Born in 1979, Staszczak studied at the Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Wrocław (Poland), graduating in 2005. Since 2006, he has been employed at his alma mater, where he currently runs a foundry studio. In 2019 he became an associate professor. From 2016-2020 he was head of the Department of Sculpting Techniques and since 2020 has been Vice-Rector for International Cooperation and Promotion at the Academy. He is also founder and co-organizer of the Festival of High Temperatures.