bio

maria glyka
accredited lecturer of the university of derby
vakalo art and design college

studies

mfa (distinction)/ slade school of fine art/ ucl/ 2006/ bursary of the greek state scholarships foundation
ba (hons)/ athens school of fine arts/ 2002
certificate in graphic design/ vakalo art and design college/ 1993

teaching experience
2015_      contemporary art practice/ slade summer school of art/ ucl/ london/ uk
2009-to date_ ba and ma visual communication and illustration/ vakalo art and design collegeathens/ greece 
2012-2014_ institute for protection of children with special needs/ art classes/ athens/ greece
2006-2010_ utopia project/ asfa summer workshop / series of lectures and seminars/ athens school of fine arts/ crete/ greece
2007-2008_ lecturer in the department of fine and applied arts/ university of western macedonia/ greece
2007-2008_ graphic design guest tutor/ vakalo art and design college/ athens/ greece
2007_      guest tutor/ artist in residence/ slade summer school of art/ ucl/ london/ uk
2000-2003_ graphic design assistant tutor/ vakalo art and design college/ athens/ greece

visual communication professional experience
1993-to date__in house and freelance illustrator and graphic designer in the field of creative and production areas. 
(selection)
2010__utopia/ utopia project archive 2006-2010 published by athens school of fine arts/ publications
2008__roberto cossa's “la nona”/ theatrical play/ stage and costume design
2007__fytro allatini packaging/ illustrations
2006-2007__madame figaro magazine/ illustrations
2001-2003__kid’s fun magazine/ illustrations
1996-2003__ilsp/ the institute for language and speech processing / multimedia educational programs and dictionariesillustrations
1998-1999__synthesis creative office/ catalogues/ design / illustration
1996-1998__graphic design and photography studio a.m.markouart direction
1995__point zero/ bbdogroup/ goodys playground/ illustration
1994-1996__scorpios ii/ pre -press house/ graphic designer/ pre-production coordinator/ film and montage
1993-1994__cdu design consultants/ bbdo group/ graphic designer

exhibitions

june 2015_ bohemia club/ st leonards on sea/ uk
april 2015_ babel fragments revisited/ metamatic: taf/ athens/ greece
december 2014_ evocative objects (solo show)/ beton 7/ athens/ greece
august 2014_"..weeds, those trojans.." - natures aesthetic preservation and human intervention - aspects of utopia and dystopia (solo show)/ bookshop projectspace/ skaftfell institute for visual arts/ seydisfjordur/ iceland
september 2013__lamentations, hoots and a few jubilations/ re-culture ii/ visual arts and diversity in a reflecting europe/ patras
october 2012__mobility and identity/ re-culture i/ patras
october 2012__to the limits of togetherness/ the symptom projects/ amfissa/ greece
january 2011__utopia/dystopia/ institute of contemporary greek art/ athens
january 2011__utopia project archive 2006-2010/ institute of contemporary greek art/ athens
december 2010__ ten visual artists teachers of vakalo/ vakalo art and design college/ athens 
october 2010__che puro ciel! by mycobacterium tuberculosis/ experimentation on the opera orfeo ed euridice by ch.w. gluck/ amphitheater of sotiria hospital/ athens
june 2010__mycobacterium tuberculosis project/ the sotiria project-memory and disease in visual arts discourse/ sotiria hospital/ athens
june 2010__shelf/ whitstable biennale 2010/ whitstable/ uk
march 2010__shelf / copeland industrial park/ london
september 2009__1000+1 prax(e)is/  french institute/ 2nd biennale thessaloniki
august 2009__burn(all)e utopia and youth/ athens school of fine arts/ rethymno/ greece
may 2008__through a glass darkly/ kenny schachter rove gallery/ london
march 2008__flow/ cca/ andraxt/ mallorca/ spain
february 2008__happy new year 2008/ platformes at fournos theatre/ athens
january 2008__in focus/ seattle art museum gallery/ seattle/ washington/ usa
january 2008__centrum///london/ centrum/ port townsend/ washington/ usa
october 2007__phase space/ brunswick gallery/ london
september 2007__absence of the present/ can marques contemporaneo/ palma de mallorca/ spain
july 2007__city index 2/ easa 07/ kormoranos/ elefsina/ greece
august 2007__souvenirs from a labyrinth/ slade school of fine art/ london
may 2007__les demoiselles d' avignon/ 100 years after/ athens cultural centre/ athens
april 2007__the golden age/ a.antonopoulou.art/ athens
july 2007__the lowry/ salford quays
april 2007__jerwood contemporary painters/bay arts/ cardiff
february 2007__jerwood contemporary painters/ jerwood space/ london june 2006__ma degree show/ slade school of fine art/ london
may 2006__celeste prize/ the well/ london
april 2006__light and color/ woburn square/ slade school of fine art/ london
november 2005__gemine muse/ ernst museum/ budapest/ hungary
october 2005__new work/ interim show/ slade school of fine art/ london
may 2005__videoart/ 5 days of video art and installations/ ergostasio/ athens
march 2005__slade mfa painting in the westminster university/ londo march 2003__ba degree show/ athens school of fine arts/ ergostasio/ athens
october 2002__2nd biennale of students of schools of fine art in greece/ creta maris/ crete
june 2002__the 6th painting studio asfa/ cultural centre/ argos.
november 2001__the studios of asfa/ educative institution of national bank of greece-asfa-the news of arts
september 2001__a different exhibition space/ central train station of piraeus/ athens
july 2001__wireless world/ info quest/ athens.
june 2001__exercise on time/ cultural centre hellenic world/ athens.

coordination/ organization/ curating

october 2013__lamentations, hoots and a few jubilations/ re-culture ii/ visual arts and diversity in a reflecting europe/  patras/ greece
october 2012__mobility and identity/ re-culture i/ patras/ greece
july 2006-2010__utopia project (coordinator and assistant organizer of the annual workshop) athens school of fine arts/ rethymno/ crete
january 2010__utopia project archive 2006-2010/ athens school of fine arts/ institute of contemporary art/ athens

residencies
august 2014__skaftfell/ institute for visual arts/ seydisfjordur/ iceland
july 2010__utopia and nature/ utopia project_athens school of fine arts/ rethymno/ crete/ greece
july 2009__utopia and youth/ utopia project_athens school of fine arts/ rethymno/ crete/ greece
january 2008__centrum///london/ centrum/ port townsend/ washington/ usa
august 2007__slade school of fine art/ summer school artist in residence/ london
july 2006__utopia/island/ residency/ athens school of fine art/ rethymno/crete
june 2005__young artist's printmaking residency/ venice printmaking/ italy

awards

february 2007__jerwood contemporary painters/ winning award/ london
september 2005__gemine muse 2005 twin museums/ young artists in european museums/ winning award
october 2003__winning scholarship award/ greek state scholarship foundation/ iky
september 2001__a different exhibition space/ winning award/ ministry of transportation/ central train station of piraeus

publications
table: a boundary situation/ p. 27-29/ utopia/ utopia project archive 2006-2010/
published by athens school of fine arts  2010/ isbn 978-960-6842-10-8


conferences
september 2014_drha2014_digital research in the humanities and arts_design collaboration: intentions and tensions/ curating spaces
july 2011__utopia, crisis, justice/ 12th international conference of the utopian studies society (europe)/ university of cyprus/ nicosia/ cyprus

artist talks

july 2015__ slade school of fine art/ slade summer school/ london/
august 2014__ skaftfell/ institute for visual arts/ projectspace/ seydisfjordur/ iceland
august 2007__ slade school of fine art/ summer school artist in residence/ london

artist books

utopia and nature/ artist book/ utopia project/ handmade and digital offset/ ed. 50 copies/ 2010
utopia and youth/ artist book/ utopia project/ digital prints/ ed/ 100 copies/ 2009
utopia and praxis/ artist book/ utopia project/ handmade/ ed 30 copies/ 2008
les demoiselles d'avignon/ 100 years after/ artist book/ digital prints/ handmade/ ed. 4 books/ 2007
maria glyka at the cca/ on the occasion of flow at the cca majorca/ issuu/  2007
light and color/ artist book/ screenprint/ handmade/ ed. 15 books/ 2006
previously rendered ii/ slade mfa painting in the westminster university/ london/ 2005
studio work for market place/ gemine muse/ budapest/ artist book/ issuu/ 2005

art exhibition catalogues

re-culture ii/ art in progress/ patras/ greece
re-culture i/ art in progress/ patras/ greece
to the limits of togetherness/ the symptom projects/ amfissa/ greece
ten visual artists teachers of vakalo/ vakalo art and design college/ athens 
shelf/ whitstable biennale/ 2010
1000+1 prax(e)is/  2nd biennale thessaloniki/ 2009
through a glass darkly/ kenny schachter rove gallery/ london/ 2008
the golden age/ athens 2007
jerwood contemporary painters/ jerwood space/ london/ 2007
celeste prize/ the well/ london/ 2006
gemine muse/ young artists in european museums/ 2005
the studios of asfa/ educative institution of national bank of greece/ athens/ 2001
wireless world/ info quest/ athens 2001
exercise on time/ cultural centre hellenic world/ athens/ 2001


book design
march 2014__heath bunting/ how to build a new legal identity/ frown publishing
january 2010__utopia/ utopia project archive 2006-2010/ athens school of fine arts publishing