9th Luxor International Painting Symposium

Andrej Smolak (Slovakia)

(Born in 1953, Humenné), painter and a gallery owner. In years 1974-1979 he has studied at the Visual arts department of the Faculty of Arts, of the Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Prešov, and in the year 1989 he was graduated from extraordinary study at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague. Since 1985 he acts as a freelance occupation artist. From the year 1993 he manages the Gallery Andrej Smolák in Snina, which was established as an affiliated branch of the MIRO Gallery in Berlín. In the year 1998 he opened a gallery also in Bratislava.


1941 Born in Dairout, Middle Egypt, He received his general education in Dairout.

1958 He traveled to Cairo and joined the Institute of Art Education.

1959 He visited Syria and its monumental and artistic landmarks in Damascus, Allepo, Latakia and Hamat.

1962 He graduated from the Institute of Art Education and obtained his Bachelor degree in Art Education.

In August that year, he became Assistant Professor in the same Institute.

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