Maria Helena Brzozowska
Maria Brzozowska, born in 1992 in Poland, spent most of her childhood growing up in Turkey, where she is currently based. In 2010 she graduated from Leeds Arts University with a BA in Visual Communication. In 2016 she completed her MFA in Media and Design at Bilkent University. 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. 
Represented by Advocate Art Agency 

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


Exhibitions
2019, “Convex”
Group Show, Ankara, Turkey
2018, “The Seven Layers of a Dream”
Solo Show, Leeds Arts University, UK
2018, “Plate It Please!”
Group Show, Vista Alegre, Portugal
2018, “Dare To Be”
Group Show, Joint Idea, Istanbul, Turkey
2017, “The Illustrator”
Solo Show, Munro House Gallery, Leeds, UK
2017, “Zoo”
Group Show, Ludicomix Festival, Italy
2017, “In Search of Freak Town”
Solo Show, Joint Idea, Istanbul, Turkey
2016, “Tales of Nonsense”
Group Show, Cheltenham Art Gallery, UK
2016 & 2015, Group Exhibition
Art Shop Gallery, Alacati, Turkey
2016, Solo Show
Galeri Sanatyapim, Ankara, Turkey
2013, “Eden”
Tapirulan International Exhibition, Italy


Workshops
2019
TEDx Youth Conference
Guest Speaker
Title: “5 Ways of Growing Creatively”


2018

V. International Hacettepe Graphic Design Workshop
Workshop Conductor
“Visual Letter: Images as Message Makers”


Awards
2017, Italy
Zoo Illustration Competition
2017, UK
Cheltenham Illustration Competition

2014, Canada
Applied Arts Competition

2013, Italy
L’Associazione Tapirulan Competition