1kwd/r Seaside, Krystyna Wojtyna-Drouet, combined fiber, 37" x 61", 1977, $13,000
Education and experience:
Studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw from 1946 to 1953. In 1977 made an Expert at Poland’s Ministry of Culture and Art.
Salon of the Society of the Friends of the Fine Arts, Warsaw, Poland (one-person exhibition); Museum of the History of Weaving, Lodz, Poland (one-person exhibition); Exhibition of the 15th Anniversary of the Popular Republic of Poland (Minister of Culture and Art prize winner); Lausanne, Switzerland (1st, 4th and 5th International Biennials of Tapestry); Oslo, Norway; Copenhagen, Denmark; Leipzig, Germany (Contemporary Tapestries); Buenos Aires, Argentina; Montevideo, Uruguay; Mexico, Havana, Cuba (Contemporary Polish Art); Central Museum of Textiles, Lodz, Poland (Triennials of Tapestries); Leningrad, USSR (Polish Tapestries); Stuttgart, Germany (International Exhibition of Fine Arts); National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario (Tapestries from Poland); Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition (SITES): Charles and Emma Frye Art Museum, Seattle, Washington; Oakland Museum, California; Westmoreland County Museum of Art, Greensburg, Pennsylvania; Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, Illinois; Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York; Anchorage Historical & Fine Arts Museum, Alaska; Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Alabama (22 Polish Textile Artists, traveling exhibition).
Central Museum of Textiles, Lodz, Poland; Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem, the Netherlands; National Theatre, Warsaw Poland; Jan Kochanowski, Museum, Czarnolas, Poland; Hurschler Collection, Pasadena California; Contemporary Textile Art Collection, Pierre Pauli Association, Lausanne, Switzerland.
Prize, International Exhibition of Fine Arts, Stuttgart, Germany; Prize Minister of Culture and Art at the Festival of the 15th Anniversary of the Popular Republic of Poland; Second and Third prizes and Honorable Mention, Cepelia competition.