President of the International Jury
Mateusz Otręba was born in 1971, he lives in Cracow, Poland.
Otręba studied at the Faculty of Graphic Arts of the Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow and graduated with honors from the Screen Process Studio under the supervision of Professor Andrzej Pietsch. He participated in many exhibitions of graphics and drawings in Poland and abroad including the International Triennial of Graphic Arts in Tczew and the International Print Triennial Jyväskylä “Graphica Creativa” (Finland). He is professor of Graphic Arts at the Academy of Fine Arts Krakow and is Member of the Board IX of the International Print Triennial Society in Kraków, Poland. Read more
Sona Harutyunyan was born in 1971, she lives in Yerevan, Armenia.
Harutuynyan studied art history, Christian and classical archaeology at Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany. She worked at the Modern Art Museum in Yerevan and wrote and published articles on art and culture for catalogues and the Armenian magazine "Actual Art". She oganized and curated numerous exhibitions, public art projects and various events involving both Armenian and international artists. After working as Advisor to the Minister of Culture of the Republic of Armenia, she was promoted to Head of the Department of Modern Art of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Armenia. In 2012, Harutyunyan founded Foundation KulturDialog Armenien in Yerevan which aims at the dissemination of contemporary Armenian art in Armenia itself and abroad. Read more
Margarit Lehmann was born in 1958. She lives in Basel, Switzerland.
From 1985 to 2012 she lived in Barcelona, Spain.
Margarit Lehmann is a visual artist and curator, who also works with photography. She moved to Barcelona, Spain to study visual arts at the Art and Design centre Escola Massana, and later focused on printmaking at La Llotja, l'Escola Superior de Disseny i Art. While working as an independent artist, continued her studies in the faculty of philosophy at the University of Barcelona. Later, she studied digital photography at GrisArt, Escola superior de fotografía. In 2012, she moved to Basel, Switzerland. Together with Megan Adie, a musician and printmaker, Margarit Lehmann started Edition/Basel, a program for printmaking and cultural exchange, in 2013. Read more