Waldemar Świerzy (1931-2013) style draws on folk art and Twentieth-Century fine art. He incorporates acrylics, crayon, and watercolor into his designs. His Jimmy Hendrix posters are famous for its swirling psychedelic designs. He used to teach at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw.
Major awards; WAG Trepkowski Award, 1956; Toulouse-Lautrec Grand Prix, Versailles 1959; Polish Poster Biennale, Katowice, Gold Medal, 1965, 1971, 1975, Silver Medal 1977, 1987, 1989, International Tourism Poster Exhibition, Mediolan 1967, Silver Medal; International Biennale of the Arts, Sao Paulo 1969, first prize; International Poster Biennale, Warsaw, Silver Medal 1972, Gold Medal 1976.
what's Świerzy secret?
1- counterculture always lead,
2- be groovy,
3- be pop,