Dr. Paweł Opaliński, lecturer in European Faculty of Arts AFIB Vistula was awarded with Świętokrzyską Nagrodą Kultury of the I degree for lifetime achievements in the field of artistic creativity.
This kind of award annually is being approven by the Zarząd Województwa Świętokrzyskiego to persons and institutions that have extraordinary achievements in the artistic field, creation, dissemination and protection of the national heritage.
Paweł Opaliński-graduated from the Faculty of Art and Graphics in Lodz-he is the author of lots of advertising campaigns and graphic design publications (including a dozen of layouts releases), illustrator and photographer. Since 2008 he is a member of Union of Polish photographers, where he received photographic works numerous awards, including such as: tenfold honorable mentions International Photo Awards-International Photographer of the Year/USA, Monochrome Awards/UK and Prix de la Photographie Paris, twice golden medals the Federation Internationale de l'Art Photographique, Gold Plate of the Ministry of Culture and Art, twice Grand Prix of the contest by the name of Jane Sunderland, Mountain Photography Biennial Grand Prix and the Grand Prix Cyberphoto.
In the years 2011-2014, he was a Vice-President of Union of Polish Art photographers in Kielce and a member of the Artistic Council of the ZPAF in Warsaw.
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