ELECTED IN 2017
1984-1998 Ondre Nowakowski combined a career of university teaching
with a successful practice in public art. In 1995 he became
Head of Visual Arts at the Alsager Faculty of the Manchester
Since 1998 he has
as a full-time artist. Exhibitions
of note include: The
Laznia Centre for Contemporary Arts Gdansk; The Estonian Academy of
Arts; Albert Dock Grand Hall Liverpool; The Chicago Atheneum; The
Courtauld Institute of Art and the ICA London. His
work is held in public collections, including numerous large scale
public art works in the UK.
am fascinated with the ways that seemingly everyday experiences,
objects, and observations have the potential to become iconic and
symbolic. I believe that fundamentally all art is in one way or
another a form of poetry.
my work, I look for the extraordinary in the ordinary and the
unfamiliar in the familiar."