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Henryk Tomaszewski (poster artist)

 

Henryk Tomaszewski (poster artist)

Henryk Tomaszewski
Henryk Tomaszewski
Born Warszawa, Poland
Died 2005 (aged 90–91)
Nationality Polish
Occupation Graphic designer
Known for Poster design

Henryk Tomaszewski (born in Warszawa, Poland in 1914 - died 2005) was an award winning poster artist.

Contents

  • Career 1
  • Major awards 2
  • See also 3
  • External links 4

Career

He graduated from Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts in 1939 and served there as a professor 1952 - 1985. He created works in poster, satirical cartoon, drawing, and illustration.

He was granted the title of Honorary Royal Designer for Industry by Royal Society of Arts in London and was a member of Alliance Graphique International (AGI).

Major awards

  • 1948 - Five Golds Medals, International Poster Exhibition, Vienna (Austria)
  • 1963 - First Prize, International Biennal of Arts, São Paulo (Brazil)
  • 1965 - Gold Medal, Leipzig (DDR)
  • 1966 - Silver Medal, International Poster Biennal, Warsaw (Poland)
  • 1967 - Gold Medal, National Polish Poster Biennal, Katowice (Poland)
  • 1970 - Gold Medal, International Poster Biennal, Warsaw (Poland)
  • 1975 - Silver Medal, National Polish Poster Biennal, Katowice (Poland)
  • 1975 - HonRDI, Royal Designers for Industry
  • 1979 - First Prize, 3rd Poster Biennale, Lahti (Finland)
  • 1981 - First Prize, International Poster Exhibition, Fort Collins (USA)
  • 1986 - Excellence Award, ICOGRADA
  • 1988 - Silver and Gold Medals, International Poster Biennal, Warsaw (Poland)
  • 1991 - Bronze Medal, International Poster Triennial, Toyama (Japan)
  • 1994 - Silver Medal, International Poster Triennial, Toyama (Japan)
  • 1994 - Bronze Medal, International Poster Biennal, Warsaw (Poland)

See also

External links

  • Profile of Henryk Tomaszewski at Culture.pl
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