Miroslaw Pawlowski
Dean of the Graphics Department
Academy of Fine Arts
Al. Marcinkowskiego  29
60-967 Poznan, Poland
Telephone: +48-61-853-1621

Paper: "Young Polish Graphics”

This presentation will survey new work by young Polish printmakers. Printmaking in Poland encompasses a wide variety of techniques, and reflects the the energy of young artists and the variety of excellent art academies across the country. On Thursday evening at the conference a large exhibition of work by Polish students (Biennial of Student Graphics) will take place at Stary Browar.

MIROSLAW PAWLOWSKI completed his studies at the Art Academy in Poznan in 1982. Pawlowski is the Dean of the Graphics Department and head of the screenprinting workshop at the Academy of Fine Arts, Poznan. He is a member of the IMPACT 4 Conference Steering Committee and coordinates the Polish National Student Biennial Exhibition. Since 1983, his solo exhibitions have been presented at over 40 prominent galleries and museums throughout Poland. Recent one-person exhibitions include Galeria Gleiss Lutz, Warsaw (2002); Galeria Dom Muz, w ramach MTG Kolor w Grafice, Toru? (2003); Galeria Grafiki, Biblioteka UZ, Zielona Góra (2004); Galeria Wizytuj?ca, Warszawa (2004); and Galeria ZPAP Lufcik, Warszawa (2004). Pawlowski’s work has been included in the “5th Triennial of Polish Graphics” – BWA Katowice (2003); “18th Biennial of Polish Posters”, BWA Katowice (2003); “Polish Graphics” Theater Festival, Edinborough, Scotland (2002); and the “Color of Graphics,” Central Graphics Engramme, Quebec City, Canada (2002). Pawlowski’s screenprints were selected for inclusion in the past three Krakow International Triennial Exhibitions (1997, 2000, 2003) as well as several other international print competitions. He served as curator for the “4th International Triennial of Color Graphics” held in 2003 at Galeria Wozownia, in Toru? Poland.