Maria Laszkiewicz

1ml/r Mask, Maria Laszkiewicz, wool, sisal ,wood sculpture
72" x 53", 1968, Sold

Maria Laszkiewicz

Education and experience:
Laszkiewicz began her artistic studies in Riga. She studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich and studied drawing and sculpture at L'Academie de la Grand Chaumiere (Bourdelle Studio), Paris, France. In 1951, she organized the Experimental Artistic Weaving Workshop of the Polish Association for Plastic Arts at her home in Warsaw.

Selected exhibitions:
Lausanne, Switzerland (International Biennials of Tapestry – 1962,65,67,69,71); Palazzo dell'Arte, Milan, Italy (XII Triennial); Jacques Baruch Gallery, Chicago, Illinois (New Concepts in Tapestries from Poland and Fiber Concepts: Major International Artists); Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition (SITES): Charles and Emma Frye Art Museum, Seattle, Washington; Oakland Museum, California; Westmoreland County Museum of Art, Greensburg, Pennsylvania; Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, Illinois; Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York; Anchorage Historical & Fine Arts Museum, Alaska; Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Alabama (22 Polish Textile Artists, traveling exhibition).

Selected collections:
Central Museum of Textiles, Lodz, Poland; National Museum, Warsaw, Poland; Contemporary Textile Art Collection of the Pierre Pauli Association, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Gold Cross of Merit (1959); International Design Award (1962).