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FRED KRAKOWIAK

 

September 15 -- October 28

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Born in Lima, Fred Krakowiak graduated from Lima Central Catholic in 1970.  He went on to become a successful financial planner, work he pursued for over 30 years, until his retirement in 2010, at which point he embarked on his second career,  becoming an expert on the African experience, painting African wildlife in situ, leading safaris, and writing about Africa in two very well-received coffee table books.

 

In his introduction to Africa: An Artistís Safari, Fred writes:  ďTraveling to Africa was a life-changing experience for me.  It affected my outlook on life personally, and it affected my art.  It is as if a light has gone on inside me. Iím now much more relaxed than I was before the trip; Iím much more open-minded.  My art has definitely improved. . . .  My paintings are now more vital; they have more life.Ē

 

Krakowiak will present a multi-media discussion of  his work and demonstrate his techniques in a Soup and Salad Lecture at ArtSpace on Thursday, October 5.  

 

A public reception for the artist will be held on Friday, October 6, 6:30-8:30 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

 

 

 

For a printable copy of the Soup and Salad Homecoming Edition announcement card,

 

please click here:  FRED KRAKOWIAK SOUP AND SALAD LECTURES  2017.pdf

 

 

 

 

The Fred Krakowiak exhibit is sponsored by

 

 

 

In the Ellen Nelson Gallery

 

 

 

 

 

Big Red

Canvas Print

 

 

 

Morning Mist

Canvas Print

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leopard at Watering Hold

Canvas Print

 

 

 

Running Free

Metal Print

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Africa Monarch

Metal Print

 

 

 

 

Zebras at Watering Hole

Canvas Print