Maria Lebedeva

Maria Lebedeva was born in Moscow, Russia in 1986, arriving in South Africa at the age of 6. She studied Information Design at the University of Pretoria, thereafter completing a Masters degree specialising in illustration at the University of Stellenbosch. As a freelance artist, Maria enjoys working with visual storytelling in illustrated books, as well as experimenting with illustration within a gallery context. She has participated in a variety of local exhibitions, both in Cape Town and Johannesburg. Maria is currently living and working in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Selected Exhibitions: 2016 – Oracle, group exhibition at Salon91 2014 – Golden Haze group show at Salon91; Home is Wherever I’m With You, group exhibition at Salon91 2013 – Aurora, a group show at Salon91 2012 – I’d Rather Be Swimming a end of year group exhibition at Salon91.

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