Katarzyna Dolinska (born in 1986 in Lublin, Poland) is an American fashion model and Ivy League graduate. She placed fifth on cycle 10 of ANTM in 2008.

Early Life

Katarzyna attended Cornell University.

ANTM

Katarzyna was the third girl to be selected to compete in the cycle, after revealing she thought her well-paid job wasn't her calling. She won two challenges, including a team one, and got two CoverGirl of the Week titles.

Despite her strong performances, she was constantly criticized for being forgettable to the judges. Tyra never even pronouncd her name correctly, putting emphasis on the "tar" syllable and not the "zyna" syllable. In the first panel in Rome, Katarzyna tried to show more personality by giving Tyra and the judges another teach about her name, to Tyra's visible dismay. She ended up taking fifth place in the following episode.

She was one of the "Top Models in Action" featured in both cycle 11 and cycle 13.[1][2]

Post-Show

Katarzyna has since shortened her name to just Kat. She has signed to Elite Model Management in New York, Ace Models in Athens, Ford Models in Paris and Premium Models.[3][4][5][6]

She has appeared on a billboard with Jaslene Gonzalez in Times Square for a Lot 29 advertisement. She has been on the cover of Women's Wear Daily and TJF.[7] She has appeared in City, Issue #58,[8] Cosmogirl, November 2008 & December/January 2009 issues,[9] OZON Greece, October 2008, Young Magazine Greece, Cosmopolitan Greece, Diva Magazine Greece,[10], LaMilk,[11] L'Officiel France,[12] Gerlan Jeans Look Book,[13] Vogue Australia, Glamour Italia, Bolero and Tokion v2.9.[14][15][16][17]

She has walked in Athens Fashion Week S/S 09 for designers Vassilis Zoulias, Custo Barcelona, Elena Strongyliotou, Afroditi Hera.[18] She walked for Issey Miyake in Paris Fashion Week F/W 09.10.[19][20] She walked in Paris Haute Couture fashion week S/S '09, for Dilek Hanif and closing the show for Christophe Josse.[21][22]

She has since left the industry, and is reportedly working as a lawyer.

Trivia

  • Katarzyna is the first ANTM girl of Polish descent. She is followed by Kasia Pilewicz.

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