Joanna Abrahamowicz Born in Cracow (Poland), Joanna Abrahamowicz grew up in Montreal, Qc. She obtained her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Concordia University in 2005. Several distinctions have been awarded to the artist: the First and Second Fine Arts Achievement Award of Dawson College, the Concordia University Entrance Scholarship in Recognition of Superior Academic Achievement, and the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant. Portraiture and the human figure have always been the focus of Joanna Abrahamowicz's work.