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Wlodek Stopa

Kapellenstrasse 6
D-51643 GUMMERSBACH, Nordrhein-Westfalen 51645, Germany
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Phone: 0049/2261/28594     Fax: 0049/2261/660281

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architect&sculptor Wlodek Stopa Kapellenstrasse 6, 51645 Gummersbach,Germany, tel:+49226128594,


Born 1954 in Gdynia (Poland). Study : 1973-1978 Department of Architecture and Urbanistic of Technical

University in Gdansk (Poland), 1978-1983 Department of Sculpture at Academy of Fine Art in Gdansk.

Master of Fine Art. Since 1983 to 1986 worked as lecturer at Academy of Fine Art.

Since 1986 lives and works as architect/designer and sculptor in Germany.

Participation at the competition and exhibition:

1983 - The Fifth Biennale of Gdansk Art in Sopot (PL)

          - International Architectural Competition „Tete-Defense“, Paris (F)

1984 - Exhibition „Art Confrontation“ in „EL“ Gallery in Elblag (PL)

          - 24-th International Ceramics Competition „Pro Tadino“, Perugia (I)

          - International Competition „Sea-Forum and Sea-Monument“, Varna (BG)

1985 - Monument Competition „One Thousand Years of Polish Cavalry“, Warsaw (PL)

          - 25-th International Ceramics Competition „Pro Tadino“, Perugia (I)

1986 - 3-rd International Competition for Sculpture in Ice, Valloire (F)

1990 - Project of Antifascism Monument in Düren (D)

          - Exhibition „Frido-Witte“, Schneverdingen (D)

1993 - Sculpture for City of Kevelaer (D)

1994 - 5-th International Shoebox Sculpture Exhibition, Honolulu (USA)

          - La Fete Internationale de la Sculpture, Sain-Jean-Port-Joli (CDN)

1995 - „Endloss“ - International Art Exhibition to 50-th Anniversary of the End

             of Second World War, Gdansk (PL)

1996 - La Fete Internationale de la Sculpture, Saint-Jean-Port-Joli (CDN)

1997 - 6-th International Shoebox Sculpture Exhibition, Honolulu (USA)

         - „Pier Walk `97“ Chicago (USA), Talbahnhoff Gallery, Eschweiler (D)

         - „Maison Blanche“, Quatro + Eins, Lontzen (B)

1998 - „Pier Walk `98“ Chicago (USA), Sculpture Symposium , Concarneou (F)

2000 - Metal sculpture for “GP” Company Weilerswiest (D)

          - “Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr. Memorial” Internationale Design Competition Washington D.C. (USA)

2001 - “Spirit of Place” outdoor sculpture and performance invitational, Huntington VT (USA)

          - ”Kalker Kunstmeile 2001“ Art Competition 2. prize, Cologne (D)

2002 - “Coincidence” IGNIS, Cologne (D), ”Kalker Kunstmeile 2002“ Art Competition 1. prize, Cologne (D)

          - International Contest of Sculpture on Wood, Madonna di Campiglio/Pinzolo, (I)

2003 - International Contest of Sculpture on Wood, Madonna di Campiglio/Pinzolo, (I)

          - World Trade Center Site-Memorial Competition New York (USA)

2004 - Redevelopment of Spielbudenplatz Hamburg (D)

2005 - Sculpture International Ideas Competition for the BECaD Hospital in London (GB)

          - “Kunst im carree”, Cologne (D), “Ourchitecture”, Newport Art Museum (USA)

- BECad Sculpture Competition, “Almost flying Pegasus”, (Prize) in London (GB)

2006 - The 9- th Internationale Shoebox Sculpture Exhibition, Honolulu (USA)

2007 - “The plenty of luck” sculpture for Stammheimer Park, 2.prize, Cologne (D)

         - “Quo Vadis” Center for Inquiry, 1.prize, Amherst (USA)

2008 - “Coincidence” IGNIS, Cologne (D)

2009 - The 10-th International Shoebox Sculpture Exhibition, Honolulu (USA), “Tor zum Frieden”,Cologne (D)

2010 - “Kalker Kunstmeile”, “Kunst im carree”, “Coincidence” IGNIS, Cologne (D)

2011 - Object “Illusory freedom” Stamheimer Park Cologne (D)

Solo exhibitions :

1985 - Art Gallery, Koszalin (PL)

          - BWA Gallery, Sopot (PL)

1986 - „Conrad“ Gallery, Basel (CH)

1988 - „Kunst Kontor“, Aachen (D)

1989 - Gallery „Dorothea Raasch“, Landsberg (D)

1990 - Gallery „Münsterberg“, Basel (CH)

          - BMW Hammer, Köln (D)

1991 - Gallery „Hexagone“, Aachen (D)

          - „Kleine Galerie“, Schneverdingen (D)

          - Art Gallery, Luxemborg (L)

          - „Aspasie“ Gallery, Spa (B)

1992 - „An der Steige 2“, Mainz (D)

          - „Art and Craft“ Gallery, Overath (D)

          - Gallery „Hexagone“, Aachen (D)

1993 - „MAD“, Basel (CH)

1995 - „Lot Duynstee“ Gallery, Maastricht (NL)

1996 - „Tessel“ Gallery, Texel (NL)

1997 - Gallery „Hexagone“, Aachen (D)

1998 - Gallery „Hexagone“, Aachen (D)

2000 - “(Small) variationens about luck, Bruno Goller-House, Gummersbach (D)

2002 - “ on the way” Gallery „Hexagone“, Aachen (D)

2010 - Gallery “Hexagone”, Aachen