Wiktor Szostalo | RESUME
Sculptor, Painter

in Poland; US Citizen 1990.
Lives: 4398 Chouteau Ave. Saint Louis, Missouri 63110
Tel: (314) 269-0567


2003 Glass blowing, private instruction at Third Degree Glass Studio. St. Louis, Missouri.
1998 Kiln casting glass; private instruction with Keith Seibert, Royal College, London, England.
1983 2 week workshop on welding stainless steel with Marian Owczarski, St. Mary’s College, Orchard Lake, MI
1979 Street Performance workshop with Ewa Benesz, Former actress of Jerzy Grotowski’s “Laboratory Theater”
1978 M.F.A Academy of Fine Arts, Krakow, Poland


1978 - Present Studio Artist
1994 - 1995 Artist-In-Education, State of Alabama, 1 year residency at St. John- Resurrection School, Montgomery, Alabama
1986 - 1990 Product Development Manager, CENCIT Inc. St. Louis, MO Design, production & supervision of computer generated portrait Sculpture.
1986 - 1990 Painting and Drawing Instructor, Washington University, School of Fine Arts and Fine Art Institute, St. Louis, MO
1986 - 1990 Drawing and Sculpture Instructor, Florissant Valley Community College, St. Louis, MO
1983 - Artist-In-Residence, School of The Ozarks College, Point Lookout, MO
1983 - 1986 Art Instructor at various St. Louis, cultural institutions, including St. Louis Art Museum, Craft Alliance, Honors Art High school
1980 - 1981 Chairman, Regional Board of the SOLIDARITY in Koszalin, Poland. Representative to the National Committee of SOLIDARITY in Gdansk, Poland.
1978 - 1980 Director/ Founder of the Experimental Theater of Miracle Plays, working beyond communist state censorship, Kolobrzeg, Poland


2005 Kitchen K, St. Louis, MO
2004 Mad Art Gallery, St. Louis, MO
2000 City Art Center, Szczecinek, Poland
1999 Elliot Smith Contemporary Art Gallery, St. Louis, MO
1998 Gallery at the Polonia International House, Krakow, Poland
1998 Old City Hall Gallery of Contemporary Art, Kolobrzeg, Poland
1995 Galerie Aue, Berlin, Germany
1994 Elliot Smith Contemporary Art Gallery, St. Louis, MO
1990 Randall Gallery, St. Louis, MO,
1989 Evanston Art Center, Chicago, IL
1988 Gallery PRO ART, St. Louis, MO
1987 Franklin Gallery, Richmond, VA Gallery PRO ART at John Burroughs School, St. Louis, MO
1986 Jordan Creek Art Center Gallery, Springfield, MO
1984 Fontbonne Gallery, St. Louis, MO
1984 Herron Museum Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
1983 Galerie Wildeshausen, Wildeshausen Germany, Craft Alliance Gallery St. Louis MO, Stadt Galerie Akziesehaus, Osnabruk, Germany
1982 B.K.U. Galerie, Cologne, Germany, D.G.B. Bundesschule Bad Kreutznach, Germany
1981 City Gallery, Koszalin, Poland


Sculpture Trail, Hebden Bridge, England, sculpture installation: “All’s Well that Ends Well: To the Rescue of a Fallen Angel”.
NCAA, Indianapolis, 2 stainless steel sculptures

John Larsen & Associates, St. Louis, MO “Big Business Politician & The Little Man” a trailer mounted fountain sculpture in welded stainless steel.
St. Elizabeth Seton Church, Carmel, IN 12’ stainless steel, glass and burned wood crucifix.

St. Edward Church, N. Augusta, GA Fountain/sculpture of Blessed Cefarino, a Gypsy Executed during Spanish Civil War.
The National Cathedral of the Bahamas, Nassau, Bahamas, Welded stainless steel sculpture of Madonna and Child.

The Archdiocese of St. Louis, MO “The Fountain of the Sacraments of Water”, a welded stainless steel fountain.
Christ Our King Church, Charleston, SC Welded stainless steel, cast glass “PIETA”
The City of Kolobrzeg, Poland, Welded stainless steel and granite 15’ tall Millennium Memorial, also a tribute to Polish German Reconciliation,
St. Richard Church St. Louis MO Welded stainless steel sculpture of St. Richard,
St. Cletus Church, St. Louis, MO Welded stainless steel sculpture of Sr. Rose Duchesne
Archdiocese of St. Louis, MO, “The Angel of Harmony” welded stainless steel musical sculpture
1999 Purdue University, West Lafayette IN Welded stainless steel, cast glass sculpture of Thomas Aquinas
Newark Abbey, Newark NJ Bronze commemorative relief, St. Joseph Church Largo MD Polychrome wood sculpture of the Crucifix.
St. Francis de Sales Church Muskegan MI Stainless steel sculpture of the patron saint.
1995 Archdiocese of St. Louis MO Welded Stainless steel sculpture of St. Joseph
1994 Priory School, St. Louis MO Welded stainless steel sculpture of St. Benedict
1992 Gerhard Petzall St. Loui, MO Welded stainless steel “Untitled” (Germination)
1989 St. Edward Church St. Louis MO Four sculptures with an Afro-centric theme;
1988 Archdiocese of St. Louis MO 3 welded stainless steel sculptures for the Holy Cross Cemetery;
1986 Fine Art Ltd., St. Louis MO Bronze Bas-relief for the Ellis Island Project, NY
1985 Bethel Lutheran Church St. Louis MO Welded stainless steel Crucifix, two painted murals
1984 Ralston Purina Co. St. Louis MO Stainless steel sculpture
1978 State Farming Ent. Ryman, Poland. Six large outdoor mural paintings, Franciscan Monastery, Koszalin, Poland 4 paintings


1987 Performance at the Holocaust Memorial Service, St. Louis, MO;
1983 Street performance “For Freedom” to commemorate the death of Jan Palach, Craft Alliance Gallery University City, MO
1978 - 1980 Director and producer, Experimental theater of Miracle Plays, Kolobrzeg and Koszalin, Poland.


John and Anabeth Weil - St. Louis, MO
Museum of Central Pomorze - Koszalin, Poland
Bramante Corp. - Kitchener, Canada
Nancy and Kenneth Kranzberg - St. Louis, MO
Dr. Piotr and Ewa Dyk - St. Louis, MO
The Ralston Purina Co. - St. Louis, MO
Edward and Kerry Ribbbeck - , Lake Charles, LA
S. Wesley Fordyce - St. Louis, MO
Dr. Ronald and Patricia Schmidt - St. Louis, MO
Claudine and Andreas Conradi - Berlin, Germany
Joseph Pulitzer IV - Big Horn, WY
Sylvia Heidt - Munich, Germany
Boguslaw Sonik, - Paris, France
Kea and Gert Buismann - Bochum, Germany
Troton Corporation - Zabrowo, Poland
Jan and Bozena Wolejszo - Kolobrzeg, Poland
The Pulitzer Publishing - St. Louis, MO
John and Marjorie Larsen - St. Louis, MO
The Paton Corp., Seattle, WA
Connie and Jordan Heimann, St. Louis, MO
Beverly Barron - Clayton, MO
Julie Heifetz - St. Louis, MO
St. Mary’s College - Orchard Lake, MI
The Archdiocese of St. Louis, MO
St. Louis University - St. Louis, MO
Norbert Neuss - Indianapolis, IN
Martha Slauhter - Chicago, IL
Margaret and Karol Stein - New York, NY
Dr. William and Horthy Shieber - St. Louis, MO
Piotr and Halina Pawlowski - Kolobrzeg, Poland
Hartmut Berlinicke - Wildeshausen, Germany
D.G.B. Bundesschule - Bad Kreutznach, Germany
Ulrich Wilke Collection - Hude, Germany
Franciscan Monastery - Koszalin, Poland
Franciscan Monastery - Pila, Poland
Dr. Seweryna Niebiesniak - Kolobrzeg, Poland
Elbieta Gularowska - Koszalin, Poland