Andrzej Stanislaw Grabowski

Andrzej Stanislaw Grabowski

NY, Mazovia, United States

About Andrzej Stanislaw Grabowski

Polish-American artist, painter, graphic designer, set designer, curator and educator. Born in Szczecin, Poland
Member of the Association of Polish Visual Artists, Warsaw District. Meritorious Cultural Activist, vice president of andART foundation that aims to combine art with education . Artistic scholarship of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage in Poland for 2020 in the field of visual arts.

Education

School of Arts in Tarnów in 1969. Completed his degree at the Faculty of Painting in the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow in the studio of Prof. Jonasz Stern (1976). Received Postgraduate diploma from the Department of Set Design at the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow (1977)

Events

He created set designs and costumes for Silva Rerum Dance Theatre in Cracow between 1984 and 1988. He then went to the United States, where he stayed for twelve years (1988-2000). During that time, he designed sets and costumes for Whitman Theatre, Lincoln Center, Washington Square Church, among others. He is the originator and creator of a film society „Senses of Art: then and now” as well as a founder of an artistic and educational lecture series „Senses of Art”, „The Joy of Creation”, „Ways of recording”, „Anyone can paint” or "Academy andART" (before „Royal Academy of Art”) held in Wilanów, Warsaw.

Exhibitions

He took part in 22 individual exhibitions and 117 collective exhibitions across Poland, Europe and United States. He curated over 125 Polish and international exhibitions in Tarnów, Krynica, Ciężkowice, Nowy Wiśnicz, Warsaw, Museum of King John III's Palace at Wilanów, Berlin,Paris, Caskills, New York, Poświętne, Kołobrzeg, Łazienki Park in Warsaw, among others.