Stefan Wierzbicki was born in 1938 in Vilnius (Lithuania). After completion of Secondary Art School in Kaunas and a year of sculpture class at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vilnius, he commenced studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, in the sculpture studio of renown educator, professor Franciszek Strynkiewicz. He graduated in 1964. Sinse then has worked as an artist and exhibited his works in Poland and abroad. Wierzbicki draws his inspirations predominantly from the world of music.
The most important individual exhibitions of sculpture took place in:
- Palazzo Re Enzo in Bologna (Italy), at the invitation of the city`s Mayor`s Office in 1975,
- Zacheta Gallery - the Central Gallery for Art Exhibitions in Warsaw in 1979,
- Warsaw National Philharmonic - exhibition accompanying the Warsaw Autumn music festival in 1991,
- Warsaw Forma & Kolor Gallery in 1996,
- M. K. Ciurlionis, Museum of Fine Arts in Kaunas, Lithuania, in 1996,
- Museum of Earth, Warsaw in 1997,
- National Museum of Fine Arts of Lithuania in Vilnius, in 1999,
- Museum of Earth, Warsaw in 1999,
- Museum of Earth, Warsaw in 2002,
- Center of Lithuania, Warsaw in 2007,
- at 7th Festival of M. Ogiński in Zemaiciai Museum, Plunge, Lithuania, in 2012,
- at reginal museums in Rietavas, Palanga, Birzai, Pasvalys - Lithuania from October of 2012 to April of 2013,
- Muzeum of Earth, Warsaw in 2013,
- at 10th Festival of M. Ogiński - Retrospective exhibitin at Zemaiciai Museun, Plunge, Lithuania, in 2015.
- Exhibition of satirical drowings at Polish Home in Vilnius, Lithuania, 2009,
- Exhibition of sculptures and pictures at Ciurlonis Home in Vilnius, Lithuania, 2011.
In Poland Stefan Wierzbicki`s sculptures can be found in the Warsaw National Philharmonic, the Witold Lutoslawski Philharmonic in Wroclaw, the Fryderyk Chopin Society in Warsaw, other public institutions and private collections. They can also be seen Italy, France, England, Russia, Germany, USA, Holland, Spain, Lithuania...
marble, 80 cm