Director/Founder of D-Light Studios, Agata Stoinska, is an architect and photographer. Agata’s personal photography work has been exhibited in galleries throughout Ireland, Europe and the United States. For the last 16 years She has been developing her own creative business and in 2008 opened D-LS.
In the summer of 2010, Agata set up the first Irish based fine art photography publication BLOW Photo Magazine. This large format image-based publication features both emerging and established photographers from all over the world. 16 issues have been published and are distributed globally. BLOW Photo has collaborated with international photography festivals such as Hamburg Triennial of Photography and with the Southeast Museum of Photography in Florida. 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. BLOW Photo was also invited to contribute to prestigious festivals around the world including Paris Photo, Unseen Amsterdam, London Art Fair and Fotofestiwal Lodz.
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 online 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 business and creative stamina are a major driving force behind the success of D-Light Studios. She is dedicated and motivated to share and collaborate with other like-minded creatives and innovators. D-LS has become the space and place to explore ways to empower others and make positive social and economic changes, locally and globally.