Martyna Anna Benedyka
b.1991 in Gdynia, Poland





2014, Gray’s School of Art, Scotland, UK


Selected Projects & Exhibitions


16-18 June 2023
Past & Present, Der Greif, Pavillon 333 at Pinakothek der Moderne and ZIRKA, Munich, Germany


Experience Peace, S7 Video Sound Archive

22.07.2022 - 30.06.2023
Eureka, DongGang International Photo Festival, Photography Museum, Yeongwol, South Korea

De Structura cross-border project, Tallinn, Estonia

Dance in collages, Jazz Dance Open, Pardubice, Czechia
36. Stuttgarter Filmwinter Festival for Expanded Media, Stuttgart, Germany

Futures Photography Annual Event, Camera - Centro Italiano per la Fotografia, Torino, Italy
Algorithmic RS AV Exhibition, Internationales Digitalkunst Festival, Stuttgart, Germany
Classix-in-Art Music Grant, Classix Festival
Meet The Artists, Futures, Photo Romania Festival, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Dance in Collages, Jazz Dance Open Festival, Pardubice, Czechia
Borders Art Fair, SSA, Edinburgh, UK
In Memory Of My Feelings, Solo Show, i.e. Art Projects

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

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

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, Aparte Gallery, Iași, Romania

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

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

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

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

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

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

A to/from B, A Year-Long Silent Conversation, Two Person Exhibition w/ Kaori Yamashita,
Seventeen Gallery, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK

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

Stars in My Eyes, Schwartz Gallery, London, UK

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

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

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

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

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

Art + Music Residencies 


De Structura, Forum, Tallinn and Narva, Estonia


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

In ruins Residency, Squillace, Catanzaro, Calabria, Italy 


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

Masterclasses, Courses and Workshops

Magnum Photos x Futures Photography

Taiyo Onorato & Nico Krebs, Futures Photography, Camera - Centro Italiano per la Fotografia, Italy
M&C Saatchi Open House
44. Sommerakademie, Early Music Singing Masterclass, Germany

Artist Interviews

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

Scholarships and Awards

2022 - present
Futures Photography Artist, NL

Winner of the Classix-in-Art Music Grant, RO
Winner of the De Structura Project 2022-23, EE
Winner of the Photo Romania Festival Portfolio Review, RO

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

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

Robert Brough Memorial Scholarship, UK

Scholarship for Artistic Achievements, PL

Presidential Scholarship, Gdansk, PL

Selected Collections & Publications

Alchemy: A Journal of Translation, February 2023
F-Stop Magazine, Black and White Issue February 2023
Grupaj, Photography Publication, Camera, 2022
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
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
Pushing Out The Boat, UK, 2015
Collage Collective (The CC Presents: Ken)
Central Stn The Creative Social Networ
Scottish Art Blog, 2014
Private Collectors

Selected Press and Reviews
Stars In My Eyes

Wall Street International

© Martyna Benedyka 2023