Magdalena Czeska, a holder of a Master’s degree in Arts, a sculptor. She graduated with honors from the University of Arts in Poznań (the Faculty of Painting, Graphic Art and Sculpture, the Ceramics Studio headed by Professor Ewa Twarowska-Sioda), and from Luciana Notturni's Scuola di Mosaico in Ravenna.

She is a mosaic artist and a sculptor. She has had over 20 exhibitions, both in Poland and abroad. The most important ones include:

Magdalena Czeska’s most significant artistic achievements include the monumental mosaic works in the Christ, King of the Universe Church in Borowo near Gdańsk, St. Maximilian Church in Lębork, Christ, the Eternal Priest Church in Gniezno, St. Joseph Church in Świecie upon the Vistula, and Christ, the Highest Priest Church in Poznań.

She also creates numerous smaller-scale decorative works, using varied materials and playing with conventions.

It should be added that she specializes in a rare discipline in Poland, namely in the preservation of historic mosaics.


Marcin Czeski, a holder of a Ph.D. in Arts, was awarded his degree for a dissertation dedicated to the issues in stained-glass preservation at the Faculty of Ceramics and Glass, the Academy of Art and Design in Wrocław. He accomplished Post-Secondary Studies in Historic Monuments and Architectural Heritage Preservation at Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, under the supervision of Professor Jan Tajchman.

He has worked with stained glass ever since he was a student at the State School of Visual Arts in Poznań, from which he graduated with a diploma in stained glass awarded at the Studio of Painting in Architecture and Urban Planning.

Since 1997 he and his wife – Magdalena Czeska – have run their own Independent Stained Glass and Mosaic Studio. Aside from monumental and preservation works, he also creates modern, utility stained glass.

He has taken part in numerous exhibitions, both in his home country and abroad. The most important ones include:

He pays great attention to the process of glass painting. He works using all the old glass-painting techniques, makes use of modern techniques, and invents new ones.

He is the author of several scientific works on stained glass: “Konserwacja szkła jako wystroju architektonicznego obiektów zabytkowych” [Preservation of Glass as Interior Decoration of Historic Buildings], “Modernistyczne witraże Henryka Nostitz-Jackowskiego” [The Modernist Stained Glass of Henryk Nostitz-Jackowski], “Witraże jako obiekty zabytkowe” [Stained Glass as Historic Objects].

He gives lectures on stained glass and the preservation thereof to the students of the Institute of Prehistory of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, the University of Arts in Poznań, and the Academy of Art and Design in Wrocław.