Lubomir Wojciech Tomaszewski

Sculptor, industrial designer

Born Jun. 9,1923, Warsaw, Poland; came to U.S.,1966; son of Lubomir and Lucyna (Bartlomiejczyk); married Krystyna (Klonowska); children: Dorota, Nina, Christina.

Education: Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.), Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts, 1953.

Career: free-lance sculptor, 1953 -; industrial designer, Institute of Industrial Design, Warsaw, 1956-66; prof., University of Bridgeport (CT), 1967-93; Retired.

Member of: Polish Artists Union (Poland), 1951-66; Polish American Artists Society (P.A.A.S.).

Honors i.a.: award for Portrait of a Woman, 1948; 1st prize for Sculptures for Defilade Square in Warsaw, 1955; 3rd prize for Monument of Freedom in Cracow (Poland), 1956; distinction for Monument of Warsaw Heroes, 1964; Gold Cross of Merit, Polish Government, 1965; 1st prize, Sculpture Slavic Art, 1983; award, Perspective, 1984; 3rd prize, 1988, Best in Show, 1992, O.A.F. Bruce Museum, Greenwich, (CT), 1988; Biennial Award, Museum NECCA (CT), 1993-94; 1st place, Bruce Museum, Greenwich (CT), 1994.

Served with: Polish Army, September '39 Campaign; Polish Home Army - Armia Krajowa (A.K.), group commander.

Affiliation: Republican. Roman Catholic.

Languages: Polish, English.

Hobbies: music, ballet, anthropology.

Home: 26 Rocky Ridge Road, Easton, CT 06612.

From: "Who's Who in Polish America" 1st Edition 1996-1997, Boleslaw Wierzbianski editor; Bicentennial Publishing Corporation, New York, NY, 1996.