Born in Gdansk, Poland in 1971. In 1999 she graduated from the
Painting Department of the Gdansk Academy of Fine Arts. Since 2000 she
has been working in the field of mural painting. Her work has been
presented widely in Poland and abroad. She focuses on social and
One of her best-known projects is The Shipyard (2004-2013), a series of templates on the exterior walls of Gdansk Shipyard, presenting stories of shipyard workers about their life and their work.
In recent years her works focus on her family, women and process of regaining identity.
Iwona Zajac is a co-author of a book The Ideal Woman. From a guide to a dialog (together with Monika Popow) and movie Shipyard Nike is leaving