Jacek Å»uÅawski was a Polish painter, illustrator, a creator of monumental art, a graphic designer, and a mountaineer and sailor. He later became an art professor in Danzig. Å»uÅawski studied in KrakÃ³w and Warszawa together with his cousin Marek Å»uÅawski, but Jacek finally continued his studies in Paris.
After the outbreak of World War II, Jacek Å»uÅawski returned to Warszawa, and was active in the resistance movement. After the war he reactivated the Association of Polish Artists and Designers, and then with a group of artists came to GdaÅsk as a co-founder of the National Institute of Fine Arts in Sopot. He mostly painted landscapes, portraits, and intimate still lifes.