Wieslaw Walkuski - Born in 1956 in Bialystok, Poland. Between 1976 and 1981 he studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw.
Main professors: Teresa Pagowska - painting and Maciej Urbaniec - graphic design.
In 1981 he started to cooperate with a number of publishing houses , theatres
as well as Polfilm and Film Polski - film distributors.
Since 1987 he has been working as a freelancer.
He has published about 200 posters.
His prolific body of works includes paintings , atistic posters , illustrations.
Lives and works in Warsaw.
Hollywood Reporter Key Art. Awards, Los Angeles
1st prize 1988 , 2nd prize 1990
Chicago Film Festival
1st prize 1986 , 2nd prize 1983 , 2nd prize 1988
International Poster Biennale , Mexico City
2nd prize 1990
Art. Directors Club , New York
2nd prize 1992
International Biennale of Theatre Poster , Rzeszow , Poland
3rd prize 1993
International Poster Festival , Chaumont , France
3rd prize 1996
International Theatre Poster Competition , Osnabrueck , Germany
3rd prize 1997
Poster competition ( by invitation ) "20th Pope John Paul II Pontificate", Warsaw
1st prize 1998
Biennale of Polish Poster , Katowice , Poland
Grand Prix 1997 , 2nd prize 2001