NPoK is a non-governmental organization founded in 2020 in Oslo Norway by artists for artists, designers, entrepreneurs and culture enthusiasts. We are professionals with a background and education in the arts and design field. Many years of professional experience in Norway, Poland, and internationally is our strong asset. Our goal is to promote artists and their activities in a way that they really need. Challenging issues related to the promotion of art, design, and cultural projects in Norway and Poland is our goal. Our organization is open to everyone, regardless of their origin, place of residence or education. We offer two membership categories.
Board of NPoK
Maria Joanna Juchnowska
President of NPoK
Chairwoman of the board of the Norwegian Polish Cultural Organization. Artist and designer, a passionate curator and promoter of art and design.
"The idea of establishing the organization was born in 2020 after the cancellation of many artistic projects. The main idea behind the founding of the activities of NPoK is mutual support of the artists involved, also through membership. Promotional activities and building a network of international and institutional contacts, and promotion of art and design in the way artists really need."
Katarzyna Anna Chrzanowska
Vice President of NPoK
Co-founder of the Norwegian Polish Cultue Organization.
Ceramic designer, educator at Cultural School "Kulturskole", based in Trondheim, Norway.
Katarzyna runs the "KashQ Design" brand and ceramic studio with a meeting place for local artists and craft people from NPoK.
"Working for organization is the pleasure of sharing experiences in the field of culture and art. It is communication in the language of aesthetics, regardless of nationality; mutual support and striving to achieve the intended goals together."
Project Coordinator of NPoK
Co-founder of the Norwegian Polish Culture Organization. Represents and coordinates NPoK projects in Poland.
Visual artist working mainly in the fields of painting and drawing.
"Activity of NPoK is transforming a monologue into a dialogue."