Born in 1954 in Poland; studied music at the Panstwowa Srednia Szkola Muzyczna, Krakow, Fine Arts at the Academy of Fine Arts, Krakow (M.F.A. in Painting 1979) and at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (M.F.A. in Video 1983). His video, multimedia and mixed-media works are in numerous public and private collections all over the world, including the Centre Pompidou, Paris; Musee d'Art Contemporian, Lyon, France; Museum of Modern Art, New York; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. He is presently on the faculty of the Department of Art at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh. Prior teaching positions include: The School of the Art Institute of Chicago; Columbia College, Chicago; and Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute (Troy, New York).