Born 1909

Uprising in Silezia in 1921 Survival in Auschwitz Women's paradise Mrs Alina Ludmila Otten The painter's daughter Ivonna Still life with flowers Culture of Katowice (still life) Synagogue  


Jozef Torka was born in the region of Katowice. He had a secondary technical education and worked all his life in the mining-industry. After his retirement in 1968 he started painting. He received several important rewards and his works were displayed in Poland, Germany, Italy, Russia and China.

Source: Muzeum Sztuki Lodowej w Otrebusach: "Barwy Slaska". Warszawa 2000. p. 50.

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