Anna Maria Strzelczyk born in 1949 in Gdańsk, studied at the State Art Academy in Gdańsk at the department of graphical design; graduated as a Master of Art in 1977. Since 1980 specializes in ceramic sculpture (majolica pottery). In 1984 won the Gold Medal of Rotary Club in Faenza. She participated in the International Competition of Ceramic Art in Faenza (1984), in Milano (1985 ) and Vallauris (1988). Her works may be found in the Museum of Ceramics in Faenza, the National Museums in Wroc³aw, Poznań, £ód¼ and Wa³brzych, as well as in private collections in Poland and abroad.