Wojciech Antoni Sobczyński studied sculpture in Prof. Jacek Puget’s studio at the Fine Art Academy in Krakow, Poland. Having won Barbara Robertson’s scholarship, he went on to study in United Kingdom, first at the City and Guilds of London Art School, followed by the Slade School of Fine Art – University College London, where he was a student of Prof Reg Butler. Since 1968 he has been living in London.
He is a sculptor who combines three dimensional and painting in a distinctive individual style. The artist continuously drives examination of materials, which he transforms, altering their original purpose. His artworks venture into novel solutions in terms of form and texture but the final effect remains disciplined and retain echo of a classical canon.
His art was a subject of Ewa Sobczyk’s MA dissertation (2015) supervised by Prof. Doc. Hab. Jan Wiktor Sienkiewicz – Faculty of History of Polish Art and Culture in Exile, University Mikołaja Kopernika, Toruń.
Since 2009 he has been contributing art criticism articles and essays to London based monthly Nowy Czas. From 2018 he has begun a collaboration as a London correspondent of FORMAT art magazine publishin in association with Wrocław Academy of Arts.
He is a member of Association of Polish Artist in UK and exhibits annually in two shows . An organiser and curator of a competition Little Experiment (2013 and 2015) and art exchange ‘Polish Connection’ in collaboration with Galeria Bielska BWA (2016). He is a founder of art group Page 6.
Wojciech Sobczyński took part in 69 group exhibitions and for over a decade collaborated with Julian Hartnoll Gallery, with 9 solo and 1 joint exhibition with Paul Freud.
His artworks are included in private collections in UK, Poland, France, Italy, Japan, USA, India. In 2018 – accession of artwork into public collection of Centre for Contemporary Arts, Toruń, PL.