Regina Wypych. Now I paint with light

Ginetta
USA

Regina Urszula Wypych, ‘Ginetta’ was born during the Midsummers Night Festival, of June 24, 1982, and raised 50 miles from the Baltic Sea, in the seaport town of Szczecin Poland. As a girl she found herself enamored with drawing, painting, and the nature of light. But it was not until she traveled with her mother to Greece, Spain, Germany, France, Tunisia and the Netherlands, as well as Austria and Italy. They visited 26 cities, were she found herself completely enchanted by architecture and painting. She promised to herself to someday see the rest of the world’s museums and monuments in person, and not from the pages of a tour-book.
But it was during Ginetta’s studies at West Pomeranian University of Technology, where she received a Master Degree in Landscape Architecture and a second Masters in Interior Design, that she became passionate about her photography. Enrolling in every photography workshop and course she could, found by the time she graduated that she had instead become a freelance, self-taught photographer. Then in 2009 Ginetta had her first solo exhibition, “PHOTOMETAPHORA”, where her work caught the attention of Poland’s Bureau of Cultural Affairs. In 2010, she was awarded a grant from the European Union to open her own business, Ginetta Photography, and awarded the honor of Photographic Artist of the Republic of Poland.
And in 2011, editor Franca Sozzani, published Ginetta’s first fashion editorial in Italian Vogue which was then licensed by The Art + Commerce Agency’s division of international licensing for world wide sale of her work, to publications and advertisers, around the world.
In addition to her fashion work, including her live runway photography and video, during fashion weeks in New York, London, Milan and Paris, Ginetta, has also worked as a design consultant, graphic designer, and art director on still life, table top and catalogue shoots, for publications around the world. She has also been invited by the Swiss Photographic Society, to serve as a judge for 2014 Zurich International Photo Exhibitions and continued to the present time.
Since relocating to Dallas, TX in 2016 she opened her art studio where she continues painting oil on canvas.

Ginetta
Poland

Regina Urszula Wypych, pseudonim – Ginetta, urodzila sie w Noc Swietojanska – 24 czerwca 1982 r. w Szczecinie.
Jako nastolatka zafascynowana byla rysunkiem, malarstwem oraz kolorem swiatla. W trakcie podrózy z mama do Wloch, gdzie zwiedzila dwadziescia szesc miast, oczarowala ja tamtejsza architektura i malarstwo. Obiecala sobie wówczas, ze pewnego dnia osobiscie zobaczy reszte najwazniejszych swiatowych muzeów i pomników architektury. Marzenia te wcielila w zycie podczas studiów, poznajac zabytki i sztuke takich krajów jak Grecja, Hiszpania, Niemcy, Francja, Holandia, Austria, Anglia, Rosja a takze Tunezja.
Artystka ukonczyla Zachodniopomorski Uniwersyt Technologiczny, otrzymujac tytul magistra w dziedzinie Architektury Krajobrazu oraz studia podyplomowe na Politechnice Szczecinskiej, gdzie otrzymala tytul Architekt Projektowania Wnetrz. Juz podczas studiów uczestniczyla w wielu warsztatach, konkursach i plenerach fotograficznych, rozwijajac swoja fascynacje fotografia. Sama sie tez doksztalacala.
W 2009 roku Ginetta miala swoja pierwsza indywidualna wystawe „PHOTOMETAPHORA”, która zauwazylo i docenilo Ministerstwo Kultury i Dziedzictwa Narodowego.
W 2010 r. otrzymala dotacje z Unii Europejskiej na otwarcie wlasnej dzialalnosci gospodarczej, pod nazwa „Ginetta Photography”. Otrzymala tez wyróznienie dla Artysty Fotografii Polskiej od Zwiazku Polskich Artystów Fotografików.
W 2011 r. redaktor naczelna magazynu „Vogue” Franca Sozzani odkryla talent Ginetty i opublikowala najlepsze jej prace w „Vogue Italia”. Fotografie te byly licencjonowane przez agencje Art + Commerce zajmujaca sie udzielaniem miedzynarodowych licencji na ogólnoswiatowy rynek. Oprócz prac zwiazanych z fashion, w tym sesji zdjeciowych modelek, znalazly sie tam prace z przygotowan do wybiegu oraz samych pokazów mody podczas modowych tygodni w Nowym Jorku, Berlinie, Londynie, Mediolanie, Paryzu i w Polsce.
Ginetta pracowala równiez jako konsultant ds. aranzacji i scenografii sesji zdjeciowych, projektant graficzny i dyrektor artystyczny w dziedzinie fotografii bizuterii, kolekcji ubran, odziezy i innych aspektów mody, sesji modowych i katalogowych do publikacji na calym swiecie.
W 2014 r. zostala zaproszona do wspólpracy przez Szwajcarskie Towarzystwo Fotograficzne, jako sedzia. Oceniala i ocenia nadal prace innych fotografów, bioracych udzial w róznorodnych konkursach fotograficznych.
W 2016 roku po przeprowadzce z New York City do Dallas, TX otworzyla swoje studio artystyczne, w którym kontynuuje malowanie obrazów na plótnie.


EXHIBITIONS

2019 ‘Salon’ Group Exhibition, Consulate, The Republic of Poland, New York, NY
2019 Group Exhibition, NYC, Atlantic Gallery, Abstracted Reality, PWP, NY
2019 Group Exhibition, PWP, “Our Botanical Garden” Matted LIC, Long Island City, NY
2019 Group Exhibition, PWP, “Glimpses of Our World” Salmagundi Club, New York, NY
2018 Group Exhibition, PWP, “Our Botanical Garden” Queens Botanical Garden, New York, NY
2017 Group Exhibition, PWP, “The Power of Tones” Jadite Gallery, New York, NY
2016 Solo Exhibition, Poland Day, University of Texas, Dallas, Tx
2016 Solo Exhibition, Polish Festival, Klyde Warren Park, Dallas, Tx
2015 Group Exhibition, Polish Festival, Polish Slavic Center, New York, NY
2015 Open Studio Hartford CT, USA
2015 ‘Salon’ Group Exhibition, Consulate, The Republic of Poland, New York, NY
2014 ‘Art Under The Christmas Tree’ Courier Gallery, New York, NY
2014 ‘International Art Expo’ Future Identities, Body’ s, Place’s and Spacer; Vencie, Italy.
2013 ‘Art Under The Christmas Tree’ Courier Gallery, New York, NY
2013 ‘Salon’ Group Exhibition, Consulate, The Republic of Poland, New York, NY
2012 ‘Mixed Spirit’ Group Exhibition, The Trump World Tower, New York, NY
2011 ‘Architectural Detail’ Group Exhibition, The Presidential Gallery, Szczecin, Poland
2011 ‘Architectural Details of Szczecin’ House of Culture, Swidwin, Poland
2010 ‘Open” Group Exhibition, Pinhole Photography, Szczecin, Poland
2010 ‘Group Exhibition’ Slawno Slawinski House of Culture, Brass Band Festival, Poland
2010 ‘Group Exhibition Review 2010, Dukes’ Castle Galery, Szczecin, Poland
2010 ‘Group Exhibition Review 2010, Slawno Gryfice, Gallery, Swidwin, Poland
2009 ‘The Last Days of Szczecin’s Shipyard Union” Szczecin, Poland
2009 ‘Mother’ Kingston upon Hull, Gallery, Great Britain
2009 ‘Mother’ Presidential Gallery, Szczecin, Poland
2009 ‘Mother’ Freetown Gallery, Sierra Leone
2009 ‘Mother’ Reykjavik Gallery, Island
2009 ‘Photometaphora’ Debut Solo Exhibition, Dukes’ Castle Gallery, Szczecin, Poland


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