Henryk Tomaszewski (poster artist)

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Henryk Tomaszewski
Henryk Tomaszewski
Born Warszawa, Poland
Died 2005 (aged 90–91)
Nationality Polish
Occupation Graphic designer
Known for Poster design

Henryk Tomaszewski (born in Warszawa, Poland in 1914 - died 2005) was an award winning poster artist.

Career[edit]

He graduated from Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts in 1939 and served there as a professor 1952 - 1985. He created works in poster, satirical cartoon, drawing, and illustration.

He was granted the title of Honorary Royal Designer for Industry by Royal Society of Arts in London and was a member of Alliance Graphique International (AGI).

Major awards[edit]

  • 1948 - Five Golds Medals, International Poster Exhibition, Vienna (Austria)
  • 1963 - First Prize, International Biennal of Arts, São Paulo (Brazil)
  • 1965 - Gold Medal, Leipzig (DDR)
  • 1966 - Silver Medal, International Poster Biennal, Warsaw (Poland)
  • 1967 - Gold Medal, National Polish Poster Biennal, Katowice (Poland)
  • 1970 - Gold Medal, International Poster Biennal, Warsaw (Poland)
  • 1975 - Silver Medal, National Polish Poster Biennal, Katowice (Poland)
  • 1975 - HonRDI, Royal Designers for Industry
  • 1979 - First Prize, 3rd Poster Biennale, Lahti (Finland)
  • 1981 - First Prize, International Poster Exhibition, Fort Collins (USA)
  • 1986 - Excellence Award, ICOGRADA
  • 1988 - Silver and Gold Medals, International Poster Biennal, Warsaw (Poland)
  • 1991 - Bronze Medal, International Poster Triennial, Toyama (Japan)
  • 1994 - Silver Medal, International Poster Triennial, Toyama (Japan)
  • 1994 - Bronze Medal, International Poster Biennal, Warsaw (Poland)

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