Xawery Wolski was born in Warsaw, Poland in 1960. Studied fine art in Warsaw, in the Academie des Beaux Arts in Paris and in the New York Studio School of drawing, painting and sculpture. His first independent work was created in 1983 in Carrara, Italy where he explored the local materials. He established his studio in 1997 in Mexico City in order to create several site specific sculptures, which is where he still works now, sharing time with his native country Poland.