Basha Maryanska is an internationally recognized artist and has been exhibiting her art around the world since obtaining her MFA at Academy of Fine Arts in Gdansk, Poland in 1979. She has received awards for her numerous group and solo shows in media ranging from painting, sculpture, installation, fiber art, and performance to photography and graphics.
Fellowship: 1986- Kosciuszko Foundation - NYC,
Education: 1979-1980 – Ecole de Louvre, Paris, France: International Program for Visitors. Subject: Medieval and Early Renaissance Art.
1976-1979- MFA in Painting and Sculpture. Academy of Fine Arts, Gdansk, Poland – Painting, Sculpture, History of Art & Culture, Design.
1972 – 1976 – BA. Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, Poland, in Painting, Sculpture, Design, History of European Art and Culture.
Museum and Private Collections:
The artworks of Basha Maryanska are found at the Permanent Collection of Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, the National Museum of Gdansk, Museum of Casimir Pulaski near Warsaw, and WAH Museum in Brooklyn, NY, has 38 paintings at Leopils Hotel in Krakow at permanent exhibition Poland, Gallery 33 Ostrow Wielkopolski, Poland and in many private collections in Warsaw, Krakow and Gdansk in Poland, in Paris, Grenoble, Aix-en Provence, Limoges, Montpelier and Metz – in France, in Munich, Berlin in Germany, Amsterdam, Hilversum in Holland, London in UK, Stockholm and Umea - Sweden, Vilnus - Lithuania, Prague - Czech Republic, Montreal and Toronto – Canada, Tokyo and Osaka - Japan, Mexico City - Mexico, Washington DC, Chicago IL, Bloomington IN, Boston, MA, and New York City, Brooklyn and Queens, NY, many places in Upstate, NY, and all over the U.S.
She lives and creates in Beacon, NY. She has her Open Studio at Art Centro in Poughkeepsie, NY, which is also her own gallery. She shows her Art, she promotes international and national artists and she teaches painting, komposition and figure drawing from there. She cooperates with many artists and clients nationally and internationally.
Curator of international Contemporary Art shows for Galleries in NYC for 20 years and organizes International Artists residency Programs around the World.Since 1992 to present Art Instructor ( painting all techniques, drawing, composition) at public institutions and colleges. Since 2007 to present- twelve International Artists Residency Programs with conferences, symposiums, lectures and presentations throughout the US and Europe. 2001-1015 - Curator for New Century Artists Gallery, NYC. Since 2016 to present- curator for Jadite Galleries, NY.
Selected biography publications: upon request. “Gallery & Studio” - NYC Art magazine many reviews in local and international publications. Catalogs, publications in the US and Poland. Grant: 1986 .Kosciuszko Foundation in NYC
Awards and distinctions:
March 2018 - Golden Owl Statuette in Vienna, Austria for international achievements in Art and Art promotion internationally. Finalist in National Biennale 2015, Hilton Head, NC. Winner in EWAAC International Show 2015, London, UK. Works in permanent collections: 1. National Museum of Gdansk, Poland. 2. Kazimir Pulaski Museum, Warka near Warsaw, Poland. 3. Harvard Museum, Cambridge, MA 4. Williamsburg Art Historical Center Yuko Nii Collection.
May 2020 - First place award from the International Contemporary Art Room Gallery on Line..
March 2019- ASSEMBLAGE- solo show - new works at Jadite Gallery, NYC . 26 paintings.
January 2019- Adriance Memorial Library, Rotunda Gallery. Poughkeepsie, NY. Retrospective show. 22 paintings
September 2018 - Kotlownia Gallery at Polytechnic Institute of Krakow, Poland. Paintings and Installation.
November 2017- Howland Cultural Center, Beacon, NY-painting for live jazz concert on transparent canvas.
September 2017 - SD Gallery Szucha 8 - Warsaw, Poland. 27 paintings.
June 2017 - Howland Cultural Center in Beacon, NY.Solo show - 30 paintings.
May - August 2017 - RiverWings Gallery - Beacon, NY - gallery representation.
July-October 2016- Cornell Medical Associates, NYC - 15 paintings large and small - solo show.
January 2015 -Artists Palate, Poughkeepsie, NY. - 9 large paintings at the restaurant- gallery.
Two months solo show.
January 2015 - RiverWinds Gallery, Beacon, NY. Basha is a Featured Artist of the month. 14 paintings large, medium and small.
November 2014- ADELANTE STUDIOS. in NYC. TRANS-FORMATION. 14 large sized paintings.
January 2014. PIASA - Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences in NYC. Abstract cityscapes.
October 2013 - Howland Cultural Center, Beacon, NY. THREE AT THE CENTER. with Carol Loizidies and Carol Pepper-Cooper. Paintings.
February 2013- Poughkeepsie, NY. Barrett Art Center " COLORS FROM WITHIN" 26 paintings presented.
December 2012- World Of Art Showcase, Las Vegas NV. Basha has a booth with 14 large paintings.
August 2011 - International Residency Program - Lancut, Poland and final show.July 2011 - Gdansk, Poland - Cafe-Fikcja - 12 paintings.June 2011- Strasbourg, France- Hotel de Warcenau, Alzase - paintings.September 2010 - Art Gallery at the Council of the United Europe, Strasbourg, France, 40 paintings.September 2010- Dom Polonii - Art Gallery, Krakow, Poland - 39 paintings, "METAMORPHOSIS" - with Mira Satryan.June- July 2010. NAWA Gallery, 80 Fifth Ave, NYC, "Imaginary Implications" - 15 paintings. With Lea Wineberg, sculptor.May 2010- Van Buren Gallery, 215 Main Street, New Paltz, NY. " Emotionalism" - 10 paintings. With three other artists: Lubomir Tomaszewski- sculptor, Malina Boreyko and Paul Sandiford.
April 2010 River Winds Gallery, 172 Main Sttreet, Beacon NY. Basha is a Featured Artist. 10 paintings.
April 2010 - La Bella Bistro, New Paltz, NY 20 paintings.
February 2010- Residency Program and solo show at the gallery of Jeannie Maud in Sarasota, FL.
November 2009- Back Room Gallery, 475 Main Street, Beacon, NY - solo show . 17 paintings.
October 2009- Private Mansion at Greenwich, CT - 70 paintings.
October 2009- Bronxville Women's Club, 135 Midland Ave, Bronxville, NY. 30 paintings.
September 2008 - Skulski Gallery, 177 Broadway, Clark, NJ. 28 paintings.
May-September 2008 - Residency at Med Cafe, 12 West 72nd Street, NYC.13 paintings.
December 2007 February 2008 - Kredens Rest. & Club - 66-36 Fresh pond Rd. Ridgewood, NY. 34 paintings.
October 2007- The Bronxville Women’s Club, 135 Midland Ave, Bronxville, NY. 35 paintings.
For a year 2006-2007 has been an artist in residency at Café MOD, Main Street, Catskill, NY, with 26 paintings.
April 2007 – “Shtooka Gallery” – West 38th Street, NYC, Chelsea.
October 2002 - Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, Guttman Library.
June 2002 Amber Gallery - East Village, NYC.
July 2019 - Krakow, Dousa Bulb Gallery, Arts show with 14th International Artists Residency.14 paintings, 3 installations.
July 2019 Warsaw- Poland, Art Show: Kamienica Artystyczna, Foksal 11. Basha curated and organized 13th International Artists Residency. 19 paintings and 3 installations.
May 2019- Beacon, NY. 7th International Artists Residency, curated and organized by Baszka Maryanska. 10 paintings and 30 paper Fiber Art pieces made at the Residency.
December 2018 - NYC Jadite Gallery.Basha's curated show- "Small is Great" with 23 International Artists.
September 2018-m Krakow, Poland - International Artists Residency and group exhibition at Leopolis Hotel.
July/ August 2018 - International Joint Exhibition of International Artists. Inharitage Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY.
June 2018 - Third place in National Juried Show at Great Hollow Nature Preserve & Ecological Research Center.
June 2018 - First place in International juried Art ART ROOM Online Gallery Show.
June 2018- Bojagi International Forum, Seoul, Korea. One tapestry accepted.
May 2018, ArtVale Gallery -The EGG SHOW. Oakland CA. Juried National show. 1 installation.
May 2018- 5th International Artists Residency Program with Conference and Symposium at the Scenic Hudson River Center in Beacon, NY. Two weeks show. 7 paintings and 3 tapestries in this show plus 6 paintings created at the Residency. The residency program created by Basha Maryanska every year.
April/May 2018- Carriage Barn Gallery - New Canaan, CT. USA. SPECTRUM . National juried Abstract show. One painting.April 2018. Artvale Gallery. Oakland, CA. USA.Artvale Gallery. "EGG". Juried national show. One installation piece.
March 2018 - Vienna, Austria. Polish "Oscar" Reward in Visual Arts from the Polish Culture & Science Club. Golden Owl Stauette received.
March 2018- Seoul, Korea. KOREA BOJAGI FORUM. International Fiber Art juried show with personal invitation. One fiber Art Piece.
March 2018 - Raleigh, NC. USA. 311 Gallery, ABSTRACT show. National juried show. One painting.
February 2018- International Internet Gallery- Second AWARD. One painting.
January/February 2018 - Collage Artists of America.Topanga Canyon Gallery.Topanga,CA, USA - juried national show. Members only. 3 small paintings.
November 2017 - River Center, Beacon NY. USA. International Artists Residency, Art Show.
October 2017. Carriage Barn Gallery, New Cannan, CT, USA - national jurried show, two large paintings.
May-June 2017 - BWAC - Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition - national juried show: "Wide Open"
One large painting.
March 2017 - Front Street Gallery, Patterson, NY. USA. National juried show : "UNITY".
March 2017-Howland Cultural Center, Beacon, NY. USA. 100 Women Artists from Hudson Valley.
January,February 2017 - Gallery Art Mid Hudson, Poughkeepsie, NY. USA.- regional group show
December 2016- River Winds Gallery, Beacon, NY - 3 months gallery representation.
October,November2016- Small Works show. Unframed Artists Gallery, New Paltz, NY. USA.
October/November 2016- Autumn in the Hudson Valley- Orange Hall at the SUNY College,Middletown, NY.
September/October 2016- International Artists Residency in Beacon, NY organized by Basha.
The show at the Scenic Hudson - the Red Barn at the Long Dock Park in Beacon, NY.
July 2016 -International Artists Residency organized by Basha. Goluchow, Poland. Two shows after the residency. In the court yard of the castle of Goluchow and at theGallery 33 in Ostrow WLKP, Poland..
July,September 2016- Unframed Artists Gallery, New Paltz, NY, "Our Places", juried group show.July 2016- RiverWinds Gallery, Beacon, NY. ODYSSEY juried group show.
April 2016 - The Gallery of Eastern Hay, Pawling, NY. "Evolution" Jurred show.
March 2016-Summit College Club, NJ - WomensArt 2016- Juried show.
March 2016- Pawling, NY. Gallery @ Eastern Hay. Spring Fever. Juried show.
March 2016- Beacon, NY. Howland Cultural Center. National Women History Month. Juried show.
February 2016- Warsaw, Poland. Eight Plus Gallery. ART FOR PEACE. International Juried Art show.
February 2016- Patterson, NY. Front Street Gallery. SHADOW - juried Show.
January 2016- NYC Montserrat Gallery. Salon Representation.
December 2015. Montserrat Gallery, NYC - Fresh look - artist's portraits show.
November 2015- Paris, France. Art Salon in Carrousel du Louvre. Showing and currating.
October 2015 - London, UK - International Juried Art Showcase, - East-West Art Award.Painting SPACIBILITY sold at this show.
October 2015. Beacon, NY. International Artists Residency Program organized by Basha. Red Barn - River Center in the Long Dock Park on Hudson River, Two weeks program and exhibition.
September 2015- Montserrat Gallery, NYC. Driftwood - juried show.
September 2015- International Residency Program in Myslenice, Poland funded by Polish and French Government Art Departments. Show at Myslencie Art Center Gallery.
July/August 2015- Warsaw, Poland. Eight Plus Gallery.Selected Artworks of the represented artists with national TV program about this show and the gallery program.
June-July 2015- Saphira & Ventura Gallery, NYC. VISIONS group show curated by Basha.
June 2015. NYC. New Century Artists Gallery. ART-5! Five International Featured Artists show. Basha is curating this show.
April 2015. - Hilton Head, SC. National Bennale of Art at Walter Greer Gallery, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina. - Selected by Jury.
March 2015- Howland Cultural Center, Beacon, NY. National Women's History Month - "Women Artists of the Hudson Valley". Juried Show. Participation with 5 paintings.
January 2015. Warsaw , Poland . GALLERY 8+. Group show curated by Irmina Dubaniowska - Kutek.
January 2015 - New Century Artists Gallery, Chelsea, NYC. DREAMS - international show curated by Basha.
January 2015. - LBTHQ- Club, Kingston, NY. With LRA group.
December 2014 - Bashasart Open Studio in Beacon, NY.
International show curated by Basha.
October 2014. Front Street Gallery, Paterson, NY - REFLEXIONS. Juried show.
October 2014- New Century Artists Gallery, Chelsea, NYC. MEMORIES. International show that Basha curated.
September 2014. Marina Gallery in Cold Spring, NY. JUMBLE EXPRESSIONS" International Small works Show curated by Basha Maryanska.
July 2014. Myslenice, Poland. International Residency Program organized by Cultural Depatment of France and Poland.
Large woven hanging structure is made by Basha during this program and is in the permanent international group exhibition at the Gallery Myslenice at the Cultural Center Institute.
June 2014- Palmer Gallery at Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY "18 WAYS of LOOKING at the TREE" with LRA group.
June 2014 - AT CITY'S EDGE, Annapolis, small works group show.
May- June 2014. New Century Artists gallery, NYC. "ART in RESIDENCY". International Contemporary Multimedia Art show curated by basha Maryanska. 8 paintings.
April 2014. From the HeART. Spire Studios. Beacon, NY International group show curated by Basha Maryanska.
March 2014. Residency in Saint Augustine, FL - two weeks international program, work and presentations organized by Basha Maryanska.
March 2014. HIGHLINE SHOW. New Century Artists Gallery, NYC. Basha is curating bthis ninternational group show.
January 2014 - AWAKENING, New Century Artists Gallery, Chelsea, NYC. Featured artists show curated by Basha Maryanska.
December 2013 - NYC - New Century Artists Gallery - SMALL IS GREAT international show.Basha is a curatior.
November 2013 - Orange County Community College Gallery - with LRA Group.
October 2013- Paris, France Gallery of American University of Paris LANDSCAPES IN ALL ITS FORMS. International show.
October 2013.-Chelsea, NYC TUNE -TONE. International Contemporary Art Show.Basha is a curator.
October 2013, Soho, NYC.. Broadway Gallery. GLOBAL PROJECTS ARTISTS AT HOME AND ABROAD.
October 2013. Frederick, MD Gallery East paintings.
November 2013, Middletown, NY. 18 WAYS OF LOOKING AT THE TREE, with LRA Group.
November 1013, Raleigh, NC, ART SHOWCASE.
June 2013. New Century Artists - Chelsea, NYC. International Group show titled UP-SURD. Basha is a curator.
April 2013 - Basha organized International Artists Residency Program in Green Valley, AZ. One group show at the gallery of the Resort. The program was very successful.
February 2013- New Providence Memorial Library- WOMAN ART Exhibition. Curated by Neela Pushparaj.
January 2013- FLUID CATS-Spire Studios, Beacon, NY. with Spire Studios Artists.
January 2013-ALTERNATIVE AVENUES-Highline Loft-with American Society of ContemporaryArtists, Chelsea,NYC.
December 2012- WORLD OF ART SHOWCASE, Las Vegas NV. Contemporary Art Exhibition. Basha has a booth with 14 large paintings.
December 2012.Beacon, NY. Spire Studios "TEMPO RARE" Group show.
November 2012- Carriage Barn, New Canaan, CT. "SMALL WORKS"Juried show.
October 2012-WAH Center, Williamsburd, NY- "GRAND HARVEST" - international juried show.September 2012- BWAC "COMING TO BROOKLYN" Group show.
September 2012. New Century Artists Gallery. "THE CAULDRON" - International Contemporary show curated by Basha Maryanska.
August 2011 - International Residency Program - Lancut, Poland and final show.
July 2012- New Century Artists Gallery. "SUMMER HIGHLIGHTS. Gallery members show.June 2012.- New Century Artists Gallery, NYC. ANTIDOTE International Contemporary Art Show curated by Basha Maryanska.
April 2012 - Mid Hudson Heritage Center. LONG REACH ARTS group of artists . "3x3" show.
April - May 2012 - WAH Center in Williamsburg, NY. "Spring Show" International juried show.
March 2012. New Century Artists Gallery, Chelsea,NYC. CONFIGURATIONS - international group show curated by Basha Maryanska.5 paintings.March 2012. Carriage Barn Art Center, New Canaan, CT. ASCA members show. 3 paintings.
February 2012. Poughkeepsie, NY. Barrett Art Center. New Directions. National Juried show.
January 2012. New Century Artists Gallery, NYC. Selected members show. 6 paintings.January 2012. WAH Center, Williamsburg, NY. SALON - members show.
December 2011 - Warsaw, Poland - Flanders Business Center Gallery SD Wilanow Representation..December 2011- WAH Center-Williamsburg, NY.Juried show "Thread & Glass".
December 2011- Wells Fargo - Rhinebeck NY selected Artists show.
November 2011- NOHO Gallery, NYC - Annual show with American Society of Contemporary Artists.
September 2011- Palmer Gallery at Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY - with LongReachArts Group.August - September 2011 - New York City - "UNDENIABLE TENDENCIES" International Contemporary Art Show. Basha is a curator of this show and is showing one double canvas painting.
June 2011- Howland Cultural Center, Beacon, NY - "LRA in BEACON" . LRA members show.
May 2011- New Century Gallery, Chelsea, NYC, "ECCENTRICITY" - with: David Green, sculpture, Bruce Laird-painting, Bonnie Shanas, Reliefs, Helen Zajkowski - installation. Basha - 9 paintings.May 2011- Sylvia Wald and Po Kim Gallery, SOHO, NYC NAWA Annual show.
April 2011.- New Paltz, NY. "Genetics of Seeds" members & guests show.March 2011. New Century Artists Gallery, NYC. "TOGETHER' Multimedia International show curated by Basha Maryanska. basha is showing 3 paintings.February 2011 - Residency at Celery Barn Gallery, Sarasota, FL. Group show and Arts walk .
Basha is teaching courses: Drawing, Composition and Automatism.
January 2011. Williamsbourg Arts and Histotrical center - WAH - "SALON" members show.December 2010. Unframed Artists gallery, New Paltz, NY "Let it Snow" members show.
Nov. 2010 Unframed Artists gallery, New Paltz, NY. "Let it Snow" Group Exhibition.
July- August 2010 Museum of Science and Industry, ARC Gallery Tampa, FL. "Unseen" National Juried Exhibition. 2 paintings.
May 2010 - Museum of Science and Industry of Tampa, FL, ARC Gallery. 4801 East Fowler Ave. National Juried Show For "EarthVisions" - 2 paintings.May 2010- Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main Street, Beacon, NY. "The World of Artists" -2 paintings. International Women Show with members of NAWA. Basha is a curator and juror.
May 2010- Marion Royael Gallery.410 Main Street, Beacon, NY. Local Group Exhibit.
May 2010- International Art Fair- Stuttgart, Germany.
March 2010- Society of Philippine-American Artists on 5th Ave betw 45th 46th Street. "Woman"show with ASCA members.
April 2010- Unframed Artists Gallery, 173 Huguenot Street, New Paltz, NY."Flower - Power" with a group of Members.
December 2009 - "Spiritual Horizons in Art" with ASCA members show at the Synagogue for the Arts, 49 White Street, Soho, NYC.
November 2009 - American Society of Contemporary Artists- 92 Annual Exhibition. 498 Broome Street, NYC 10013. Soho, NYC.
November 2009- Unframed Artists Gallery. New Paltz, NY ."Gaia Earth- Mother" - members show, Basha is a curator.
October 2009. Interchurch Center. NYC. Show with ASCA Members.
October 2009 - New Century Artists Gallery, NYC. She is curating an International Show and participating in it.
June 2009- Unframed Artsists Gallery, New Paltz, NY. Members Show.
May 2009 - Salmagundi Club, NYC. Annual Show with N.A.W.A. Members.
April 2009 - Unframed Gallery at New Paltz, NY. Members show. 4 paintings.
March 2009 - Villa Doria Pamphili - Rome- Italy, International Show.2 paintings.
March 2009 - New Century Artists Gallery, Chelsea, NYC, Members Show. 4 paintings.
March 2009- Howland Cultural Center, Beacon, NY. Hudson Valley Women Art Show.6 paintings.
December 2008 - New Century Artists Gallery, Chelsea, NYC, Members Show.1 painting.
December 2008 - Unframed Artists Gallery, New Paltz, NY. Members Show.3 paintings.
December 2008 - Back Room Gallery, Beacon, NY. 12 paintings.
November 2008 - N.A.W.A. 5th Ave, NYC - New Members Show with the Reception at Metropolitan Museum, NYC. 1 painting.
November 2008- Polish Home - Hartford, CT - with International Group of "Emotionalists". 6 paintings.
October 2008 - New Century Artsists Gallery, 530 West 25th Street, NYC, "Energy" International Show. She is curating this show. 5 paintings.
October 2008 - Aurora Gallery, Worcester, MA, "Fire and Ice" juried show. 1 painting.
June- August 2008 - Farum Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark, with group of "Emocionalists". 4 paintings.
June 2008 - Warka, Poland, Museum of Kazimir Pulaski with group of "Emotionalists".
3 paintings. One donated to the Museum.
May- June 2008 - Howland Cultural Center, Beacon, NY. She is curating an International Multimedia Show. 8 paintings.
May 2008- New Century Artists Gallery, West 25th Street, NYC. "Inner Views" - members show. 6 paintings.
April-May 2008 - M Gallery, Catskill. NY. Juried group show.
March- April 2008 - "Shifting Gears" juried show at Aurora Gallery, Arts Worcester, MA. 2 paintings.
March 2008 - N.A.W.A. Gallery 80 Fifth Ave NYC, National Juried Small Works Show. 1 painting.
Nov-Dec 2007 – Orange Co. SUNY Hall, Middletown, NY, with “Emotionalists” - She is curating international Group of Artists show. 10 paintings.
Sept. 2007 group show at Polish Cultural Center, Amber Gallery, Washington DC. with “Emotionalists” – International Group of Artists.6 paintings. One donated to Polish Cultural Center.
Sept 2007 - Agora Gallery, 530 West 25th Street, NYC, participates in a group show titled “Natural Expressions”. 3 paintings.
August 2007 she shows with members of New Century Artists Gallery, Chelsea, NYC “New Works by Members”.
June 2007 - shows and curates “Art & Emotions” show at New Century Artists Gallery, 530 West 25th Street with “Emotionalists” group of Artists. 6 paintings.
March 2007 - “Nature of Art” Show in New Britain CT, at Polish Foundation of Connecticut with “Emotionalists”. 8 paintings.
March 2007 - Howland Cultural Center in Beacon, NY with women Artists from the Hudson Valley, 8 paintings.
February 2007, with international group of artists at ASTO Museum of Contemporary Art, Long Beach, CA. 2 paintings.
November 2006 – with a group of “Emotionalists” in Nuremberg, Germany.2 paintings.