Agata Kus was born in Krosno in 1987. She lives and works in Krakow. She graduated from Faculty of Painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow. She completed her diploma at the studio of Professor Leszek Misiak in 2012. She received her PhD in 2018. In the years 2010-2016 she was an assistant at the atelier of Paulina Ołowska. She works in painting, video and performance. She is a recipient of many awards and scholarships, including the Grand Prize at the International Media Art Biennale WRO 2015. In 2017, she was nominated for “The Views” Deutsche Bank and Zachęta Award. Her paintings are in the collection of the MOCAK Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow, National Museum in Gdańsk and in many private collections in Poland and abroad.