Maria Koshenkova
Was born in 1981 St.Petersburg. Russia. Based in Copenhagen. Denmark


1998 – 2004 State Academy of Art and Design in St. Petersburg – MA degree, Russia
2003 – 2004 Glassblowing course, Bornholm, Denmark
2004 Glass Design Program at Kalmar University, Sweden
2005 – 2006 Royal Danish Academy of Fine Art, Copenhagen, guest student.Denmark

Solo exhibitions

2015 S12 Gallery and workshop. Bergen Norway “ Familiar Structures “
2014 Clara Scremini gallery, Paris, France
2012 Kunstraum B, Kiel, Germany
2012 AlGallery, St. Petersburg, Russia
2011 Galleri Jytte Møller, Fredericia, Denmark
2009 The Glassery, Stockholm, Sweden
2008 Esplanaden3, Copenhagen, Denmark
2007 The Glassery , Stockholm, Sweden

Selected group exhibitions

2016 Hempel Glasmusem ” Glasur”. Denmark
2016 BODILY SKILLS Gartenversion.In collaboration with Claudia Scarsella, Uli Aigner and Pauline Doutreluingne.Berlin
2016 PAD Paris with Clara Scremini Gallery. France
2016 BRAFA Art Fair with Clara Scremini Gallery. Brussels
2015 GLASS LAB SESSION ´15, Glass Art Centre, Glassworks František,Sázava. Czech Republic
2015 Ebeltoft Glass Museum. Denmark. “DG15 “- 40 years of Contemporary Glass in Denmark
The Islip Art Museum, Long Island. NY, USA.“Wan.der.lust”. New York Contemporary Art Symposium.
Substance 2015 “Norwegian Wood”, Bredgade Kunsthandel. Copenhagen
Land Art Festival Archstoyanie. Moscow. Collaboration w/architect Alexey Kozyr. Moscow. Russia
Ground Moscow. Zazemlenie. Street Art Progect “ Perciouse “
2014 LENTOS Kunstmuseum LinzAustria. “LENIN:ICEBREAKER.”
Sophienholm,“Glasss”, Lyngby, Denmark
2D International Glass Art Exhibition, Lithuania, Estonia. Latvia.
Leontia Gallery, “Flash” London , UK
2013 “Glass”, Holstebro Art Museum, Denmark
The International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa 2013, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan & Notojima Glass Art Museum, Ishikawa, Japan
International Contemporary Art festival ARTBAT FEST.Kazakhstan
“LENIN:ICEBREAKER”, Austrian Cultural Forum, Moscow & Murmansk, Russia
Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art. Russia
Laboratoria Art&Sience Space” Ice Laboratory”. Moscow. Russia.
2012 International glass prize 2012. “Object “Flemish Center for Contemporary Glass Art, Lommel, Belgium
Substance 2012, Bredgade Kunsthandel. Copenhagen
The Ludwig Museum”Resonant matter “ St.Petersburg, Russia
2011 The Ludvig Museum “Gates and Doors” ,St. Petersburg, Russia
2010 The International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa 2010, Design Center Ishikawa & Notojima Glass Art Museum, Ishikawa, Japan
Talente 2010 , Germany. Munich
2009 Zwieseler Kolbl , Glass prize exhibition, Germany
Plateaux Gallery, London, UK
The 4th international triennial of visual arts,“Otpechatki” Petrozavodsk, Russia
2008 Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, Russia
2006 Coburg Glass Prize exhibition, Germany.


2016 Hempels Kulturfond. Hempels Glaspris. Denmark
2015 Ole Haslunds Kunstnerfond. Denmark
2013 Jutta Cuny-Franz Foundation Talnt Prize. Germany


2015 Grosserer L.F. Foghts Fond. Denmark
2014 Grosserer L.F. Foghts Fond, Denmark
The Danish Art Foundation Grant for production of works for DG-15 at Ebeltoft Glass Museum
The Danish National Bank’s Anniversary Foundation of 1968, Denmark
Knud Højgaard’s Foundation, Denmark
The Danish Art Foundation Travel Grant
2013 The Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung, Germany
2004 Slipner Grant, Scandinavian Arts exchange, Denmark

2016 Artist in Residence,Glass Art Centre, Glassworks František,Sázava. Czech Republic
2015 Artist in Residence, S12 Studio and Gallery, Bergen, Norway
2014 Fellowship program at the Creative Glass Center of America (CGCA)
Artist in Residence at experimental art space ZIP Zavod. Krasnodar. Russia
2013 Artists in Residence at Berlin Glas e.V., Berlin, Germany
2012 Artist in Residence Art En Voyage Paris, France
Artist in Residence,Kulturvermittlung Steiermark, Graz , Austria
2008 Artist in Residence, Nord Art 2008, Germany

Teaching and Lectures

2013 Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London, Visiting lecturer , UK
2011 Engelsholm folk high school, Guest lecturer, Denmark
2014-ongoing Collaboration w/architect Alexey Kozyr. Moscow. Russia
2012 Production of personal design and art works Glazen Huis, Lommel, Belgium
2009-ongoing Founder of Koshmar company for production of Unique Sculptural Jewelry
2005 Guests artist, with Monica Backström, Orrefors Experimental Workshop, Sweden
2005 Design/Production of light object, collaboration w/architect Vyacheslav Homutov. Russia
2004 Kosta-Boda factory, Sweden, production of personal design


Hempel Glass Museum. Denmark
The Ludwig Museum, St.Petersburg, Russia
Kanazawa, Japan & Notojima Glass Art Museum, Ishikawa, Japan
Museum of American Glass,NJ,USA
“New Collection”, The Perm Foundation, Perm, Russia
Private collections Denmark, Austria, Germany,France and Russia