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Wladyslaw Dutkiewicz

Wladyslaw Dutkiewicz was a painter, sculptor, writer, actor, stage designer and theatre director. After arriving in Adelaide in 1950 he was first noticed for his set designs for plays. He made a strong impact on art in South Australia with his forceful expressionist paintings and … Continue reading

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100th Anniversary Exhibition

Opened on 5 May 2018 at 2.30 pm. Opening speaker: Dr Christine Nicholls, Senior Lecturer, College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, Flinders University. An exhibition of work by the late Polish-Australian artist Wladyslaw Dutkiewicz (1918-1999). Wlad was trained in Poland … Continue reading

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SJ Ostoja-Kotkowski

Some time ago I photographed the above work, an abstract in oil by the late artist Stan Ostoja-Kotkowski (1927-1994)  in a  private collection in Adelaide.  Since then, a number of new things by the artist have come into my in-tray … Continue reading

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A Visual History – volume two

OTHER SIGNIFICANT ARTISTS As I undertook compiling, editing and designing volume one of the Society’s history in 2016, it became clear that many significant artists could not be accommodated within the framework I had set up in the book to … Continue reading

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Jan Dutkiewicz

JAN DUTKIEWICZ (b. 1911, Stara Sol, Poland, d. Katowice, Poland, 1983)  

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Wladyslaw Dutkiewicz

Upon his arrival in Australia in 1949, Wladyslaw Dutkiewicz’s art was not too experimental: the paintings he managed to execute in Bavaria after the war were solid exercises in landscape, still-life and portraiture, in which he searched to find his … Continue reading

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Adam Dutkiewicz

Adam Jan Dutkiewicz was born in Adelaide in 1956. He matriculated at Adelaide Boys’ High School then went on an extended gap year during which he attended the “university of life”. In the early-mid 1980s he studied Creative Writing, Printmaking, … Continue reading

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