1as/r Circle, Anna Sledziewska, wool, 108" x 66", 1973, $16,000
Studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, Poland; Professor of Artistic Tapestry, Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, Poland (taught Magdalena Abakanowicz); Member of the Co-operative of Polish Artists, LAD, Warsaw, Poland; Institute of Industrial Design, Warsaw, Poland.
Moscow, Leningrad and Kiev, Russia (Polish Art); Paris, France (The People’s Industry and Artistic Craftsmanship exhibit); Cairo and Alexandria, Egypt; Damascus, Syria; Baghdad, Iraq (Contemporary Polish Art); Warsaw, Poland (Monumental Tapestries, one-person exhibition); Milan, Italy (XI Triennial); Lausanne, Switzerland (1st and 5th International Biennial of Tapestry); Oslo, Norway, Copenhagen, Denmark (Modern Polish Tapestry); Mexico City (Modern Polish Tapestries); Paris, France (Art by Women and Polish Art); Jacques Baruch Gallery, Chicago, Illinois (New Concepts in Tapestries from Poland and New Concepts in Tapestries, Part II); Weaver’s Workshop, Edinburgh, Scotland (Contemporary Polish Weavers).
Selected commissions and collections:
National Museum, Warsaw, Poland; Ministry of Culture and Arts, Warsaw; National Museum, Szczecin, Poland; Central Museum of Textiles, Lodz, Poland.
Gold Medal, 11th Triennial of Tapestry; First Prize for Monumental Tapestry, Warsaw Artists.