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WŁODZIMIERZ ILNICKI, born 27th October1952 in Prudnik, was a graduate of the Faculty of Graphic at the Academy of Fine Arts in Kraków, branch in Katowice.
He was specialised in painting, drawing and applied graphic.
He was a member of the Union of the Polish Artists, branch in Bielsko-Biała.
He took part in many exhibitions in Poland and abroad:
In 1983 he exhibited his works in the BWA Gallery in Bielsko during the All-Polish Painting Exhibition „Bielska Jesień”, and at the exhibition of members of the Union of the Polish Artists in Monlucon, France.
A year later he was awarded by the president of Bielsko-Biała during the following „Bielska Jesień” contest; he also got the honorable mention during the „Prowincja” contest in Włocławek.
He took part in the International Contest of Satirical Drawing „Satyrykon” in Legnica in 1985, 1997 and 1998, where His works gained recognition of the members of the jury and were presented at the post-contest exhibitions.
The Artist exhibited his works at the Polish Arts Exhibition „DE OSSEKOP” in Utrecht (the Netherlands) in 1986, a year later he took part in collective exhibitions in other Dutch cities: Arnhem, Breda and Rotterdam.
His works were also exhibited in the Museum of Caricature in Warsaw in 1997.
In January 1998 he took part in the exhibition entitled „Święta”, which was organised in the Museum of Caricature in Warsaw. The exhibition was accompanied by an auction for flood victims and for artistic community of Opole, especially for that High School of Fine Arts.
In 2002 and 2003 he built maquettes of the Bielsko-Biała Castle.
He died 11th September 2004 in Wrocław while he was working on his individual exhibition.