Director/Founder of D-Light Studios, Agata Stoinska, is an architect and photographer. Agata’s personal photography work has been exhibited in galleries throughout Europe and the United States.
In 2010, Agata set up BLOW Photo Magazine, the first Irish-based fine art photography publication. This large format image-based publication features both emerging and established photographers from all over the world, and has collaborated with international photography festivals such as Hamburg Triennial of Photography, Southeast Museum of Photography in Florida, Paris Photo, Unseen Amsterdam, London Art Fair and Fotofestiwal Lodz. Awards and nominations include ‘Print of the Year 2010′, 2015′, 2016’, Ireland, Arts Finalist of David Manley Emerging Entrepreneur Awards 2012 & 2013, Nominee for Photography Magazine of the Year at the Lucie Awards 2013 & 2014 & 2015.
Agata is also a winner of the annual Dublin City Female Entrepreneur Awards. In 2009 she won the ‘Rising Star’ Award and she was the winner of the Most Improved Business Award in 2010. In 2015 she co-founded maven46 – an interactive fashion, beauty and lifestyle platform featuring shoppable and data driven content. Always learning and developing new holistic skills, in 2018 she became an NLP Master Practitioner and a certified Yoga Instructor.
Agata’s core values of creativity and community are at the heart of D-Light Studios, which she opened in 2008. It has become a place for like-minded artists and innovators to connect, explore and effect positive social and economic change, globally and locally.