Jolanta Owidzka

1jo/r Warszawa, Jolanta Owidzka, wool, linen and metallic thread, 90" x 68",1967, $28,000



Jolanta Owidzka

4jo/r Margaret VIII, Jolanta Owidzka, flax, sisal and wool, 57" x 39", 1977, $6,000



Jolanta Owidzka

2jo/r River, Jolanta Owidzka, linen, sisal, wool, anilana, 61" x 80", 1978, $24,000



Jolanta Owidzka

8joOut of Body Experience II, Jolanta Owidzka, high warp linen, sisal, wool, steel thread, 43" x 37.5"; 110 x 98cm, 1981, $7,000



jolanta owidzka Stony Signs

5jo/r Stony Signs, Jolanta Owidzka, wool, sisal, copper, 35" x 90", 1978, $18,000

Education and experience:
Studied at the Fine Arts academies, Warsaw and Krakow, Interior Design department. Graduates from Eleonora Plutynska’s weaving studio. Works at the Institute of Industrial Design, Warsaw, Poland.

Selected Exhibitions:
Musée Cantonal des Beaux-arts Lausanne, Switzerland (1962, 65, 71 International Biennials of Tapestry); Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York (Wall Hangings, curated by Mildred Constantine and Jack Lenor Larsen); Montreal Museum of Modern Art, Canada (International Contemporary Art); Lodz, Poland (1972, 75, 78, 81 International Triennial of Tapestry); Milan, Italy (XII Triennial of Textiles); Institute of International Visual Arts, Sao Paolo, Brazil (VIII Biennial); Denver Art Museum, Colorado (No Boundaries: Art + Fiber); Israel Museum of Art, Ein Harod; Wacoal Art Space, Tokyo, Japan (Textile in Small Sizes); Central Museum of Textiles, Lodz, Poland (one-person exhibition and 4th Polish National Exhibition of Miniature Textiles); Savaria Museum, Szombathely, Hungary (International Biennial of Miniature Textiles); Jacques Baruch Gallery, Chicago, Illinois (Compositions in Fibers, Focus on Fiber and Tapestries and Wallhangings from Poland); San Francisco Museum of Art, California; Minnesota Museum of Art, St. Paul, Akron Art Institute, Ohio and other locations (The Art Fabric: Mainstream, traveling exhibition); Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition (SITES): Charles and Emma Frye Art Museum, Seattle, Washington; Oakland Museum, California; 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); Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois (Selected Textile Acquisitions); Portland Art Museum, Oregon.

Selected collections:
Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois; Central Museum of Textiles, Lodz, Poland; National Museum,
Warsaw, Poland; National Museum, Poznan, Poland; National Museum, Wroclaw, Poland; Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje, Poland; Hyatt Regency Hotel, Montreal, Canada; New Art Center, Ontario, Canada; ATT, Chicago, Illinois; LOT Polish Airlines (Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, the US); Hurschler Collection, Pasadena; Sentry Insurance, Stevens Point, Wisconsin; Museum for the History of Textile Industry, Lodz, Poland; Contemporary Textile Art Collection of the Pierre Pauli Association, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Recipient:
Prize industrial Design Institute; Prize, 11th National Exhibition of Interior Architecture; Silver Medal, XII Triennial of Textiles, Milan, Italy; Silver Medal, Fine Arts Festival, Warsaw, Poland; Gold Medal, Fine Arts Festival, Polish Architects Association; Bronze medal, Fine Arts Festival, Moscow, USSR; Gold Medal of Distinction, Polish Artists Association.