The Board of the Friends of the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw
The annual General Meeting of Members elected the new Board of the Friends of the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw composed of:
Aleksandra Auleytner PhD – Chairwoman
Lawyer specialising i.a. in copyright and intellectual property law, the originator and manager of the postgraduate studies "Art Market Management" at the Department of Management of the University of Warsaw. Partner in DZP Law Firm.
Jekaterina Szczeka – Secretary
Collection Development Manager in the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw. From 2007 to 2010 specialist in modern art valuation at Sotheby’s Auction House in London. Also worked for Philips Auction House in London. Graduate of the University of Warsaw and Sotheby’s Institute of Art in London.
Michał Borowik – Treasurer, coordinator of the "Polish Home Movie Archive" project
Michał specializes in management, marketing, communication and coordination of complex projects. He gained experience in international companies and institutions, such as the Museum of the History of Polish Jews POLIN, where he was responsible for fundraising. Since 2005 he has been creating his own collection of contemporary art called "Borowik Collection". On March 30, 2020 he initiated "Polish Art NOW" a nationwide and independent movement to support artists during the coronavirus pandemic. In 2021 he established the Borowik Foundation, which aims to popularize and disseminate Polish contemporary art around the world. Graduate of the Faculty of Management at the University of Warsaw.
Helena Czernecka – Member of the Board
In 2013 – 2019 Helena worked for art collections and galleries in Paris, Miami, and London, i.a. the Margulies Collection, Almine Rech Gallery, and Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac. Cooperated with Zachęta National Gallery of Art on Polish Pavillion in Venice during 58th Venice Biennale. Member of "Wena" Grant Committee which supports original projects in artistic education. Modern art collector. Graduated from History of Art of Sorbonne University.
Krzysztof Nowakowski - Member of the Board
Managing Director at Korn Ferry in Poland. Krzysztof is an expert in advising on change and transformation, management development and team effectiveness. Krzysztof holds a Master's degree in Philosophy from the University of Warsaw. He earned an MBA from the Carlson School of Business at the University of Minnesota and the Warsaw School of Economics. A collector of modern art. Member of the Council of the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw.
Kinga Szafrankowska - Member of the Board
Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw. Civil servant and diplomat from 2005 to 2015. Kinga completed postgraduate studies in Art History and Art in Practice at Collegium Civitas; she develops art projects for public and commercial spaces. She runs a Youtube channel Kinga Fortissima covering ative lifestyle and contemporary art.
Anna Tryc-Bromley – Member of the Board
Teacher of visual arts and Mentor at Akademeia High School in Warsaw, lecturer at postgraduate management studies "Art Market Management" at the University of Warsaw. In 2016 – 2018 the manager of the Department of Communication of the Museum of Modrn Art in Warsaw. A former manager of cultural institutions and a diplomat. In 2012 – 2015 the first Director of the Polish Institute in New Delhi. In 2006 – 2011 the Deputy Director of the Polish Institute in London. Graduated from Graphic Design at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw.