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Maria Gondek

Born 1985 in Denmark.
Based in Glasgow UK.

Eudcation

2016 – 2018     MFA Glasgow School of Art, UK
2014 – 2015     School of the Damned, (SOTD), UK
2008 – 2012    VAV (BFA), Gerrit Rietveld Academie, NL
Spring 2011     Cooper Union, New York, USA
Spring 2008    Kunsthøjskolen Thorstedlund, School of Fine Arts, DK

Selected Exhibitions


2021
SOAP, Sirin Gallery x Nicojal Bo interior, Frederiksberg, DK
Forhave, Sammenstød 4, Ringsted Galleriet, Ringsted, DK
2020
Relational Grounds, GRON – North Wales Contemporary, UK
2019
Snails for Eyes, Kingsgate Project Space, London, UK
KOLONIEN III, Kolonihaveforeningen ABC, Rødovre, DK
Burnout, Kunsthal 44 Møen, Askeby, DK
2018
GSA MFA Degree Show, Glue Factory, Glasgow, UK
Skip-Ad; Play, Savoy Center, Glasgow, UK
Th -Th -Th – That’s all Folks!Castelfield Gallery, Manchester, UK
2017
Beacon, Pharos, Caustic Coastal, Manchester, UK
Calculation, StreetArt Museum, St. Petersburg, RU
Tounge Fest, Glasgow Arches, Glasgow, UK
Interim Show, Ried Gallery, GSA, Glasgow, UK
So Natural, LikeALittleDisaster, IT
2016
A Random Piece of Something, Tontine, Glasgow, UK
Art Staff Show, Phillips Auction House, London, UK
Calculation, Kurgan, Siberia, RU
SnakeHorseGoatMonkey, Guest Projects, London, UK       
2015
Wiolators Reykjavík Edition, Reykjavik Art Museum, IS
Staff Art Show, Phillips, London, UK
Buisness As Usual, Turf Project, London, UK
PRISM Manchester, Federation House, Manchester, UK
Problems, Horse Hospital, London, UK
Business As Usual, Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun, Leeds, UK 
2014
SOTD x Stcfthots, Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun Gallery, Leeds, UK
Frickin’ Weekend, Milcote House, London, UK
Staff Art Show, Phillips, London, UK
School of the Damned, Five Years, London, UK
Wiolators Blackpool Edition, Supercollider, Blackpool, UK
Before the Transit After The Shift, Hotel Kapel Maria, NL
Out of Order – on the nature of materials, Leth & Gori, Copenhagen, DK
Prospects and Concepts, Mondriaan Fonds Toont Talent, NL
2013
For Now, As long as it lasts Collective, Amsterdam,NL
Denkmal 13, Schlos Gleina, Gleina, DE
Goodbye Lukas, Amstel 41, Amsterdam, NL
Eternal Inflation, De Witte Slagerij, Rotterdam, N
60sec short film festival, Copenhagen, DK
Pole #2, Polite Limitation, W139, Amsterdam, NL
2012
After the Buzz, KunstVlaai 12, St. Nicolaas Lyceum, NL
Artist Previously known as Student, P.ART, Zwolle, NL
Gerrit Rietveld Graduation Show, Amsterdam, NL
Looking Up, Kunstpodium T, Tilburg, NL
OMG, Oude kerk, Amsterdam, NL
2011
This side Up, Glass Pavilion, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL
KE11, Kunstnernes Efterårs udstilling, Den Frie, DK
SEE YOU, Cooper Union, NYC, USA
2010
A String has Two Ends, OT301, Amsterdam, NL
SFINX, Orgelpark, Amsterdam,NL
Kunstvlaai 2010, Kultuurpark Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, NL
2009
Site Specific, Noordorphstraat 22, Amsterdam, NL
Uncut, De Brakke Grond, Amsterdam, NL
2020, Helligånds kirken, Copenhagen, DK

Grants / Awards / Publications

2022
Work stipendium granted by Statens Kunstfond, DK
2021
Kulturministeriets Kunstneriske Sommeraktiviteter, DK
Production grant by Statens Kunstfond, DK
2020
Work stipendium granted by Statens Kunstfond, DK
2019
Work stipendium granted by Statens Kunstfond, DK 
2018          
Awarded the honorary membership to Glasgow Sculpture Studio, Glasgow, UK
Gilbert Bayes Trust scholarship, UK
2017
Knudhøjgaards Fond scholarship, DK
The Thomas and Margaret Roddan Trust Scholarship, UK
2016
Oticon Fonden scholarship, DK
Augustinus Fonden Scholarship, DK
2013
Granted by Mondriaan Fonds, Young Talent START STIPENDIUM, NL
This side Up,  Mister Motley, Magazine, NL
2012
KunstpodiumT, Meester/Leerling 2012, Publication, NL
Maybe you should have been there, Tempt Magazine #10, NL
2011
KE11 publication, Den Frie, DK
2010
Ragnvald & Ida Blix Fond scholarship, DK 

Residencies / Workshops / Lectures

2021
Statens Værksteder for Kunst, Residency, Copenhagen, DK
SOAP Artist Talk: Emilia Bergmark and Maria Gondek in
conversation with Nanna Balslev Strøjer, Art Week Copenhagen, DK
2019
Getting the Drill, PowerTool workshop for women, Swap Market og Glasgow Tool Library, UK
2015
Manchester Metropolitan University, Visiting artist and lecturer, Manchester, UK
2014
Wiolators Blackpool Edition, Residency at Supercollider, Blackpool, UK
Hotel Kapel Maria Residency, Hoorn, NL
School of the Damned, lecture at Ruskin School of Art, London, UK
Inventing Art workshop, visiting artist, European Exchange Academy, Beelitz, DE
2013
The Temporary Department of Time and Space, Assisting Teacher, W139, NL
Schloss Gleina, Residency, Gleina, DE
Sculpture workshop, visiting artist, European Exchange Academy, Beelitz, DE
Big Mother Nature Baby workshop, visiting artist, Holbæk Lilleskole, Holbæk, DK
Volume workshop, visiting artist, BGK, Ringsted Galleriet, DK
2012
Den Store Pærevælling workshop, visiting artist, Fluks Festival, Kosør, DK
Leerling/Meester 2012, Academic residency at KunstpodiumT, Tilburg, NL
2010
European Exchange Academy residency, EEA, Beelitz Heilstatten, DK