Maria Gondek

Born 1985 in Denmark.

Based in Glasgow UK.

UK 00447519672276

DK 0045 23321299



2016 - 2018     MFA Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, UK

2014 - 2015     School of The Damned (SOTD) alternative MA.

2008 - 2012     Audio Visual VAV (BFA), Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL

Spring 2011     Cooper Union, for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York, USA

Spring 2008     Kunsthøjskolen Thorstedlund, School of Fine Arts, Frederikssund, DK


Selected Exhibitions

2018       MFA Degree Show, Glasgow School of Art, 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, RUS

               Tounge Fest, Glasgow Arches, Glasgow, UK

               Interim Show, Ried Gallery, GSA, Glasgow, UK

               So Natural, LikeALittleDisaster, IT

2016       A Random Piece of Something, Tontine Building, 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, Reykjavik, IS

               Staff Art Show, Phillips, London, UK

               Buisness As Usual, Turf Project, London, UK

               PRISM Manchester, Federation House, Manchester, UK

               Business As Usual, Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun, Leeds, UK 

               PROBLEMS, SOTD degreeshow, The Horse Hospital, London, UK   

2014       SOTD X STCFTHOTS, Set the Controles for the Heart of the Sun, Leeds, UK

               Frickin' Weekend, Milcote House, London, UK

               School of The Damned interim show, Five Years, London, UK

               Staff Art Show, Phillips, London, UK

               Wiolators Blackpool Edition, Supercollider, Blackpool, UK

               Before the Transit After the Shift, Hotel Kapel Maria, Hoorn, NL 

               Out of Order - on the nature of materials, Leth & Gori, Copenhagen, DK 

               Prospects and Concepts, Fan Nelle Fabriek, Rotterdam Artfair 2014, 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, NL   

               60sec short film festival
, Copenhagen, DK 

               24 H oost, Outline, Amsterdam, NL

               Pole #2 Polite Limitation, W139, Amsterdam, NL

2012       After the Buzz, KunstVlaai 2012, St. Nicolaas Lyceum, Amsterdam. NL

               Artist Previously known as Student, P.ART of your life, Zwolle, NL

               Gerrit Rietveld Graduation show 2012, 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, Den Frie, Copenhagen. DK

               End of Year Show , Cooper Union, NYC.

               SEE YOU, Cooper Union, NYC.

2010       Turningpoint, OT301, Amsterdam, NL

               A string has two ends, OT301, Amsterdam, NL

               SFINX, Orgelpark, Amsterdam, NL

               Crossing Points 2010, Beelitz Heilstätte, DE

               Kunstvlaai 2010, Cultuurpark Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, NL

               Okynnes, Swedish Art Magazine, SE

               Site Specific, Noordorphstraat 22, Amsterdam, NL

2009       Uncut, De Brakke Grond, Amsterdam, NL

               2020, Helligånds kirken, Copenhagen, DK

2008       Endshow, Kunsthøjskolen Thorstedlund, Fredeirkssund, DK

               Endshow, Technology and Communication , Copenhagen, DK

Residencies / Projects / Teaching

2015     Guest Teacher/Visiting artist, MMU Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK

2014     'Inventing Art' workshop, Visiting artist, EEA14, Beelitz Heilstätten, DE

2013     'Inventing Art' workshop, Visiting artist, EEA13Beelitz Heilstätten, DE

             'Big Mother Nature Baby' workshop, Visiting artist, Holbæk Lilleskole, Holbæk, DK

             The Temporary Department of Time and Space
, Assisting teacher, project by Tobias Karlsson, W139, Amsterdam, NL

             'Volume' workshop, Visiting artist, BGK, Ringsted, DK

2012     'Den Store Pærevælling' workshop, Visiting artist, Fluks Festival, Kosør, DK

             Comity for EEA12 Residency, Minerva Ar Academy Groningen, NL.

              Leerling/Meester 2012, Tilburg, NL

2011     Nathaniel Mellors, 'The Nest', Building up exhibition, Cobra Museum, Amstelveen, NL

2010     Curating 'Turningpoint', OT301, Amsterdam, NL

             EEA10, European Exchange Academy, Reidency, Beelitz Heilstätten, DE

             Working Student/technical assistant, Graduation show 10, Gerrit Rietveld Academy, NL

             Basicyear Entrance Comity, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL



Grants / Publications / Talks

2017      Granted by Gilbert Bayes Trust, UK  

  Granted by Knudhøjgaards Fond, DK

              Granted by The Thomas and Margaret Roddan Trust Scholarship, Scotland, UK 

2016     Granted by Oticon Fonden, DK

              Granted by Augustinus Fonden, DK

2015      Lecture and tutorials at MMU, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK

2014      Ruskin School of Art, SOTD presentation, UK

2013      Granted the Mondriaan Fonds STARTSTIPENDIUM 2013

              Meester/Leerling publication 2011/2012, NL

2012      'Maybe you should have been there', Tempt Magazine #10, NL

              'This side UP', Mister Motley, Magazine, NL

2011      'KE11', Exhibition Catalogue, Den Frie, Copenhagen, DK.

              A Guide for Dirty People', Mister Motley, NL

2010      Granted by the Ragnvald & Ida Blix' Fond. DK