Martyna Anna Benedyka
b.1991 in Gdynia, Poland
benedyka.m@gmail.com


https://linktr.ee/martynabenedyka


Education

FIRST CLASS BA (HONS) FINE ART PAINTING
2014, Gray’s School of Art, Scotland, UK


Memberships




Selected Projects & Exhibitions

UPCOMING

2022-2023
De Structura, Tallinn, Estonia

2022
Classix-in-Art Grant (Music)

2022-2023
Eureka, DongGang International Photo Festival, DongGang Photography Museum, Yeongwol, South Korea

June-July 2022

Meet The Artists, Futures, Photo Romania Festival, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

May-June 2022
Dance in Collages, Jazz Dance Open Festival, Pardubice, Czechia

2022
Borders Art Fair, SSA, Edinburgh, UK
In Memory Of My Feelings, Solo Show, i.e. Art Projects

2021
Inspired by Words, Millepiani, Rome, Italy
Open Studio, In-ruins Art Residency, Castello di Squillace, Squillace, Catanzaro, Calabria, Italy
Kintsugi, Solo Show, Contemporary Identities, Virtual Gallery
Obsessions, Photographic Exploration Project (PEP), Tête Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Women In World History,
UNIFERO, Busteni, Romania
My Love Is Your Love
, Every Woman Biennial 2021, Superchief Gallery, New York City, USA
Fusion Arts Fair, Noblesse Palace, Bucharest, Romania
Infinity Exhibition, The Holy Art Virtual Gallery, Hackney Downs Studios, London, UK
National Art Salon, Brăila Art Gallery, Brăila, Romania

2020-2021
Próba | Attempt 2020, Jan Tarasin Art Gallery, Kalisz, Poland

2020
Open Art, Virtual, Art Number 23 Gallery, London, UK | Athens, Greece
Together We Are One, Swiss Art Expo, Zurich, Switzerland
Poem Vizual II, Galeria Labirint, Iași, Romania  
On The Table, Virtual, Marram Arts, Scotland, UK
Rest Here | Rămâi aici, Solo Show, Artalpha Iași Art Residency, Iași, Romania

2020, 2030
Parade of the Schwitters’ Army, Kolaj Institute, New Orleans, Louisiana | Merz Gallery, Sanquhar, Scotland, UK

2019
Powrót | Return, Solo Show, Palette Gallery, Warsaw, Poland

2018
Themersons 5
, Themersons Festival, Płocka Art Gallery, Płock, Poland
Big Village, Small World, Collagistas Festival, Temple Bar Gallery+Studios, Dublin, Ireland
The Sketchbook Project, Brooklyn, NY | Chicago, IL | Atlanta, GA | Spartanburg, SC, USA | Toronto, Canada

2017
Artoteka, Food Think Tank Art Gallery, Wrocław, Poland
The Artbox.Project Basel 1.0, Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Grande Biednale, Bęc Zmiana Foundation, Warsaw, Poland

2016
Day of the Dead - Dada Centennial Exhibition, The International Museum of Collage,
Assemblage and Construction, Santa Fe, NM, USA
Apricity, Mid-Winter Exhibition, Wall Projects, Montrose, Scotland, UK
Oliva in Painting, Warzywniak Art Gallery, Gdańsk, Poland

2015
Waves, PCAO, Summerhall, The Sciennes Galleries, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Federation of British Artists - Futures, Mall Galleries, London, UK
Wall Projects Winter Exhibition, Montrose, Scotland, UK

2014-2015
A to/from B, A Year-Long Silent Conversation, Two Person Exhibition, Wagon, Seventeen Gallery, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK

2014
Artsyland 8, Wall Projects II, The Old Rope Works, Montrose, Scotland, UK
Open Your Eyes, Gray's School of Art Degree Show, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
Opening Credits, Gray's School of Art Pre-Degree Show, St Margaret’s House, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

2013
Stars in My Eyes, Schwartz Gallery, London, UK

2012
The Seven Habits of Highly Anomalous People, Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK

SPD Annual Painting Awards Exhibition, Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK



Guest Artist Talks  

March - April 2022
Guest Artist Talks at Confluence II - Online Artist Residency in collaboration with, inter alia, the i.e. Art Projects and the School of the Arts (SOTA), USM, Penang, Malaysia

2022
In Memory Of My Feelings Artist Talk, accompanying the Solo Showi.e. Art Projects

2021
Contemporary Painting Form From Contemporary Painter’s Perspective. What Is Necessary? DEBATES Series, Mihai Ursachi House, Iași, Romania

2020
Rest Here | Rămâi aici, Artalpha Art Residency, Galeria Labirint, Iași, Romania
My Art Practice, Cel del Nord Virtual Residency, Oristà, Barcelona, Spain 


2015
C
ultural Interchange Beyond Languages and Locations, Wagon, Seventeen Gallery, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK


Residencies


2021-2022

The Order Of Things, Self-Directed Residency, The Balkans

2021
In-ruins Art Residency, Squillace, Catanzaro, Calabria, Italy 


2020

Together, Separately, Cel del Nord Virtual Residency, Orista, Barcelona, Spain
Artalpha Painting Residency, George Enescu National University of Arts, Iasi, Romania




Artist Interviews

Artist Interview, Forme Uniche, 2021 (ITALIAN)
Artist Interview, The Bagel Hole, 2021 (ENGLISH)



Selected Collections & Publications

Your Design Juice, March 2022
Voleger Mag
Forbidden Verses
Cerasus Magazine, Issue 3
Stuck in Notes Magazine, Issue 3
Salt ’n’ Sauce Magazine, Issue 1
Your Design Juice, November 2021
Your Design Juice, September 2021
Pastel Serenity Zine, Issue 5, 2021, 2022
Postscript Magazine, August 2021
No Name Collective Gallery Magazine
Color Tag Magazine, Vol. 3, 2021
The Purposeful Mayo Magazine
Funny Looking Dog Quarterly, 2021
Albe Art Gallery, Honorable Mention, 2021
Mnemosphere Project, Politecnico di Milano, Italy, 2021
The Spring City Journal, 2021

ArtConnect, Artists to Watch, Best of the Week, 2021
No(w)here Collective, 2021

Contemporary Identities, Issue 9, International Art Magazine, 2021
Lenscratch, Fine Art Photography, 2021
Quince Magazine, London, 2021
Postscript Magazine, UAE, 2020

World Wide Art Magazine, Winner, USA, 2020
http://kolajinstitute.org/collections/schwitters-army/SA018.html
George Enescu National University of the Arts, Romania
MERZ Gallery, Sanquhar, UK
Pushing Out The Boat, UK, 2019
Płocka Art Gallery Collection, PL
Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, NY, USA
The International Museum of Collage, Assemblage & Construction Collection, Santa Fe, USA
Summerhall TV, Edinburgh, UK
Wspólnota Gdańska, PL
A to/from B Photobook, 2015
https://a-to-from-b.tumblr.com/
Pushing Out The Boat, UK, 2015
Collage Collective (The CC Presents: Ken)
Central Stn The Creative Social Networ
k
Scottish Art Blog, 2014
Private Collectors



Selected Press and Reviews

https://segnonline.it/la-residenza-artistica-in-ruins-fra-archeologia-e-arte-contemporanea/
https://www.rainews.it/tgr/calabria/notiziari/index.html?/tgr/video/2021/08/ContentItem-e569e82e-af90-44d2-ba8f-1261712c1522.html
https://www.facemagazine.it/in-ruins-in-calabria-larcheologia-incontra-larte-contemporanea/
https://www.collater.al/en/inruins-artistic-residency-archaeology-contemporary-art/
https://dernierbaiser.mondoblog.org/author/fanchon/
https://artemagazine.it/attualita/item/13453-in-ruins-l-arte-contemporanea-per-valorizzare-l-archeologia-del-mediterraneo
https://www.lanuovacalabria.it/squillace-parte-in-ruins-2021-il-progetto-per-valorizzare-il-patrimonio-archeologico-del-mediterraneo
https://www.weboggi.it/cronaca/patrimonio-archeologico-del-mediterraneo-in-ruins-presenta-lopen-studio-delle-artiste-alrai-benedyka-e-del-duo-italiano-ceresoli-cosco-1/
https://www.artribune.com/arti-visive/2021/07/inruins-residenze-squillace/
https://calabria.live/a-squillace-in-ruins-la-residenza-dartista-che-vuole-valorizzare-il-patrimonio-archeologico-del-mediterraneo/
https://www.exibart.com/arte-contemporanea/con-in-ruins-l-arte-contemporanea-rilegge-archeologia-del-mediterraneo/
https://arte.sky.it/news/mostra-giovane-boccioni-milano-galleria-bottegantica https://www.contemporaryidentities.com/resources/ContemporaryIdentities-IssueNo9.pdf
Stars In My Eyes

Wall Street International
https://vimeo.com/145614702

https://wagonart.org/2015/03/01/new-curatorial-project/ http://kolajmagazine.com/artistdirectory/martyna-benedyka
http://thisiscentralstation.com/degree-shows/grays-degree-show-review/


Scholarships and Awards

2022 
Winner of the Classix-in-Art Grant (Music)
Winner of the De Structura Project 2022-2023, EE
Winner of the Photo Romania Festival Portfolio Review, RO

2021
Artist of the Month, NNC Gallery & Magazine , London, UK
Winner of the In-ruins Residency, IT

2020
Winner of the Cel del Nord Virtual Residency, ESP
Winner of the Artalpha Art Residency, RO

2014
Robert Brough Memorial Scholarship, UK

2009
Scholarship for Artistic Achievements, PL

2003
Presidential Scholarship, Gdansk, PL


























© Martyna Benedyka 2022