Maria Petrova

Based in Melbourne, Australia.

2018 "Winter Days" group show, Off the Kerb Gallery
2018 "Papercutz - Works on Paper" group show, Red Gallery
2018 "Constant Companions" - solo show, 45Downstairs Gallery
2018 Swan Hill Print & Drawing Awards
2018 "Sphere" group show, Off the Kerb Gallery
2017 Agendo Emerging Artist Exhibition & Award
2017 Flanagan Art Prize
2017 Whyalla Art Prize
2017 "Youth" group show, Off the Kerb Gallery
2017 Wyndham Art Prize
2016 M16 Artspace Drawing Prize
2016 Campbelltown Arts Centre Fisher's Ghost Art Prize
2016 VCA Contemporary Painting Student Exhibition
2015 "DRAW" Melbourne Arts Club

My work is concerned with the conflict between a subject's internal narratives and their external manifestations. Using expressionistic line-making and realistic rendering, I seek to both capture the friction between these opposing realities and create a synthetic representation beyond them.
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