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Jerzy Bandura

Full name: Jerzy Bandura
Gender: Male
Born: November 14, 1915 in Chabówka, Małopolskie, Poland
Died: October 19, 1987 in Cracow, Małopolskie, Poland
Country: POL Poland
Sport: Art Competitions

Biography

Jerzy Bandura studied from 1934-39 at the Academy of Arts in Kraków. At this academy he was an assistant professor and lecturer, and was appointed professor in 1958. He worked in multiple media, including sculptures, monuments, medals, woodcuts, glass art, mosaics, but also furniture. He also created sports sculptures and others for churches, but was primarily known for his monuments (including monument of Nazi victims in Skalbmierz) and monumental sculptures. Bandura was a founding member of the Krakow group of artists 9 Grafików. At the 1948 Olympic art competition he received an Honorable Mention for his sculpture “Crawl”. His woodcuts and poster designs show traces of expressionism.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 32 London Art Competitions Mixed Sculpturing, Statues Poland POL HM

Mixed Sculpturing, Statues

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1948 Summer 32 London Art Competitions Poland Final Standings HM Crawl (Bronze)
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