Marzena Krzemińska-Baluch

Graduated from the Faculty of Ceramics and Glass at the Academy of Fine Arts in Wrocław, Poland, 2006. Since 2007 she has been employed as teaching staff in this faculty in the Glass Department. Since 2018 she has been working there as an assistant professor at the Art Glass Studio. In 2006–2007 she worked as a designer in the Villa Glass Studio, Krosno, Poland.
She has received numerous grants and awards, including the Scholarship from the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage Young Poland, 2006, 2009. In 2011 she was selected as an Emerging Artist in Residence at the Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA, the USA. She was teaching assistant there in 2012 and obtained a full scholarship in 2013. She received the Emerge 2016 Silver Award in the international kiln formed glass competition, organized by Bullseye Project, Portland, OR, the USA. She has also received the International Silver Award, the Toyama International Exhibition, the Toyama Glass Art Museum, Toyama, Japonia, 2018.
In 2015 and 2016 she was invited as a Visiting Professor to the Ball State College of Fine Arts at the Ball State University, Muncie, IN, the USA. She led workshops for students of the Tokyo University of Art, Tokyo, Japan, 2019.
She has participated in 4 individual exhibitions in Poland, the Netherlands, and the USA, and in over 70 group exhibitions in Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Japan, Latvia, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, the USA, and Poland.
Her work is represented in a number of public collections, including: the Ernsting Foundation, Alter Hof Herding, Coesfeld, Germany; Museum Jan van der Togt, Amstelveen, the Netherlands; Marlin K. Glick Centre for Glass, Muncie, the USA; the Karkonosze Museum, Jelenia Góra, Poland; the Glass Heritage Centre, Krosno, Poland; the Rakusuitei Art Museum, Toyama; the National Museum in Wrocław, as well as in private collections in Poland and abroad.
She loves travelling.