Janina Kraupe

August 27, 2019

Janina Kraupe was born on 27 January 1921 in Sosnowiec. In 1938 she took up studies at The Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow under the supervision of professor Paweł Dadlez and K. Sichulski. Next in the period 1940-1942 she studied under  Prof. F. Pautsch in the Kunstgewerbeschule. After the end of WW II, she resumed her studies at The Academy of Fine Arts. In the period 1945-47 she was a student at Prof Eugeniusz Eibisch’s studio and next at Prof. Wacław Taranczewski workshop (monumental painting). In the years1945-48 she studied graphic arts at the studios  Prof. Andrzej Jurkiewicz and Prof. Konrad Srzednicki, graduated in 1948, and subsequently receiving her diploma at easel painting in 1955. Since 1948 taught easel  and monumental painting at The Cracow Academy of Fine Arts. She was one of the initiator T. Kantor’s Underground Theatre. She belonged to Young Artists Group, at present she’s a member of the II Cracow Group. She’s professor ( at present retired) at the motherly Academy. She’s active in painting and prints.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2003 Janina Kraupe, „Masters of Polish Contemporary Painting” series, Art & Business Club, Poznan
2002 Music and Visualizations , Janina Kraupe – painting, Krzysztofory Gallery, Cracow
2000 Janina Kraupe, Painting and Graphic Art, Museum of History, Cracow
1998 Janina Kraupe,Grafica, Galeria la Viscontea, Mediolan

SELECTED INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS

2006 Wystawa retrospektywna („Masters of Polish Contemporary Painting” series,), National Museum in Cracow, organizer ABC Gallery, Cracow, 2006
2003 Janina Kraupe, “Masters of Polish Contemporary Painting” series, ABC Gallery, Poznan,
1996 Planets, graphic art, Jan Fejkiel Gallery, Cracow
1993 Music Recordings for the Works by K. Penderecki, K. Szymanowski State Philharmonic, Cracow