Was, Tadeusz

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Tadeusz Was

1912 – 2005

Tadeusz was born in Zerkow in southeast Poland and trained at the Polish Institute of Fine Art, Krakow for 5 years, majoring in stained glass and mural painting. He graduated in 1939 and was conscripted into the Polish Army.

Tadeusz taught art in Crewe for many years and set up a coalition of Artists known as Group Five who exhibited throughout the Northwest. A solo exhibition – `Lost in Crewe` was held at the Museum and Art Gallery, Warrington in 1991 and an exhibition at the Portico Gallery, Manchester was very well received in June 30th, 2005.