About me

Aneta Pierog – Sudol was born in Poland. She has been living in the United States since 2002. Art teacher in private school system (K-8), photographer, visual artist, active community volunteer, Polish us a second language teacher.

Aneta studied at the Art Institute of the Pedagogical University in Cracow where she majored in photography and painting. She graduated with a Master`s degree in art education in 1999.

Her photography work focuses on land structures, architecture patterns, landscapes, and rhythm in nature. Aneta participated in numerous group photo exhibitions in Poland and in United States, as well as five individual photo exhibitions: the 2002 “Jablonka – Homes, Trees, Panoramas…” at the Orava Ethnographic Park Museum in Poland, the 2001 “Colors of Orava” at the Orava Cultural Center Gallery in Poland, the 2013 “American Sites” at the Orava Cultural Center Gallery in Poland, the 2014 “Places” at Starbucks, Brooklyn, NY, and the 2014 “Texture, Structure and Pattern” at The Skulski Art Gallery (The Polish Cultural Foundation), Clark, NJ.

Aneta has been a member of the Polish-American Photographic Club in New York since 2005. She is the member of Clifton Association of Artists and Ringwood Manor Association of the Arts. She is the owner of Rustic Square LLC – Art, Design & Photography Studio (us an art teacher, art instructor, art therapist, photographer, event and party designer, wedding planner, sculptor).

EDUCATION

1994-1999 – Pedagogical University in Krakow, Art Institute, Poland Master’s Degree in Art Education, Master’s thesis: “Residential Interior Aesthetics – Past, Present or Genius Loci” [Latin genius loci: genius, spirit + loci, genitive sing. of locus, place.] Art studio: photography and painting (four years scholarship) Grade A

1990-1994 – High School in Jablonka, Poland (general profile) Maturity Certificate, graduated with honors.

LANGUAGES

English, Polish, Slovak, Russian