Kalina Winska grew up in Poland. She earned her MFA from The Academy of Art and Design in Wroclaw in 2009 and The University of Florida, Gainesville, FL in 2012. As a recipient of Socrates-Erasmus Scholarship, she went to study in Germany at the Braunschweig University of Art (HBK) in Spring 2007.
Kalina has actively exhibited her works in Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, California, Colorado, Vermont, Virginia, Michigan, New York, and in Poland. She was featured in Studio Visit Magazine twice and was awarded to attend artist residencies at the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, VT, Atlantic Center for the Arts in New Smyrna Beach, FL, Crooked Tree Arts Center in Petoskey, MI, and Contemporary Artist Center at Woodside in Troy, NY. Currently, she is an Associate Professor at Valdosta State University teaching drawing and foundation level courses.