Stanisław Wysocki

Stanislaw Wysocki - sculptor (born in 1949 in EŁk). He studied at the Poznan Academy of Fine Arts and at the Hochschule der Künste in Berlin, in the laboratory of prof. J. H. Lonas. During his studies in Berlin, he worked as an apprentice at the famous sculpture foundry Herman NOACK Bildgieserei, where for three years he perfected technique of lost-wax casting, and where he met many world-renowned sculptors, including Henry Moore. Cooperation in making of the sculptures resulted in the 1990s stay in his studio Pery Green in London. In 1986 he returned to Wrocław. In 1990, together with a group of local artists he exhibited his works in Cannden Art Center in London. He did his first solo exhibition  in 1991 in Wroclaw "Desa" Prestigious Nordic galleries became interested in his works. Since then, his sculptures are known throughout Europe. His works ave been shown on 36 individual and 38 collective exhibitions. His works have been presented, among others, in Germany, Italy, Denmark, Sweden, England, Turkey, and in numerous galleries in the country. Wysocki is the author of more than two-meter high sculpture "Powodzianka", which stands on the University Bridge of the in Wrocław. His work is also poignant "Syberian Cross" in the Redemptorists church in Wroclaw's district Biskupin, and the famous monument of Marshal Józef Piłsudski in Lubin. The artist's sculptures are exhibited at the world's largest ocean liner RMS Queen Mary 2. In 2009, the sculptor has received the Award of Wroclaw, and in the 2011 Cultural Award of Silesia.