Jerzy Kolacz was born in 1938 in Piaski, Poland. He studied at the Academy of Fine Art in Warsaw, Poland in 1962.
Kolacz came to Canada in 1978 and resided in Toronto. He was an artist, illustrator, and teacher at The Onatario College of Art and Design.
Jerzy's artistic career spanned nearly fifty years. His abstract work has been exhibited extensively throughout Europe, North America, and Asia and is part of private and public collections.
He was a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. CA, lost his battle with cancer on Monday, June 15th,
He died in 2009 at OakvilleTrafalgar Memorial Hospital.