Painter, printmaker, aphorist, journalist.
In a recent interview with Silvershotz magazine, Photographer Jose Miguel Ferreira refers to Markiewicz’s aphorism, “Nature never repeats itself. The one who portrays nature is the only one who has a chance at originality.” Wilek’s work takes the world as subject matter, realistic yet offering a sense of mystery through subtle color, texture and the artist’s own physical connection with the mediums he chooses.
In 1972 Wilek founded
The Polish Canadian Courier, the first Polish independent paper in
exhibits regularly in
Awards & Honours, selected
1969 “Vue urbain” Purchased by French Ministry
of Cultural Affairs,
· 1st Prize & Medal of Antibes Cote d'Azur International, FRANCE, 1967
Invitational Bertrand Russell Centenary Exhibit,
HONOURABLE MENTION at International Exhibit,
· PRING AWARD FOR PRINTMAKING "Paperbacked/Paperbound",
· JURORS' AWARD "Juried 2000"
· AWARD OF MERIT "Art on Edge"
2001 Miniature Book Society
DISTINGUISHED BOOK AWARD.
· “Disinformation as a War Crime” excerpted in “Many a Slip” by Gregory James -- Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2001
French Ministry of Cultural Affairs,
"Aspekty Filozoficzno-Prozatorskie", Poland, Illustrations & writing, 2006-2007, 2009
“Polish Destinies in
– Event Magazine,
– “Broken Mosaic (Rozbita Mozaika)” by Wladyslaw Dowbor,