Markéta Šenkyřík (*1987)

Czech born and a world citizen, living and working in London since 2013. Marketa studied book-design in Ostrava in the Czech Republic and fine arts in Clermont-Ferrand in France before she moved to London. She is currently working as a bookbinder, co-runs an independent non-profit gallery 139artspace and is developing her own and collaborative artistic projects.





(9) – Reality and it's disorders - exhibition curated by Degrees of Freedom, Espacio Gallery, London (Shoreditch) UK

(7) – Gatherine Zine - published in zine created as a part of Make it Public Festival in partnership with The Design Museum

(5) – Lost in Isolation - online exhibition curated by Void Collective


(11)  – Humanising Medicine, as a part of festival Being Human, Bart’s Pathology Museum, London, UK

(11) - SLWA Winter Salon, South London Women Artists collective exhibition in 27, Dulwich Village, London, UK

(10) - I Like to CU DanceInk, personal exhibition in 139artspace, Greenwich, London, UK

(8) - (9) - Ombellico, personal exhibition in La Nouvelle Manufacture, Ardèche, France

(6) – Have a H'Art Fundraiser

Sweet ‘Art fundraiser

The Stash Gallery at Vout-O-Reenees, London, UK

(1)-(2) – Duhovy Kruh
group show of Zuzana Tazlarova's selected students 
ZUS Opava, Czech Republic


(8) – Festival de dessin (drawing festival)
La Nouvelle Manufacture, Ardeche, France (


(9) – Oṁ namaḥ śivāya
Drawing installation based on sketches made in Varanasi / Benares as a part of Deptford-X fringe program /, Deptford, London, UK

(7) – happening - cercando una geometria (da lui trovata)
- live-drawing and drawing installation in collaboration with woodcarver and artist Giordano Santinato as a part of contemporary art festival "happening", Metaponto, Itally

(6-7) – looking for a geometry - drawing and light installation 139artspace window-gallery,, Greenwich, London, UK


(11) – trust the space in front of you, exhibition by Markéta Šenkyřík (drawings) and Hugo Livet (photography and volume) in homealonE, curation Bruno Silva,, Clermont-Ferrand, France


basis, collective exhibition in 139 artspace,, Greenwich, London, UK

– AP Group show, collective exhibition of prints and drawings by Alternative Press,, The Birds Nest, Deptford, London, UK


 DIY Art Show, collective exhibition of prints and drawings by Alternative Press,, Greenwich, London, UK


– Šumakárt, Horní Vltavice na Šumavě, Czech Republic

– Indice de la possibilité d’une île / Indície přítomnosti ostrova, exhibition by Marketa Šenkyřík and Yann Lacroix, ZUŠ Opava, Opava, Czech Republic

– Tropisme 3, proposition Champ Libre, Chanonat (63), France


– Where you’ll be I’ll fall, exhibition by Marketa Šenkyřík and Yann Lacroix, galerie Qasba (, Brescia, Italie


– Grafika roku 2008 «Print of the year 2008» Prague, Czech Republic

– Moje kniha «My book», Chvalský Castle, Prague, Czech Republic



(3)  – Tothemic, published in the March issue of the Mass - a monthly online collection of discursive art, articles, opinions, prompts, thoughts, and questions, gathered in response to global issues


– M.A.M.A. Issue n.31:  Marketa Senkyrik and Robin Silbergleid - mother's diary (for Kaya)



– Aide individuelle à la création «Individual help in creation», DRAC Auvergne

– La Belle Revue 2011 – Revue rétrospective d’art contemporain en Centre France «retrospective revue of contemporary art in Centre of France»



– illustrations, typography, graphic design and cover for the book Saga o Hervör a Králi Heidrekovi Moudrém «Saga of King Heidrek and Hervör the wise,» Publisher Perplexed (





co-founder and co-manager of non-profit alternative contemporary art space - 139artspace


from 2015 (3)

– conservation and sewing department assistant, Shepherds, Sangorski & Sutcliffe, London, UK

2015 (2)

– Introduction to typeset and 2 colour reduction lino printing with the Adana 8/5 hand printing press.

3 day course for a beginner/improver/refresher/book artist, Studio 5, London, UK


2014 - 2015

– Internship in book and paper conservation and restoration, Shepherds, Sangorski & Sutcliffe, London, UK



– Initiation à la conservation du document graphique «Initiation of conservation of graphic document», C.F.R.P.E - Centre de Formation de Restauration du Patrimoine Ecrit «Centre of Formation of Restauration of Written Heritage», Formations Olivier Maupin, Châteauneuf sur Loire 






DNSEP - (Diplôme national supérieur d’expression plastiques) with honors (equivalent to a master), École Supérieure d’Art de Clermont Métropole «Higher school of Art», Clermont-Ferrand, France



BcA (Bachelor of Art) with honors, Ostravská University in Ostrava, Faculty of Fine Arts, Departement of Graphics and Drawing, Atelier of Book design, Ostrava, Czech Republic


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