One of the most important present artists in Poland. Born in 1951 in Sopot. He graduated from the Faculty of Painting Academy of Fine Arts in Gdansk, diploma in prof. K. Ostrowski in 1977. Currently a professor at the same university (ASP), a resident of Sopot. He has participated in over a hundred solo exhibitions in prestigious galleries in the world. His works are in the collections of major Polish National Museums and private collections. Winner of numerous artistic awards. With Triada in Sopot tied since its inception.
In March 2008 gallery Triada placed the name of the artist in the “Art. Compass- ranking the best Polish contemporary artists.”
Currently Professor of the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdansk, Head of the Laboratory of Fundamentals of Painting and Drawing at the Faculty of Painting and Graphic Arts.
He has participated in over one hundred solo exhibitions in numerous galleries in the country and abroad, opening gallery Triada in Gdansk (1999); at the Institute of Polish Culture and the Gallery Koralewski in Paris (2002), Lviv Art Gallery (2002); Museum of Art in Odessa (2003); Gallery in Druskininkai, (2004), the Art Gallery in Nancy (2004); Atlas Gallery of Art in Lodz (2005); Polish Institute in Prague (2005); Cane Factory in Warsaw (2005) – occur. collective; Palace of Fine Arts in Krakow (2006), the Polish Institute in Stockholm (2006); Naestved Kunstforening (2007) in Denmark. He has toured and participated in the open air domestic and international. Henry Cześnik works are in museum collections in Poland, Russia, Bulgaria, Germany, in the collections of institutions, museums and individuals.