I was raised in a small town in Eastern Poland, surrounded by one of the largest nature parks in Europe, "
Biebrza National Park
I grew up in a multigenerational and multicutural family under the strong influence my father and Russian grandfather, Szymon Zub. Father gave me first drawing lessons, grandfather opened to me world of poetry and old Russian songs. My later works was influenced by Polish, Jewish, Russian, Ukrainian culture and traditions, as well as a childhood surrounded by the wilderness that encouraged my sensitivity and strong feelings of individualism.
After graduating from high school, I started to paint more and experiment with different art forms. I changed places and universities several times, looking for a good place with the possibility of artistic development. Important experience was work as miner in the coal mine while conducting my search, and later joined the Fine Arts Faculty at the University of Torun, where developed my potential and became a professional artist.
From that time on, I has been heavily engaged in visual art as independent artist.
My works are housed in various private collections all over the world. Also been commissioned by compound corporations and institutions, such as the Clinic in
Dortmund ( ) in 2005. For the clinic, I
created 53m long wall panel. Germany
German art critic Susanne Graff said,
" Karwowski has created own style, from his images comes colorful light, which is created by perfection in his workshop. Expression of color and light gives metaphorical meaning for figurative elements in his paintings. The power of his paintings, aside from illuminating colors, comes from the richness of meanings and certain multilayer by which Karwowski ’s paintings are far from simple decorative function.
This painting intrigue, seduce variety of forms , their reception requiring close contact and time, to fully range of means of expression "
clinik in Dortmund
SJ GREEN CARGO Göteborg
ELECTRA PLUS - Poznań
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