Magdalena Gluszak - Holeksa

(b. 1990)

Polish artist based in London, UK



2021                                   Re:store Re:new Re:imagine (online), Willesden Gallery, London

2020                                   36th Annual Open Exhibition (online), Southwark Park Galleries, London

                                           Emergent Vision, Uncovered Collective,  Safe house, London

                                           (Postponed) Three Landscapes, The Art Spaces, Islington, London 

2019                                   ARTIQ The Graduate Art Prize, Herbert Smith Freehills, London 

                                           Capsticks Solicitors PLC, Wimbledon 

                                           Orbit UK Art Graduates Show, OXO Tower Wharf, London

                                           MFA Fine Arts Degree Show, Wimbledon College of Arts

                                           Postopia, Ugly Duck, London

                                           Who Will Provide?, Crypt Gallery, London

2018                                   Window 71, Broad Lane, London

                                           Beyond The Pale, LOFT, London

                                           Chance, Chelsea College of Arts, London

                                           Conflict, Chelsea College of Arts, London

                                           Uncertainty, Wimbledon College of Arts, London

2017                                   (Solo) Rozczlonkowanie (Dismemberment), COK 'Dom Narodowy', Cieszyn, Poland

2014                                   TURF, OXO Tower Wharf, London

2012                                   Bar - Tur Award, Paradise Row Gallery, London

2011                                   Degree Show, Byam Shaw School of Art, London


2017 - 2019                      MFA Fine Arts - Distinction; Wimbledon College of Arts, University of the Arts London


2011 - 2014                      BA (Hons) Photography, Arts University Bournemouth


2010 - 2011                      Foundation Degree in Art and Desig, Byam Shaw School of Art, Central Saint Martins

Awards and competitions

2019                                  ARTIQ Art Graduate Prize, Shortlist

                                          Hix Award, London, Shortlist

                                          Jackson's Open Painting Prize, London, Shortlist

2018                                  Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation, 2nd Emerging Artist Grant, Canada

2017                                  Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation, 1st Emerging Artist Grant, Canada

2011                                  Bar-Tur Award Annual Photography Competition,  2nd place in 'Lifestyles' category

Publications and interviews

2020                                       Artists Responding To..., Issue 4, publication;

2019                                   Saatchi Art Rising Stars, publication;

                                           Jackson's, interview;

2016                                   Young  Space, interview; 

                                           Art Upon, publication;

Projects and collaborations

2020                                  Assisting 'Studio Improviso' with a mural painting / intervention in a start - up office, Shoreditch, London

                                          Painting commission, Taiwan

2018                                  Collaboration with artist Whitney Jade Halstead on a site specific installation

                                          Are We the Heavy Mountain We Have to Carry?', as part of 'Who Will Provide?' exhibition

                                          at Crypt Gallery, London


Private collections in UK, U.S., South Africa, Asia and Europe

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