourable mention “Space of imagination” VII edition II, Poznań
2007 – honourable mention “Space of imagination” VII edition III, Poznań
2007 – honourable mention “Space of imagination” VII edition IV, Poznań
2007 – honourable mention “Space of imagination” VII edition V, Poznań
2007 – honourable mention “Space of imagination” in all VII edycji, Poznań
2006 – II prize,  “Winter sports” photo magazine Fotografia Cyfrowa
2006 – III prize and bronze medal FRP, “Space of imagination”, Poznań
2006 – honourable mention, “Without borders”, Bielsko-Biała
2006 – honourable mention, “Space of imagination”, VI edition II, Poznań
2006 – honourable mention, “Space of imagination”, VI edition IV, Poznań
2006 – honourable mention, “Space of imagination”, VI edition V, Poznań
2006 – 2 honourable mentions, “Space of imagination”, VI edition VII, Poznań
2006 – honourable mention, “Space of imagination”, X edition, Poznań
2006 – honourable mention, “Space of imagination”, VI edition XII, Poznań
2006 – honourable mention, “Portfolio”, photo magazine FOTO
2006 – honourable mention, “Baltic Photography Contest” IV edition, Koszalin
2006 – honourable mention, “Baltic Photography Contest” VI edition, Koszalin

Collective photography exhibitions abroad:
2013 –  “My journey 2013”, Ukraine
2011 – “Pessac Photo-phylles”, France
2011 – “Asansol”, India
2011 – “Southampton Int. Exhibition”, Great Britain
2011 – “BOR 2011“, Serbia
2011 – “Tropical image“, USA
2011 – “International  Photo Exhibition Portrait 2011”, Serbia
2010  – “7th Holland Circuit”, Holland
2010  – “3rd International Exhibition  BOR 2010“, Serbia
2010  – “3rd Luxemburg International Digital Exhibition“, Luxembourg
2010  – “10 Salon International Wervicq Sud”, France
2010  – “64 Bristol Salon of Photo”, Great Britain
2010  – “9th Suncoast Virtual Salon”, USA
2010  – “Aqueducte 2010”, Spain
2010  – “Ecological Truth 2010”, Serbia
2010  – “10 Trirrenberg Super Circuit”, Austria
2010  – “The Golden Spurs”, Belgium
2010  – “ 29 Malaysia International Salon”, Malaysia
2010  – “12 Chhayapath Salon”, India
2010  – “6 International Photo Exhibition  Rock 2010”, Serbia
2010  – “2nd CPNO International  Exhibition „, China
2010  – “Fotogrupo 30/40”, Argentina
2010  – “2nd Cape International Circuit”, South Africa
2010  – “5th Malta International Photo Exhibition”, Malta
2010  – “5th Photosalon Kumanovo”, Macedonia
2010  – “International  Salon of Photo Narava”, Slovenia
2010  – “Pokrova Photovernissage”, Ukraine
2010  – “Tallaght”, Ireland
2010  – “Photolovers”, India
2010  – “2nd CPNO International  Exhibitio”, China
2010  – “PAC International Salon”, India
2010  – “French Digital Tour”, France
2010  – “ISO 2010”, Belgium
2010  – “60th Swansea City Exhibition”, Great Britain
2010  – “The Al-Thani Award”, Austria
2010  – “2nd Finland International Digital Circuit”, Finland
2010  – “Zajecar 2010”, Serbia
2010  – “French Digital Tour”, France
2010  – “Yuanlin International  Exhibition”, Taiwan
2010  – “Citta di Garbagnate”, Italy
2010  – “Exposed”, Slovenia
2010  – “Welsh International  Projected Image Salon”, Great Britain
2009  – “96th Southampton”, Great Britain
2009  – “41st Howrah”, India
2009  – “Strom 2009 Ruzomberok”, Slovakia
2009  – “33rd Greater Lynn“, USA
2009  – “25 Concorso Fotogr International”, San Marino
2009  – “2nd BOR 2009“, Serbia
2009  – “Ecological Truth 2009”, Serbia
2009  – “8th Suncoast Virtual Salon”, USA
2009  – “Trierenberg Super Circuit”, Austria
2009  – “42nd EA International Salon of photo”, Hong Kong
2009  – “Golden Spurs“, Belgium
2009  – “9th Malmo Exhibition of Photo Art”, Sweden
2009  – “3rd Zajecar 2009”, Serbia
2009 – “4 French Dig. Tour”, France
2009 – “2nd Salon International Quilmes”, Argentina
2009 – “13th Gran Tour delle Colline”, Italy
2009 – “Ecological Truth”, Serbia
2009 – “8th International  N. and photo Contest”, Serbia
2009 – “1st International Digital Rippolet Image”, Spain
2008 – “Euro-Picamera”, Belgium
2008 – “Golden Spurs“, Belgium
2008 – “Zajecar 2008”, Serbia
2008 – “Trierenberg Super Circuit”, Austria
2008 – “3 Donauweibchen”, Austria
2008 – “Al.-Thani Award”, Austria

Individual exhibitions:
2010  – „Nature in photography”, Helios Gallery, Radom

2014 – „Deer on the river Wisla”, Polish Academy of Science Museum of the Earth in   Warsaw

2015 – „Deer on the river Wisła”, Helios Gallery, Radom

2015 – „Deer on the river Wisla”, Author’s meeting,  Polish Republics Photoclub

2015 – „Landscapes in the mist”, Polish Academy of Science Museum of the Earth in Warsaw

2016 – College of The Biebrza National Park – lecture „Ethics in nature photography”

2016 – „Nature on the backwaters of the Biebrza and Narew”, Polish Academy of Science Museum of the Earth in Warsaw

2017 – „Naturen pa backwaters af Biebrza og Narew”, Levin’s Hus Gallery, Faaborg, Denmark

2018 – “Secret life of seals”, Polish Republics Photoclub, Warsaw

Collective photographic exhibitions in Poland:

2019 – International exhibition of nature photography „Nature on the Biebrza and the Narew river II”, Storks Gallery, Pentowo / Tykocin

2018 – The exhibition of nature photography of Finn Nielsen (Denmark) and Dorota Kycia, Stork Gallery, Pentowo/Tykocin

2017 – International exhibition of nature photography „Nature on the Biebrza and the Narew river I”, Storks Gallery, Pentowo / Tykocin

2016 – International exhibition of nature photography „Nature of the Biebrza marshes”, Storks Gallery, Pentowo / Tykocin

2014 – International exhibition of photography on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Biebrza National Park, Polish Parliament,Warsaw

2013 – International exhibition of photography on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Biebrza National Park, Museum of the Earth PAN, Warsaw
2012 –  X Jubilee Photography Exhibition, Gallery of the Invited, Culture Centre Idalin, Radom

2011 –  “Janów Podlaski 2011”, Closed Gallery, Warsaw

2010  –  X Jubilee Photo Exhibition, „Space of imagination” WBPiCAK Gallery, Poznań
2010  –  Gallery of the Invited, Town’s Public Library, Radom
2010  – “Our fascinations”,  Museum of Earth PAN, Warsaw
2010  –  ZPFP Exhibition, “Out of Spite”, Młociny Underground, Warsaw
2010  – “National Parks”, The Kampinos National Park, Izabelin
2009  – “National Parks”, The Kampinos National Park, Izabelin
2008  – “Space of imagination”, VIII edition, WBPiCAK Gallery,  Poznań
2008  – “International Open Photography Championships”, Rynek Gallery, Olsztyn
2008  – “Set – Swidnica 2008”, Swidnica
2007  – “Space of imagination”, VII edition, WBPiCAK Gallery Poznań
2007  – “Mountain landscape”, Municipal Culture Centre, Nowy Targ
2007  – “Foto-pein”, Culture Centre in Rybnik – Chwałowice, Rybnik
2007  –  Photography Academy Contest, Warsaw
2007  –  Photo Festival, Łódź
2006  –  “XVIII Small Formats of Radom „, Club of Artistic Circles „Łaźnia”, Radom
2006  – “Space of imagination”, VI edition, WBPiCAK Gallery Poznań
2006  –  “Without borders”, B&B Gallery, Bielsko-Biała
2005  –  Annual Exhibition of the ZPAF School – ZPAF Gallery, Warsaw