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Olga Niewska

Date of birth 1898
Date of death 1943

Studies: Academy of Fine Arts, Krakow, 1919-1923. Diploma in Prof Konstanty Laszczka’s studio, 1923. Studies at the Académie de la Grande Chaumière under Emile Antoine Bourdelle, 1926–1928. What brought her popularity is portraits of well-known figures as well as members of her family and friends. Author of portrait sculpture, monuments, small scale sculptures, statuettes, cups. Laureate of awards and medals, among others: Award of the Polish Academy of Arts and Sciences (1922); award of the Feliks Jasielski Foundation; Gold Medal for the sculpture Pelican at the International Exhibition Art and Technology, Paris (1937). She took part in thirty two group exhibitions, inter alia: in Krakow, Warsaw, Poznan, Bydgoszcz, Amsterdam, Los Angeles, Brussels, Berlin, Paris, New York.

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