Pure Print

Chris Nowicki


1950 – Born in Toledo, Ohio U.S.A.  Professor of Printmaking, Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Fine Art and Design, Wroclaw, Poland.


Invited Lectures

2014 – Eastern and Western Printmaking, is there a difference?, Yanbian University, Yanji, China / Serigraph Conference,  Academy of Fine Art, Gdansk, Poland

2013 – ‘Visiting Professor’ mezzotint, Northeast Normal University, Changchun, China / Technique and history of Mezzotint, Lecture and demonstration, Yanbian University, Yanbian China / Aesthetic Philosophy of My Mezzotints, Lecture, Jilin Electrical University, Jilin City, China / Mezzotint History and Technique, five day class March 11-15, Ball State University, Printmaking Department, Muncie, Indiana, USA / The Technique of Mezzotint, April 15-19,  University of Bilbao, Spain


Exhibition Curator

2014 – Polish Contemporary Printmaking Exhibition, Walbrzych, Poland / Polish Contemporary Printmaking Exhibition, National Museum of Art, Porto, Portugal

2013 – Wroclaw School of Printmaking Exhibition, Yanbian University, Yanbian, China / Echos Exhibition, Ball State University Faculty, Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Fine Art and Design, Wroclaw, Poland / Prints from China Exhibition, Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Fine Art and Design, Wroclaw, Poland



2013 – Visiting Professor, Northeast Normal University, Changchun, China / Honorary Professor, Yanbian University, Yanbian, China

2011 – Honorable Mention, First International Mezzotint Festival Ekrateringburg, Russia / Short List, 3rd Guanlan International Print Biennial, Guanlan, China

2010 – Rector’s Award, Academy of Fine Art, Wroclaw, Poland


Solo Exhibitions

2014 – Dom Miedzioryt, Wroclaw

2012 – Exhibition, Pokusz Gallery, Wiesbaden, Germany

2011 – Maniere Noire Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2010 – ASP Wroclaw, Native American prints from Alaska

2009 – Tianjin Academy of Fine Art, Tianjin, China


Competitions and Exhibitions

2014 – Contemporary Printmaking – Tradition and Innovation,  Philobiblon Gallery, Rome, Italy / Yanbian University Exhibition of Prints from North Korea, South Korea and China, Yanji, China / Time of the Mezzotint, Yozo Hamaguchi Museum, Tokyo, Japan

2013 – Kraków-Wrocław. Confrontation II Printmaking, Galeria „Krypta u pijarów ”   ul. Pijarska 2, Kraków / Exhibition dedicated to the memory of Prof. Włodzimierza Kotkowskiego / Wroclaw School of Printmaking,  Knoxville, USA

2012 – Wroclaw School of Printmaking, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Autralia / Contemporary Polish Printmaking Exhibition, Lalit Kala Academy, New Dehli, India / Student  Faculty Exhibition, Latvian Academy of Fine, Riga, Latvia