Peter Baczek

Oakland, CA



I choose to depict cityscapes through a more refined interpretation of the composition before me. The use of shadows, texture, and value establish areas of movement and light that create a certain mood.

Over the years Peter Baczek has been included in national and international print competitions, receiving numerous awards. He is in several permanent collections, including the Brooklyn Museum, Tucson Museum, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, The Turner Print Museum, and the Library of Congress. He is also a member of the California Society of Printmakers and The Boston Printmakers.

NX2 Laurel, 2010, etching and aquatint, 11″ x 14″
Sonoma, 2016, etching and aquatint, 9.5″ x 13.75″
Diagonals, 2020, etching and aquatint, 6″ x 10″