For Wlodek Tydor, art has always been his life. Over the years he have gained valuable knowledge and experience by applying his versatile talents and skills to variety of media.
Wlodek graduated from Mechanical Engineering College in Zielona Gora, Poland. His interests, however, lay elsewhere and due to his artistic nature and talent, he got involved in designing and building miniature scale urban projects for an architectural company. His interests eventually extended to photography, short films, wood carving and watercolour painting.
After coming to Canada he was hired by a Picture Framing Gallery. During that time he decided to learn the fundamentals of Stained Glass, which he would later incorporate into his designs and creations.
Wlodek’s talents were gaining recognition and were awarded numerous times by variety of organizations in Poland and Canada.
From 1983 to 1997 he owned and operated an Art Gallery, a Gift Shop and a Boutique in St. Jacobs, Kitchener and Toronto, Ontario, selling his own creations, as well as other Canadian fellow artists work.
Since 1994 he pursued a career in wholesale and got involved with the clay medium, creating an innovative line of contemporary sculptures, which can be seen in many art galleries and gift shops across Canada and US.