Draftsman, graphic artist, installations artist, performance artist. Born November 12, 1954, in Krakow; resides in Krakow.
Chlanda studied in the Graphic Arts Department of the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, graduating from the school in 1978. He went on to teach at his alma mater (1980-1982) and subsequently pursued an experiment referred to as the traveling academy (1983-1984) with students from the university in Bergen (Norway). He also lectured for a time at the branch of the University of Silesia located in the border city of Cieszyn (1986-1988).