Andrzej Gilman

About artist

Born
9.04.1942
Died
16.12.2004
Born in Czechowice-Dziedzice, 1942, died in 2004. Student of Prof. Tymon Niesiołowski and Prof. Stanisław Borysowski at the Faculty of Fine Arts, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń; degree in 1966. Artistic nickname: Andy. Easel paintings including portraits, social subjects, symbolic and historic themes. Inspired by photography, a medium he employed in his works. Precursor of the so-called historic hyperrealism; also active in sculpture, functional graphics and poster designing. Numerous solo exhibitions – in Bielsko-Biała, Opole, Cieszyn and Skoczów – as well as collective exhibitions at the national level and in Austria. Participated in exhibitions held by the Bielsko-Biała and Katowice ZPAP. Won many awards, including the 2nd prize at the Young Painters’ Plein-Air Workshop in Miastko (1968); Ondraszek Award (1974); 1st prize at the Jesień Beskidzka Post-Workshop Painting Exhibition in Bielsko-Biała (1974); 2nd prize at the Industrial Plein-Air Workshop in Gliwice (1976) and two awards at the Bielska Jesień All-Poland Painting Exhibitions (Mayor of Bielsko-Biała Award in 1975 and 2nd prize in 1983). His works are in the collection of the Galeria Bielska BWA and in private collections.

Works

Andrzej Gilman

Transformation I

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View from Bystra

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Tight Shoes

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Empty Space I (part 1 of dyptych)

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Empty Space I (part 2 of dyptych)

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Tryptych: Reminiscences -Żabnica

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Mountain Dweller of Szczyrk

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Knight

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Schoolgirls

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