WOJCIECH PĄKOWSKI
Born on June 21, 1958 in Warsaw, Poland.
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EDUCATION / WYKSZTAŁCENIE:

1978 – 1983 Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts, Printmaking Department; major: intaglio, etching, drypoint; minor: painting, oils.

1983 – MFA-Printmaking, with the Dean’s Honorable Mention.

 

AWARDS / NAGRODY:

1997 – Printmaking Scholarship, Castle Wolfsburg, Germany

1996 – Best Graphic of the Month, II Award, Warsaw, Poland

1994 – Printmaking scholarship, Castle Wolfsburg Germany

1992 – The Ludvig Vogelstein Foundation Grant, New York, NY. USA

1992 – Residency Grant, Studios Midwest, Galesburg, IL, USA

1991 – Best Graphic of the Month, I Award, Warsaw, Poland

1990 – The Juror’s Award, First Place, The Silvermine Print International, Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT, Juror: Mr. Kenneth E. Tyler, Tyler Graphics, Ltd. New York, NY, USA

1989 – The RK Burt Etching Prize, British International Miniature Print Exhibition, City of Bristol, Museum of Art – Gallery, Bristol, England

1989 – Printmaking Scholarship, Castle Wolfsburg, Germany

1989 – 1990 – The Award of Residency, Bemis Foundation /Alternative Worksite, Omaha, NE, USA

1988 – 1989 – The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, New York, NY, USA

1998 – The First Award, Karimex Exhibition, Lodz, Poland

1987 – 1988-The Residency Grant, DAAD (The German Academic Exchange Service), Atelierhaus Worpswede, Germany

1987 – The First Prize, Hanga ’87, The Annual Exhibition of the Japan Print Association, The Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Fine Arts, Japan

1986 – The Honorable Mention, International Exhibition of Miniature Art, Toronto, Canada

1985 – The Berthe von Moschcisker Prize, 61st Annual International Competition, The Print Club, Philadelphia, PA, USA

1984 – Printmaking Scholarship, Castle Wolfsburg, Germany

1984 – Art Scholarship, Ministry of Culture and Art, Warsaw, Poland

1983 – Printmaking Award, Festival of Christian Art, Digne-les-Bains, France

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE / DOŚWIADCZENE ZAWODOWE:

1992 – Visiting Artist Program, Department of Art and Art History, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE, USA

1988 – Working with professional Master printer, Mr. Heiner Bunte, Liliental, Germany

1987 – 1988-Leading etching workshop, Worpswede, Germany -cooperating with other    professional Master printers.

1985 – 1986 – Leading lithography and copper graphic workshop, Printmaking Center,   Linkoping, Sweden

1984,  1989 – Leading etching workshop, Castle Wolfsburg, Germany-cooperating with other  professional Master printers.

 

MEMBERSHIPS / CZŁONKOWSTWO:

– The Print Club, Philadelphia, PA, USA

– The International Graphic Arts Foundation, Darien, CT, USA

– The Printmakers Council, London, England

– The Print Consortium, Kansas City, MO, USA

– Associacio Difusora D’obra Grafica International, Barcelona, Spain

– Printmaking Center, Linkoping, Sweden

– The Polish Visual Artists Association, Warsaw, Poland

 

ONE-PERSON SHOWS / WYSTAWY INDYWIDUALNE:

2010 – German Embassy, Warsaw, Poland

2009 – Pracownia Galeria, Warsaw, Poland

2008 – Backer, Mc Kinsey, Warsaw, Poland

2008 – Kopenhagen, Danmark

2008 – Pracownia Galeria, Warsaw, Poland

2007 –  Galerie Vent d’Est, Bordeaux, France

2006 –  Nilsen, Bordeaux, France

2006 –  Kunst & Bolig Roskilde, Denmark

2006 –  Roskilde Kunst  06, Denmark

2006 –  Many Ladies and One Man Show, Konstancin , Poland

2005 – Open  Atelier, Konstancin, Poland

2005 – Gamel Gorden ,  Gothenburg , Sweden

2004 – Deutsches Historisches Institut Warschau, Poland

2002 – Marriott Hotel, Warsaw, Poland

2000 – Marriott Hotel, Warsaw, Poland

1999 – Bayer Gallery, Warsaw, Poland

1998 – Skulpturen Garten,Hof Sievers, Springe/Hannover, Germany – New Works, Artists Atelier, Warsaw, Poland

1997 – Druckwerkstatt, Castle Wolfsburg, Germany – Private Residence, W.M.Pfeifer, Warsaw, Poland

1996 – Agnieszka Bieliñska Gallery, Brussels, Belgium – National Gallery, Lodz, Poland

1995 – Striped House Museum, Tokyo, Japan – Filtry Gallery, Warsaw, Poland

1995 – Am Rex Gallery, Siegen, Germany

1994 – Agnieszka Bieliñska Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

1993 – Multiart Kunstagentur, Cologne, Germany – L’espace Puy Paulin Gallery, Bordeaux, France

1992 – Virginia Lynch Gallery, Newport, RI, USA – Bemis Foundation Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska, USA – Temple University, Tyler School of Art, PA, USA

1991 – BWA Gallery Zakopane, Rzeszów, Przemyœl, Poland

1990 – Piwnica Wandy Warskiej, Warsaw, Poland – Johnny Ericcson Gallery, Gothenburg, Sweden

1988 – GP Desa Gallery, Warsaw, Poland – Gluggin Gallery, Akureyri, Iceland – Falber Gallery, Wiesbaden, Germany – Philine-Vogeler Haus, Worpswede, Germany – GMD Gallery, Cologne, Germany

1987 – Gooijer Fine Art Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland – SAAB’s Gallery, Linkoping, Sweden

1986 – Gooijer Fine Art Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland – Im Hof Gallery, Gifhorn, Germany – GP Desa Gallery, Warsaw, Poland

1985 – Gooijer Fine Art Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland – SVEA Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

1984 – Stenhusgarden, Linkoping, Sweden – D Gallery, Gothenburg, Sweden

1983 – Hybris Gallery, Gothenburg, Sweden – D Gallery, Gothenburg, Sweden.

 

GROUP SHOWS / WYSTAWY ZBIOROWE:

2011 – Art of Poland the Collection of US Ambassador and Mrs. Victor Ashe

2007 – Art Fair Aarhus Denmark

2002 – Bayer Gallery, Headquarterter  Levercusen

1998 – Zapiecek Gallery, Warsaw, Poland

1997 – Best Graphic of the Year, Town Haal, Warsaw, Poland

1993 – Comus Gallery, Portland, OR, USA

1992 – University of Galesburg, Galesburg, IL, USA

1991 – The 5th International Biennial Print Exhibit, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan – Print Triennial Krakow, Poland – Mini Print Biennial, International Graphic Art Foundation, Susan Teller Gallery, New York, NY, USA – Color Prints, Ministry of Culture and Art, Warsaw, BWA Gallery, Toruñ, Poland – Wahl Gallery, Warsaw, Poland – The Royal Academy Annual Exhibition, London, England

1990 – Prints International, Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT, USA – Premio Internazionale Biella per l’Incisione, Biella, Italy – International Exhibition of Miniature Prints, Intaglio Printmakers Gallery, London, England

1989 – British International Miniature Print Exhibition, City of Bristol, Museum and Art Gallery, Bristol, England – International Miniature Print Biennial, International Graphic Arts Foundation, John Szoke Gallery, New York, NY, USA – The 4th International Biennial Print Exhibit, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan – The 3rd Biennial Exhibition of Prints, The Museum of Modern Art, Wakayama, Japan

1988 – International Prints, Silvermine Guild Arts Center, Stanford, CT, USA – The 5th International Graphic Exhibition, Istituto per la Cultura e l’Arte, Catania, Italy – The 5th Biennial of European Art, Heidelberg, Germany – International Print Biennial, Krakow, Poland – Intergrafia, Katowice, Poland

1987 – The Miniature Print Biennial, International Graphic Art Foundation, New Canaan, CT, and New York, NY, USA – Auburn Works on Paper, Auburn, AL, USA – The 17th International Biennial of Graphic Art, Ljubliana, Yugoslavia – The 4th International Triennial of Graphic Art, Vaasa, Finland – The Annual Exhibition of the Japan Print Association, Hanga ’87, The Tokyo Metropolitan museum of Fine Arts, Japan – The Annual International Exhibition of Miniature Art, Toronto, Canada – Annual International Competition, The Print Club, Philadelphia, PA, USA -The Mini Print International, Cadaques, Spain -Lineart, Gent, Belgium

1986 – Pratt-Silvermine International Print Exhibition, New Canaan, CT and New York, NY, USA – Annual International Competition, The Print Club, Philadelphia, PA, USA -The Mini Print International, Cadaques, Spain -International Print Biennial, Krakow, Poland -Exhibition of Polish Graphic Art, Academy of Fine Arts and Wallgalerie, Braunschweig, Germany -Stockholm Art Fair, Mustad Gallery, Sweden -New Dutch Art Fair, Sonesta Koepel, Amsterdam, Holland -The Annual International Exhibition of Miniature Art, Toronto, Canada -The International Exhibition of Prints, Kanagawa, Japan -Annual International Competition, The Print Club, Philadelphia, PA, USA

1985 – Exhibitions of Contemporary Polish Art: Copenhagen, Holstebro, Denmark; Rockford, Ilinois, USA; Paris, France; Turku, Abo, Finland -The Mini Print International, Cadaques, Spain -The International Exhibition of Prints, Kanagawa, Japan -Annual International Competition, The Print Club, Philadelphia, PA, USA

1984 -The 4th Biennial of Graphic Art, Digne-les-Bains, France – International Print Biennial, Krakow, Poland

1983 – International Festival of Christian Art, Digne-les-Bains, France

 

WORKS IN COLLECTION / PRACE W ZBIORACH:

– American  Ambasador in Poland

– Dutch Ambasador

– The Print Club, Philadelphia, PA, USA

– The Japan Print Association, Tokyo, Japan

– Museum of Mini Prints, Barcelona, Spain

– Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT, USA

– Atelierhaus Worpswede, Worpswede, Germany

– Museum and Art Gallery, Bristol, England

– Striped House Museum, Tokyo, Japan

– Kunstverein Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany

– National Museum, Bydgoszcz, Poland

– National Museum, Przemyœl, Poland

– Bureau for Art Exhibitions, Warsaw and Toruñ, Poland

– City of Linkoping, Sweden

– County Council, Skovde, Sweden

– Bonniers Konstforening (Art Society), Stockholm, Sweden

– SAAB’s  Konstforening (Art Society), Linkoping, Sweden

– Polish Painters and Printers Association, Warsaw, Poland

– Ministry of Culture and Art, Warsaw, Poland

– Enterprise Investors, Warsaw, Poland

– Budimex S.A., Warsaw, Poland

– FDPA, Warsaw, Poland

– Molnlycke, Warsaw, Poland

– Austrian Consulate, Gdynia, Poland

– EWCO, Trading and Consulting, Warsaw, Poland

– Warsaw Business School, Warsaw, Poland

– Private collectors in the USA, Sweden, Denmark, Belgium, Germany, Japan France, Island, Holland, Poland

BOOK WITH W. PAKOWSKI’S PRINTS / KSIĄŻKI Z UDZIAŁEM GRAFIK W. PĄKOWSKIEGO:
Oskar Ansul, Entsicherte Zeit. Gedichte. -Postskriptum Verlag, Hannover, Germany, 1988.