Magda Gluszek

Originally from upstate New York, Magda Gluszek has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting and ceramics from Fredonia State University of New York, and a Master of Fine Arts degree in ceramics from the University of Florida.

Magda has been living in Show Low and teaching art at Northland Pioneer College since 2011.  Her Community Art piece, Fox, was originally created as a demonstration for the students at her “Build It Big” ceramics workshop, to help inspire the creation of other large pieces for the Community Art Project.

Magda is also the director of NPC’s Talon Gallery (located at the White Mountain Campus in Show Low), which offers free visual arts exhibitions throughout the year.  She can be reached by email at; her website is at  To hear an audio interview with Magda, click here.