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Iwona Duszek

Artist and educator


MFA University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA

Currently teaching Foundation and Intermediate Design

at the Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri.


Her works had been exhibited nationally and include metalwork, jewelry, posters, digital images, collages and photographs.


More important exhibitions and competitions:


4th International Biennial of Fine Art and Documentary Photography, Berlin, Germany 2016

MiniPrint International of Cadaques, Spain, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Enter Into Art, Miniprint and Mixed Media, Cologne, Diez, Nassau, Germany, 2016

The 7th , the 8th Edition of the Julia Margaret Cameron Award for Women Photographers, 2015, 2016

The 7th Edition of the Pollux Photography Awards, 2015

International Artists in Residency, Assisi, Italy, 2014

International Artists in Residency at Rignana, Tuscany, Italy, 2018

Women in Photography International 2012, 2014, 2015

The Worldwide Photography Gala Awards-Contests, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

ICONData, Global Virtual Museum of Contemporary Graphic Art, Krakow, Poland, 2009, 2013

Mixed Media International Online Exhibition, Omaha, Nebraska,  2007, 2011

7th International Computer Art Biennial, Rzeszow, Poland, 2006

Relativity, Two-man Show, Springfield, Missouri, USA 2005

Greater Midwest International Exhibition, Missouri, USA 1996, 2003

Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts, Pennsylvania, USA 1990, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2002 

Sculpture and Fine Crafts. National Competition, St. Louis, Missouri, USA 2001

Mid-States Craft Exhibition, Evansville, Indiana, USA 1989, 1997, 1999

Group Show, Gallery Yes, Poznan, Poland 1999

USA Craft Today, New Canaan, Connecticut, USA 1995, 1999

Silver Top, Group Show, Warsaw, Poland, 1998

National Contemporary Crafts Competitive, Joplin, Missouri, USA 1997

Topeka Competition, Topeka, Kansas, USA 1996


Awarded in numerous competitions, among them:


Art Residency at Artes Studio Ginestrelle, Assisi, Italy, 2014

Honorable Mention at Women in Photography International 2012 Competition

Special Merit Award at the 9th Annual Collage, Digital and Mixed Media International Juried Online Exhibition, Omaha, Nebraska

A Finalist and 2nd Prize Winner in the 2nd Edition of the Julia Margaret Cameron Award

Merit Award, Worldwide Photography Gala Awards

Silver Award at USA –Craft Today, Connecticut

Merit Award at National Contemporary Crafts Competitive, Joplin, Missouri




The Studio Visit, Contemporary Art, University of Massachusetts,  2014

Best of Photography 2014, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009 - published by Photographer's Forum magazine,

"Art of Survival: Women, Healing, and the Arts", 2006

1000 Rings Inspiring Adornments for the Hand, Lark Books, New York, 2004

Design 1994, Industrial Design Institute, Warsaw, Poland





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