Marta Wakula-Mac

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Marta Wakula-Mac

Marta Wakula-Mac was born in Nisko, Poland. She graduated from the Institute of Art, Pedagogical University in Krakow in 2003 with a Masters Degree in the field of Fine Art Education. She also received a diploma working in linocut technique with Prof. Jerzy Jedrysiak. Since then she has been living and working in Dublin. She has been working and developing linocut and etching techniques.

Wakula-Mac has had solo exhibitions in Ireland and Poland and her work has been included in many group shows in Ireland and internationally /9th International Biennial of Illustration – The 44th Golden Pen of Belgrade, V International Small Engraving Biennial L’Arte e Il Torchio/ Art and the Printing Press, Civic Museum of Cremona, Italy, Museum Dwory Karwacjanow i Gladyszow, Gorlice, Poland, National Gallery of Ireland. Awards include Arts Council Travel and Training Award and a grant from Culture Ireland.

She is an author of over 40 illustrations to a book by Susan Knight, Gommorah, published
in Dublin in 2007 and her work is regularly published in The Stinging Fly Magazine.

Work in collections: Muzeum Archidiecezjalne in Poznan, Poland; Civic Museum of Cremona, Italy,
The National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, TASCQ Dublin.

By this artist

The print “Lyme Park” above is the Hand-pulled drypoint print submitted to Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year 2015. Following this submission Marta was invited to take part in this televised process which she duly did. Marta was the only fine art printmaker there and one of  the first artists ever invited to join this Sky Arts annual competition and produce a print. The competition  was held at the National Trust’s Lyme Park in Cheshire. Inis Ink is pleased and proud to include this work within Marta’s portfolio.