Bio

Curriculum Vitae

     

EDUCATION

 

WORK EXPERIENCE


PhD – Academy of Fine Arts, Gdansk, Poland – 1992
MFA – Academy of Fine Arts, Gdansk, Poland – 1982

 

Freelance Artist & Art Teacher – 1993 to Present
Faculty of Drawing & Sculpture:
Academy of Fine Arts, Gdansk, Poland – 1982 to 1993

MUSEUMS & INSTITUTIONS


Vatican – Vatican Museum
Switzerland – Bruder Klaus Museum, Sachseln
Portugal – Bank of Portugal, Lisbon

 

Germany – Ministry of Foreign Exchange, Berlin
Poland – National Library, Warsaw
Poland – National Museum, Gdansk

FEATURED IN THE MEDIA

   

Oregon Public Broadcasting TV segment, installation in Bend, OR   click here to view the video

 

COMMISSION HIGHLIGHTS

   

Figure of Christ for Our Lady of Guadalupe Trappist Abbey, LaFayette, Oregon – 2007
Multimedia installations, St. Charles Medical Centers, (Heart Center) Bend & (Sleep Lab) Redmond, OR – 2006 & 2007
Annual Bend Film Festival Award Sculpture, Bend, Oregon – 2005 (annually awarded)
Religious monuments for two new Catholic churches in Evora, Portugal – 1996 & 2002
Stations of the Cross for Franciscan Sisters’ Retreat House, Gdynia, Poland – 1995
Figure of Christ for St. Andrew Bobola Church, Gdynia, Poland – 1994
Two Figures of Mary for monastery and port entrances of St. Mary’s Church, Darlowo, Poland – 1994
Tabernaculum and side altar for St. Jozef Church, Gdynia, Poland – 1993
Figure of Christ in Chapel for Stella Maris Church, Gdynia, Poland – 1992
Sculpture & bar relief commissioned by the Solidarity Movement for Pope John Paul II, in the Vatican Museum – 1987

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

   

Springbox Gallery | Portland, sculpture &drawings– 2012
Mt. Angel Abbey | Bach festival, prints & sculpture – 2011
Catholic Centennial | Portland, Stations of the Cross – 2010
Springbox Gallery | Portland, sculpture &drawings – 2010
Holy Trinity Cathedral, Portland, OR | calligraphy
      & drawings – 2009
Presbyterian church, Portland | J.S Bach portraits – 2009
St. Michael Archangel Church | Portland, OR – 2007
Bank of America (Pearl District) | Portland, OR – 2007
Gossamer Art Gallery | Bend, OR – 2005 & 2006
Sunbird Gallery | Bend, OR – 2005
Holy Family Church | So. Pasadena, CA – 2004 & 2006
Whim | San Juan Capistrano, CA – 2004

 

Holy Nativity Church | Los Angeles, CA – 2004
Centissima Pagina | Braga, Portugal – 2003
Palacio da Fronteira | Lisbon, Portugal – 2002
Univ. of California at Irvine Gallery - Irvine, CA - 1998
Espaco Chiado | Lisbon, Portugal – 1997
Penta Gallery | Lisbon, Portugal – 1996
Moira Int’l Art Center Gallery | Lisbon, Portugal - 1996 Escudeiros Gallery | Beja, Portugal – 1996
Arte Espaco Gallery | Cascais, Portugal – 1995
Subbotko Gallery | Gdynia, Poland – 1988 & 1993
Grafiki Gallery | Gdynia, Poland – 1987
Academy of Fine Arts | Gdansk, Poland - 1980 & 1983

COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS

   

2011 International Biennale of Modern Art | Florence,
      Italy – award in category of "work on paper"
Central Oregon Community College | Bend, OR – 2007
Amber Gallery | Washington, DC – 2007
Kurier Plus Gallery | New York, NY – 2006
Inkling Studio | Portland, OR – 2006
Gosia Koscielak Gallery | Chicago, IL – 2006
JKK Fine Arts Gallery | Montclair, NJ – 2005
Gallery del Sur | Mexico City, Mexico – 2005
Carmen Art Center | Guadalajara, Mexico – 2004
Xiem Ceramic Gallery | Pasadena, CA– 2003
Sausalito Art Collection | Sausalito, CA – 2003
Harvard University Gutman Gallery |
     Cambridge, MA - 2003
Modern Art Gallery | Los Angeles, CA – 2003
UCLA Catholic Center Gallery | L.A., CA – 2001
UCLB | University of Ca., Long Beach, CA – 2001
POLAM Bank | Los Angeles, CA – 2001
Soap Box Gallery | Venice, CA – 2001

 

My Polish Experience | Santa Monica, CA – 2001
Westmont College | Santa Barbara, CA – 2000
Cody Gallery | Los Olivos, CA – 1999
Laguna Beach Museum | Laguna Beach, CA – 1999
Modern Art Gallery | Los Angeles, CA – 1998
First Biennial of Ceramics | Amadora, Portugal – 1997
Feira-Arte Contemporanea | Porto, Portugal – 1996
Arte Espaco | Cascais, Portugal – 1995
International Center of Sculpture |
     Perho Pinheiro, Portugal – 1994
Bruder Klaus Museum | Sachseln, Switzerland – 1994
Fifth Salon of Art | Gdynia, Poland – 1994
Third Salon of Art | Gdynia, Poland – 1992
Interart | Poznan, Poland – 1990 & 1992
Nude in Drawing & Painting | Berlin, Germany – 1989
Kadyny | Elblag, Poland – 1986
Interart | Poznan, Poland – 1985
Nineteen Young Artists of Gdansk, Poland – 1984
Fourth Biennial of Gdansk, Poland – 1983
Expression of Youth | Paris, France – 1982
Diploma '82 | Poznan (Gdansk), Poland – 1982

PUBLIC and PRIVATE ART, and COMMISSIONS

   

Project for the main altar, St. Juan Diego Church | Hillsboro, OR – 2012

Figure of Beloved Disciple, Holy Family Church |
South Pasadena, CA – 2011

Chapel for Catholic Charities | Portland, OR – 2011

 

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Figure of Christ for the main Altar in Trappist Abbey | Lafayette, OR – 2011

Altar, St. Francis of Assisi Church | Bend, OR – 2010

Project for the poster and installation related to the premiere of the Oratorio based on Revelation of St. John, composed by Ron Ravencroft – 2009


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