The Wilkoń series after the Academy is a collection of oil paintings created between 1956 and 1958. Jozef Wilkoń painted them after graduating from the St. Michael’s Academy of Fine Arts. Jan Matejko in Krakow, where they had their first exhibition. Another, after restoration by the Master, only six decades later. These are the only existing oil paintings on canvas ever created. Until now, these works have not been available on the art market. Due to the technique and age, the works are absolutely unique.
Illustration painter, great narrator, versatile artist, sculptor, stage designer, tapestry designer.
He has illustrated nearly 200 books for children and adults published in Poland and approx. 80 issued abroad in the country. Books with the artist’s illustrations have been translated into more than 20 languages. He also illustrates magazines, designs cards, postcards, calendars and other small graphic forms.
Jozef Wilkoń’s works can be found almost all over the world, among others. In Japanese museums and many private collections.