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Mieczysław Welter

Date of birth 1928

Studies: State Higher College of Plastic Arts, Poznan, 1948-1953, and Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, in the studio of Prof Marian Wnuk, 1953-1956. Diploma 1956. He went on artistic journeys around Europe, Mexico, Korea, Mongolia, China. Laureate of many awards and distinctions, inter alia: Award of the Ministry of Culture and Art for his sculpture Stefan Batory, 1965; Silver Medal and Award of the Ministry of Culture and Art, 1967; 1st and 2nd Award in the All-Poland Competition for the Monument of Nicolas Copernicus, Frombork, 1972; Grand Prix International d’Art Contemporain, Monte Carlo, 1979; Grand Prix at the 1st Triennial of Portrait Sculpture, Sopot, 1987. Author of monumental sculptures, portrait sculptures, small scale works following the convention of representational and thematic art of compact and austere form.

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