Martyna Benedyka

Martyna Benedyka

Warsaw, Poland

About Martyna Benedyka

Martyna Benedyka, born in 1991 in Gdynia (near the Baltic Sea), is a Polish vocalist and visual artist
working in several different media including painting, photography, collage, installation, video and sound
art.
She studied Art and Design at the Gray’s School of Art in Scotland, UK and graduated with a First Class
BA (Hons) degree in Fine Art Painting in 2014. She has exhibited in the UK, Poland, Romania, Ireland,
Switzerland, Canada and the USA. Her work has been chosen by the Federation of British Artists for the
Futures - UK’s largest annual survey of emerging contemporary figurative art at the Mall Galleries,
London, among others.
She specializes in classical music and has performed in many group as well as solo concerts
internationally.

https://martynabenedyka.com

Education

Gray's School of Art
Robert Gordon University, Scotland, UK

Events

Guest Artist Talk

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

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

2015
Cultural Interchange Beyond Languages and Locations, Seventeen Gallery, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK


Residencies

UPCOMING

Summer 2021
In-ruins Residency, Calabria, Italy (Winner)

2020
Together, Separately, Cel del Nord Virtual Residency, Oristà, Barcelona, Spain (Winner)
Artalpha Art Residency, George Enescu National University of Arts, Iași, Romania (Winner)

Exhibitions

UPCOMING

July-August 2021
Kintsugi, Solo Show, Contemporary Identities, Virtual Gallery

July 2021
Obsessions, Photographic Exploration Project (PEP), Tête Gallery, Berlin, Germany

June-July 2021
My Love Is Your Love, Every Woman Biennial 2021, Superchief Gallery, New York City, NY, USA

2021
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, Marram Arts, Digital Exhibition, Scotland -> worldwide
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
A to/from B, Two Person Exhibition, Wagon, Seventeen Gallery, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
Federation of British Artists - Futures, Mall Galleries, London, UK
Wall Projects Winter Exhibition, Montrose, 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