BIO

MARTA LECH Born in 1979, Wrocław, Poland. 2000-2005 Academy of Fine Arts in Wrocław. MFA at Graphic Department in 2005. Since 2008 Printmaking Instructor at printmaking studio PGA “Światowid” in Wrocław.

AWARDS:
-II Award at XI Polish Woodcut and Linocut Quadrennial, BWA Olsztyn, Poland 2015
-First Award, XII Baltic States Biennale of Graphic Art “Kaliningrad – Koenigsberg 2015”, Kaliningrad Art Gallery, Russia 2015
-Grand Prize, 4th Bangkok Triennale International – Print and Drawing Exhibition, Bangkok Art and Cultural Centre (BACC), Thailand 2015
-Award of the Union of Bulgarian Artists for young artist, 7th International Print Art Triennial, UBA Gallery, Sofia, Bulgary 2014
-Award of the International Foundation “Cyril and Metodii”, 7th International Print Art Triennial, Sofia, Bulgary 2014
-Grand Prix 2013, SplitGraphic Biennial, Old City Hall in Split, Croatia 2013
-II Award Ex Aequo, Gardens – Painting Competition, BWA Wałbrzych, Poland 2013
-Commendation of 12th Gielniak Graphic Arts Competition, Muzeum Karkonoskie, Jelenia Góra, Poland 2013
-Honourable Mention at  X Polish Woodcut and Linocut Quadrennial, BWA Olsztyn, Poland 2011
-Northern Print International Residency Prize, International Print Biennale, Northern Print Gallery, Newcastle, England 2011
-Clifford Chance Purchase Prize, International Print Biennale, Newcastle, England 2011
-Honourable Mention at International Print Biennial Caixanova, Ourense, Spain 2010
-The President of I.J.Paderewski Culture Foundation Award, 1st Painting Competition, The Palace of Fine Arts in Cracov Poland 2008
-Honourable Mention at 5th International Triennial of Graphic Arts Transfers: Competition Prize Winnners 2004-2007, Inter-Kontakt-Grafik, Old Town Hall in Prague, Czech Republic 2007
-Gaz Metro Public Award, 5th International Contemporary Print Biennial Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, Canada 2007
-Grand Prize, 14th Seoul Space Print Biennial, Seoul Museum of Art, South Korea 2006
-Space Group Purchuase Prize, 14th Seoul Space Print Biennial, Seoul, South Korea 2006
-The The Best Diploma Title – Polish  Print 2005 – awarded by International Print Triennial Association SMTG – Cracow, Poland 2005
-Henkel Art Award – Drawing Competition, Warsaw-Vienna, Poland-Austria 2005
-Award at 2nd edition of Samsung Art Master Competition – Real Colours, Warsaw, Poland 2005
-H.Chrostowska Prize at the 5th Polish Print Triennial, BWA Katowice, Poland 2003

AUTHOR’S EXHIBITIONS:
-Light/Svjetlost, Gallery of University Library in Split, Croatia 2015
-Marta Lech – Linocuts, Clifford Chance, London, England 2011 – pdf
-Drawing and sculpture exhibition in “SATYRYK-ONA” project – Modjeska’s Theatre, Legnica, Poland 2009
-Body – drawing exhibition during Festival of Body, Artmania, Wrocław, Poland 2007
-The Best Diploma 2005 – Polish Print,  Polish Institute Stockholm, Sweden 2006
-The Best Diploma 2005 – Polish Print, Oko dla sztuki 2, Kraków, Poland 2006
-Light – linocuts, Museum of Academy of Fine Arts in Wrocław, Poland 2006
-Diploma exhibition “Light”, Hall of Academy of Fine Arts in Wrocław, Poland 2005
-Drawing and painting, All art is quite useless – Esra Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium 2003

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
-”Vous avez dit…ESTEMPE?”, Salle d’Exposition – Guyancourt, France 2010
-Daniel Chodowiecki Prize Competition of Polish print and drawing. Prize winners and awarded artist 1993-2007, Akademie der Künste in Berlin, Germany 2009
-“Herzlich wir kommen”, Pokusa Gallery, Wiesbaden, Germany 2007
-Pro Figura V, Art Fuhrmann Galerie, Rostock, Germany 2006
-Visual Alphabet  – BWA Awangarda Gallery, Wrocław 2004

deteiled list of exhibitions in PDF file: MARTA_LECH_CV_EN