Jurek Wajdowicz

Jurek Wajdowicz lives and works in New York City. Together with Lisa LaRochelle, he is principal of the award-winning design firm Emerson, Wajdowicz Studios (EWS), working with international humanitarian organizations and prestigious non-profit institutions around the world. Wajdowicz graduated from the Lodz Academy of Fine Arts in 1976, specializing in graphic design. After working on design projects for theaters and museums in Poland and England, he came to the United States as the Art Director of Lubalin, Burns & Co, before co-founding EWS. Jurek Wajdowicz is acknowledged as one of the leading graphic designers internationally known for his photojournalistic creative approach to design. His art photography and design work is included in the permanent collections of the United States Library of Congress, the National September 11 Memorial & Museum (USA), the United Nations (Geneva and New York), the Poster Museum in Wilanow (Poland), Arcus Foundation (New York), the Musée des Arts Décoratifs (Switzerland), American Institute of Graphic Arts (New York), Muzeum Sztuki in Lodz (Poland), the Rockefeller Foundation (New York) and Hamburg’s Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe (Germany), as well as in private collections in the USA, Germany and Poland. His fine art photography book – “Liminal Spaces_fotografie_75” was published by Lars Müller Publishers in Zurich, Switzerland in Fall 2013.

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