Professor Lex Drewinski was born on 11th September 1951 in Szczecin (Poland). In 1976-1981 he was a student at the State Academy of Fine Arts in Poznań (Poland). In 1981 Drewinski graduated with honors from Professor Waldemar Świerzy‘s Class of Poster Art. In 1983-85 he worked as a director and scriptwriter at the Animated Film Studio in Poznań. In 1985 Drewinski left Poland for West Berlin. In 1992 he won the competition for the position professor of the Faculty of Graphic Design at the University of Applied Sciences in Potsdam (Germany). Since 2010 Drewinski also holds a professorship at the Faculty of Graphic Design at The Academy of Art in Szczecin (Poland).

He has been writing columns for the design quarterly „2+3D” since 2002. Drewinski had taken part in most significant poster exhibitions and competitions around the world. He has won more than 200 awards and distinctions, mainly in international competitions and cyclical and occasional events, like:


1st. prize, International Poster Competition „Ekoplagat”, Zilina (Slovakia) 1990 ■ 3rd. prize, „The 4th Block” International Exhibition of Graphic Art and Poster, Charków (Ukraina) 1991 ■ 2nd. prize, International Advertising Poster Competition „Golden Bee”, Moscow (Rosja) 1992 ■ 1st. prize „Helena Rubinstein” International Poster Exhibition, Tel Aviv (Izrael) 1993 ■ Silver medal, Art Directors Club - International Exhibition, New York (USA) 1994 ■ 1st. prize, „6th International Triennial of Political Poster, Mons (Belgium) 1995 ■ Golden Bee Award, „Golden Bee” International Biennale of Graphic Design, Moscow (Rosja) 1996 ■ 2nd. prize, Poster competition „The Warsaw Stock Exchange”. Warsow (Poland) 1997 ■ 1st. prize, International Triennial of Political Poster, Mons (Belgium)1998 ■ 2. nagroda, International Biennale of Theatre Poster. Rzeszow (Belgium)1999 ■ 1st. prize, Trnava Poster Triennial 2000, Trnava (Slovakia) 2000 ■ Grand Prix, International Poster Exhibition, Ningbo (China) 2001 ■ 1st. prize, „I Love Design” International Poster Competition, Beijing (China) 2002  ■ Master’s Eye Award, Trnava Poster Triennial, Trnava (Slovakia) 2003 ■ Gold medal, International exhibition „Satyrykon ’2004”. Legnica, 2004 ■ 1st. prize, Poster Competition „Polish Airlines LOT”, Warszawa 2005 ■ 1st. prize, Computer Art Biennale - Rzeszów, Rzeszow (Poland) 2006 ■ Grand Prix, International Triennial of Stage Poster- Sofia (Bułgaria) 2007 ■ 1st. prize, 1st Multimedia Szajna Festival - Rzeszów, Rzeszow (Poland) 2008 ■ Silver medal, 21th Biennale of Polish Poster. Katowice, (Poland) 2009 ■ Gold medal, International Biennial of the Poster in Mexico, Mexico City (Mexico) 2010 Grand Prix, Prag International Art & Design Exhibition Virtual Biennale, Praga (Czechy) 2011 ■ Grand Prix, Awakening World Awards, Teheran (Iran) 2012 ■ Award winner, The 12th Colorado International Invitational Poster Exhibition, Fort Collins, (USA) 2013 ■ Grand Prix, International Poster Competition „Ekoplagat”, Zilina (Slovakia) 2014 ■ Prize of the town of Gabrovo - the GASCAR statuette, Gabrovo (Bułgaria) 2015 ■ Leipzig Poster Prize III International Poster Exhibition, Leipzig (Germany) 2016 ■ 3rd. prize, - Poster Quadrennial Bardejov 2017, Bardejov (Slovakia) 2017 ■ Gold medal, 10th Virtual Biennale Prague 2018, Prague (Czechia) 2018 Bronze medal, The Polish Poster Biennale 2029, Katowice (Poland) 2019 and many others.


One-man shows in more than 60 exhibitions all over the world in cities like Athens, Amman, Beijing, Beirut, Berlin, Barcelona, Damascus, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Nicosia, Stockholm, Odensee, Quito, Thesaloniki, Warsaw and more...

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