Resume of Henryk Fantazos



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                                              Henryk Fantazos was born in Kamionka Strumilowa near Lvov in what was then Poland in 1944. From 1957 to 1963, he attended the Lyceum of Fine Arts in Katowice, Poland, and in 1963 was admitted to the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, where he studied at the Painting Faculty under the eminent Professor J. Nowosielski. In 1969 he received his Master's Degree. Since then, he has worked as a painter and, more recently, as an engraver, organizing one-man shows and taking part in many group showings in Poland and international exhibitions throughout Europe and the United States. In 1975 he immigrated to the United States and now resides in Hillsborough, North Carolina.



2009              "Imagination of Henryk Fantazos" One Man Show at the Hickory Museum of Art, Hickory, NC.

2007               Imperial Art Center in Rocky Mount, N.C

2006               "Face of the South" One- Man Show at the West End Art Gallery , Winston-Salem N.C

2005               " If Poems were Paintings they would look like These"show at West End Art Gallery in Winston-Salem, N.C.

2005               One-man show "Offerings of New Past" at North Carolina State University,Raleigh

2004               One-Man-Show of engravings at the Stretch Gallery,Charlotte,N.C.

2004              "Gentle Hallucinations" one-man show of engravings at Plant Zero in Richmond,Va                  

2003               One-Man-Show entitled "Confusalem" at Gallery I , ArtSpace,Raleigh,N.C             

1997            Museum of Art in Greenville, North  Carolina                                                                          

1996            Waterworks Visual Art Center in Salisbury, North Carolina                                                  

1996            Durham Art Guild, Durham,N.C                                                                                   

1995            Tyndall Galleries, Durham, N.C.                                                                                         

1994             Horace Williams House, Chapel Hill, North Carolina                                                          

1993            Dorothy McRae Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

1990             The Judge Gallery, Durham, North Carolina

1989             Rockland Art Center, Baltimore, Maryland

1989             Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1988             Carrboro Art Center, North Carolina

1989             Hanes Art Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

1988             Carrboro Art Center, North Carolina

1988             Lee Scarfone Gallery, University of Tampa, Florida

1987             McIntosh Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

1986             The Judge Gallery, Durham, North Carolina

1986             The Judge Gallery, Durham, North Carolina

1983             Birke Gallery, Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia  

1983             French Art Colony, Gallipolis, Ohio

1981             Old Warsaw Gallery, Alexandria, Virginia

1978             Westlake Gallery, White Plains, New York

1977             Old Warsaw Gallery, Alexandria, Virginia

1976             The Nippon Club, New York City, New York

1975             Koszykowa Gallery, Warsaw, Poland                              

1975             Desa Gallery, Krakow, Poland                                                                                              

1974             Gallery of the Sparkasse der Stadt Hagen, Germany                                                        

1973             Karstadt Gallery, Cologne, Germany

1972             Museum Teatralne, Krakow, Poland

1971             Pegasus Gallery, Zakopane, Poland                                                       

1970             Desa Gallery, Krakow, Poland


                                            GRANTS/ AWARDS

2014              First Prize at the Anual Competition by FALC of Cary,NC

2008              First Prize for painting "Hortus Mirabilis" at the Annual FALC,Cary,NC

2008              Third Place at the National Print Competition in Richmond,Va.

2006             Award for Realistic painting,Biennial 2006 Penninsula Fine Arts,Virginia

2006             Second Prize,National Competition "American Landscape" Winston-Salem,N.C.

2004             First Prize at State of the Arts 2004 Competition, Winston-Salem,N.C.

2004            Third Prize in Raleigh Art Council Competition

2004            Second Prize in Fine Arts League of Cary

2003            Cash Prize at National Competition PRINTS USA,Art Museum Springfield, Missouri

1996             Best in Show at the New Works Artspace Artists Association 10th Anniversary, Raleigh,N.C.                                 

1996             Artist Fellowship Award from the Art Council of North Carolina

1995             First and Third Prizes, Burlington Art League Competition

1994            Merit Award, Durham Art Guild Competition

1994             Winner of the International Print Competition of San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, California

1987             Best of Show, Durham Art Guild Competition, Durham, North Carolina

1984             First Prize, Manassas Art Competition, Virginia

1983             Award of Excellence at the Allied Artists Exhibition, Sunrise Museum, West Virginia

1983             Award of Excellence at- the West Virginia Juried Show, Charleston, West Virginia

1982 - 1983   Artist-in-Residence grant in West Virginia

1978             Long Beach Art Competition Award for Painting

1976             Grant from Kosciuszko Foundation, New York

1974             Grant from Sparkasse der Stadt Hagen, West Germany

1973             Aldegrewer Gesselschaft Grant, West Germany

1972              International Award in Varenna Art Competition, Lago di Como, Italy                             


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