Stanisław Sławomir Blatton was born in Limanowa, Poland.
From 1993 to1969 he trained at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw and graduated with an MA in Painting and Graphics.
In Poland his work featured in number of exhibitions including ‘The Festival of Polish Art’ and ‘Young Contemporaries’.
In 1970 he won a scholarship from the Ministry of Culture
and in the same year moved to London.
Between 1975 and 2004 Blatton taught etching at The Working Men’s College in London and was awarded the Duke of York Medal for services to Adult Education.
He also worked as a Conservation Officer in the Framing Department at The National Gallery in London for 13 years.
Blatton’s work is mainly figurative and he is best known for his expressive watercolours which use highlighted colour and deformed figures to capture emotions.
His solo exhibitions in London include the Art Centre Gallery, the Polish Cultural Institute and the Bloomsbury Theatre.