Biography

The artist specialises in easel painting, oil on canvas and oil on panel.He creates portraits, still lifes, landscapes and abstract paintings, referring often to historical figures and events.  10256323_290186537817497_828287829652893131_n

Tomasz is an author of approx. 300 paintings,  appreciated not only in Poland but also in Belgium, Sweden and Australia.

He is a well-recognized imitator, famous for his works of Wojciech Kossak, Leonardo da Vinci, Camille Pissarro – all copies are made in other dimensions than the originals.

At the same time he has reached the mastership in large scale painting – some of the pictures are reaching over six square meters.

13147474_810641445703547_5814325309274589807_oThe most famous painting of the artist is “The Little Battle of Grunwald” (2009). Work (with frame 300 x 140 cm), at a scale of 1: 3 to the original Jan Matejko arose for nine years and  took more than 30 million brush strokes. The masterpiece was  painted with retouching brushes allowing very faithfully recreate all the figures,  but still keeping several key differences.

The painting was exhibited in the Museum of Technology, Palace of Culture and Science in Warsaw in May 2011 and in Polish Mint during the Night of Museums in the summer of 2012. It was very well received  in the Crypt of the Grand Masters in Kwidzyn, in the autumn of 2013.

Tomasz actively participates in various actions and exhibitions.

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In 1997, two paintings “Hidden” and “Mountain Pond” were auctioned for flood victims, organised by Polish Television Channel 1 – “My and Your Hope”.

In 2001  Tomasz has participated in the competition organized by Gazeta Wyborcza “Impressionists” with a picture of “Peeping Tom.”

A year later he competed in  “SUPERMARKET ART III” People and Objects “and the pan-European” LEXMARK “, being award for talent with images of “Grand Theatre” and “Shakti”.

He also took part in the International Exhibition Satyrykon 2010.

In the same year the Art Centre “Anin” organised an exhibition of his work “Anticipating”.

The artists focuses also on another appealing  subject – sport  – handball in particular. He carried out a project involving painting the portraits of Polish Handball Association’s Preseidents – the artwork graces the walls of the Board Room of the Head Quarter.

Michał JureckiTomasz  cooperates also with  “Handball Poland” creating illustrations of  famous handball players and coaches.

The artwork was presented during the exhibition called –  Stars of Handball in the Olympic Centre in Warsaw.

The same drawings were shown a year later at the National Stadium in Warsaw and in 2015 during the Olympic Picnic in Katowice.

 

Spring of 2016 has brought another successful exhibition – “Art Space” in Grojec  Art Centre.