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Jerzy Fober

Date of birth 1959

Studies: Faculty of Sculpture, Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, 1979-1984. Diploma in Prof Stanisław Kulon’s studio, 1984. From 1982 to 1990, together with Andrzej Szarek and Czesław Podleśny he was part of the ‘…Kim jesteś ‘/’…Who are you’ artistic group. Since 1986, academic lecturer at the Sculpture Department of the Art Institute in Cieszyn, Faculty of Art, Silesian University in Katowice. He conducts a Sculpture Studio at the Faculty of Painting and Graphics, Academy of Fine Art in Katowice. Stipends from the Ministry of Culture and Art, now Ministry of Culture and National Heritage (1985, 1987, 1991, 1999, 2004). Laureate of the Brat Albert Award (1992). Author of outdoor projects: Pieta of the 21st Century, 1998, St Stephen’s Church, Braunau am Inn (Austria); Bavarian Landscape, 1999, city park, Kotzing (Germany); Relax, 2004, Promet-Feitzting (Austria); Awakening, 2005, Plesna (Czechis). Together with Andrzej Szarek, he created the monument Student, 2008, Katowice, Silesian University.

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