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MartinMartin Jan Ogrodnik was born in 1950.
Ever since childhood he sought to express his thoughts and feelings artistically through drawings and watercolour-paintings.
In the early 1970’s, he studied graphic art in a private studio for three years. Later on, he gradually developed a great interest in painting with oil, which would eventually become his favorite technique and preferable form of art.
Since 1992, he also spends some of his time working with computer-aided design, layout and graphics; illustrating and creating record-covers and sketches to future paintings to name a few. But “still, a software that can recreate the original feeling in holding a brush in your hand and smelling the oil, is yet to come”, he says.
Representation by:
Private collections around the world.

For further reading about Martin Jan Ogrodnik’s painting please consult:

International Biographical Art Dictionary
"Who's Who In International Art" Edition 96/97 and 98/99

Biographical reference title,
2000 Outstanding Artists and Designers of the 20th Century, edited by International Biographical Institute, Cambridge, England.

Biographical reference title, 1000 Leaders of World Influence, edited by The American Biographical Institute, Inc, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.

Acknowledgements and Awards:
2000 Outstanding Artist and Designers of the 20th Century
- International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England, 1999.

1000 Leaders of World Influence
- The American Biographical Institute, Inc. Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, 2000.

Golden Web Awards 2000-2001, 2001-2002, 2002-2003, 2005-2006
- International Associacion Of Web Masters and Design

Nominated by the Internal Committee to participate in the Fifth Annual International Biennial
of Contemporary Art, in the exhibition space of historic Fortezza da Basso in Florence, Italy, 2005.