Marzena Krzeminska-Baluch


Marzena Krzeminska-Baluch

Wroclaw, , POLAND

ABOUT

Marzena Krzemińska Baluch Born in Wrocław in 1980 E-mail: mkrzeminska80@gmail.com; m.krzeminska@asp.wroc.pl www.marzenakrzeminska.com In 2006, she received the Master of Arts degree at the Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Fine Arts in Wrocław. Since 2007, she has been employed at the diploma-granting Art Glass Workshop ran by Professor Małgorzata Dajewska. Since 2016, she has been working as the Internationalization Commissioner at the Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Fine Arts in Wrocław. In 2018, she received the Doctor of Arts degree at her alma mater. Awards and distinctions: In 2006, she received the Minister of Culture and National Heritage Scholarship (Warsaw). In 2009, she received the “Młoda Polska” art scholarship from the Minister of Culture and National Heritage (Warsaw). In 2011, she received the Marshal of Lower Silesian Voivodeship Art Scholarship (Wrocław). In the same year, she was selected as the "Emerging Artist in Residence" for a scholarship granted by the Pilchuck Glass School in the USA and was awarded with a honorary mention in the “All You Need Is Glass” contest, organized by TGK Competition in Germany. In 2012, she became a Teaching Assistand at the Pilchuck Glass School in Stanwood, USA and reached the final stage in the "Emerge 2012" international competition organized by Bullseye Project, Portland, OR, USA. She was also a laureate of the final competition exhibition „European Glass Context 2012”, Bornholm, Denmark. In 2013, she received an art scholarship at the Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, USA. In 2014, she was invited to participate in an art residency at the North Land Creative Glass Centre in Lybster, Scotland, organized by Prof. Jane Bruce from the Pratt Institute, NYC, USA. In 2015, she was honoured with the "Visiting Artist” position at the Ball State University School of Art, M. Glick Centre For Glass, Muncie, IN, USA. In 2015, she participated in the "Highland Inspiration" art residency at the North Land Creative Glass Centre in Lybster, Scotland; she received a honorary mention in the "Warm Glass Prize 2015" international competition in Wrighton, Great Britain; she won the „Talente 2015” in Munich, Germany. In 2016, she worked as Visiting Scholar/ Visiting Artist at Ball State University School of Art, Muncie, IN, USA and received the Silver Award (second prize) in the "Emerge 2016" international competition organized by Bullseye Project, Portland, OR, USA. In 2016, she received a honorary mention in the "Warm Glass Prize 2016" international competition in Wrighton, Great Britain and participated in the "Fresh Horizons" art residency at the North Land Creative Glass Centre in Lybster. She was also the 2016 laureate of the „European Glass Context 2016”, Bornholm, Denmark. Her individual show „Break, Mend, Fold” was organized by the Bullseye Project, Portland, OR, USA. In 2018, she received the „Silver Award” at the Toyama Intenational Glass Exhibition, Japan. She participated in several dozen individual and group shows in Poland and other countries.

ARTIST TYPE

  • kilnforming
  • casting
  • fusing/slumping
  • coldwork/engraving