Adam Myjak

ADAM MYJAK.
He studied at the Sculpture Department of the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw from 1965. He obtained a diploma with distinction in 1971. A year later he began teaching at his Alma Mater. He became profesor in 1990. He runs the atelier of sculpture at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. He is also a Chair holder of the Sculpture Department at the Faculty of Arts of the Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin. Three times elected rector's terms of office (1990–1996; 1999–2005; 2012-2020).

In the '70s he was the artistic editor of the monthly' Nowy Wyraz.'
In 1979-1981, he was on a scholarship from Wilhelm Lehmbruck Foundation  in Germany. In the mid-1980s, he started the cycle of walking, elongated, open-air "Figures". He received numerous awards in Polish and international competitions. In addition to sculpture and medals, to which he devoted himself at the beginning of his creative career, he started to create monumental projects and realizations, often undertaken with prof. Antoni Janusz Pastwa (quadriga at the Grand Theater, unveiled on May 3, 2002). He is the author of the Homo Homini monument in Kielce dedicated to the assassination attempt on the World Trade Center buildings in New York, unveiled in 2006.

He had over 100 individual exhibitions, in Poland and abroad. He showed his works at individual exhibitions, including at the Zachęta National Gallery in Warsaw (twice: in 1993 and 2005), the Museum Wilhelm Lehmbruck in Duisburg (1981), Museum in Bochum (1989), Center of Polish Sculpture in Orońsko (1993, 2007, 2015), District Museum in Sandomierz (2016), Jan Pinsl Museum The Lviv National Art Gallery B.G. Woźnicki (2017), State Art Gallery in Sopot (2017/2018).

In September 2005 he received the highest award for his services to culture - the Gold Medal Gloria Artis. In 2009 he became a member of the Polish Academy of Arts and Sciences. For several years he was a representative of the Program Council of the Sculpture Center in Orońsko, including its chairman five times. Chairman of the international jury in the competition for the Smolensk Disaster monument.

In 2013, the European Music Center of Krzysztof Penderecki inaugurated a permanent Sculpture Gallery of Adam Myjak. In 2014, the Sculpture Gallery was established at the Theater Practices Center in Gardzienice. Amongs Myjak`s works there is the bust of Krzysztof Penderecki (2013), Prime Minister Solidarity movement leader Tadeusz Mazowiecki (2014). The artist was awarded the title of Honorary Citizen of Międzyzdroje (2013), Mragowo (2014), and Sandomierz (2016).
In April 2017, he received the main prize in the WAWRZYN OLYMPIJSKI 2016 competition for the sculpture Rider; in September 2019, the special prize Work of Life, for lifetime achievement, awarded by the Mazowieckie Voivodship Government.

Adam Myjak - A head

Adam Myjak - A head
Adam Myjak - A head

50 x 42 x 30 cm, stainless steel, 2023

Availability: temporarily unavailable

Price: €15,500.00

Adam Myjak - A head

Adam Myjak - A head
Adam Myjak - A head

ca 64 x 42 x 30 cm, stainless steel, 2023

Availability: temporarily unavailable

Price: €15,500.00

Adam Myjak - A head (1)

Adam Myjak - A head (1)
Adam Myjak - A head (1)

ca 64 x 42 x 30 cm, stainless steel, 2023

Availability: temporarily unavailable

Price: €42,500.00
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