Maria Helena Brzozowska
Maria Brzozowska was born in 1992 in Poland but spent most of her childhood growing up in Turkey. In 2010 she graduated from Leeds Arts University with a BA in Visual Communication. In 2016 she completed her MFA in Media and Design. She is a visual storyteller who enjoys taking a poetic approach to her art creating new, unknown lands. She uses traditional painting techniques aided by digital methods. She also works with children's storybook publishers and loves illustrating magical and poetic stories. 
Represented by Advocate Art Agency 

Clients:

Editorial Alma, Illusalon, Welbeck Publishing Group, Benchmark Education,
Tudem, Redhouse Kidz, HEP Kitap, Final Kültür, Delidolu, Günısığı Kitaplığı


Exhibitions
2019
“Convex”Group Show, Ankara, Turkey
2018
“The Seven Layers of a Dream”, Solo Show, Leeds Arts University, UK
Plate It Please!”Group Show, Vista Alegre, Portugal
“Dare To Be”, Group Show, Joint Idea, Istanbul, Turkey
2017
“The Illustrator”Solo Show, Munro House Gallery, Leeds, UK
“Zoo”, Group Show, Ludicomix Festival, Italy
In Search of Freak Town”, Solo Show, Joint Idea, Istanbul, Turkey
2016
Tales of Nonsense”, Group Show, Cheltenham Art Gallery, UK
Group Exhibition, Art Shop Gallery, Alacati, Turkey
Solo Show, Galeri Sanatyapim, Ankara, Turkey
2013
“Eden”, Tapirulan International Exhibition, Italy


Awards
2017

Zoo Illustration Competition, Italy

Cheltenham Illustration Competition, UK

2014
Applied Arts Competition, Canada

2013
L’Associazione Tapirulan Competition, Italy


Education
2014-2016                                                                             2010-2013
Bilkent University/Master of Fine Arts                                         Leeds Arts University/Bachelor of Arts
Media and Design Graduate Program                                          Department of Visual Communication
Thesis & Research: Polish Experimental Animation                     Thesis: Illustration in the Digital Age