Biography: Karolina Stachowicz

Karolina Stachowicz is a painter and stained glass artist born in Poland. She moved to Montreal in 1990 with her family. She has many talents and is continuously seeking new creative outlets and self improvement. Self-taught, Karolina is attracted to the arts of her youth. It is in adolescence that she discovered the still lifes of the 16th and 17th century Dutch painters. In her early days she used crayons, chalk, or gouache, but ultimately her preferred choice was acrylic and oil. Her still lifes, her accuracy of detail and her lighting effects are paramount. Her landscapes which are all in color reflect her memories of travel. Karolina, also excels in the art of stained glass. She received an award in the contests organized by "Valédar" Salaberry-de-Valeyfield. (2012, 2013, 2014). She also exhibited at: La Maison Trestler, Vaudreuil-Dorion. - Gallery Van Dyck, Rigaud. Hotel de Ville, Salaberry-de-Valeyfield. Bibliothèque Municipale, St-Lazare. Bibliothèque Municipale, Les Cèdres.One can find her paintings and stained glass windows in private collections in Canada, USA, Poland, Switzerland, Belgium, Germany.