Arnold Ananicz (Ananiczius) (Poland)
Polish «classical» painter. Since 1988 on exile in New York. Currently lives in Warsaw.
Artist is a graduate as the first Pole at NEW YORK STUDIO SCHOOL of Drawing, Painting & Sculpture. Diploma in a yr. 2000. STUDIO: Carole Robb. LECTURES: Esteban Vicente, Graham Nickson, Leo Steiberg. Extensive private studies in Europe & US. From 1995 - 1999Assistant of a sculptor Daniel Wnuk. Worked with many famous Artists.
Member of the Association of Polish Artists. Culture Animator & Director.
HONORARY MEDAL AWARD 2017 A. D. - MERIT for POLISH CULTURE.
Scholarship holder of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage - 2019 AD.
Occasional paintings in MUSEUMS: HARENDA - Zakopane, JELENIA GÓRA, SŁUPSK, Contemporary Art Gallery Opole, Lidzbark W., WITKACEGO THEATER, MUSEION NORWID. For; THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF POLAND Andrzej Duda, ARCH CATHEDRAL for the 1050th ANNIVERSARY of BAPTISM OF POLAND.
Paintings in the USA, UK, Germany. Author of many oil paintings, pastels and drawings.
Group & Individual exhibitions in NY., Germany, Poland, e. g. at Galeria Lamelli, ZPAP. Participant in many la plein air painting. Articles about the artist in magazines and prestigious periodicals e. g. in monthly–Kraków, VIP. Image reproductions on books of recognized writers. Author of texts on art and culture. Gives public readings also internationally e. g. Chech PEN CLUB. Publishes in literary monthly’s, books and poetry almanac’s. Author of the statuette, awarded to: EMBASSY R. P. in London and BBC Coventry-2012. Author of major canvas 4m x 3m APOTEOSIS of POLISH ART of XX c.
Director, author, actor, screenwriter, stage designer of the show: POETICA MALEWICZA on the occasion of MALEWICZ 140th birthday with a major presse conference and panel. Premiere at the POLONIA PALACE HOTEL 22-3/02/2019. Artist appears on radio and tv.
Portrait - live drawing of K. Penderecki handed to the Composer in 2016.
Coauthor of the multimedia exhibition - Word Letter Sign, at ZPAP in Warsaw in 2020.
Arnold Ananiczius is an independent painter and a descendant of Polish nobility.
Painter was born in Gorzów Wielkopolski on 30 May 1973. From 1975 lived in Warsaw. His ancestors came from Black and White Russia (regions under former Polish Crown).
Artist returned from emigration to Poland in 2004/5, opened an Atelier in the Old Town.