Piotr

Stachlewski

Zdzisław Olejniczak

Born 1964 in Łódź. 1983-88 study at the State School of Visual Arts in Łódź. Diploma work with award at the Woodcut Techniques Studio of Prof. Andrzej Bartczak and the Painting Studio of Prof. Ryszard Hunger. Currently Professor of the Strzemiński Academy of Art Łódź, head of the Painting Studio. In 2008-2012 head of the Department of Painting, Drawing and Sculpture at the Faculty of Graphics and Painting. Lecturer of drawing techniques at the Department of Art History, University of Łódź. Participation in over 120 individual and group exhibitions in Poland and abroad:  Internationale Triennial Kunstlerisches Hochdrucks Xylon 12 in Switzerland in 1994; 1 st International Print Biennial – Istanbul 2008, in Turkey; the15th SPACE International Print Biennial Seoul in Korea in 2009 and 8 th International Biennial of Contemporary Prints in Belgium in 2011. Honoured among others: with distinguishing at an National Exhibition of Young Painters, Eugeniusz Geppert Competition in Wrocław in 1996, GRAND PRIX on the 1st Polish Competition of the Drawing of Ludwig Meidner in Oleśnica in 2008, III award on X Quadriennale of the Woodcut and the Polish Linocut in Olsztyn in 2011. In 2012 received a prize of an art gallery on the Kalisz Biennial of the Picture and the Graphics “Attempt 1”. Active in the areas of graphic and painting.