Piotr Gorka, born 1958 in Kraków, Poland. Studied graphic art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Kraków. As a young student he began his career designing graphic projects and illustrating books. After graduating, he illustrated for advertising agencies and publishing houses designing many book covers and commercial posters. Towards the end of the 1980s the character of Piotr’s work had gradually changed and he turned almost exclusively to oil paintings devoted to the history of aviation during WW II. These paintings have featured in many exhibitions across Poland and Europe and can be found in Polish embassies, museums and in private collections around the world. He quickly established himself as