Agnieszka Jankowska-Marzec is a graduate of the Jagiellonian University where she successfully completed the History of Art programme. In 2007 she was awarded a PhD degree as a recognition of her research conducted at the Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology of the Jagiellonian University. Since 1994 she has been working at the Interfaculty Department of History and Theory of Art at the Academy of Fine Arts. In 2008 she started working as a lecturer within the Postgraduate Studies Programme on the Artworks and Antiques Market at the Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Krakow University. From 1996 until 2000 she cooperated with the International Cultural Centre in Krakow as a curator and exhibition organizer. Her articles were published in numerous magazines, exhibition catalogues and monographs. Her research focuses on the 20th-century art and contemporary art with the focal point being the work of artists who got their education at the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow or who work or cooperate with this institution. She investigates such topics as memory, cultural heritage and creating art collections.
She is the author of the book entitled Między etnografią a sztuką. Mitologizacja Hucułów i Huculszczyzny w kulturze polskiej XIX i XX wieku [Between Ethnography and Art. Mythologization of Hutsuls and Hutsul Region in Polish Culture in the 19th and 20th Centuries], Krakow 2013. In 2013 this book was awarded a prize at the 21st edition of Przegląd Wschodni Awards in the category of Polish publications.
As an independent curator and exhibition organizer Agnieszka worked on her projects at the Polish Institute in Budapest, MeetFactory in Prague, Art Agenda Nova, Otwarta Pracownia in Krakow and BWA in Tarnów.
She received a scholarship of Lanckoroński Foundation three times, which gave her an opportunity to work abroad (in 2001 in Vienna, and in 2005 and 2016 in London). She is a member of the Association of Art Historians and the Polish section of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA). She was a member of the management board of AICA from 2015 to 2017.