MARIAN CURZYDŁO – born in 1959 in Cracow, a photographer, member of Association of Polish Photographers. He started his photography career in 1970s. In 1987, as one of the forerunners of Polish advertising photography, he had set up his own studio. It took him a decade to put it among the best photo ateliers in Poland. In 1996, he was awarded Tytan prize for the best advertising photography of the year. In addition to his photography work, Marian Curzydło has turned his energies toward making different projects, not only as an author numerous catalogues, posters, calendars and billboards, but also as a jury member in many photography competitions and advertising festivals. Marian Curzydło’s work is included in the collections of the Museum of History of Photography in Cracow.
In 2004, he decided to quit photography industry and concentrate on his passion for Harley-Davidson motorcycles ( PROJEKT HARLEYSPIRIT
). For the next ten years he has been manufacturing motorcycles based on his own projects. His work was widely appreciated among riders and professional magazines.
Besides his career in advertising industry, Marian Curzydło is an author of experimental art projects, i.a. PROJEKT 2'15"
(photo series). Recently he has returned to Polaroid-like instant camera photography in 8x10" format.
In 2014, he shot the photos for book which presents Jerzy Nowosielski sacred artwork.