Painter, graphic designer and pedagogue. She is a graduate of the painting school of Prof. Daniel Fischer at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava.
She is a FULBRIGHT scholarships alumna (Art Institute of Boston, USA, 2002) and has completed several art residencies: Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, USA, 1997; University of Houston-Clear Lake, USA, 1999; European Diploma in Cultural Project Management, Marcel Hicter Foundation, Brussels, Belgium, 2004; Strabag Artaward Residency, Strabag Kunstforum, Vienna, Austria, 2010; Vissegrad Artists Residency Programme (CIANT, Prague, Czech Republic), 2010; Regular Line Topolcany – San Francisco, The Laundry, 2017.
Maria exhibits individually and collectively in Slovakia and abroad (for example: 2020 Short Stories, Nova Gallery, Bratislava; 2018 Standing Waters, Remont Gallery, Belgrade; 2017 Standing Waters, City Gallery Bratislava; 2016 Liquid Borders, Gallery Loft8, Vienna, Austria; Maria Corejova, 2014 Gallery Bloc project, Sheffield, UK; Drawings… and Contents, Gallery of Slovak Institute, Prague, Czech Republic; Group exhibitions: 2020 Riders, Zoya Gallery, Modra; 2019 …on paper 3, Gallery 19, Bratislava; 2018 Furta Sacra, City Gallery Bratislava; 2017 Regular Line, The Laundry, San Francisco, USA; 2016 Alone, City Gallery Bratislava; Memory-Phantom-Vision, Critiques Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic.
Alongside with free artistic creation, Maria operates as a freelanced graphic designer. On regular basis she cooperates with publishing houses f.a.c.e., Prešov and Orbis Pictus Istropolitana Bratislava; Gallery 19, Bratislava; Theatre Institute Bratislava, Italian Cultural Institute Bratislava, WWF Slovakia and many others. Since 2017 she is a head of Graphic design department at Josef Vydra School of Applied Arts in Bratislava.
She is also a book illustrator (Alejandra Pizarnik Arbol de Diana (f.a.c.e., 2020); W. Szymborska: Salt (f.a.c.e., 2020), A. Davilla: Cuentos Reunidos (f.a.c.e., 2017), W. Szymborska: Big Number (f.a.c.e., 2016), J. Buzássy: Pláň/Plain (f.a.c.e.,2012), J. Gavura: A Little Show of Pictures and Verses; (f.a.c.e.,2014) or T. S. Eliot: Šibalova príručka šikovných mačiek / Old Possum`s Book of Practical Cats (f.a.c.e., 2014). Her works were published in various magazines and publications (Profil, Contemporary Art Magazine 3/2017, publication Postkonceptuální přesahy v České kresbě, 2016 or magazine Glosolália, 4/2014).
Her artworks are part of Slovak puzzle project Puclepucle
She lives and works in Bratislava, Slovakia.
Josef Vydra School of Applied Arts, Bratislava
Head of Graphic Design Appartment, since 2017
2003-2002 FULBRIGHT Schollarships, Art Institute of Boston, Boston, USA
2000-1994 Academy of Fine Art & Design, Bratislava, SK
1999 University of Houston-Clear Lake, Houston, TX, USA
1997 Slippery Rock University, PA, USA
2017 Regular Line, Topoľčany-San Francisco, USA
2016 Strabag Kunstforum, Vienna, AT
2010 Strabag Kunstforum, Vienna, AT
2010 Vissegrad Artists Residency Programme (CIANT, Prague, CZ)
2004 European Diploma in Cultural Project Management, Foundation Marcel Hicter, Brussels
2002 FULBRIGHT (Visiting Resarcher, Art Institute of Boston, USA)
LECTURES & TALKS
2018 TEDx, Trenčín, SK
2016 PECHA-KUCHA night, Trnava, Volume 17
2011 PECHA-KUCHA night, Bratislava, Volume 15
2006 CIANT, Prague, CZ
2003 University of Illinois at Urbanna-Champaign, USA
2005-2007 13 KUBIKOV, civic association, co-founder and programme coordinator
2004-2005 BURUNDI, civic association (part of A4 Priestor súčasnej kultúry) , co-founder and programme coordinator