Biographical Note

Born June 13th, 1951 in Cracow. Studied (1973 – 1978) at the Faculty of Painting of the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow. Finished studies in 1978, with a master’s degree. Graduated with honors at the atelier of Professor Jan Szancenbach.

 

Solo exhibitions:

  • 1984 · ASP Gallery, Cracow
  • 1985 · Florianska 37 Gallery, Cracow
  • 1986 · WSP Gallery, Zielona Góra
  • 1988 · Galerie im Kulturcafe, Darmstadt
  • 1989 · Foyergalerie Staadstheater, Darmstadt
  • 1990 · Galerie im Buchladen Ypsilon, Frankfurt/Main
  • 1991 · Land in Sicht Galerie Buchladen, Frankfurt/Main
  • 1991 · Kellergalerie im Schloss, Darmstadt
  • 1992 · Piano Nobile Gallery, Cracow
  • 1993 · Museum Haus Ludwig, Saarlouis /A.Karpowicz&S.Karpowicz/
  • 1993 · Galerie im Buchladen Ypsilon, Frankfurt/Main
  • 1994 · Galerie Kappler, Darmstadt
  • 1995 · Piano Nobile Gallery, Cracow
  • 1995 · Landesvertretung Brandenburg, Bonn
  • 1995 · Galerie im Buchladen Ypsilon, Frankfurt/Main
  • 1996 · Katarzyna Napiórkowska Gallery, Warsaw
  • 1997 · Dominik Rostworowski Gallery, Cracow
  • 1997 · Galerie im Buchladen Ypsilon, Frankfurt/Main
  • 1998 · Kunstwerker Susanne Carl, Saarlouis
  • 1998 · Dominik Rostworowski Gallery, Cracow
  • 1998 · Galerie im Buchladen Ypsilon, Frankfurt/Main
  • 1999 · Katarzyna Napiórkowska Gallery, Warsaw
  • 2002 · Dominik Rostworowski Gallery, Cracow
  • 2003 · Katarzyna Napiórkowska Gallery, Warsaw
  • 2003 · Galerie im Buchladen Ypsilon, Frankfurt/Main
  • 2004 · Kersten Gallery, Cracow
  • 2005 · Kunstwerker Susanne Carl, Saarlouis
  • 2006 · Katarzyna Napiórkowska Gallery, Warsaw
  • 2007 · Raven Gallery, Cracow
  • 2010 · Artium Art Gallery, Luxemburg
  • 2011 · 2 Światy Gallery, Cracow
  • 2011 · Inter Art Galerie Reich, Köln
  • 2012 · Galerie im Buchladen Ypsilon, Frankfurt/Main
  • 2015 · Raven Gallery, Cracow – “Following the light”
  • 2017 · Platon Gallery, Wrocław

 

More important collective exhibitions:

  • 1979 · “Diploma 1978”, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw
  • 1979 · “Le Salon 1979 Racines”, Grand Palais, Paris
  • 1979 · “The graduates II”, BWA Gallery, Cracow
  • 1980 · “V. Biennale des Beaux Arts”, Centre Robert Lavergne, Asniere-sur-Seine
  • 1981 · “The graduates – not in BWA”, Gallery Pryzmat, Cracow
  • 1982 · “Il Convergence Jeune Expression”, Grand Palais, Paris
  • 1982 · “Die Kunst in Krakau”, Kunsthalle, Nuremberg
  • 1985 · “The exhibition after competition by the name of J. Spychalski”, BWA Gallery, Poznan, Olsztyn
  • 1987 · “Ateliereinblicke”, Kunsthalle, Nuremberg
  • 1988 · “Szancenbach and his pupils”, BWA Gallery, Cracow, Toruń, Sopot, Wrocław
  • 1989 · “The nude in Painting”, Euro-Galleri, Göteborg
  • 1989 · “Contemporary Painting in Eastern Europe”, Towo Art Center, Tokyo
  • 1992 · “Szancenbach and his students”, Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw
  • 1992 · “The Jubilee Salon of Painting”, BWA Gallery, Cracow
  • 1993 · “Peinters et Graveurs de Cracovie”, Maison de la Culture, Bourgers
  • 1994 · “The Galician Sentiments”, ZPAP, Sukiennice Gallery, Cracow
  • 1994 · “Three artists from Cracow”, The Polish Museum of America, Chicago
  • 1997 · “Begegnungen an der Grenze”, Europaischer Kulturpark, Bliesbruck-Reinheim
  • 2009 · “Polnischer Herbst”, Inter Art Galerie Reich, Cologne
  • 2010 · “Winterausstellung”, Inter Art Galerie Reich, Cologne
  • 2011 · “100 years of ZPAP Kraków”, Art Palace, Cracow
  • 2012 · “Travelling”, Panorama Gallery, Tomaszowice
  • 2014 · “4 x Karpowicz”, Raven Gallery, Cracow
  • 2015 · “8 Women”, Konduktorownia Gallery, Czestochowa
  • 2015 · “Musicality of art”, Panorama Gallery, Tomaszowice

Awards (selection):

  • 1979 · “Graduates II”, BWA Gallery, Cracow – The prize for a set of paintings
  • 1979 · Le Salon’79 “Racines”, Grand Palais, Paris – The prize for a painting of the Odilon-Lesur-Adrian Foundation and the Honorable Award
  • 1980 · V Biennale des Beaux Arts – Centre Robert Lavergne, Asnieres-sur-Seine, France – The prize for a painting of the Foundation Le Groupement des Industrielles de la Region Genevilliers

Paintings in collections of (selection):

National Museum in Cracow

Deutches-Polen Institut in Darmstadt

The Polish Museum of America in Chicago

WSP Library in Zielona Góra

J. Kluza Collection, PSSP Cracow