Józef Sławiński's Artworks

Father Justin and the Rosary Hour, 1967, sgraffito
Father Justin and the Rosary Hour, 1967, sgraffito

Lobby, Chapel, St. Francis Conventual Residence, Athol Springs, NY

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St. Joseph Calasanctius, 1973, sgraffito, 18' x 12'
St. Joseph Calasanctius, 1973, sgraffito, 18' x 12'

The Graycliff Estate, Derby, NY moved to Buffalo State College

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Spirit of Buffalo, 52" x 40", sgrafitto
Spirit of Buffalo, 52" x 40", sgrafitto

Buffalo City Hall The major feature is the City Hall with the McKinley monument. Also prominent are a bison, the Skyway, ships on the waterways, grain elevators, factory smokestacks and office buildings, all tied together with sweeping lines indicating highways and the dynamics of a powerful city.

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Father Justin and the Rosary Hour, 1967, sgraffito
Father Justin and the Rosary Hour, 1967, sgraffito

Lobby, Chapel, St. Francis Conventual Residence, Athol Springs, NY

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Known Sławiński artworks located in Western New York - listed chronologically

  • Scenes from the Life of the Blessed Virgin, (1963), five sgrafflti, Presbytery of the Church of the Assumption, Buffalo, NY [1].

  • Lithurgical Symbols, (1963), seven sgrafflti, Presbytery of the Church of the Assumption, Buffalo, NY [1].

  • Last Supper, (1964), sgraffito, Chapel of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, Stella Niagara, Lewiston, NY [1].

  • President John F. Kennedy Peace Memorial, (1964), sgrafflto, Stella Niagara.Lewiston, NY [1].

  • St. Francis, (1964), sgrafflto, Chapel of St. Francis, Stella Niagara, Lewiston, NY [1].

  • Baptism of Mieszko I, (1967), hammered copper with gold, Baptistery, St. Joseph Cathedral, Buffalo, NY.

  • Coronation of the Blessed Virgin, (1964), Chapel, St. Francis Conventual Residence, Athol Springs, NY.

  • The arrival of Polish Immigrants in Texas, (1964), Chapel, St. Francis Conventual Residence, Athol Springs, NY.

  • St. Maximillian Kolbe, (1964), Chapel, St. Francis Conventual Residence, Athol Springs, NY.

  • The Baptism of Mieszko I, (1964), Chapel, St. Francis Conventual Residence, Athol Springs, NY.

  • Father Justin of the Rosary Hour, (1964), Chapel, St. Francis Conventual Residence, Athol Springs, NY.

  • Canticle of the Sun, (ca. 1964), sgrafflto, Daemen College, Amherst, NY.

  • Copernicus, (1966), sgraffito, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY.

  • St. Francis, (1967), sgraffito, Chapel, St. Francis Conventual Residence, Athol Springs, NY.

  • Crucifix, (1967), wrought iron, Chapel, St. Francis Conventual Residence, Athol Springs, NY.

  • St Joseph (1967), wrought iron, Chapel, St. Francis Conventual Residence, Athol Springs, NY.

  • St. Joseph Calasanctius, (1967), sgraffito, Graycliff Estate, Derby, NY.

  • Fryderyk Chopin, (Ca. 1968), sgrafflto, Library, Villa Maria College, Cheektowaga, NY.

  • The Artist as Creatorr, (1968), sgrafflto, Daemen College, Amherst, NY.

  • Commodore Perry at Black Rock, (1969), sgrafflto, West Hertel Middle School, Buffalo, NY.

  • Monte Cassino, (1969), hammered copper, St. Stanislaus Church, Buffalo, NY.

  • Seal of the City, (1969), hammered copper, Mayor's Office, City Hall, Buffalo. NY.

  • The Maid of the Mist, (1973), sgraffito, Buffalo Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY.

  • Memorial Monument to Polish soldiers of World Wars I and II, (1973), wrought iron and copper, St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Cheektowaga, NY.

  • Buffalo's Polonia, (1973), three panels in sgraffito, Erie County Medical Center. Buffalo, NY.

  • Peace Mural, (1974), sgrafflto, Dome Chapel, Our Lady of Fatima Shrine. Youngstown. NY.

  • Msgr. Peter J. Adamski, (1974), hammered copper, St. Stanislaus Church, Buffalo, NY.

  • Brian Lhota, OFM (1974), hammered copper, St. Bonaventure University, Olean, NY.

  • Katyń Memorial, (1980), hammered copper, Entrance Lobby, City Hall, Buffalo, NY.

  • Copernicus, (-), sgraffito, Library, Villa Maria College, Cheektowaga, NY

  • The Spirit of Buffalo,(-) sgraffito, Buffalo, NY, City Hall.

  • Polish Contributors to Humanity,(-) sgraffito, Buffalo, NY, Canisius College Library

Known Sławiński artworks located outside Western New York - listed chronologically

  • Pope Paul VI, (ca. 1969), sgrafflto, Museum, Sanctuary of Our Lady of Czestochowa, Doylestown, PA.

  • History of Poland, ten panels, (1969), sgrafflto, Resurrection Mausoleum, Chicago, IL.

  • Pope John Paul II (1979), hammered copper with gold and silver, House of the Pilgrim, Rome, Italy.

  • The Siege of Czçstochowa, (1979), fresco, Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, Turners Falls. MA.

  • Communication, (1980), sgraffito, Institute for Scientific Information, Philadelphia, Pa

Notes: [1] with the assistance/collaboration of Michał Baranowski

Known Sławiński artworks located in Western New York - listed alphabetically by location

  • Amherst, NY, Daemen College, Canticle of the Sun, (ca. 1964), sgrafflto.

  • Amherst, NY, Daemen College, The Artist as Creator, (1968), sgrafflto.

  • Athol Springs, NY, St. Francis Conventual Residence, Chapel, Coronation of the Blessed Virgin, (1964), sgrafflto,

  • Athol Springs, NY, St. Francis Conventual Residence, Chapel, St. Francis, (1967), sgraffito.

  • Athol Springs, NY, St. Francis Conventual Residence, Chapel, Crucifix, (1967), wrought iron.

  • Athol Springs, NY, St. Francis Conventual Residence, Chapel, St Joseph (1967), wrought iron.

  • Athol Springs, NY, St. Francis Conventual Residence, Chapel Lobby, The arrival of Polish Immigrants in Texas, (1964), sgrafflto,

  • Athol Springs, NY, St. Francis Conventual Residence, Chapel Lobby, St. Maximillian Kolbe, (1964), sgrafflto,

  • Athol Springs, NY, St. Francis Conventual Residence, Chapel Lobby, The Baptism of Mieszko I, (1964), sgrafflto,

  • Athol Springs, NY, St. Francis Conventual Residence, Chapel Lobby, Father Justin of the Rosary Hour, (1964), sgrafflto,

  • Buffalo, NY, Church of the Assumption, Presbytery, Scenes from the Life of the Blessed Virgin, (1963), five sgrafflti, [1].

  • Buffalo, NY, Church of the Assumption, Presbytery, Lithurgical Symbols, (1963), seven sgrafflti, [1].

  • Buffalo, NY, City Hall, Entrance Lobby, Katyń Memorial, (1980), hammered copper.

  • Buffalo, NY, City Hall, Mayor's Office, Seal of the City, (1969), hammered copper.

  • Buffalo, NY, City Hall, The Spirit of Buffalo,(-) sgraffito.

  • Buffalo, NY, Canisius College library, Polish Contributors to Humanity,(-) sgraffito.

  • Buffalo, NY, Erie County Medical Center Entrance Lobby, Buffalo's Polonia, (1973), three panels in sgraffito.

  • Buffalo, NY. St. Joseph Cathedral, Baptistery, Baptism of Mieszko I, (1967), hammered copper with gold.

  • Buffalo, NY, St. Stanislaus Church, Monte Cassino, (1969), hammered copper.

  • Buffalo, NY, St. Stanislaus Church, Msgr. Peter J. Adamski, (1974), hammered copper.

  • Buffalo, NY, West Hertel Middle School, Commodore Perry at Black Rock, (1969), sgrafflto,

  • Cheektowaga, NY, St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Memorial Monument to Polish soldiers of World Wars I and II, (1973), wrought iron and copper.

  • Cheektowaga, NY, Villa Maria College, Library, Copernicus, (-), sgraffito.

  • Cheektowaga, NY, Villa Maria College, Library, , Fryderyk Chopin, (Ca. 1968), sgrafflto.

  • Derby, NY, Graycliff Estate, St. Joseph Calasanctius, (1967), sgraffito.

  • Lewiston, NY, Stella Niagara, Chapel of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart: Last Supper, (1964), sgraffito, [1].

  • Lewiston, NY, Stella Niagara, Chapel of St. Francis St. Francis, (1964), sgrafflto, [1].

  • Lewiston, NY, Stella Niagara, President John F. Kennedy Peace Memorial, (1964), sgrafflto, [1].

  • Niagara Falls, NY, 125 Buffalo Avenue, The Maid of the Mist, (1973), sgraffito.

  • Olean, NY, St. Bonaventure University, Brian Lhota, OFM (1974) hammered copper.

  • Rochester, NY, St. John Fisher College, Copernicus, (1966), sgraffito.

  • Youngstown. NY, Dome Chapel, Our Lady of Fatima Shrine, Peace Mural, (1974), sgrafflto.

Known Sławiński artworks located outside Western New York - - listed alphabetically by location

  • Chicago, IL, Resurrection Mausoleum, History of Poland, ten panels, (1969), sgrafflto.

  • Doylestown, PA, Sanctuary of Our Lady of Czestochowa, Museum, Pope Paul VI, (ca. 1969), sgrafflto.

  • Philadelphia, Pa, Institute for Scientific Information, Communication, (1980), sgraffito.

  • Rome, Italy, House of the Pilgrim, Pope John Paul II (1979), hammered copper with gold and silver.

  • Turners Falls. MA, Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, The Siege of Czçstochowa, (1979), fresco.

Notes: [1] with the assistance/collaboration of Michał Baranowski