Zbigniew Kotowski

Born on 5th November 1959, in Chorzow, Poland. 1979-1984 Studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw and Cracow. 1984 Obtained the Academy Diploma (supervisor: professor Jerzy Nowosielski). Special interest field: portaiture of people, horses, dogs and other (pastel and oil technique). Works owned by the Museum of Hunting and Equestrian Sports, Lazienki Park, Warsaw and in private collections throughout Europe, USA, South Africa, Australia and the Middle East.

“The painter successfully combines exactitude in presentation of the specific features of the noble animal, the warmblood horse with an emotional approche to the subject, exceptional versatility of craftsmanship and high artistic quality of his work.” Professor Andrzej Strumiłło.

Individual exhibitions:

“Fragments”, Galeria Plus, Chorzów (Poland)1986
“Ashes”, BWA, Szczawnica (Poland)1988
“Flowers don`t lie”, Lindengalerie, Essen (Germany) 1999
“Flowers”, Lindengalerie, Essen (Germany) 2000
Racecourse Służewiec, 2002, 2003, 2004
Piotr Uznański Gallery, Łódź (Poland) 2010
TAB Gallery, Warsaw (Poland) 2012

Group exhibitions:

National Exhibition of Young Painters, Wrocław (Poland) 1985
Winter Salon, Radom (Poland) 1986
Arsenał, Warsaw (Poland) 1988
Polnische Kulturtage, Herten (Germany) 1988
Festival Polonaise, Chicago (USA) 1989
Art Munich, Galerie Gojowy, Munich (Germany) 1990
Hippologica, Berlin (Germany) 1991
National Exhibition of Polish Pastels, Nowy Sącz (Poland) 1991
Young Artists from Poland, Galerie Gojowy, Krefeld (Germany) 1993
Equitana, Essen (Germany) 1989, 1991, 1993, 1995, 1997
“Horses and the Polish spirit”, TPSP Warsaw (Poland) 2002
Hippica Varsovia, 2001, 2002, 2003
“The horse as it is”, BWA Tarnów (Poland) 2003
WRTC Furioso, Tarnów (Poland) 2011
Pride of Poland, Janów Podlaski (Poland) 1988 – 2013