Wieslaw Zaremba

WIESLAW ZAREMBA received his MFA and PhD from the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdansk, Poland, where he continued his career as lecturer until 1997. Following employment at Bilkent University for two years he joined Sabancı University in 2000. He developed student and faculty exchange programs between Sabanci University and the Lodz Film School, the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, Gdansk and Rome.

Wieslaw Zaremba is a professional artist working with media such as drawing, painting, photography, lithography. In over 35 years, his work received national and international distinctions including a first price in painting in Gdansk Art Biennale in 1986, a Bene Merito distinction from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Poland for promoting Polish art abroad in 2010, with exhibitions in Germany, Holland. France. Italy, Belgium, Turkey, Norway, Finland, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, USA and Poland. Zaremba’s works are in various private collections mostly in Germany, Norway as well as in the Bremen Graphotek, and the National Museum in Gdansk. His curatorial activities are mostly in the academic world, including the student art gallery `Baszta` and the professional Drawing Gallery `Nowa Oficyna` in Gdansk. He also serves in the committee of Sabanci University’s FASS Art Gallery, since 2001.

Wieslaw Zaremba’s interests lie in teaching, documentary photography, drawing on paper glued on canvas, mixed media and oil painting.
Website: http://myweb.sabanciuniv.edu/zaremba/

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