Studies: Faculty of Sculpture, Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, 1959-1965, in the studios of professors; Alfred Jesion and Jerzy Jarnuszkiewicz, and in Oskar Hansen’s Studio of Designing Solids and Surfaces. Diploma is Prof Jerzy Jarnuszkiewicz’s studio. Sculptor, performer, creator of installations, pedagogue, essayist and art critic, curator of exhibitions. Since 1965 connected with pedagogic work in his alma mater. Students of Prof Kowalski’s studio, the so-called ‘Kowalnia’ belong to the main representatives of the ‘critical art’ of the 90s. Laureate of awards and orders, among others: 3rd Degree Award of the Ministry of Culture and Art 91979), Vice-Chancellor’s award of the 1st and 2nd degree; Gold Cross of Merit (1987); ‘Pegaz’ Award (1990); Award of the Ministry of Culture and Art (1994); Medal of the Committee of National Education (2004); the Cyprian Kamil Award (2005); Gold Medal for Merits to Culture Gloria Artis (2012).
Date of birth 1942