Son of Andrzej Kołpanowicz, a well-known Krakow surrealist. He graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow in 1987. His works have been exhibited at many solo exhibitions, including those in Krakow, Warsaw and Paris. Moreover, he participated in numerous group exhibitions, among others in Born: Fine Art Gallery, Cologne: Hintrager Galerie, Wuppertal: BWA, Częstochowa: TOP-ART Collection.
He practices metaphorical oil and pastel painting in which he combines unrestrained imagination, poetic metaphor and a paradoxical sense of humor. He is also a creator of portraits, book illustrations and posters.