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Magda first developed a keen interest in photography during high school and has since exhibited over thirty times and successfully completed three commissions. Magda’s qualifications include a Diploma in Art from the Australia National University School of Art in 2005. Since 2001, Magda has been exploring these ongoing themes through her work.


One of the commissions undertaken with Nelsons Property displays a body of 15 photographs (A3 &A2 size) of transport in a macro perspective which hanged in the lobby space of 420 George Street in Brisbane city.

Natural and Urban Landscapes:

In 2010 and 2011 Magda exhibited her work for “Art From The Margins” (AFTM). In 2011, Magda won the Heiser Gallery Emerging Artist Award through AFTM and in 2010; Magda has received the Commended Award & AFTM Wesley Mission Brisbane Collection Acquisition.

Portraiture and cultural:

Magda was commission to document and capture the State Disability Conference in Cairns in September 2011, Access Arts Inc community showcase in July 2011/12. The “Dance in the Dark Brizzy”, a charity based salsa night and “NEVER TOO BUSTIE!” a charity based fashion show. Magda was asked by Pete Vance Quintet, a local jazz ensemble to take photos for their album “The Truth”. Magda has also collaborated with Cristina D’Riviera on her book cover “Pretty little Voices” which is available on Kindle. Currently Magda is working on a group project where she is taking portraits of a refugee who has been living in Brisbane for several years and is a key member of the community.

Political and historical:

Last year Magda worked in collaboration with a group of diverse artists as a part of a work in residence program run by Metro Arts spanning throughout 2013. “Performing detention” is an interdisciplinary approach to understanding and challenging current practices of detention in Australia.

  • Joined: October 2010
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