News 01.10.2020

Tadeusz Jackowski: prints

The exhibition presents the graphic art of the Cracow artist connected with the University of the Arts Poznań. The show includes works from different periods of Prof. Jackowski’s realisations, predominantly in the mezzotint technique. The cycles presented include “Walks in Cracow”, “Spanish Cathedrals” and “Still lifes.”

Tadeusz Jackowski was born on 22 August 1936 in Brugge (Belgium). From 1955 to 1961, he studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow in Prof. Mieczysław Wejman’s studio. He complemented his education at the Ēcole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris in 1958-1959. He was a professor of the State Higher School of Fine Arts in Poznań and at the Institute of Art and Visual Culture of the University of Zielona Góra. Currently he is a lecturer at the University of Technology in Katowice.

Since 1961, Prof. Jackowski has taken part in more than 150 important national and international print exhibitions. The awards he has won include Złote Grono (1965, 1971, 1973, 1979), the International Print Biennial in Cracow (1968, 1970, 1972), gold medal at the International Print Biennial in Florence (1970), second prize at the Polish Graphic Art Competition in Łódź (1973), awards at the National Print Exhibition in Warsaw (1978, 1980), second prize at the Polish Biennale of Graphics and Drawing "Facing the Values" in Katowice (1992).

Prof. Jackowski’s works are included in the collections of the National Museums in Warsaw, Cracow and Wrocław, museums in Łódź, Bydgoszcz and Legnica, Muzeum Ziemi Lubuskiej in Zielona Góra, National Museum in Stockholm, Art Museum in Skopje, Kupferstich Kabinet in Dresden, Musée d’Art et d’Histoire in Geneva and print museum in Florence. In 2011 Prof. Jackowski was awarded the Gloria Artis silver medal for his achievements in the area of visual arts.

19 Koszarowa Gallery
Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice
Rules for visiting are available on the AFA website. The exhibition is open until 9 October.

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