Born 1984 in Lodz, Poland. Lives and works in the United States.

Education
2011-2012 Manchester Metropolitan University, MA Fine Arts, UK
2008-2011 Manchester Metropolitan University, BA Fine Arts, First Class Honours, UK
1999-2003 Private Secondary Art School in Lodz, Poland

Selected Solo exhibitions
2017 Beneath the Surface, Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery, Davie, Florida, USA

2016 Feeling Good About Things, New School House Gallery, York, UK
2014 Blast of Absolute, BAC Bogota Arte Contemporaneo, Bogota, Colombia

2014 Revision of Displacement, Galeria Bogota, Nogales School, Bogota, Colombia
2014 State of Escape, The Studios, New Mills, UK
2013 Myriad of Alterity, Liebre Gallery, Madrid, Spain

 

Art Fairs and Biennale
2016 London Art Fair (solo) showing with BAC, Bogota Arte Contemporaneo, London, UK

2015 Harrogate International Visual Art Expo, Hive, Harrogate, UK
2014 Berliner Liste, showing with BAC, Bogota Arte Contemporaneo in Berlin, Germany
2013 Other Art Fair, showing with New Blood Art, London, UK
2012 Manchester Contemporary, showing with Castlefield Gallery, Manchester, UK

 

Scholarships, Residencies, Fellowships

2016 Fondazione Per L’Arte Residency Fellowship, Rome, Italy
2015 National Open Art Competition Residency at Royal College of Arts, London, UK
2012 Scholarship at Dresden Academy of Arts, Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden, Germany

 

Competitions, Prizes and Awards
2017 First Place for Interstate Group Exhibition, CWU Sarah Spurgeon Gallery, Ellensburg, WA, USA
2017 Idaho Arts Commission Quick Grant for Individual Artists, Boise, ID, USA
2016 Idaho Arts Commission Quick Grant for Individual Artists, Boise, ID, USA
2014 Second Prize for Montclair Studio, Aljira, Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, New Jersey, USA
2014 Finalist for The Combat Prize, Livorno, Italy
2014 Finalist for The Williams Drawing Prize, Connecticut, USA
2013 Shortlisted for Art Gemini Prize, Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery, London, UK
2012 NOAC Prize for the best from North of England, National Open Art Competition, Chichcester, UK
2012 Saatchi New Sensations, Victoria House, London, UK
2012 The Door Prize – for Painting (shortlisted), Centrespace Gallery, Bristol, UK
2011 Shortlisted for The Tiltle Prize, Blank Media Collective, Manchester, UK

 

Collections
Fondazione Per’l Arte, Rome Italy
Siena Institute, Siena, Italy
Beda’s work has been placed in numerous public and private collections internationally.

 

Group exhibitions
2017 The Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster, NJ , USA (UPCOMING)
2017 CWU Sarah Spurgeon Gallery, Ellensburg, WA, USA (UPCOMING)
2017 Daab Gallery, Ventura, California, USA (UPCOMING)
2017 Axis Gallery curated by Mat Gleason, Sacramento, California, USA

2016 RAW, Rome Art Week, showing with Fondazione Per L’Arte
2016 Waterside Art Centre, Manchester, UK
2016 Ambition and Identity, Home Project, Manchester, UK

2015 40×40, GX Gallery, London, UK
2015 ING EYE exhibition, Mall Galleries, London, UK
2015 Carven Gallery, London, UK
2015 Fresh Paint Biennial, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
2015 Platform Open, Harrogate, UK
2015 How the lights gets in, New Blood Art, London, UK
2015 Pritchard Gallery, Moscow, Idaho, USA
2015 Detail, The Unsher Gallery, Lincoln, UK
2015 Feria, Minan Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

2014 Detail, Transition Gallery, London, UK
2014 The Image of the Emotion, BAC, Bogota, Arte Contemporaneo, Bogota, Colombia
2014 9th National Juried Exhibition, Axis Gallery, Sacramento, CA, USA
2014 Viewpoints 2014, Alijira, Centre for Contemporary Art, Newark, New Jersey, USA
2014 National Juried Exhibition, The Batesville Area Arts Council, Batesville, Arizona, USA
2014 Detail, H Project Space, Bangkok, Thailand

2013 Not Just for Christmas, Contemporary Art Society, Manchester, UK
2013 New Perspective in Painting, Studio Gallery, New Mills, UK
2013 Machines, Union Street Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA
2013 In the Flesh, Target Gallery, Alexandria, VA, USA
2013 5th Annual contemporary Exhibition, Ludlow Open, Ludlow, UK
2013 Schools of Art. Vol. 3, Oktogon der HfBK Dresden, Dresden, Germany
2013 Petty Theft, Launch f18, New York, USA

2012 NOAC, Prince’s Foundation Gallery, London, UK
2012 Microarte., Liebre Gallery, Madrid, Spain
2012 NOAC winners show, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, UK
2012 NOAC, Minerve Gallery, Chichester, UK
2012 New Sensations 2012, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
2012 Manchester Contemporary, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester, UK
2012 53 Degrees, School House Gallery, York, UK
2012 Heads & Whole – Talking Heads, Abbey Walk Gallery, Grimsby, UK
2012 60 Drawings, Bankley Gallery, Manchester, UK
2012 NW Graduates Show, Neo: Gallery, Bolton, UK

2011 Annual Exhibition, Hive Projects Space, Rochdale, UK
2011 Open Studios Days, Rogue Artists Studios, Manchester, UK
2011 New Creative Talents, 5Plus Architects, Manchester, UK
2011 Drawing Connection, Institute of Art, Siena, Italy
2011 Best in Show, New Continental – They Eat Culture, Preston, UK
2011 Northern Graduates, Curwen Gallery, London, UK
2011 ‘Heads’ Rochdale Arts Festival, Hive Project, Rochdale, UK
2011 Piotrkowskie Biennial, ODA Piotrkow, Piotrkow, Poland
2011 Art Crawl Festival, Manchester Art Crawl, Piccadilly Place, Manchester, UK
2011 X Edition of Open Exhibition, Lodz, Poland
2010 Mixed Show, See Gallery, Manchester, UK

 

Artist talks

2017 Artist Talk at Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery, Davie, FL, USA
2016 Artist Talk ‘Beyond Painting’ at University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, USA
2014 Artist Talk and Workshop, Nogales School, Bogota, Colombia
2012 Heads&Whole – Talking Heads, Abbey Walk Gallery, Grimsby, UK
2012 Encontro II de Novos Artistas, Santiago de Compostella, Spain
2011 Presentation of Paintings, Open Culture Project, Eccles Youth Centre, UK

 

Employment

2016 Adjunct at University of Idaho, ID, USA
2006 Peter and The Wolf, Suzieh Templeton, SE-MA-FOR Studio Lodz, Lodz Poland
The animation got an Oscar Prize in 2008.
2003 Ichtis, Marek Skrobecki, SE-MA-FOR Studio Lodz, Lodz, Poland

 

Selected Publications
2017 Hear My Voice, Bartosz Beda, Zebra One Gallery, London, UK

2016 INPA 6 (International Painting Annual), Manifest Gallery, Ohio, USA

2014 detail, Transition Gallery, London, UK

2014 Emerging Drawing Prize, Winners Catalog, USA
2014 Catalog of 9th National Juried Exhibition, Axis Gallery, Sacramento, CA, USA

2012 Winners Catalog, National Open Art Competition, Chichcester, UK
2012 ‘New Sensations’ Saatchi Art Gallery, London, UK
2012 The Art Catlin Guide (40 most promising artists in the UK), London, UK

 

Selected Articles/Press

The Guardian, article, London, UK, 20.05.2017
NatWest, article, London, UK, 01.02.2017
Art Chowder, article, Spokane, WA 01.02.2017

Spekesman Review, Spokane, WA 01.07.2016
Inlander, Spokane, WA, USA 01.07.2016
Met Magazine Autumn / Winter 2016, Manchester, UK  25.10.2016
York Press, York, UK, 01.03.2016
Expose Art Magazine, USA 01 Dec 2016

Fresh Pain Magazine, UK  01 Oct 2015
Article in Manchester Evening News, UK 20 July 2015
Featured in Ann Arbor News Magazine, USA 01 May 2015
Review of solo exhibition Blast of Absolute, USA 01 Jan 2015
Featured in Exposed Magazine USA 01 Dec 2014
Interview for Arteon, Art Magazine in Poland 01 Sept 2014
Interview by Emily Spicer for Studio International, UK 22 July 2014
Featured in the Independent, UK 01 June 2014
Featured in the Guardian, UK 01 June 2013
Radcliffe Times Interview by Tui Benjamin, UK 30 May 2013
Featured in Radio 4’s consumer affairs programme “You & Yours” by Catherine Carr: Art as an investment, London, UK
The Telegraph, UK
National Open Art Competition, UK
AN Magazine – Interview by Richard Taylor, UK
Manchester Contemporary Art Fair , UK 2012
AxisWeb, Mastars UK 2012
Creative Times, UK  2011
Film Polski, Poland

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