Curriculum Vitae
Christopher Grabowski

Born in Warsaw in 1954. Photographer
Frequent contributor to Globe and Mail, Report on Business magazine and Geist magazine in Canada. His photographs have also appeared in The Washington Post, El Mundo, Utne Reader, Pozytyw and several other magazines in Poland. Grabowski has received numerous awards in photojournalism, among them: Advertising and Design Club of Canada Award in Photojournalism and the Polish award Zlocisty Jantar (twice). Grants from the Roland Michener Foundation, the Polish Ministry of Culture and Arts, the BC Arts Council, the Vancouver Foundation and the Alberta Foundation for the Arts. His work has been exhibited in Canada, Germany, Poland.
Grants and Awards
Michener-Deacon Fellowship, 1999; British Columbia Arts Council: Project Grant, Facing the eastside 1998; The Vancouver Foundation: Facing the Eastside, 1998; Advertising and Design Club of Canada: Siver Award in Photojournalsim, Photo story Canadaís Overdose Capital published in the Globe and Mail, 1996; etc.
Selected Exhibitions
Facing the Eastside
Portraits of residents of Vancouver Downtown eastside
Roundhouse Community Center, Vancouver, 1998
Itís in Their Eyes
Homeless people in Toronto
Group Exhibition, City Hall, Toronto and other locations in Ontario, 1992
Licht Blicke
Sport photography
Group exhibition, Hamelin, Germany, 1991
Photograffiti und Photographien
Portrait of New Yorkers and Manhatten landscapes
Amerika Haus, Hannover, Germany, 1989
Automn in New York and Other Stories
Photo stories from Harlem and Greenwich Village
Galerie fur Photographie, Braunschweig, Germany, 1988
Four Seasons
Commercial and art calenders
Union of Polish Art Photographers, warsaw, Poland, 1988
Landscapes of the World
Group Exhibition, Gallery Zacheta, Warsaw, Poland, 1987
Automn in New York and Other Stories
Friends of Arts Society, Warsaw, Poland, 1986